Rebecca Suter: "It's a big investment from government so children are fed food that is high in nutrition value and they get into the habit of eating in a certain way"
The applications for the 2017 Language Teaching Assistant Program in New Caledonia are open. Please click here for more information including the application form.
The School of Languages and Cultures (SLC) currently has opportunities available for sessional tutors. We are looking for motivated teaching staff who are interested in casual work during semester. Our School offers the widest range of language and culture studies in Australia. As a sessional tutor at the University of Sydney you will have the chance to work alongside world class academics. See the selection criteria for more information.
What is a witch, and why has this figure become the subject of attacks in the past and present?[27 April 2016]
On 24 April, Dr Luis Angosto Ferrandez joined Producer Anna Sagristà on the SBS Spanish radio program"Vitamina L", taking part in a debate on the role of women in society from a historical and anthropological perspective
Don't judge a Muslim woman's dress choice[26 April 2016]
An insightful OpEd by Professor Sahar Amer in the Singapore Strait Times on the contentious issue of Muslim women and their dress choices.
PhD student Tamaki Tokita featured in the Sydney Morning Herald [13 April 2016]
ICLS student Tamaki Tokita has been featured in the SMH discussing her recently completed PhD thesis on the wave of Japanese literature and poetry emerging in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
SBS: One Chinese funeral parlour has started to use 3D printing to repair bodies before the funeral ceremony. Senior Lecturer Dr Xiaohuan Zhao discusses how this fits with traditional Chinese beliefs about the afterlife.
Join our comprehensive and diverse school in a research intensive university. Find out more about this opportunity for a scholar in modern and contemporary Chinese literature or cultural studies.
Closing date: 11:30pm Friday, 6 May 2016
Transgender: an IQ debate[6 April 2016]
Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter joins a debate on transgender identities, broadcasted on ABC TV and ABC Radio National.
Scholarship for language exchange students now available[6 April 2016]
Are you an arts student majoring in a language? Are you going on exchange in second semester 2016 or first semester 2017? You might be eligible for a scholarship towards exchange expenses!