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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 (VR) course offered by the University of Adelaide.
Faculty of Arts student Olivia De Zilva has been awarded the 2019 Deakin University Non-fiction Prize.
Historians at the University of Adelaide and Monash University are searching for former Holden employees to interview about their working experiences for an oral history project to be housed at the National Library of Australia.
The J. M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice presents the Fringe show "Word and Music for Iris". This concert consists of a programme of songs mentioned in Iris Murdoch's novels—from Shakespeare songs to Mozart arias, from folk songs to jazz standards—with associated readings from favourite novels like The Sea, the Sea, The Philosopher's Pupil, The Bell and more. This event is adapted from a programme presented in July 2019 at the Iris Murdoch centenary conference in Oxford.
This concert is a unique performance of pieces from Jane Austen’s rich collection of manuscript music books in the grandiose setting of the Reading Room (Barr Smith Library).
The students in the Dept of Linguistics are keen to show their support for the International Year of Indigenous Languages by holding a Symposium on Thursday 14th November.