Events: School of Humanities

Adnyamathanha language and culture guide book launch

The Mobile Language Team have been proudly working with Uncle Terrance Coulthard on his Adnyamathanha dictionary. This resource boasts linguistic and language work, and cultural information including Adnyamathanha Muda (Cultural History), songs, and information about country.

The dictionary is the first published Adnyamathanha dictionary and the celebration of Uncle Terrance's 40-year career.

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Hip-hop: A Culture, Not Just A Dance (feat. Poe-One and Freak Nation Crew)

Join legendary b-boy POE ONE and Adelaide’s own FREAK NATION CREW for a Q&A session on the deep roots, meaning, and significance of hip-hop.

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Austronesians in Northern Australia: Re-assessing the Linguistic Impact of 'Macassans'

Dr Michael Walsh (AIATSIS/ANU/The University of Sydney) will discuss how it is therefore timely to consider many northern coastal languages yet to be explored for Macassan influence. The impact of Macassans in northern Australia was more extensive than we think. This special lecture is hosted by the Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages.

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Department of History Seminar - Dr Roger Knight

Dr Roger Knight (Visiting Research Fellow) will present ‘Refracted Through the Lens of the Indies: The Scots Diaspora, Family Networks and Mercantile Business in Colonial Indonesia c.1820-1960’ 

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Department of History Seminar - Dr Thomas Buchanan

Dr Thomas Buchanan will present ‘Stories from the World’s Largest Strip Mine: The Corporate Culture of BHP’s Mt. Newman Company (Pilbara, WA) in the 1970s’ 

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The Politics of Journalism: Ownership and suppression in the media

Join us for a fascinating discussion at this special panel on the topics of political journalism, media ownership and media suppression. Featuring key industry speakers David Washington, editor of InDaily, and Nick Harmsen, ABC Political Reporter.

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Geography Matters Workshop

Discover how we can live in a way that is good for both people and the planet. 

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Creative Writing Workshop

Navigate the relationships between author, text and audience. Interpret text, literary works and film.

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History Day Out

Explore the cultural, social, economic and political aspects of the lives of men and women throughout time.

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English Workshop

Explore a vast range of writing styles, think critically about poetry and reflect on stories and speeches composed by renowned figureheads.

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