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Upcoming Humanities events

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07 Aug August

Irish Film Night

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 at 5:30pm - Burns 7, Arts Building at 5:30pm.

21 Aug August

Rent and refuge: Scotland's street-wise history of sanctuary and solidarity

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 3:30pm - Burns 5, Arts/Burns Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Join us for the fifth lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic 'Rent and Refuge: Scotland's Street-wise History of Sanctuary and Solidarity'.

 

Café Babel August!

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room, 1W9 (up the stairs), Arts Building
Speakers of Chinese, German, French, Japanese and/or Spanish - come have an informal chat!

 

The Lost Books of Jane Austen

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Richardson Building (10th floor)
The Centre for the Book welcomes Professor Janine Barchas (University of Texas) for an evening of Jane Austen and book history.

30 Aug August

Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science and God

Friday, 30 August 2019 at 9:00am - Otago Business School, Ground Floor, Lecture Room G.17
This conference aims to promote constructive engagement between the disciplines of theology and science and explore some of the contentious issues in the relationship between science and religion

01 Sep September

Great Scots: Agnes Blackie

Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Museum 
Dr Ali Clarke on the life and career of Agnes Blackie. 

06 Sep September

Researching multilingually with displaced peoples

Friday, 6 September 2019 at 12:00pm - To be advised.
Join us for the sixth lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic 'Researching Multilingually with Displaced Peoples'.

15 Sep September

Chinese Music Performance in colonial New Zealand

Sunday, 15 September 2019 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Join us for the third talk in the 2019 Global Migrations Public Lecture Series as Professor Henry Johnson discusses Chinese musical performance in colonial New Zealand.

17 Sep September

How do we articulate the value of the Humanities?

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 at 4:00pm -

Burns 1 Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, Albany Street, Dunedin


How do we articulate the value of the Humanities? A presentation by Tim Cooper, Head of the School of Arts.

18 Sep September

Café Babel: September

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room
It's the penultimate Café Babel!  Do come along for an informal chat.

20 Sep September

Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse

Friday, 20 September 2019 at 3:00pm - Room 6N4, Richardson Building, University of Otago, 85 Albany Street, Dunedin
This two-hour continuing professional development seminar will explore the impacts on family members and the strategies that might be effective in managing distress.

25 Sep September

1869 Conference and Heritage Festival

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 5:00pm - 25 September - University of Otago
26 & 27 September - Otago Museum
28 September - University of Otago

Join us in Dunedin, New Zealand for conversations on topics of wide scholarly and public interest. What happened in 1869 in your field of research or scholarly interest?

27 Sep September

Noticing Peter Olds: A symposium on the Dunedin poet

Friday, 27 September 2019 at 2:00pm - OBS119 – Otago Business School Lecture Room 1.19

A symposium on Dunedin writer and former Burns Fellow Peter Olds, whose work has been important to poets and other readers of New Zealand poetry since the 1970s.

09 Oct October

Café Babel: the last for 2019!

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room (top of the western stairs in the Arts/Burns building)
It's the last Café Babel! Do come along for an informal chat.

14 Oct October

Digital Humanities Expo 2019

Monday, 14 October 2019 at 1:00pm - BURNS2 Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, Dunedin campus
Join us for this year's Digital Humanities Expo, where we mix in critique and current events in heavy measure as we think about DH practice in our curiously polarising contemporary moment... 

20 Oct October

A Fair Go? Educational outcomes of former refugees in New Zealand

Sunday, 20 October 2019 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Join us for the fourth talk in the 2019 Global Migrations Public Lecture Series as Dr Rachel Rafferty discusses educational outcomes of former refugees in New Zealand.