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Unreconciled: Museums, Galleries and Aboriginal Art History

The value of the South Australian Museum is unquestioned. It holds among the most extensive and important collections of Aboriginal creativity and material culture in the world. But what values, and whose values, does a museum promote in the way it cares for and displays art and material culture? How does this differ from the […]

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Violent encounters on the Australian frontier

Inaugural Lecture Conflict and connection between Aboriginal people and settlers in Australia’s colonial past In recent years, Australia has publicly grappled with its history of violence between colonial settlers and Aboriginal people, where covert battles unfolded between strangers from across a cultural divide, and beneath the radar of the law. But on a shared frontier, […]

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Bumps in le Night

Coming face-to-face with the confronting subversive themes of 21st Century French horror cinema. Continuing the country’s rich tradition in the genre, recent French horror films, such as Martyrs (2008), The Pack (2010) and Livid (2011), have terrified audiences throughout much of the world. Yet beneath the chills and thrills there’s something far more interesting going […]

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Emma McEwin

Emma McEwin B.A. (Hons) is currently undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide, for which her thesis is a biographical history of the Mawson family.

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Mawson in the Mirror

Celebrating the remarkable qualities and achievements of Australia’s great polar explorer

When: Tues 11 February, 5.30-6.45pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, The Braggs Lecture Theatre
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Shards of History

How glass changed the world

When: Tues 12 November, 5.30-7.00pm

Where: North Terrace Campus, Napier Building, Lecture Theatre 102

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