Thursday, 27 February 2020
We run a varied social programme each semester for University staff members, their partners and families. We particularly welcome newcomers and visitors to the University.
Thursday, 20 February 2020
On the night of Sunday 8 March 2020, visiting William Evans Fellow, Professor Sally Shuttleworth (Oxford University) will light up the University of Otago’s Richardson Building with an award-winning sound and light show, designed to showcase work from her European Research Council-funded project, Diseases of Modern Life. Projecting will begin at approximately 8:45pm and will continue until 10:30pm.
Friday, 14 February 2020
‘Sapphic Fragments’ explores threads of research, hidden histories and new narratives that artist Imogen Taylor has been exploring over the course of her year as 2019 Frances Hodgkins Fellow. While the title of the exhibition acknowledges Greek poet Sappho’s fragmentary and fabled existence in contemporary society as symbolic of queer histories across time, ‘Sapphic Fragments’ examines modernism through the lens of sexual identity.
Friday, 7 February 2020
We are keen to get a new string orchestra started, to explore the string repertoire in a relaxed, informal setting. The orchestra will meet weekly at Hanover Hall, on Sunday evening from 5:30-7:30pm. Music will be available via an online link, and you’ll need to print it out. The start date will be 23 February.
Tuesday, 4 February 2020
Ia Wenerei hei te 10:00 karaka tū ai he Café Reo -- he hui ōpaki (me kawhe) mō ngā pia o te reo Māori -- i roto i te Rūma Pāpori i runga i te papa tuatahi o te Whare Burns (Arts). Ki te pīrangi koe ki te ako, ki te whakapai rānei i tō reo, nau mai, haere mai ki te Café Reo. Kaua e uruwehi, he tino rata nō mātou.