Faculty of Arts
Staff welcome 2019 with New Year Honours
3 January 2019
Congratulations to staff across our faculties who were recognised in the New Year Honours List 2019.
Paula Morris new Katherine Mansfield Fellow
12 December 2018
University of Auckland novelist, essayist and academic Paula Morris (Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Whātua) is the 2018 Katherine Mansfield Fellow.
Students track war crimes in Syria
10 December 2018
A chance to take part in an Amnesty International (NZ) investigation into possible war crimes in Syria was too good to pass up for University of Auckland students last week.
Damon Salesa: first Pro Vice-Chancellor (Pacific)
6 December 2018
A month into his new role as the University of Auckland’s first Pro Vice-Chancellor (Pacific), Associate Professor Toeolesulusulu Damon Salesa speaks to Newsroom about education, leadership and the need for New Zealand to recognise itself as a Pacific nation.
Arts student won't let disability hold her back
5 December 2018
Criminology and Māori Studies student Alicia Kapa has been celebrated for inspiring others with disabilities.
Women in NZ: a country of firsts
28 November 2018
Opinion: Women's right to vote was won just 10 weeks before a general election, on this day in 1893. Suffragists work continued as they rallied women to register and use their vote, writes Professor Jennifer Curtin.
Story set in Nazi-controlled Saarland wins creative writing prize
26 November 2018
Former New Zealand Herald journalist Karen Holdom is this year's winner of the University of Auckland's Sir James Wallace Prize in Creative Writing.
Philosophical principles drive Rhodes Scholar
20 November 2018
University of Auckland alumnus Johann Go is a 2019 Rhodes Scholar.
Iain Bell Buchanan, 29 August 1948 – 14 November 2018
16 November 2018
The University mourns the loss of Associate Professor Iain Buchanan who died recently.
Growing our own Māori and Pacific talent
15 November 2018
The Faculty of Arts has made a commitment to nurturing and developing our Māori and Pacific academic talent with our new Te Tomokanga Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
The widening challenge of the state care abuse inquiry
15 November 2018
Opinion: Changes to the state care abuse inquiry's size and complexity offer a new set of problems, writes Dr Stephen Winter.
Democracy surviving in Trump’s America
12 November 2018
Opinion: Democracy requires engaged citizenship: Not engagement driven by fear and reaction, writes Dr Paul Michel Taillon.