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Displaying from Sunday, May 15, 2011
 May 2011
Sunday 15
0:00 - EVENT - Desert Country : Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery present ‘Desert Country’, an Art Gallery of South Australia Travelling Exhbition Website | More Information
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will be the first venue in a national tour to exhibit the Art Gallery of South Australia’s exhibition ‘Desert Country’, following its successful season in Adelaide.

‘Desert Country’ charts the evolution and diversity of Australia’s most influential art (...)
Tuesday 17
17:00 - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Charles Darwin, Percy Grainger and John Blacking: Australian influences on the concepts of evolution and archetype in music curriculum design Website | More Information
Nicholas Bannan, Associate Professor, School of Music, UWA presents interdisciplinary research that brings insights to the school curriculum.
Thursday 19
13:10 - PERFORMANCE - Free Lunchtime Concert Website | More Information
UWA Wind and Brass students - Old Wine in New Bottles.

Wind and Brass students present colourful arrangements of classic works.
Saturday 21
9:30 - WORKSHOP - A day with J.R.R. Tolkien : Full day workshop open to the general public - registration fee applies. Website | More Information
Learn from and discuss with UWA's Experts: 'Tolkien's world and work' (Andrew Lynch) 'Tolkien and History' (Caroline Finander) 'Tolkien's Politics' (Rob Stuart) 'Tolkien and medieval myth and legend' (Anne Scott) 'Tolkien on the screen' (Alice Davies)

Registration: General $75 (...)
Tuesday 24
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Jane Austen Songbook Website | More Information
In this lecture-performance, renowned soprano Julianne Baird, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University, will discuss and perform music from the Jane Austen Songbook, reflecting from her research on what they tell us about the great English novelist’s musical tastes and the cultural milieu of (...)

20:00 - PERFORMANCE - The Duchess of Malfi : John Webster's Jacobean revenge tragedy. More Information
Theatre students in English and Cultural Studies present Webster's provocative play of love, lust, and revenge involving a vengeful malcontent, a wilful Duchess and her two scheming brothers. Directed and designed by Steve Chinna. Five nights only in the Dolphin Theatre, Tuesday May 24 to Saturday (...)
Thursday 26
13:10 - PERFORMANCE - Free Lunchtime Concert Website | More Information
Lyric Soprano Zoe Kikiros performs regularly as a Principal Artist with West Australian Opera. In this recital she will present a song cycle.
Tuesday 31
13:00 - SEMINAR - Navajo Infancy: Nature and Culture on the Cradleboard : School of Anatomy & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Jim Chisholm describes his fieldwork among the Navajo (1968, 1972, 1974-76). He provides an overview of Navajo society and culture then focuses on neonatal behaviour (temperament), the development of fear of strangers, and mother-infant interaction, especially as affected by use of the (...)

17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : What Men Want Website | More Information
Across the world the story is the same. Sex scandal! Media frenzy. Public vilification. Disgrace. Another prominent man caught with his pants down. So why do men take such risks for sex? Bettina Arndt's new research is all about why sex matters so much to men. As one of Australia's first sex (...)

 June 2011
Tuesday 07
16:00 - DISTINGUISHED VISITOR - 'The Emotional World of the Pastons' with Barbara Rosenwein : CMEMS / PMRG Research Seminar Website | More Information
In the midst of many personal difficulties and public upheavals, the 15th-century Paston family wrote over 400 letters to one another--all of them remarkably calm and judicious. My purpose in this seminar is to begin to explore the emotional world of the Pastons from these letters. Some (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Emotional Objects: Australian Feminism goes to the Museum Website | More Information
A free public lecture by Dr Margaret Henderson, senior lecturer at the University of Queensland and a consultant to the National Museum of Australia, advising on a modern Australian women’s movement collection.

For the last two decades or so Western women’s movements have been engaged in (...)
Wednesday 08
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Emotions and Modernity : With Peter N. Stearns, Provost and Professor of History, George Mason University Website | More Information
One of the initial spurs to historical work on emotion was a desire to explore the relationship between emotions and modern conditions. For several reasons, this approach has come under fire. This talk assesses the effort, including the criticisms, while urging that we return to the task. This (...)
Thursday 09
9:00 - CONFERENCE - 'Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World' : This international conference will explore the emotions in the medieval and early modern world, c500-1800, from a range of disciplinary, geographical, historical and cultural perspectives. Website | More Information
This conference is sponsored and supported by the UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies; the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, the Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group, and the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies. REGISTRATION: https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/conf/cmems11

 July 2011
Tuesday 05
9:00 - EVENT - Knowledge and Value in a Globalising World : The largest anthropological conference in the southern hemisphere will take place at UWA from 5 - 8th July representing the IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences), the AAS (Australian Anthropological Society) and the ASAANZ (Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa / New Zealand). Website | More Information
Keynote speakers include Professor James Ferguson from Stanford University, and Professor Jean Comaroff from the University of Chicago. Plenary speakers include Distinguished Professor Dame Anne Salmond, Professor Alberto Gomes,and Professor Shiv Visvanathan.
Wednesday 06
18:30 - PERFORMANCE - The Spirituality of Music : With Rachael Kohn and Paul Wright Website | More Information
From ecstasy to devotion, sublime beauty to moral grandeur, music can convey all this, as well as its opposite – secular pieces for amusement! Rachael talks to the prominent violinist and specialist in French Baroque music, Paul Wright, about the sacred and the profane in music. This event includes (...)
Friday 08
9:00 - SEMINAR - Aboriginal Health : Winter School intensive unit Website | More Information
Aboriginal Health begins with an examination of the impact of historical events on the health of present day Aboriginal communities.

The implications of the intercultural influences of Europeans on Indigenous populations are drawn.

Unit outline In this five-day unit, students (...)
Saturday 09
9:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Wild & Woolly : Songwriting with Craig Sinclair Website | More Information
Songs are a universal medium of communication, able to cross borders of language, culture and class. As songwriters we can share the personal and the universal, from our own unique perspective. Like other forms of writing, songwriting is both instinctive and reflective, a talent to be released and (...)

13:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Wild & Woolly : How I write and you can too Website | More Information
Alan Carter's debut crime novel 'Prime Cut' landed him on the shortlist for the prestigious UK Debut Dagger Award and plenty of critical acclaim. He wrote it over 12 months while he was a kept man in Hopetoun on WA's south coast. Find out how and why and pick up a few tips for dipping your own toes (...)
Sunday 10
9:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Wild & Woolly : Great Southern Light Website | More Information
Australians purchased 14 million digital cameras in the last three years. With auto-focus, auto-exposure and auto white balance, photographers should all be making superb images, but are they? Dale not only simplifies the buttons and knobs on your camera but leads you to discover the joy of (...)

13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Wild & Woolly : Operation Opera Website | More Information
Singing opera is often touted as a great mystery. How does a single voice be heard over the power of an orchestra without amplification? If you've ever wondered why and would love to be an operatic singer for day, come along and learn some technique in this group singing experience. The joy and (...)


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