Four hundred years after Shakespeare’s death, an online game developed by the University of Sydney is using the playwright’s best-known works to challenge traditional approaches to learning and teaching. Professor Liam Semler of the University’s Department of English leads Shakespeare Reloaded, a project that is urging students and teachers to depart from the curriculum when looking at the British playwright’s work.
What is it that makes generation after generation respond to Charlotte Brontë’s books, and in particular Jane Eyre?
To mark the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë's birth, two academics explain why the Victorian novelist's works are still relevant today.
Socially isolated seniors in regional New South Wales will explore the meaning of the precious objects in their lives as part of a new project run by the University of Sydney Node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (CHE)
Two new Power books![22 March 2016]
Power Publications is very pleased to announce the publication of two new books: Jacky Redgate: Mirrors (published in association with the University Art Gallery) and Hegel’s Owl: The Life of Bernard Smith by Sheridan Palmer.
Many of the artworks have never before been seen outside Australia. 'Everywhen: the Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia', curated by Stephen Gilchrist, spans four decades of artwork and runs at the Harvard Art Museums until September
Having spent years studying the second Globe theatre, built by William Shakespeare and company on the ruins of the first Globe in 1614, Tim Fitzpatrick and Russell Emerson see their work brought to life at the Pop-up Globe festival
Photography and Place – a new publication by Dr Donna West Brett[10 December 2015]
The Power Institute is delighted to announce department member, Dr Donna West Brett's new book Photography and Place: Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945.