Events from 2 August, 2014
11th August, 2014 to 12th August, 2014
This workshop brings together a group of scholars from different fields in order to explore several interdisciplinary approaches to the history of ideas. Our aim is to engage historians, art historians, and philosophers in the reading of texts and images in order to show the range of perspectives shed by particular disciplinary approaches on the history of ideas, and to think through the problem of communicating big ideas in the modern world.
12th August, 20144pm - 5pm
Pagan Past and Christian Future in the Old Irish Narrative 'Immram Brain maic Febail' (the Voyage of Bran son of Febal)
Research seminar by Professor Jonathan Wooding. Hosted by the Department of Studies in Religion.
13th August, 20146:00pm - 7:30 pm
13th August, 20143:00pm - 4:30pm
Sydney English Research Seminar presented by Andrew Carruthers.
18th August, 20146:00pm - 7:30pm
20th August, 20145:00pm - 6:30pm
Is humour appropriate when political issues are serious and critical? In this talk, Professor Julianna Forlano, host of of the award-winning news parody series Absurdity Today, will cover the psychological, and psycho-social reasons why humour works effectively and study what happens when it does not.
24th August, 20142.00pm - 3.30pm
The Power Institute with Sydney Ideas and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, is proud to present a lecture by Professor Michael Ann Holly on the alegorical potential of Dürer’s Melencolia I.
26th August, 20149:00am - 5:00pm
26th August, 20146.00pm - 7.30pm
The Power Institute with Sydney Ideas is proud to present a lecture by Professor Keith Moxey: Imagining Time – The Temporality of Art’s History.
26th August, 20144pm - 5pm
Research seminar by Professor James L. Cox. Hosted by the Department of Studies in Religion.
All About Film
Lecturers who teach in the Film Studies program will showcase their units of study to students during our information session.
Please go to http://sydney.edu.au/arts/film/about/events.shtml for further details.