Departments

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

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.

3

Nov

John West-Sooby: National University French Teacher of the Year 2020

John West-Sooby has been awarded the prestigious "professeur de l'année" for the tertiary sector by the Federation of Associations of Teachers of French in Australia (FATFA).

27

Oct

Linguistics in tandem with another subject at the University of Adelaide

Linguistics can complement, or can be complemented by, studies in a wide range of Arts, Sciences and Professions at the University of Adelaide.

17

Sep

What can we do about reviving languages and why it matters

Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann is the is Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages at the University of Adelaide and is the world’s expert in language revival.

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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.

21

Sep

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’ 

21

Sep

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’ 

4

Aug

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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