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Upcoming Humanities Events

05 Mar March

Art in Law XI - “Law and the Line”

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 at 8:30am - Faculty of Law, Floors 7, 8 and 10, Richardson Building, University of Otago
An exhibition of works by Robyn Bardas.


music / media / politics symposium

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 2:00pm - Richardson Building 6N4
Popular music is one of the key cultural sites for contemporary political struggle. In the media, we see rock songs and stars harnessed by politicians in order to gain credibility with demographics and the antics of pop stars generate public discussion on issues such as gender, race, class and sexuality.


Boots Riley public lecture on music + class politics in the USA

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 5:30pm - Moot Court (10th floor Richardson Building)
Acclaimed hip-hop artist and radical activist, BOOTS RILEY, will be the keynote speaker for our symposium. Boots fronts radical hip-hop outfit THE COUP, who have released six albums since 1999. As a lyricist, Boots is one of the most outspoken critics of contemporary neoliberalism in the global music scene.

13 May May

Pocket Hobbes

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre
The Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Michael LeBuffe, Professor of Early Modern Philosophy