Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region - Registrations Open

Monday, 28 February 2011

The theme for The Fourteenth Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region is the Era of the Digital Revolution.

The Symposium will be held from 4 to 7 December, 2011 at The University of Western Australia.

The Registration Form and Information Sheet is now available here.

UWA Pavilion project photo courtesy Nic Montagu

Art meets emergency shelter at UWA

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

An emergency shelter designed for disaster areas and remote communities will remain in front of Winthrop Hall at The University of Western Australia until Monday 11 April.

Shaun Tan hope for Oscar success

Thursday, 27 January 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Shaun Tan's animated feature The Lost Thing has been nominated for an Oscar.

Interpretations Vol 43, July 2010 cover

Meet Philip Mead - 'Interpretations' interview by Jo Jones

Monday, 6 December 2010

Philip Mead talks to Interpretations - the Journal by the English Teachers Association of Western Australia (ETAWA)

International success for UWA art, architecture and video challenge

Friday, 15 October 2010

Artists, builders and video makers from across six continents competed in this year's ‘IMAGINE' 3D Art and 'FLAGSHIP' building design challenge run by The University of Western Australia.

WA's spectacular rock-art takes centre stage

Friday, 15 October 2010

With WA recognised internationally as home to some of the most spectacular rock-art in the world, a new Centre for Rock-Art Studies was opened at The University of Western Australia today.

The School of Music excels with a recent range of achievements

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Congratulations are in order for a number of students and staff from the School of Music, with award winners, praised performances, scholarship auditions and an acceptance into a national music program.

2010 Vose Memorial Prize is awarded to violinist Sophie Edelman

Cut Hill 2010 Design Competition winner announced

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Shrouded under a cloak of secrecy to ensure each entry was based on its merit, the winner of the Cut Hill House 2010 Design Competition was announced as Team 371, lead by UWA Assistant Architecture Professor Rene Van Meeuwen, at the exhibition's official opening on Monday night.

UWA Albany student Owen Davies lands a starring role

UWA Albany Student Stars

Friday, 17 September 2010

A spur of the moment decision to audition for ‘No Time for Timmy' landed UWA Albany student Owen Davies the lead role in the Spectrum Theatre production. Written and directed by Albany local Elaine Grant, this thought provoking work explores the challenges of dealing with mental illness.

Two wins for UWAP titles at the WA Premier's Awards

Thursday, 2 September 2010

Following a review and suspension of the WA Premier's Book Awards, UWA Publishing has won two awards at a ceremony on September 1.

Classic play with candid characters set to sizzle

Monday, 30 August 2010

SEXUAL friction, savage humour and verbal pyrotechnics are the catalysts fuelling Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof this November at UWA's Dolphin Theatre.

Italian architect wins UWA emergency shelter competition

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

An Italian architect has won The University of Western Australia's inaugural Pavilion Project with her emergency shelter for remote areas and communities at times of disaster or distress.

Artist:  Ni Made Rinu

Centuries-old Balinese tradition at UWA

Thursday, 12 August 2010

A 400 year-old Balinese painting tradition will be workshopped at The University of Western Australia during an art exhibition that will officially open on Indonesian Independence Day.

Poet and novelist Randolph Stow

UWA to celebrate life and work of Randolph Stow

Thursday, 12 August 2010

The life and work of West Australian poet and novelist Randolph Stow will be celebrated at a memorial service to be held at The University of Western Australia later this month.

Jonathan Holloway

Jonathan Holloway appointed as Perth Festival Artistic Director 2012-2015

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The director of one of the UK's largest and most vibrant arts festivals has been appointed as artistic director of the Perth International Arts Festival, founded by The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor R.S. (Bob) White

UWA biographer sheds new light on a bright poetic star

Thursday, 24 June 2010

Reading the textbooks studied by Romantic poet John Keats during his years as a medical student at Guy's Hospital, London, gave an academic from The University of Western Australia a fresh perspective on the poet's work.

Two honorary research fellows appointed - John Mateer and Marc Wohling

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

The Westerly Centre is pleased to announce the re-appointment of an Honorary Research Associate with the Westerly Centre in the School of Social and Cultural Studies within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Philip Mead

2010 NSW Premier's Prize for literary scholarship - awarded to Philip Mead

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Professor Philip Mead, Chair of Australian Literature and ALTC project leader, has won the prestigious 2010 New South Wales Premier's Prize for Literary Scholarship.

Image courtesy of John Maloney

Banksia exhibition highlights Australia's extraordinary floral diversity

Thursday, 17 June 2010

A new photographic exhibition of native flora will open at The University Club Gallery on July 2.

UWA campus alive with the arts this winter

Monday, 14 June 2010

The University of Western Australia will be packed with public events for WINTERArts during the July mid-semester break.