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2017 Seminar Series

2017 Seminar Series

2017 Program now available. Join us on Tuesday March 7 for the first HRC Seminar of 2017, as Visiting Prof. Srilata Ravi (University of Alberta, Canada) discusses diasporic travel writing and the ever-topical theme of global migration. All welcome.

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Call for Papers: City and Literature Conference

Call for Papers: City and Literature Conference

The HRC is seeking paper proposals for the June 2017 conference 'The Uncanny City: Strangers and Strangeness in Urban Literature.' Cities are fecund sites of imagination, yearning, and fantasy - this conference will explore their narrative and cultural significance. Abstracts due March 7th.

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Book Launch & Reading

Book Launch & Reading

Join us at University House on Friday March 24 for the launch of Sonia Mycak's 'West Verandah: The Life and Work of Les Murray.' The event features a poetry reading by Les Murray, the iconic Australian poet.

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Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles

Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles

A two-day conference held in tandem with the National Gallery of Australia's blockbuster exhibition 'Versailles: Treasures from the Palace.' Held at the NGA, ANU, and the University of Sydney - 17-18 March, 2017. REGISTRATIONS OPEN.

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Books that Changed Humanity: Now on SoundCloud

Books that Changed Humanity: Now on SoundCloud

Missed an event? Catch up on the latest Books that Changed Humanity, as Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Minchin thoughtfully discusses Homer's Iliad, by tuning in to our free online recording.

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2016 Annual Report

The Year in Review

 

 

"2016 has been a year dedicated to building the capacity of the HRC, to extending its activities and horizons, and to raising its profile, both inside and outside the ANU."

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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.

Updated: 27 February 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head, HRC / Page Contact:  HRC administration