Monthly Archives: April 2013

Asteroid Named After J.M. Coetzee

Asteroid “(216591) Coetzee” was discovered by astrophysicist Dr. Gianluca Masi, Italy, on 21 July 2002 and received the temporary designation 2002 OQ7. The following years it was observed again several times and when its orbit became well known, it received its definitive number, (216591). Once an asteroid is numbered, the discoverer can propose a name […]

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Reading Performance & Theatrical Collaborations

Wordfire: based around the European tradition of the literary salon, Wordfire is a series of literary events organised by postgraduate creative writing students at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. Wordfire has been going strong since 2006. Stephanie Hester at the inaugural Wordfire Theatre Guild Collaborations: since 2007, postgraduate students from the Creative Writing Program […]

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2013 News: Linguistics

Reclaiming the Barngarla Aboriginal dormant language, University of Adelaide Port Augusta Campus, 20 July Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, Chair of Linguistics and endangered languages, the Revd Volker Dally, director of the Leipzig Lutheran Mission and members of the Barngarla community of Port Augusta. Gabmididi Manoo, Whyalla, 19 July The first Barngarla delegation to AIATSIS, Canberra (11-15 […]

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‘Ruskin’s View’: Professor Brian Castro

Art Gallery of South Australia 16 April 2013, 11am Turner was supported by one of England’s greatest creative art writers, the critic John Ruskin. In a relaxed forum, explore this support in the context of contemporary writing and criticism. By John Neylon, arts writer and curator, and Professor Brian Castro, writer and Chair Creative Writing, […]

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