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  • More languages to be offered in the Diploma of Language Studies - Accelerated Mode in 2016[4 September 2015]

    More languages to be offered in the Diploma of Language Studies â Accelerated Mode in 2016

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is excited to announce that two more languages will be offered in the Diploma of Language Studies - Accelerated Mode. From 2016, the program will expand to include Chinese (Mandarin) and French alongside Japanese, Korean and Spanish. More

  • MIFF award boosts Indigenous film collective[26 August 2015]

    Associate Professor Tess Lea.

    An award winning film from the Melbourne International Film Festival needs financial backers to enable it to reach a wider audience, according to its co-producer, Associate Professor Tess Lea. More

  • Top 5 with Jack Andrew-Kabilafkas[24 August 2015]

    Top 5 with Jack Andrew-Kabilafkas

    The annual Open Day for future students to the University of Sydney will take place this Saturday 29 August from 9am-4pm. We chat to current student Jack Andrew-Kabilafkas about his experiences so far from studying in the Bachelor of International and Global Studies program to taking part in the FASS mentor program. More

  • Murphy captures emotions on stage and screen[14 August 2015]

    Playwright Tommy Murphy.

    Over the last decade, Tommy Murphy (BA 2004) has become one of the great success stories in Australian theatre. We catch up with the alumnus as his film adaptation of Holding The Man is set to open nationally in cinemas. More

  • Donor assistance increasing opportunities and driving change[20 July 2015]

    Donor assistance increasing opportunities and driving change

    The impact of the humanities and social sciences in fostering progressive educational and social change has been boosted, with up to $400,000 made available by donors to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. More

  • Five minutes with Professor Barbara Caine AM[13 July 2015]

    Professor Barbara Caine AM

    Professor Barbara Caine AM discusses gender equity, her love of history, and the challenges of her new role as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. More

  • Australian Historical Association 2015 Conference[6 July 2015]

    The Australian Historical Association (AHA)

    The Australian Historical Association 2015 Conference takes place at the University this week, with formal proceedings beginning on the morning of 7 July and concluding on the afternoon of 10 July. More

  • Why women are not joining the defence forces[1 July 2015]

    Dr Megan MacKenzie is a leading researcher on women in combat.

    The combat exclusion has gone but the military remains an unwelcoming place for women soldiers, suggests new research by Dr Megan MacKenzie. More

  • Global Voices Semester Two applications now open[25 June 2015]

    Global Voices

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is proud to support the opportunity for a student to travel and take part in a delegation to the United Nations in New York. More

  • Interview: Daniel Mendelsohn at Sydney Writers' Festival[15 June 2015]

    Daniel Mendelsohn

    SWF Media Hub intern Nicolas Liney interviewed American classicist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn at the Sydney Writers' Festival. More

  • Climate Change and the New Nature[15 June 2015]

    Professor David Schlosberg

    Sydney Writers' Festival Media Hub intern Hannah Oakshott reviews the session, 'Climate Change and the New Nature', featuring Professor David Schlosberg as moderator. More

  • Slicing, Dicing, Writing[15 June 2015]

    food

    Sydney Writers' Festival Media Hub intern Siobhan Rooney reviews a session on food writing, 'Slicing, Dicing, Writing'. More