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Displaying from Friday, November 16, 2012
 November 2012
Monday 19
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - A distinguished panel of guests discussing the issue of "Australia in the Asian Century Beyond the White Paper" : A panel of experts would explore these ideas and beyond to answer the question: How does Australia sustain cooperative and mutually beneficial relations with its neighbours in the Asian Century. More Information
The Australian Government has acknowledged the rise of Asia in the 21st century as the paradigm through which it will shape its relationship with its neighbours. The recent White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century by Dr Ken Henry has outlined a roadmap for greater engagement by strengthening (...)
Thursday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Re-Reading Christina Stead Website | More Information
A Public Lecture by Louise Adler, CEO and Publisher-in-Chief, Melbourne University Publishing.

In 2010, Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) acquired the rights to a collection of titles by one of Australia’s most outstanding novelists, Christina Stead, including her masterpiece, 'The (...)
Friday 23
9:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Christina Stead and literary ownership - a research symposium Website | More Information
The Institute of Advanced Studies at UWA and the Chair of Australian Literature are pleased to present this research symposium.

Starting out from Sydney, Christina Stead lived and worked across Europe, England and the United States, only returning to Australia at the end of her long life (...)

13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Little Red Riding Hood: The girl in the forest : An exploration of the tale within the context of feminine agency and sensibility. Website | More Information
Join Chantal for this fascinating exploration of the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. By focusing on the trope of ‘the girl in the forest’, this paper suggests how and why the fairytale works to evoke the possibilities of a feminine agency and sensibility.

This public talk is part of (...)
Friday 30
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Nature-nurture: Engaging with non-human life from the female perspective Website | More Information
In this talk, Donna Franklin - artist, curator and academic at Edith Cowan University - presents a survey of established women artists who engage with bio-politics, ethics, art and the life sciences, recently shown in Creatures of the Future Garden.

This talk is presented by (...)

 December 2012
Friday 07
13:00 - CONVERSATION - Artists in conversation : Artists discuss their work exhibited in LOOK. LOOK AGAIN Website | More Information
The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery presents a conversation with artists Danielle Freakley, Siné MacPherson and Carol Rudyard in discussion with Felicity Johnston, curator of the Cruthers Collection of Women's Art.

The artists discuss their work currently exhibited in LOOK. LOOK AGAIN - a (...)
Friday 14
13:00 - TALK - The Cruthers collection: A view from the inside Website | More Information
In this public talk, John Cruthers, curatorial advisor to the Cruthers Collection of Women's Art, provides a personal reflection on the collection and on the act of private collecting.

The Cruthers Collection of Women's Art is Australia's largest specialist collection of Women's Art (...)
Saturday 15
12:00 - EXHIBITION - Mythology : - an Art Exhibition by Anna Cocks More Information
Mythology is the first solo exhibition of Tasmanian-based artist Anna Cocks. After completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts at UWA in 2008, Anna re-located to Hobart in 2010 to do Honours at the Tasmanian School of Art. This exhibition brings together a selection of 'stories' and images, mostly completed (...)

 February 2013
Thursday 07
19:00 - TALK - STEPHEN SCOURFIELD'S KIMBERLEY ADVENTURE - AS THE RIVER RUNS : Meet the Author of 'As the River Runs' set in the Kimberley Website | More Information
Join Stephen Scourfield as he takes you on a pictorial journey through his new novel As the River Runs, a powerful ode to one of Australia’s most stunning regions. In the Kimberley water is plentiful, but in Perth it’s precious, and political. When ex-greenie Dylan Ward takes a group of city (...)
Friday 08
9:30 - SEMINAR - Illuminating Thoughts - 1913, 2013, 2113 : Manning Clark House Day of Ideas Website | More Information
The celebration of The University of Western Australia’s centenary in 2013 gives pause to think about the luminous ideas that shaped the contemporary world and the possibilities for tomorrow. The focus of this symposium will be on moving from ideas of modernism to post-modernism to an increasingly (...)

18:30 - ALUMNI EVENT - Alumni Weekend Celebrations 2013 : UWA's Inaugural Alumni Weekend Website | More Information
The Alumni Weekend presents a unique opportunity to celebrate the University's centenary. It offers a diverse program of activities, events and reunions, including a Welcome Cocktail Party, seminars, lectures, panel discussions, tours and the launch of the Shaun Tan Sundial, Centenary plant, music (...)

19:00 - EVENT - LUMINOUSnight : A one-night only free public celebration of art and culture to commemorate The University of Western Australia's Centenary Website | More Information
From 7pm until midnight on Friday 8 February 2013, the UWA Crawley campus will be transformed into a walk through phantasmagoria presenting a rich program of performances and displays that celebrate key moments and individuals in the University’s glowing history.

With more than 250 (...)
Sunday 10
17:00 - PERFORMANCE - [email protected] - Belleville : The City of Subiaco is presenting acoustic gypsy quartet Belleville for a free picnic concert as part of the city's [email protected] concert series. Website | More Information
Showcasing swing at its best, Belleville will take you back to the music of Paris in the 1930s. Along with a modern gypsy jazz repertoire, this energetic acoustic group carries on the tradition of gypsy jazz created by Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli.

The free [email protected] (...)
Friday 22
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Shakespearean Ontogeny : Public talk with Dr. Richard Paul Hamilton Website | More Information
There is a popular view of biological development which goes something like this. Biological form is the cumulative result of internal genetic forces and external environmental ones. Like all models in biology this rather neat view had the advantage of allowing researchers to navigate a path (...)
Tuesday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Reading and writing historical novels in the age of instant messaging Website | More Information
A trillion text messages are sent and received every hour. Every minute 48 hours of video is uploaded on YouTube alone. The “present” has never been as ever-present as it is now. Institute of Advanced Studies Writer-in-Residence Kunal Basu will discuss whether such a high premium on the (...)

20:00 - PERFORMANCE - Two Gentlemen of Verona : Direct from Shakespeare's Globe in London - Staff discount available Website | More Information
UK Arts International and University Theatres presents Two Gentlemen of Verona Direct from Shakespeare’s Globe, London

Starring Tonderai Munyevu & Denton Chikura Australian Premiere

“Uproariously entertaining” **** The Guardian

Staff discount available - see (...)
Wednesday 27
18:00 - TALK - Shining a Light on the Kerry Stokes Collection : Learn more about the Kerry Stokes Collection, artworks from which are currently loaned to UWA for LUMINOUSFLUX exhibition Website | More Information
Join Erica Persak, Sarah Yukich and Kevin Robertson at this public talk as they share insights of the artwork within the Kerry Stokes Collection.

The Kerry Stokes Collection is one of the finest private collections in Australia, and they have generously loaned works by Dan Flavin, Jim (...)

20:00 - PERFORMANCE - Kupenga Kwa Hamlet : Direct from Shakespeare's Globe in London Website | More Information
UK Arts International and University Theatres presents Kupenga Kwa Hamlet Direct from Shakespeare’s Globe, London

Starring Tonderai Munyevu & Denton Chikura

Australian Premiere

“A rollicking, fast-paced bit of storytelling… has a surging, gung-ho vibrancy that (...)

 March 2013
Friday 01
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Token Skepticism: Podcasting Science And Pop Culture : Public talk with Science Podcaster Kylie Sturgess Website | More Information
An investigation of science podcasting, using social media and the reach of online radio. What is podcasting, what can it contribute to the understanding of science and what are the pros and cons of using such a medium? Kylie Sturgess has been podcasting since 2005, and brings her experience and (...)
Saturday 02
14:00 - EVENT - Exhibition Focus Day : A family-friendly event with a unique behind-the-scenes look at rarely exhibited objects from the Berndt Museum's extensive collection. Website | More Information
Bring the family along to this exciting behind-the-scenes look at rarely exhibited objects from the Berndt Museum's extensive collection.

The material dates from the 1950s and will include ceremonial adornment as seen in the exhibition Through the Kunai Grass: Portraits of the New (...)


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