Previous events

24
Mar
2017

'Odyssey 24' with the ANU Centre for Classical Studies

Please join the ANU Centre for Classical Studies as we contribute to the European Festival of Latin and Greek in an international reading of Homer's Odyssey.

At 10.00am sharp Paris time on Friday 24 March (that is, 8....

23
Mar
2017

Non-Scientists, Con-Scientists and the Rocky Horror Clown Show: Wondrous Science in the Australian Context

Presented by Anna-Sophie Jürgens as part of the Literary Studies Seminar Series

Scientists seek to explore how nature works and ask how humanity can best comprehend different aspects of the world. In fictional and cultural contexts,...

17
Mar
2017

CoEDL Seminar: Social structure and linguistic complexity

Presented by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language

There are a number of claims regarding why linguistic complexity varies, for example: i) different types of societal structure (e.g. Wray & Grace, 2007), ii)...

17
Mar
2017

Workshop on Minimal English and NSM semantics

A Workshop on Minimal English and NSM Semantics will be held on Friday and Saturday 17-18 March, 2017 (Baldessin Building, Basham room, E2.03).

The Friday sessions have a special focus on healthcare communication; other areas covered include the...

16
Mar
2017

Tales for All Time: Modern Audience Reception of Homeric Epic

Presented by Karen Possingham (ANU) as part of the Classics Seminar Series

The poet we call Homer stands at the intersection of a long oral tradition and the emergence of literacy. The poems associated with his name have exercised a...

15
Mar
2017

Linguistics seminar: Phrase structure and prosodic phrasing

Presented as part of the ANU Linguistics Seminar Series

Much current work is based on the rather simplistic assumption that higher-level prosodic boundaries such as intonation unit boundaries are derivative of syntactic boundaries (...

14
Mar
2017

Constrained Creativity: Towards a Natural History of Language in Fantasy Novels

Presented by the ANU Humanities Research Centre

Any fiction writer creates an alternate world, but in some genres, the alternate world is intended to be different from the novelist’s own society. This is most noticeable in science...

07
Mar
2017

‘Out of Place’: Diasporic travel writing and the impossibility of return

Presented by the ANU Humanities Research Centre

In the last fifty years forced and unforced migrations have resulted in some of the greatest upheavals and displacements seen in history. Refugees, economic migrants, and political exiles...

16
Feb
2017

See you during 2017 O-Week!

Want to know more about what studying literature, languages and linguistics at ANU really means to you now and in your future?

In the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics (SLLL) our students and staff study language,...

09
Dec
2016

Books that Changed Humanity: A Christmas Carol

In our fifth and final event for 2016, Associate Professor Jenny Gribble will introduce and discuss A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens in 1843.  Join us by the Christmas tree for a cheery Friday evening at the HRC.

Dickens'...

Pages

Updated:  10 February 2017/Responsible Officer:  CASS Marketing and Communications/Page Contact:  Development Officer, CASS