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

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.

19

Jun

From Victorian collections to Virtual Museum

The University of Adelaide’s Tate Museum has unveiled a new virtual reality exhibition that can be enjoyed by anyone with a VR headset.

20

May

New publication on Japanese cinema

Despite having to postpone this year’s Kyoto-based Japanese Media Cultures study tour, A/Prof Peter Pugsley (Dept. Media) and his Ritsumeikan University colleague, Professor Aki Nakamura, were able to announce the recent publication of a co-authored article.

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Events

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.

3

Feb

Geography Matters Workshop

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

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