In this unique event, using moved readings of key speeches from Shakespeare's 'Henry V,' theatre scholars Rob Conkie (La Trobe) and Kate Flaherty (ANU) will perform recent discoveries about the cultural work it has been used to achieve in Australia. Tuesday Nov 22, 4.15pm.
Urban Discourse: City space, city language, city planning
Visiting Professor Emeritus Ernest W.B. Hess-Lüttich (University of Bern, Switzerland) discusses eco-semiotic approaches to planning urban sustainability, addressing the current transformation of the Tempelhof airport into a refugee camp. 29 Nov, 4.15pm.
Conversations seeks to highlight the commonalities that exist across the university through TED-style talks. Our October event addressed the theme of 'evolution' and its intersection with biology, phylogenetics, migration, and communication. Listen online now.
The West Verandah: The Life and Work of Les Murray
Rescheduled to Feb 2017 date to be confirmed
(if you have booked via Eventbrite you will be notified of the new date soon)
Common Room, University House
This event features a poetry reading by Les Murray.
Shakespeare: Four Hundred Years On
The Head of the ANU Humanities Research Centre, Professor Will Christie, and Lecturer in English and Drama, Dr Kate Flaherty, discuss our enduring fascination with Shakespeare and explain why, four hundred years after his death, we continue to re-visit and perform his works.