Events

Upcoming Events
25
Jul
SAM Seminar: Picturing Jane Austen’s Fiction
Who:Devoney Looser is Professor of English at Arizona State University
Venue:G17 Robert Webster Building
When:25 Jul 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Jane Austen’s early illustrators shaped how readers imagined her characters and stories over the course of a century and more. Professor Looser will discuss how illustrations of Austen’s fiction contributed to the shaping of her posthumous legacy.

1
Aug
UNSWriting - Political Thriller: Wong Souk Yee in conversation with Colin Chua
Who:Author, Wong Souk Yee
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW Sydney
When:1 Aug 2017, 6:30pm - 8pm

Join us for a conversation with Singaporean author and playwright Wong Souk Yee, former political detainee of the 1980s and now author of the political thriller Death Of A Perm Sec.

5
Aug
Sirens Big Band present [A]part
Who:Sirens Big Band
Venue:Io Myers Studio
When:5 Aug 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm
5 Aug 2017, 8pm - 9:30pm
5 Aug 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm
5 Aug 2017, 8pm - 9:30pm

Sydney’s super-collective join forces with some of Australia’s premier musicians to premiere [A]part, a suite of music composed by award winning composer/trumpeter Ellen Kirkwood.

8
Aug
SAM Seminar: The Critical Power of the Residual
Who:Barbara Formis, Sorbonne University, France
Venue:Cinema 327, Robert Webster Building
When:8 Aug 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Part of the SAM Seminar Series. 

15
Aug
SAM Seminar: French Piano Music
Who:Roy Howat, Keyboard Research Fellow at London’s Royal Academy of Music,
Venue:Room 306, Robert Webster Building
When:15 Aug 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Part of the SAM Seminar Series. 

19
Aug
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Schubert's Octet: August 19
Who:Australia Ensemble
Venue:Sir John Clancy Auditorium
When:19 Aug 2017, 8pm - 10pm

Schubert’s Octet is irresistible chamber music written on a vast scale. A rich and colourful instrumental palette helps sustain a broad structure which is an offshoot of the eighteenth century serenade tradition and realised with unmistakable Schubertian inflections. In contrast, the rest of the program explores exquisite, smaller-scale structures with Roussel’s compact and enchanting Divertissement for winds and piano, as well as the impressionistic delights of English composer Madeline Dring’s Trio. We are proud to feature the performance of Mark Grandison’s Blakeman Prize-winning work Riffraction in this program. This new artistic initiative was the creation of musical patron Jonathan Blakeman, for which the Australia Ensemble is proud to be a partner.

22
Aug
SAM Seminar & Roundtable: Francophone and Arabic intellectuals, writing, and social change in North Africa/Middle East
Who:Fadma Ait Mous, Hassan II University, Casablanca
Venue:Cinema 327, Robert Webster Building
When:22 Aug 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Part of the SAM Seminar Series. 

23
Aug
UNSWriting - Race & Comedy: Osamah Sami in conversation with Michael Mohammed Ahmad
Who:Osamah Sami with Michael Mohammed Ahmad
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW Sydney
When:23 Aug 2017, 6:30pm - 8pm

Michael Mohammed Ahmad (The Tribe) in conversation with Osamah Sami about life since his book Good Muslim Boy.

5
Sep
Honours Projects 2017
Who:School of the Arts & Media
Venue:Io Myers Studio & Studio One
When:5 Sep 2017, 6pm - 9pm
6 Sep 2017, 6pm - 9pm
7 Sep 2017, 6pm - 9pm

A diverse range of performances, screenings and experiences from our practice-based Honours students. Two events each night.

5
Sep
SAM Seminar: The Cultural Turn in War: A Media Ecology
Who:Mike Hill, University at Albany, State University of New York
Venue:Cinema 327, Robert Webster Building
When:5 Sep 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Part of the SAM Seminar Series. 

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