Faculty of Arts
Is the future of the arts female?
11 March 2020
Opinion: There are more women than ever in the arts so are we seeing an upswing in demand for artwork by female painters? Unfortunately not, explains Linda Tyler.
KiwiSaver fossil fuel divestment small step in the right direction
6 March 2020
Opinion: From mid-2021, KiwiSaver 'default' schemes must not invest in fossil fuels, which is a step in the right direction, writes Matheson Russell.
Shame, hope and gratitude in India
5 March 2020
The Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia took Arts student Elise Dalrymple-Keast into Mumbai and out of her comfort zone
How much does kindness matter in politics?
5 March 2020
Green MP and Faculty of Arts alumna Chlöe Swarbrick and Canadian professor Michael Orsini join a public panel discussion on the ways kindness and emotion can work in politics and policy.
Sir Peter Gluckman leads think tank focused on critical global issues
4 March 2020
Countering the global rise of misinformation and declining public trust with robust research and evidence-based advice is the fundamental goal of a new think tank at the University of Auckland.
Michele Leggott: Poetic snapshots in time
2 March 2020
After more than three decades of having her poetry published, Professor Michele Leggott has selected some of her best.
Obituary: Architect Peter Bartlett's 'profound love of humankind'
2 March 2020
Peter Bartlett became a Professor of Architectural Design in 1977 at the University of Auckland, just before the School of Architecture opened.
The implications of SkyCity’s cancelled speaker
28 February 2020
Opinion: Tim Dare examines what SkyCity's 'de-platforming' of controversial speaker, Princeton Philosophy Professor Peter Singer, might mean for free speech.
Matheson Russell: 'We’re all philosophers in some sense'
26 February 2020
Associate Professor Matheson Russell says when it comes to policy being created in response to answers given in referenda, we need to think again.
Champeta, canelazo and conversation in Colombia
21 February 2020
A conversation about peace in Spanish during a late-night taxi ride across Bogotá was a highlight for University of Auckland student Redelond Tsounga during a recent trip to Colombia.
The profits of porn: how can we keep children safer?
18 February 2020
Governments have backed away from regulating the powerful online porn industry, which puts the onus on the individual to stay safe, says Dr Caroline Keen.
China needs open leadership over coronavirus
13 February 2020
Opinion: If China's government wants popular support in this crisis, it must send citizens a clear signal that every possible resource is being deployed to keep them safe, write Stephen Noakes.