Faculty of Arts
New history fund will uncover more of our own stories
5 August 2020
A vision to stimulate world-class historical research is behind a $500,000 gift to establish a History Innovation Fund at the University of Auckland.
Selina Tusitala Marsh's Mophead memoir makes an impact
3 August 2020
Poet Selina Tusitala Marsh’s first book for children, a graphic memoir, is a finalist in the NZ Book Awards for children and young adults.
Artists through the lens of Marti Friedlander
3 August 2020
A new book by Leonard Bell is an in-depth exploration of late photographer Marti Friedlander's portraits of artists.
Who will manage the economy better?
31 July 2020
Opinion: Felicity Barnes takes apart some historical but enduring myths about both National and Labour and which of the parties is best fit to run the economy.
Addressing rangatahi education challenges after Covid-19
29 July 2020
Lockdown highlighted and exacerbated young Māori students’ life on the wrong side of the digital divide says a new report, which provides evidence and recommendations for how the disparities can be addressed.
An agile approach to learning
28 July 2020
After finishing her MA in Anthropology overseas, Arts alumna Samantha Lagos came home to Auckland and found herself teaching Arts students the value of humour.
What’s really wrong with our contact tracing app
24 July 2020
Opinion: Kiwis have little reason to think the Government's contact tracing app is up to standard. To get them on board will take some convincing, writes Tim Dare.
Anne Salmond: A Roman circus
18 July 2020
Opinion: Ignoring science has led to soaring death rates and economic devastation around the world. NZ must not follow this dangerous path, writes Dame Anne Salmond.
Paula Morris on bringing arts experiences to the world
17 July 2020
Paula Morris says hosting the online Auckland Writers Festival Winter Series has made her a better interviewer.
Will US election be a geopolitical turning point?
13 July 2020
Opinion: Stephen Hoadley on how Donald Trump has moved the US from its role of international leadership which might not be easy for a President Biden to restore.
Refugee research centre focused on impact in Pacific and Asia
9 July 2020
The issues facing people forced out of their homes due to conflict or climate change in Asia and the Pacific will be the focus of a new research centre at the University of Auckland.
On what terms should New Zealand reopen?
3 July 2020
Three of New Zealand’s most influential and trusted public figures are calling for a conversation now on a cohesive national ‘reconnection strategy’ to re-open New Zealand’s borders.