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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Past Exhibition: The Book that Changed the World

The Book that Changed the World: A Bible Exhibition on the Occasion of the 400th Year Celebration of the King James Version.
Special Collections Foyer Level 1, and Level 3 Foyer,
Barr Smith Library 2-28 April 2011
Presenting historic Bibles from the Bible Society Australia’s national archive collection, supported by a display of Bibles from Rare Books […]

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Past Event: Clara Stockigt – Alas poor Aranda: T.G.H. Strehlow & the primitive character of the native language

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free Barr Smith discovery event with Clara Stockigt on Thursday 14 April 2011.
T.G.H. Strehlow approached the grammatical description of Arrernte with diverse expertise. Clara Stockigt asks, “What does his 1938 Master of Arts thesis An Aranda Grammar reveal about the man’s values and […]

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2011 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow – Lachlan Coleman

Lachlan Coleman, a PhD candidate in the School of History and Politics at the University of Adelaide, is the successful applicant for the 2011 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow award.
 
In a grateful response to the news Lachlan said that the Fellowship award will help him undertake intensive work in the Library’s collections to bring […]

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Past Exhibition: Understanding China

Exhibition of Chinese language textbooks sponsored by the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide
23 February -30 March 2011

Foyer, Rare Books & Special Collections, Level 1, Barr Smith Library
China has long been an enigma to outsiders. With China set to play an increasingly central role in the lives of South Australians in coming decades, the need […]

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Past Exhibition: Treasures from Rare Books & Special Collections

We have an exhibition of treasures from our Rare Books and Special Collections, on display in the Foyer until the end of April.

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Past Event: Sandy Mackinnon – Old Fashioned Voyaging

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free author event with Sandy Mackinnon on Thursday 31 March.
When A J (Sandy) Mackinnon travels, he does it the slow way and the hard way. Sandy has twice set off on astonishing voyages, one of which started as a two-day jaunt down the […]

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