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Upcoming Lecture events


Otago Anniversary Local History Lecture

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, corner of Union Street East and Leith Walk
“Here will nature be triumphant and bring the mind to rejoice”: Conservation and the history of the Otago Peninsula - Dr Jonathan West (Office of Treaty Settlements)

21 Mar March

Life and Death by Impact: Drilling for clues

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 5:00pm - Quad 4, Otago Campus

The most recent of Earth’s five largest mass extinction events occurred 66 Ma, coeval with the impact of a ~12 km asteroid, striking at ~60 degrees into what is today the Yucatán Peninsula, México, producing the ~200 km-wide Chicxulub crater. In this presentation, Professor Gulick will present findings, going some way to help solve the mystery of what took place so long ago.

23 Mar March

English & Linguistics Friday Seminar: John Hale - John Dryden and John Milton: Connected, compared, and contrasted

Friday, 23 March 2018 at 4:00pm - Castle D - the seminar room near the Leith, and at the Richardson Building end of the Castle Lecture Theatre complex
Honorary Fellow John K. Hale speaks on the points of contact between John Milton and John Dryden, ranging from their translating work in the same Government office in the 1650s, to Dryden asking Milton for permission to turn 'Paradise Lost' into an opera!