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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Get involved with History – HIST 2086 New York City in Revolution: Reacting to the Past

An innovative, new History course was offered this year, HIST 2086 New York City in Revolution: Reacting to the Past. Students engaged with History on a whole new level by taking over the classroom and attempting to ‘win’ role-playing games. Hear about their experiences: Unfortunately, the course will not be on offer in 2014, but […]

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Discipline of Media launches its new website

Well done to the Disicpline of Media who has just launched its new website. We especially love the student work on show. Check it out at http://hss.adelaide.edu.au/media/

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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Holiday Closures

The Faculty Office will be closed for the Christmas holiday period as follows: Wednesday 18 December: 3.00 – 5.00pm Thursday 19 December:  1.00 – 5.00pm Christmas break: Closing at 5.00pm on Monday 23 December until 9.00am on Monday 6th January 2014. Holiday closure dates for the School Officers are available at www.hss.adelaide.edu.au/about/contacts/. Hub Central will […]

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Exchange applications for Semester 2, 2014 still open and Beacon Travel Grants

Applications are still available for students to participate in a semester or year exchange in Semester 2, 2014. Visit the Global Learning website for participating institutions and deadlines. Furthermore, as part of the University’s current strategic plan, the Beacon of Enlightenment, students participating in an exchange in 2014 will each receive a $1,000 Beacon Travel […]

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New Books in Philosophy – Prof Jenny McMahon’s new book in the spotlight

Associate Professor Jenny McMahon’s  book, Art and Ethics in a Material World: Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy, is one of only twenty-four recent  titles worldwide to be selected by the podcast channel, New Books in Philosophy, for analysis and discussion. An hour long interview conducted with Jenny “goes live” on the channel on December 15th http://newbooksinphilosophy.com/ The […]

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Media student wins ATOM & IPAF Short Film Competition

Congratulations to Bachelor of Media student Carolyn Duchene for winning first prize in the Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) & Intellectual Property Awareness Foundation‘s (IPAF) My Story My Content Short Film Competition. Students across three categories (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary) were given the chance to make a 60 second short film or animation celebrating Australian […]

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‘Native Title Anthropology: Society, Law and Practice’ Summer School at Adelaide

Enrolments are now open for the 2014 Native Title Summer School being run in January-February 2014 (summer school) by the University of Adelaide and Australian Native Title Studies (ANTS). The course is designed for students and professionals. The course can be credited towards an undergraduate degree, or taken as a ‘non-award’ topic (for those not […]

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Should the Holocaust be accessible to fiction? Amy T Matthews take a critical look in her new book, Navigating the Kingdom of Night.

In 2011, Amy T Matthews published End of the Night Girl, a novel which engages creatively with questions of identity politics and the ethics of fictionalising the Holocaust. Amy’s latest book, Navigating the Kingdom of Night, is a critical exegesis in which the author contextualises End of the Night Girl in terms of the critical […]

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Media Interns Visit Channel Nine

The Media Internship is a fantastic course that Media students can enrol in to gain crucial real world experience in the workforce and have it count towards their Bachelor of Media. Following the exceptional performance of current Channel Nine intern, Mihailo Spasojevic, Channel Nine Adelaide contacted the Course Coordinator, A/Prof Mary Griffiths, to commend the […]

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Internal Transfer Applications Close on Friday 5 December 2013

Applications for internal transfer into a new program (or to start another program concurrently) for Semester 1, 2014 close at midnight on Friday 6 December 2013. For further information or to apply, visit www.adelaide.edu.au/student/services/internal-transfers/  

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