Upcoming seminars in the School of Humanities and Social Science

Upcoming Seminars

English and Writing seminars are currently being rested. Updates on the new look seminar series for English and Writing will be provided later in the year.


We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For further information, please contact A/Prof Caroline Webb


History@Newcastle are holding their seminar series on Friday's at 10am in the Cultural Collections area at the Auchmuty Library


Violence, Emancipation and the 1917 Russian Revolutions

Speaker: Roger Markwick

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 10 March 2017


History of Wine Transmissions between France and Australia

Speaker: Mikael Pierre

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 24 March 2017


Sexual Violence and Medicine: Police Surgeons, Forensic Medical Examiners, and 'Cultures of Care' in Twentieth Century Britain

Speaker: Joanna Bourke

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 7 April 2017


Comparing Australia's Mining Booms

Speaker: David Lee

Affiliation: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Date: Friday 28 April 2017


Standing up to the Big Man? An Oral History Study of HIV-Positive Gay Men's interactions with Medical Professionals in Sydney, 1982-1996

Speaker: Cheryl Ware

Affiliation: Macquarie University

Date: Friday 12 May 2017


"Let's All Get Planting": The Kitchen Garden Movement on the Soviet Home Front, 1941-1945

Speaker: Euridice Charon-Cardona

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 26 May 2017


If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Kate Ariotti

Linguistics are holding their seminar series on Tuesday's at 4:15pm in the Senta Taft-Hendry Museum at the University Gallery


Possessive constructions encoding core arguments of nominalized predicates in Mono-Alu (Northwest Solomonic)

Speaker: Sabrina Meier

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017


Usage Patterns of Spatial Language: Evidence from Jaminjung, MalakMalak and Kriol

Speaker: Dorothea Hoffmann

Affiliation: University of Chicago

Date: Thursday 20 April 2017 (note different day)


The languge of Manihiki and Rakahanga and its position within Eastern Polynesian

Speaker: Aslak Vaag Olesen

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 2 May 2016


Reconstructing pragmatic borrowing in Madang, Papua New Guinea

Speaker: Don Daniels

Affiliation: Australian National University

Date: Tuesday 16 May 2017


Possession in Fakamae, a Polynesian Outlier

Speaker: Amy Dewar

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2017


Pronouns and the Determiner Phrase in Oceanic

Speaker: Bill Palmer

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017


All talks are followed by informal drinks and nibbles.

If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Bill Palmer

Research Seminars are held on Tuesday's at 4pm in the Humanities Meeting Room (HO1.09) at the Ourimbah Campus


The Boys Who Lived: Harry Potter, Neville Longbottom and New Masculinities

Speaker: Nicole Shipley

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 7 March 2017


TBC

Speaker: TBC

Affiliation: TBC

Date: Tuesday 14 March 2017


The Palimpsest Persona of Captain America

Speaker: Joyleen Christensen

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 21 March 2017


TBC

Speaker: TBC

Affiliation: TBC

Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017


The British Altomic tests in Australia and Their Impact on the Representation of Australia's 'Nomads', Warburton Aborigines (1957)

Speaker: Jennifer Debenham

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 4 April 2017


TBC

Speaker: TBC

Affiliation: TBC

Date: Tuesday 11 April 2017


"From your loving brother Charlie": The Actual and Virtual Travels of a Set of Immigrant Letters

Speaker: Nancy Cushing

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 2 May 2017


TBC

Speaker: TBC

Affiliation: TBC

Date: Tuesday 9 May 2017


When Feminism Entwines with Eugenics: Millicent Preston Stanley's British Race Imperialism

Speaker: Wendy Michaels

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 16 May 2017


TBC

Speaker: TBC

Affiliation: TBC

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2017


Blame, Shame, Guilt: Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons Series and the Construction of Agency

Speaker: Caroline Webb

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017


All talks are followed by informal drinks and nibbles.

If you are interested in giving a seminar, wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact A/Prof Caroline Webb

Sociology are holding their seminar series on Thursday's at 4pm in the Cultural Collections area of the Auchmuty Library at Callaghan campus


Mining temporalities and the rhythms of extraction: nostalgic, solastalgic and eritalgic longing

Speaker: Hedda Askland

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Thursday 9 March 2017


Alternative knowledge in the university: science, sceptics, and complementary medicine degrees

Speaker: Caragh Brosnan

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Thursday 6 April 2017


Using friendship as a technical mechanism in reintegration programs for young people who have participated in crime

Speaker: Joel McGregor

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Thursday 4 May 2017


Reframing body image: building a framework of everyday embodiment

Speaker: Julia Coffey

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Thursday 1 June 2017


If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Akane Kanai

Ancient History and Classical Languages are holding their seminar series on Friday's at 2pm in VG09 (Maths Building) at Callaghan campus


Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, biographical traps

Speaker: Hugh Lindsay

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 10 March 2017


Alexande, the unmanly king

Speakers: Liz Baynham and Terry Ryan

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 24 March 2017


The Fighting Withdrawal in Roman-era Warfare

Speaker: Daniel Morgan

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 7 April 2017


Caesar and genocide

Speaker: Jane Bellemore

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 28 April 2017


What is analysis by intonation unit, and what is it good for?

Speaker: Reuben Ramsey

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 12 May 2017


Palatia

Speaker: Robert Jones

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 26 May 2017


If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Jane Bellemore