Activites and Events 2013
The Institutes and Faculty have held a number of research development activities, public lectures, seminars, reading groups, conferences, symposiums and a number of cross-faculty collaboration events throughout 2012. We look forward to continue this into 2013, upcoming events coming soon.
Special Lecture & Celebration of Notable Journal Publication
Professor Harold Tarrant, formerly of the Discipline of Ancient History and Classical Languages (SHSS) will present a special lecture:
"Academies under Stress: Lessons from Antiquity for modern Higher-Education Institutions"
Professor Tarrant's lecture will be followed by a celebration of the publication of Marguerite Johnson's notable journal publication in the Classical Receptions Journal (OUP), as well as the joint book by Harold and Marguerite, "Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator" (London, 2012).
WHEN Friday September 20, 1pm in the University Art Gallery.
WHER University Art Gallery
RSVP Liz Baynham 492 15232 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GAMING THE WORLD: The local and global in hegemonic sports cultures
Presented by Andrei S. Markovits
WHERE: University Art Gallery
WHEN: 2-4pm 22 August 2013
Celebration of Notable Journal Publication
Please join us to celebrate the acceptance of an article by Alison Ferguson, Elizabeth Spencer, Hugh Craig and Kim Colyvas by Cortex (31 May 2013)
Propositional Idea Density in women’s written language over the lifespan: Computerized analysis
WHERE: General Purpose Building GP1.24, Callaghan Campus,
Book Launch DH Lawrence The Poems
When: Tuesday 28 May 4pm
Where: The Co op, University of Newcastle
Joseph Lycett Newcastle, NSW 1842, hand-coloured etching/acquatint
Newcastle/Hunter Studies Symposium
Presented by the Humanities Research Insitute, UoN, in partnership with Newcastle Art Gallery
When: Friday 3 May 2013, 10am-4:30pm
Where: Newcastle Art Gallery, 1 Laman Street, Newcastle
RSVP: 49745100 Registration is requires, limited places
This symposium brings together, for the first time, members of the present generation of humanities and social sciences researchers focusing on Newcastle and the Hunter. This event is part of a broader project to collect past and present scholarship on the city and the region. It showcases the breadth and depth of studies being undertaken; it introduces this work to the community; and it is occasion to discuss how future studies of the city and the region might proceed.
Mark Dunn - Aboriginal Guides in the Hunter Valley
Dr Lisa Ford and Dr David Roberts - Newcastle and the Transformation of Penal Practice in the Colony of New South Wales
Dr David Murray - Words for the Heat of Deeds: Creative non fiction and the writing of cultural history
Helen English - Music, Power and Public Space: a Case Study in Newcastle, NSW
Gaye Sheather - Local Sites and Sounds: A History of live mainstream music in licenced venues in Newcastle, NSW, during Australia’s Oz Rock Era (1970s and 80s)
Dr Keri Glastonbury - Rough and Tumblr: Blogging Newcastle
For more information visit Newcastle Art Gallery
Australian Studies Research Network
2013 Seminar Series
The inauguration of the new Australian Studies Research Network seminar series sponsored by the University of Newcastle and the University of New South Wales. The Network aims to bring together scholars working in a variety of disciplines and interdisciplinary contexts both within and outside of tertiary institutions.
When: All meetings are Friday's from 5pm-7pm 2013
Where: the auditorium of History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Further information, RSVP to: Nancy Cushing email@example.com
Multispecies Belonging in the Time of Extinctions
Dr Wendy Michaels, Equal Rights for Mothers and Fathers
Prof. Ian Tyrrell, Roosevelt and Settler Conservation
Paul Irish on Aboriginal Sydney
Dr Paula Hamilton, Memory and Sensory Urbanism in Australia
Assoc. Prof. Grace Karskens, TBA
Celebration of Notable Journal Publication
Please join us to celebrate the acceptance of an article by Jesper Gulddal by German Life and Letters vol. 66, no. 3 (July 2013)
WHERE General Purpose Building GP1.24
WHEN Monday 22 April 2013,4:00pm – 5.00pm
'The Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group: how it works and what it does'
Presented by Dr Sophie Hill
Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group, La Trobe University
WHERE: Research Institutes Meeting Room GP124
WHEN: Friday 8th March 10am-11am
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