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Latest news



Teaching Review Program - Round 1, 2024 now open

The Teaching Review Program (TRP) has been designed to provide evidence in support of staff applications for individual University teaching awards, academic promotion, or conversion to education specialist appointments. 



Musical condolences mark anniversary of JFK tragedy

A selection of condolence letters and never-before-heard musical compositions will be revealed at a special event at the University of Adelaide to commemorate the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination. 



Study shows beach signage education could save lives this summer

A new beach safety study aims to prevent accidental beach drownings of young people through the identification of their understanding – and misunderstanding – of common beach signs.



Scottish ogre spotted on campus

Everyone’s favourite Scottish ogre will appear on stage when students from the University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium of Music deliver their joyous production of Shrek The Musical.  



Celebration of Nobel Prize in Literature anniversaries

A special lineup of authors will take part in a celebration hosted by the University of Adelaide commemorating the Nobel Prize in Literature anniversaries of J.M. Coetzee and Patrick White.


Upcoming events



A Public Conversation Featuring Stuart Ward with Frank Bongiorno

Professor Stuart Ward is a global historian specialising in the enduring legacies of the British empire. Frank Bongiorno AM is Professor of History at the Australian National University and President of the Australian Historical Association. The two will discuss 'The End of Britain: Writing a Global History'.



Political Lives Symposium

Political Lives Symposium, co-hosted by the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice and the History Trust of South Australia.



What Barbie can teach us about equity, diversity and inclusion

From the acting to the writing to the costumes, the Barbie movie was global phenomenon following its release earlier this year. In addition to Barbie’s outstanding production values, the movie was also praised for the way it promoted themes including feminism, gender equity, and diversity.



Modernist Print Cultures of the South: A Workshop on Methods and Archives

The study of small magazines, presses, and print cultures in general has reconfigured understandings of Modernist literature in recent years. How might we begin to address the imbalance in scholarly attention paid to modernist print cultures of the southern hemisphere?