Congratualtions to Dr Karina Aveyard and Dr Olivia Murphy, University of Sydney Postodctoral Fellowship recipients, who will be joining us in SLAM.
You are invited to participate in a new Health Humanities research collaborative. The health humanities offer insights into the human condition as it pertains to the arts and sciences of healing and deepens understanding of disease and wellness, pain and suffering, personhood, the nature of death and dying, embodied experience, and the limits of technological knowledge. This collaborative will apply for node status with the Charles Perkins Centre.
We look forward to the arrival of three new staff members in the Department of Linguistics in 2015. Professor Nick Enfield will be commencing as the Chair of Department in January 2015, and Dr Gwendolyn Hyslop and Dr Sebastian Fedden will both commence as Lecturers in Linguistics in February 2015.
Bard blitz: website offers new ways to teach Shakespeare[12 November 2014]
An innovative open-access website will give teachers imaginative ways to engage with Shakespeare, outside the boundaries of the curriculum.
Welcome to visiting scholar Dr Penelope Woods[24 October 2014]
As part of the SLAM Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme, Dr Penelope Woods, Research Associate at UWA for the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (1100-1800), will be working with the Department of Performance Studies from October 2014 to March 2015.
Call for Papers: Rethinking Intellectual History Conference[22 October 2014]
Abstracts for proposed papers and proposals for sessions are invited relating to the ten conference themes.
Rethinking Intellectual History is co-presented by the Sydney Intellectual History Network (University of Sydney), the Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science (University of Sydney) and the Centre for the History of European Discourses (University of Queensland).
The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is currently inviting applications from Australian residents for the Visiting Fellowship in Creative Arts at Indiana University from September – December 2015.
New Faculty Honours Research Fellowships for 2015[30 September 2014]
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the introduction of nine Honours Research Fellowships to be awarded to outstanding undergraduates intending to undertake an Honours year in 2015.
The successful applicants will be offered supervision towards an Honours degree in the appropriate discipline. They will each receive a bursary of $3000 towards research costs, and the opportunity to take up a research internship with the supervising program.
SLAM's Brigid Rooney awarded a Thompson Fellowship[5 August 2014]
Dr Brigid Rooney from the Department of English has been awarded a University of Sydney Thompson Fellowship for 2015.