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01 Jul July

Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening

Wednesday, 1 July 2020 at 6:30pm - College of Education Auditorium
or via live stream

Join us at the College of Education Auditorium for the Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening

05 Jul July

CANCELLED - The Luck of The Irish: Professor Jane Malthus on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall

Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Jane Malthus presents on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall.

08 Jul July

An Uncomfortable History: Kiwi Indians and Exclusion

Wednesday, 8 July 2020 at 3:30pm - Burns 5 Lecture Theatre, Arts/Burns Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Join Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie as she examines the discrimination Kiwi-Indians have faced in Aotearoa.

15 Jul July

Classics Programme Research Seminar

Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 4:00pm - Divisional Boardroom, 5th Floor, Arts Building
"Polierocetes": What's in a name? – Pat Wheatley, University of Otago.

18 Jul July

Meet the Fellows

Saturday, 18 July 2020 at 1:00pm - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon
Meet the Fellows: John Newton – Robert Burns Fellow; Elena de Roo – University of Otago College of Education/Creative New Zealand Children's Writer in Residence; Kristie Mortimer – Caroline Plummer Fellow in Community Dance; and Kenneth Young – Mozart Fellow

22 Jul July

Classics Programme Research Seminar

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 4:00pm - Otago Business School Seminar Room LG.04
Antisthenes, Not Aristippus: An Emendation of Cicero, De officiis 1.148 – Dr Sean McConnell, University of Otago

 

CANCELLED - Irish and Scottish Film Night (7) - The Guard

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the seventh installment of our film night, with Emer Lyons introducing 'The Guard'.

 

Southland Campus - Teaching Information Evening

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 7:00pm - University of Otago Southland Campus, 100 Nelson Street, Invercargill
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 7pm - Southland Campus, 100 Nelson Street, Invercargill

 

Hovels, Havens and Homes: Just Housing and Healthy Communities

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 7:30pm - Ramsey House
8 Kelburn Parade
Kelburn
Welllington

We enthusiastically sing Dave Dobbyn’s de-facto national anthem, ‘Welcome Home’, but how can our homes be places of welcome when many are old, cold, damp, and overcrowded? Is home ownership
still a realistic aspiration?

 

Dance / Art in Corrections

Thursday, 20 August 2020 at 4:15pm - Online via Zoom

Dr Kristie Mortimer, Caroline Plummer Fellow in Community Dance for 2020, will discuss dance and art in Corrections, with a particular focus on dance with male offenders.

06 Sep September

POSTPONED – The Luck of The Irish: Dame Fiona Kidman on Albert Black known as the ‘jukebox killer’

Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dame Fiona Kidman presents on Albert Black, known as the ‘jukebox killer’.

09 Sep September

OERC Seminar: COVID-19 disruption and new energy future – Greg Sise

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 12:00pm - Zoom: https://otago.zoom.us/j/511405452
Password: 582894

Greg Sise talks about current and future developments in the electricity sector including the closure of the Tiwai aluminium smelter, the proposal for pumped hydro at Lake Onslow, and how we might get to 100% renewable electricity.

 

CANCELLED - Irish and Scottish Film Night (9) - Angela's Ashes

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the ninth instalment, and the last Irish movie – 'Angela's Ashes', introduced by Dr Majella Cullinane.

17 Sep September

Master of Arts (Coursework) information session

Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 3:30pm - Online via Zoom
What's your master plan? Come to this online session to find out why MA (Coursework) is a great postgraduate pathway.