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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Event – Cultural Conversations: ‘A Genius About the Place’

Art & Heritage Collections in collaboration with Rare Books & Special Collections and the Theatre Guild at the University of Adelaide invite you to a Cultural Conversation
‘A Genius About the Place’:
Phoenix Magazine and Australian Modernism
4.30–6.30pm Thursday 23 May 2013
Rare Books & Special Collections, Level 1 Barr Smith Library
Free—all welcome
An amazing modernist enterprise was initiated […]

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University Archives added to UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register

The significance of the University of Adelaide’s history as a story inextricably entwined with the cultural fabric of South Australia was recognised at a UNESCO Inscription Ceremony on 14 May 2013.
The event formally added the University Archives’ earliest records to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.   The inscription acknowledges the cultural and historic […]

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Let us help you use Library Search

Not sure about using the new Library Search to find books, articles or other resources?
Students and staff are invited to drop in for a quick 20 minute overview to help get you started, with plenty of extra time for questions.
Wednesday 15 May 3.10pm
Friday 17 May 3.10pm
Monday 20 May 10.10am
Thursday 23 May 11.10am
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition […]

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Exhibition: Phoenix Magazine and Australian modernism

A Genius about the Place
Phoenix Magazine and Australian modernism
History Festival Exhibition, 1 May-15 June 2013, Barr Smith Library Level 1
If it is possible at this time still to feel the importance of poetry, Adelaide is now in an interesting condition. There are signs here that the imagination is stirring, and that if it has a […]

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Lucy Robertson – Inaugural Hugh Martin Weir Prize Winner

The Hugh Martin Weir Prize was established in 2011, by Glen and Robina Weir, to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915-2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh Martin Weir was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Java 1942 – 1945.
The purpose of the Prize, of up to $1,000, is […]

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Author event: Jane Sloane – Thursday 23 May 2013

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an event with Jane Sloane on Thursday 23 May 2013, at 6.00 for 6.30pm in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.
Jane Sloane will share her journey from being a student at the University of Adelaide to being a global advocate for […]

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