Faculty of Arts
Trevor Richards: from HART to SOUL, why protests make a difference
21 October 2019
Opinion: Trevor Richards is a name that became synonymous with HART in the 1970s. He reflects on that era of social change and why we need to keep the fires of protest burning.
2019 Royal Society research honours for Arts
17 October 2019
Professor Emeritus Roger Horrocks MNZM, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and Selina Tusitala Marsh have been awarded medals by Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Joker a study in cruelty and whiteness
16 October 2019
Opinion: Acts of cruelty run through the film ‘Joker’, writes Neal Curtis. Some are explicit, others less so, but all leave an unsettling after-effect.
“We’re not invisible, we’re not senile” - short film
10 October 2019
University research into loneliness and social isolation among older New Zealanders has helped create an animated short film running in the Show Me Shorts film festival.
Ngarino Ellis wins national teaching award
9 October 2019
Ngarino Ellis (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou) is one of four University of Auckland academics to have their work recognised in the annual Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.
Time to start taking our young activists seriously
8 October 2019
Opinion: As a sense of social responsibility grows among our young people, it would be very unwise to dismiss their contributions, writes Dr David Tokiharu Mayeda.
Two Pacific states drop Taiwan for China
24 September 2019
Opinion: Two Pacific states have switched diplomatic allegiances from Taiwan to China, a shift with possibly wide-ranging implications writes Stephen Hoadley.
Youth justice study calling for more participants
23 September 2019
A ground-breaking study looking at how Māori and Samoan peoples describe their experience of youth justice across three countries is calling for participants.
Building bridges over troubled water
20 September 2019
Opinion: A classical approach to freshwater policy enforces well-established views, argue Maria Armoudian and Nicolas Pirsoul. They offer innovative alternatives.
Mental health support for Pacific climate change migrants
18 September 2019
New Zealand could become a relocation destination for many Pacific peoples displaced by rising sea levels and other climate-change related disasters.
Teaching Māori history must not be simply a spray tan to brown up the past
16 September 2019
Opinion: Dr Aroha Harris looks at the recent announcement that New Zealand history will be a compulsory subject in schools by 2022.
University of Auckland regains place in elite global top 200
12 September 2019
The University of Auckland has regained its place in the world’s top 200 Universities, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) International rankings released today.