Seminars in Cultural Collections

Seminars in Cultural Collections

Calendar for Semester 1, 2013

Day Date Time Details
Friday 22 March 9:45 am History seminar – WELCOME to Honours & RHD students 9.45am start
Emma Hamilton, PhD Student, University of Newcastle
Masculinities in American Western film, 1950-1972: A Hyper-Linear History
Thursday 28 March 3:00 pm RIPL seminar with Russell Blackford (UoN), re Freedom of Religion and the Secular State
Friday 12 April 10:00 am History seminar - Dr Sacha Davis, University of Newcastle
Becoming a Diaspora: Transylvanian Saxons, German nationalism and National Socialism, 1919-1933
Friday 12 April 1:00 pm Classics seminar with Jane Bellemore (UoN), re Romans and cannibalism
Thursday 18 April 3:00 pm RIPL seminar with Catherine Byrne (Macquarie Uni), re Religious Education in Secular Australia
Friday 26 April 10:00 am History seminar – Dr Shirleene Robinson, Macquarie University
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in Australia, 1990-1993
Friday 26 April 1:00 pm Classics seminar with Chris Lawley and Darren Whittingham (UoN), re their final honours papers the latter’s on Diocletian’s authority.
Friday 10 May 10:00 am History seminar -
Dr Robert Mason, University of Southern Queensland
Dr Mason researches the legacies of violence in relation to regional and multicultural Australia.
Friday 10 May 1:00 pm Classics seminar with Lorraine Haywood and Shane Holtaas,(UoN) re Fairy tale myth labyrinths and mazes in “The Shining” and “Inception”
Thursday 23 May 3:00 pm RIPL seminar with Tod Moore (UoN), re Calvinists and ‘Democracy’ in 1640s English Revolutions
Friday 24 May 10:00 am History Discipline Writing Workshop; chaired by Professor Philip Dwyer
By invitation. Please register your interest by emailing julie.mcintyre@newcastle.edu.au
Friday 24 May 1:00 pm Classics seminar with Brian Bosworth and Elizabeth Baynham (UoN), re Thucydides and the failure in Sicily
Friday 7 June 10:00 am History seminar - Dr Lisa Featherstone, University of Newcastle
The one single primary cause”: Divorce, the family and heterosexual pleasure in postwar Australia
Friday 7 June 1:00 pm Classics seminar with Alex Toomey Westcott, topic TBA.

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