26 March 2024

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences announces new Deputy Dean

Literary studies scholar, Professor Matt McGuire has been appointed Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
22 March 2024

Svetlana Sterlin wins Australia's richest poetry prize

Svetlana Sterlin, a Brisbane poet, has won the 2023 Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award for her book-length unpublished manuscript called If Movement were a Language. The prize includes $40,000 and publication of her manuscript by Vagabond Press.
21 March 2024

American Civil War: prize-winning new book reveals plight of underage soldiers

Associate Professor Frances M. Clarke, an historian in the School of Humanities, has won the Lincoln Prize, the highest American Civil War history prize, for her book exploring the importance of underage enlistment in the American Civil War era.
20 March 2024

Two funded opportunities under Sydney-Glasgow Joint PhD program

Two funded positions are available to support candidates to do a Joint PhD at the University of Glasgow and the University of Sydney. Collaborate with leading researchers, spend time at each campus and receive a joint degree. Positions are in the areas of Sociology and Political Economy, and Economics and History.
14 March 2024

The risks of a digital cold war

Dr Chunmeizi Su from the Discipline of Media and Communications says if we're voting yes for a TikTok ban, we're voting for a new digital cold war, further away from the globalised internet as it should be.
13 March 2024

2023 Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award shortlist announced

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award for 2023. The winner will be announced by Professor Lisa Adkins, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the award ceremony on Thursday 21 March 2024.
06 March 2024

How to make schools gender inclusive

Becoming co-educational is not the answer to gender-inclusivity. Rather, a holistic, community-involved approach is needed, write Drs Kellie Burns and Jessica Kean.
06 March 2024

The Lewis Trilogy is ultimately about a love for theatre

Associate Professor Ian Maxwell, Chair of Theatre and Performance Studies, reviews The Lewis Trilogy, a sweeping tale by Australian playwright Louis Nowra, and ponders the power of a shared love of theatre in a "strange little room" between 120 in the audience.
29 February 2024

Students work towards gender and sexuality education innovation

As part of the University of Sydney Industry and Community Project Units (ICPU), over 30 students from across the University of Sydney collaborated with experts from Consent Labs, a provider of evidence-based and youth-led respectful relationships workshops.
28 February 2024

Expand your career opportunities with Sydney’s Theatre and Performance Studies program

From professional theatre and dance to social justice and foreign affairs, our graduates pursue diverse paths forged by a passion for culture, history, and individual identity.