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Upcoming Humanities events

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Luther, The Bible and science

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 5:15pm - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre
COMMEMORATING THE REFORMATION 2017
Associate Professor John Stenhouse, Department of History and Art History, University of Otago

02 Jun June

SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn National Shakespeare Festival

Friday, 2 June 2017 at 10:00am - Secondary School Performances at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

SGCNZ YSC, Competition Prize-Giving & Award Ceremony at the Opera House, Wellington

46 scintillating Shakespeare scenes selected from SGCNZ's Regional UOSWF nationwide, plus Emerging & SGCNZ YSC Showcases featured in venues in Wellington.

07 Jun June

Shakespeare on Toast

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 at 2:00pm - University of Otago College of Education Auditorium, Union Street East, Dunedin
A presentation by Ben Crystal (actor, author, producer and educator) aimed at secondary school students to provide “a taste of the Bard”, taking them back to Shakespeare’s time, his theatre and his accent.

 

Shakespeare - Original Pronunciation

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 at 5:30pm - University of Otago College of Education Auditorium, Union Street East, Dunedin
What did Shakespeare’s accent - and that of his actors and audience – sound like and what can we learn from hearing and speaking it? Ben Crystal (actor, author, producer and educator) will explore this fascinating topic.

19 Jun June

The Performance and Performativity of Violence

Monday, 19 June 2017 at 10:00am - University of Otago, Dunedin
Keynotes: Prof. Bruce Johnson (University of Technology Sydney, University of Glasgow and University of Turku) and Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick (University of Ulster).