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What’s ON @ UNSW Saturday 11 September to Friday 1 October 2010

September 11, 2010toOctober 1, 2010

*  SYDNEY

What’s ON @ UNSW - music, talks, art, design, architecture, in conversation, events, workshops + more

  • Saturday 11 September to Friday 1 October 2010
  • Full list 

Monday 13 September | Event | Disease Discovery Evening

Register now for a free seminar at the Museum of Human Disease with Professor Margaret Morris on the dangers of obesity. Location: School of Medical Sciences at UNSW Kensington campus. From 7pm to 9pm. Booking is necessary. Contact: (02) 93851522 or email: diseasemuseum@unsw.edu.au      http://www.diseasemuseum.unsw.edu.au/

Tuesday 14 September | Public Lecture | Why Does Becoming a Parent Make Men More Conservative?

Professor Janeen Baxter and Sandra Buchler from the University of Queensland, discuss parenthood transitions and gender role attitudes. Location: Room 250, Level 2, Robert Webster Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Duncan Aldridge (02) 9385 7802 sprcseminars@unsw.edu.au

Tuesday 14 September | Concert | Australia Ensemble Lunch-Hour Concert 5

Nino Rota – Clarinet Trio in A minor Op.114, Seven Australian Composers – Anniversary Miniatures. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 1:10pm to 2pm. Free. Booking is not necessary.  Contact: Ursula Bremmer, (02) 9385 4874 australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au http://www.ae.unsw.edu.au/

Tuesday 14 September | COFA Talks | Art and Design in Textile and Clothing: Case Studies from Japan

Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada will explore the complex strands and diverse approaches being taken by contemporary Japanese designers. Location: Lecture Theatre EGO2, College of Fine Arts, cnr Oxford Street and Greens Road, Paddington. 6pm to 8pm. Free. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Xueting Zheng (02) 9385 0636 xueting@unsw.edu.au
http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/events/cofa-talks/  

Tuesday 14 September | Public Lecture | Music, Modernity and God

Lecture one in the New College lecture series: Can we be creative in a world made by God?

Location: John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington campus. Free. From 6:15pm to 8:15pm. Booking is necessary. Contact: Jonathan Billingham (02) 9381 1999 or email: newcollege@unsw.edu.au
http://www.newcollege.unsw.edu.au/newcollegelectures.html 

Wednesday 15 September | Public Lecture | Colours and Sizes of the Black Dog

Professor Gordon Parker, Executive Director of the Black Dog Institute, will deliver the 2010 Warrane Lecture: Colours and Sizes of the Black Dog. Professor Parker is a leading critic of the current classification of major depressive disorders and has proposed the revival of the  diagnosis of melancholia. Location: Warrane College (M7), Cnr Anzac Parade & Barker Street, UNSW Kensington campus. 8pm to 9pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Dr Phillip Elias (02) 9313 0300 p.elias@warrane.unsw.edu.au
http://www.warrane.unsw.edu.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=79&Itemid=102

Wednesday 15 September | Public Lecture | The Art and Architecture of the South African Constitutional Court

Former South African Constitutional Court judge, Albie Sachs, will screen and discuss a 30 minute documentary about the design of South Africa’s ‘Court of Transformation’. Location: College of Fine Arts, Paddington. Free. From 12:30pm to 2pm. Booking is necessary. Contact: Amber Rowe (02) 9385 1803 or email: ahrcentre@unsw.edu.au  http://www.ahrcentre.org/ahrcevents.html

Wednesday 15 September | Public Lecture | Albie Sachs in Conversation with Bob Debus

Human rights lawyer Albie Sachs played a significant role in drafting South Africa’s post-apartheid Constitution and was appointed by Nelson Mandela to the country’s first Constitutional Court. Location: Freehills, Level 38, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place, Sydney. From 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Ticket prices range from $25 to $55. Booking is necessary. Contact: Amber Rowe (02) 9385 1803 or email: ahrcentre@unsw.edu.au  http://www.ahrcentre.org/ahrcevents.html

Wednesday 15 September | Utzon Lecture Series | Recent parks, Sydney’s great design strengths

Chaired by Sacha Coles from UNSW Built Environment , speakers are Adrian McGregor from McGregor Coxall; Jane Irwin from Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture; and Linda Corkery, UNSW Built Environment. Location: Keith Burrows Theatre, UNSW Kensington campus. 6pm to 8pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Holly Ferreira (02) 9385 4800 holly.f@unsw.edu.au    http://www.fbe.unsw.edu.au/

Wednesday 15 September | Public Lecture | Music, Modernity and God

Lecture two in the New College Lecture Series: Freedom – Can we be free with God in our space? Location: John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington campus. Free. From 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Booking is necessary. Contact: Jonathan Billingham (02) 9381 1999 or email: newcollege@unsw.edu.au
http://www.newcollege.unsw.edu.au/newcollegelectures.html

Thursday 16 September | Concert | Australia Ensemble Lunch-Hour Workshop 5

Composer Nigel Butterley, with the Australian Ensemble, explores his chamber piece, Spindles of the Stars.  Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 1:10pm to 2pm. Free. Booking is not necessary.  Contact: Ursula Bremmer, (02) 9385 4874 australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au http://www.ae.unsw.edu.au/

Thursday 16 September | Public Lecture | Music, Modernity and God

Lecture three in the New College Lecture Series: Language – Can we speak about God without words? Location: John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington campus. Free. From 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Booking is necessary. Contact: Jonathan Billingham (02) 9381 1999 or email: newcollege@unsw.edu.au

http://www.newcollege.unsw.edu.au/newcollegelectures.html

Saturday 18 September | Concert | Australia Ensemble Subscription Concert 5

This concert showcases a variety of musical styles as the Australia Ensemble performs works by  Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Nigel Butterley and Robert Schumann. Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. From 8pm to 10pm. Cost: Adult $43, Senior $31, Concession $22, Student rush $15. Booking is not necessary. Ursula Bremmer: (02) 9385 4874 australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au
http://www.ae.unsw.edu.au/ 

Monday 20 September | Public Lecture | Obesity Surgery, Morality and Anti-Obesity Policy in the UK

Dr Karen Throsby, from the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, discusses obesity surgery, morality and anti-obesity policy in the UK. Location: Law 101, Law Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 12:30 to 1:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Duncan Aldridge (02) 9385 7802 sprcseminars@unsw.edu.au

Tuesday 21 September | Public Lecture | The Asylum Debate

Q and A-style panel discussion with international refugee law experts: Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill, Oxford University, Professor Geoff Gilbert, Essex University, Professor Kate Jastram, University of California, Berkeley, and UNSW’s Associate Professor Jane McAdam, moderated by Professor George Williams. Location: Law Theatre, UNSW Kensington campus. 6:15pm to 8pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Jane McAdam (please RSVP online) j.mcadam@unsw.edu.au
http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/news_and_events/events/event-detail.asp?id=3552 

Wednesday 22 September | Performance | Fairest Flowers – Burgundian Consort Recital

The Burgundian Consort’s annual evening recital, featuring works on floral themes including Britten’s Five Flower Songs, and members of the Australia Ensemble @UNSW. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus.7:30pm to 9pm. Adult $10, Concession $5. Booking is not necessary. Contact: (02) 9385 4874  u.bremner@unsw.edu.au

Thursday 23 September | So, What? Lecture | Always With Me: How Mobile and Social Media are Changing Us

Associate Professor Kate Crawford from the UNSW Journalism and Media Research Centre speaks about her research on how mobile and social media are changing us. Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 6pm to 7:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Duncan Aldridge (02) 9385 8512 so.what@unsw.edu.au

Monday 27 September to Thursday 30 September | Event | UNSW Postgrad Study Expo

The UNSW Postgrad Study Expo encompasses a week of events showcasing the many coursework and research programs available. It’s your chance to chat with specialist advisors and have your questions answered. Location: UNSW Kensington campus. 4pm to 8pm. Free. Contact: Student Recruitment Office (02) 9385 1844 studentrecruitment@unsw.edu.au   http://postgradexpo.unsw.edu.au/

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