Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts

Tall Poppy awards for four outstanding Macquarie researchers
Four Macquarie researchers have been honoured as 2019 NSW Tall Poppies. The Tall Poppy Campaign, now in its 22nd year, was created by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science to recognise and celebrate Australian intellectual and scientific
Mystery of stolen Egyptian artefact cracked by hieroglyphs
The director of Macquarie University's Museum of Ancient Cultures has been praised by Egyptian authorities for returning the fragment dating back to 380 BC which was stolen from Egypt 25 years ago.
The man behind the Tuscan splendour tourists come to see
On the anniversary of his birth 500 years ago, due recognition of art patron Cosimo I de’Medici is long overdue - and the Art Gallery of NSW has drawn on Macquarie University expertise to mark the occassionthis month.
Review: Lord of the Flies
With its unexpected casting and its anarchic energy, the STC's daring adaptation of Lord of the Flies teaches us about inclusion and exclusion - and the Beast that is still with us.
How the moon landing changed the world
On the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’, four Macquarie University academics reflect on how giant a leap it has turned out to be for humankind.
Macquarie Ancient History researchers elected to Royal Society of NSW
Professor Ray Laurence and Associate Professor Ronika Power, from Macquarie University’s Department of Ancient History, have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW.
Review: Opera Australia's Anna Bolena
Soprano Ermonela Jaho fires the imagination as one of history's most famous queens, writes English literature specialist, Senior Lecturer Dr Stephanie Russo.
Review: Bangarra's triple bill celebrates 30 groundbreaking years
Bangarra Dance Theatre's 30th anniversary production is a powerful evening of performance showcasing the resilience and strength of the company's vision, writes Dr Jon Burtt, Lecturer in Dance and Performance at Macquarie University.
Report tackles the impact of cyberbullying on Indigenous kids
Two Macquarie researchers are working to help Indigenous communities respond to racist and abusive conduct on social media.
New app to help keep endangered languages alive
Macquarie University researchers are part of an international minority language project that will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia record Indigenous words and sentences into an online resource.
How to make the world love musicals, one hater at a time
Fans of musicals, take note: you can convert the naysayers miserables in your life so they’re singing along as loudly as you, says Macquarie University researcher Dr John Severn.
Right of resistance: the Hong Kong protests explained
With protests over an unpopular extradition bill continuing this week, Amy Barrow from the Macquarie Law School explains the chain of events leading to the latest eruption of the fight for civil liberties and democracy in Hong Kong.