Events: faculty of arts

Kevin Marjoribanks Memorial Lecture

Presented by Emeritus Laureate Professor John Hattie ONZM, Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne, Chair of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.

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Mamma Mia!

On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding — one which includes her father walking her down the aisle. But Sophie doesn’t know who he is!

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Sir Sidney Kidman Public Lecture

Balancing on a Tower of Chairs
40 Years in Cultural Relations with China


Balancing on a tower of chairs is not easy. It requires decades of training, self-discipline, teamwork, trust, mental acuity, physical strength, long term goals and more. Coming to terms with the rise of China requires many of the same qualities and skills but our political acrobats sometimes lack the requisite training. Carrillo Gantner, whose career in the performing arts has included decades of productive engagement with China, will reflect on some of the lessons learned and how they might apply more broadly to enhance the challenging Australia China relationship.

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Art of the Possible Festival

Art of the Possible Festival is a festival for students by students. The festival gives all University of Adelaide students a professionally run platform to showcase their work, expand their portfolios and get their work out into the public in a variety of areas including, Music, Digital Art, Literature and so much more.

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Research Seminar: Enhancing school – university pre-service teacher professional experience with online wellbeing masterclasses during COVID-19

Over the past ten years, the topics of character, resilience, and wellbeing in education have drawn attention by school leaders, teachers and policymakers; however, there is a gap between the developments in schools and how initial teacher education at universities have responded.

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CABARET: Music Theatre's First Graduation Production

The graduating musical theatre students of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide present the Kander & Ebb classic.

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Requiem de Mozart screening

Based on the unfinished Requiem by Mozart, this adaptation of his final chef d’oeuvre is a deeply moving ritual of life and death, extinction and the possibility of rebirth.

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Chinese Lunar New year Fair

As many of our international students are staying in Adelaide this summer, ISS is taking this opportunity to celebrate Lunar New Year with them by transforming Barr Smith Lawns 4pm-7pm to an outdoor bustling Lunar New Year Fair.

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Inaugural Hugh Stretton Oration "On Life's Lottery" by Professor Davis

You are invited to inaugural Hugh Stretton Oration, 'On Life's Lottery by Professor Glyn Davis (CEO of the Paul Ramsay Foundation).

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University-Industry Strategic Partnership Workshop

This three hour workshop will give participants a greater understanding of partnerships and partnership success with external collaborators. 

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