School of Arts

Religion, violence, and a vision for 21st Century civilisation

March 1st, 2017

The growing global problem of religion-related violence will be discussed in a lecture series at Murdoch University this month by Murdoch University’s International Theologian for 2017, Professor David Ford.

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Murdoch arts professor in live discussion of ‘challenging’ theatre piece

February 17th, 2017

Prof Helena Grehan to co-host PIAF artist talk

Professor Helena Grehan from Murdoch University’s School of Arts will co-host an artists’ talk about one of the more complex and innovative works at the Perth International Arts Festival.

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Everyday moments celebrated in new poetry collection

February 15th, 2017

David Moody

A new poetry collection written by a Murdoch University academic reveals the treasures to be found in everyday lives, in both quiet moments alone and in encounters with other people. Ordinary Euphoria is the first collection of poetry by Dr David Moody from Murdoch’s School of Arts. Dr Moody is best known as a playwright, […]

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Murdoch professors receive Australia Day Honours

January 31st, 2017

Professor Bittles was one of two professors honoured on Australia Day

The life works of two Murdoch professors have recognised with prestigious honours during the 2017 Australia Day Awards.

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The missing women in Australian public relations history

January 19th, 2017

Dr Kate Fitch

The contribution of women to the development of public relations in Australia has been largely ignored, despite the dominance of women in the PR industry today, Murdoch University’s Dr Kate Fitch claims.

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Murdoch graduate tackles bikie drama for first feature film

January 18th, 2017

Stephen McCallum

Perth filmmaker and Murdoch University graduate Stephen McCallum has embarked on his next big thing – his first feature film, thanks to a $750,000 grant aimed at uncovering, inspiring and developing local talent.

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Opinion: Explainer – why some churches teach that women are ‘separate but equal’

December 23rd, 2016

Dr Mark Jennings

Complementarianism is the idea held in some faiths that men and women are equal but play different complementary roles in life, society and religious practice.

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High school animator is inaugural Golden Mesh award winner

December 8th, 2016

Rory Dalitz with Professor Sara de Freitas

The inaugural winner of a Murdoch University competition, which rewards and encourages high school students in creative media, has been announced.

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Big wins for Murdoch film creatives

November 8th, 2016

Tara Guerrini

A Murdoch University post-graduate student and staff member from the School of Arts have won accolades in prestigious screen awards.

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Murdoch’s school of rock helps music video come to life

September 12th, 2016

Music students recorded the song in the Media Arts Centre studios at Murdoch

Staff from Murdoch University’s School of Arts have assisted students from Melville Senior High School in bringing the music video dream of science teacher, Mr Guy Stapleton, to life.

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