Faculty of Arts
Masculinity is a curse on men and women: new book
17 June 2021
Masculinity is a generic disorder of a sick society that afflicts both men and women alike, according to a new book by Ciara Cremin.
Language use across centuries reveals sexual orientation
15 June 2021
A new computational study on 694 classic and contemporary novels suggests that how language is used reflects known psychological differences between men and women.
It takes a (learning) village
11 June 2021
Māori and Pacific students are of deep importance for the University of Auckland, a priority group for government, and the fastest growing demographic.
Inspired to build a better future
4 June 2021
Hanna Davidson has always been fascinated with building things and enjoys working with people: One day she hopes to combine the two and manage a major building or transport construction project.
Polynesian migration theories challenged by new research
3 June 2021
Early Polynesians are likely to have arrived in the southern Pacific from a range of routes through Island Southeast Asia, mixing and mingling along the way, according to ground-breaking new research.
Making all the difference in the world
2 June 2021
On graduation day Callum Tokorangi will be wearing a collection of special shell necklaces passed on from his Cook Island nana to honour her memory, and that of his Aitutaki whānau.
Arts tonic in the hospital
1 June 2021
Literature is just what the doctor ordered in a new creative collaboration between the Faculty of Arts and the Auckland District Health Board.
The New Zealand Chinese are invisible in draft history consultation
27 May 2021
Opinion: Emeritus Professor and historian Manying Ip says the draft history curriculum consultation risks failing to explore the stories of New Zealanders who do not identify as Māori or Pakeha.
Distinguished alumni honoured by University of Auckland
25 May 2021
University of Auckland announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni.
Israel v Hamas: Changing contexts and new challenges
25 May 2021
Opinion: Lethal exchange between Israel and Hamas has stopped for now. But this latest crisis has exposed changing support from abroad, writes Stephen Hoadley
Charlotte Grimshaw's home truths
21 May 2021
Charlotte Grimshaw is an award-winning author of seven novels and two short-story collections. She’s also the daughter of another literary giant, C. K. Stead, and it’s her family life that she reflects on in her powerful memoir The Mirror Book.
Lessons from our Covid tracing app
19 May 2021
Opinion: One year on from the introduction of the NZ COVID Tracer app, Andrew Chen recaps what it does, whether it has worked, and what we could have done better.