The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching Awards have been announced for 2016.
The 2016 SUPRA Supervisor of the Year awards were announced at a special ceremony on 15 November. Of the 114 supervisors who were nominated by research postgraduate students, a total of 22 awards were given across 15 faculties. Each faculty is allocated one award however due to the quality of nominees FASS was awarded 4; Medicine 3; Business 2; SCA 2.
Sydney Studies in English was a sponsor of the first Camera Stylo: Intersections in Literature and Cinema conference, which was held at Sydney University. Sydney Studies in English Volume 42, featuring papers from the Camera Stylo Conference, is now available.
The Department of English at the University of Sydney is pleased to announce that the second biennial award under the Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest will be made in 2017. The bequest offers a cash prize of $5,000 for the winning collection of 50-70 pages by a female poet over the age of 18. Applicants must be Australian, and the poems submitted must be “about Australian culture,” broadly defined.
Everyone’s talking but no-one’s listening: It’s time to reclaim the art of communication[13 December 2016]
Dr Olaf Werder from the Department of Media and Communications writes in The Conversation