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.

Edgar Metcalfe

Metcalfe bids 'friendly' farewell

Friday, 11 June 2010

One of the driving forces behind Australian theatre for nearly half a century is about to retire to England - but not before treating local audiences one last time.

UWA establishes religion and globalisation initiative

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

The University of Western Australia will contribute to global discussion on the role of religion in the world through a new initiative.

Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell

Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell on UWA graduate Randolph Stow

Thursday, 3 June 2010

One of Randolph Stow's poems is titled "The Land's Meaning", and all his work might be interpreted as searching for this, suggests Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell, of UWA's School of English and Cultural Studies. Professor Haskell is also Chair of the Australia Council Literature Board.

Winthrop tower

UWA architecture competition designed to aid international crisis areas

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Graduate architects and designers are invited to create an innovative, easily constructed shelter for remote communities affected by natural disaster as part of The University of Western Australia's 2010 Pavilion Project Design Competition.

Madeline Bates

Perth International Arts Festival appoints new film program manager

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

The Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce the appointment of Madeline Bates to the highly sought-after role of Program Manager:  Film.

UWA's virtual project shortlisted for US$10,000 prize

Monday, 24 May 2010

The University of Western Australia's presence in the virtual world of Second Life is one of 10 entrants from more than 130 nominations worldwide to be shortlisted for an international competition.

UWA seeks new artistic director for Perth International Arts Festival 2012

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

The University of Western Australia has begun an international search for a new Artistic Director for the Perth International Arts Festival, the oldest international arts festival in Australia and Western Australia's premier cultural event.

Winthrop Professor Philip Mead

UWA expert wins NSW literary prize

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Philip Mead has won the New South Wales Premier's Literary Prize for Literary Scholarship for his book, Networked Language: Culture and History in Australian Poetry.

Pompeii street

Graffiti among the gold

Monday, 17 May 2010

The stunning art and magnificent artefacts found preserved in ash at Pompeii in the first century AD give the impression of a sophisticated and cultured society. But archaeologists who have worked at one of the most popular ancient sites in the world have also found evidence of a life that would make many of us squirm.