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The School of Humanities comprises a number of different disciplines to innovate, create and revolutionise the world.

Our students graduate with the knowledge and experience to analyse historically, philosophically and politically about the world, societies and cultures. 

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Study your passion and be inspired by a range of courses that are built to make a difference in society. 

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Our research

Our research has a world-class concentration of expertise and offers high quality research training at Honours, Masters and Doctorate levels.

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Departments

The School of Humanities is one of four schools in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide. The School is made up of ten Departments.

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News

15

Mar

Cassie Ackerman shares about her Adelaide Festival internship

Last year Bachelor of Media (Marketing) student Cassie Ackerman was an intern at the Adelaide Festival. This year, she has a job as the Marketing Coordinator at the Adelaide Festival Centre – before she’s even finished her degree.

15

Mar

Participants Wanted: Study of Audience Perceptions of Vlogging

Seeking participants aged 18-34 years old, who are frequent viewers of YouTube videos and fluent in English. Participants will be asked to take part in one 2-hour focus group with snacks provided.

20

Jan

VR students continue to impress

Students with a passion for future technologies – especially those who want to develop and create them – can now combine their artistic and technical skills in a cutting edge Virtual Reality Design and Development course offered by the University of Adelaide.

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Events

29

Mar

Department of History Seminar: Mourning the Dead: New Guinea Villagers and the Pacific War

Associate Professor Christine Winter will present and lead a fascinating discussion concerning - ‘Mourning the Dead: New Guinea Villagers and the Pacific War’  

21

Oct

Adnyamathanha language and culture guide book launch

The Mobile Language Team have been proudly working with Uncle Terrance Coulthard on his Adnyamathanha dictionary. 

12

Oct

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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