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2 August, 2017

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Leo Greenfield: Drawn to the City

Date/Time: Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - Thursday, 1 March 2018

Location: Hub Display Wall, Level 3 Hub Central

Cost: Free

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Each month in 2017, South Australian artist and University of Adelaide graduate Leo Greenfield creates illustrated biographical notes on residents of our city, including the University, which are then published in The Adelaide Review.

In collaboration with University Collections, Leo's series of illustrated biographical notes will be presented to the university on the Level 3 Hub Wall as they unfold.

Contact: Ms Elizabeth Pascale, Email: elizabeth.pascale@adelaide.edu.au, Project Officer, University Collections, Business: The University of Adelaide, Other: 8313 3714


Leo Greenfield Flyer  [PDF]  (195.7K)

 

SALA Festival at Urrbrae House 'Nature of My Skin'

Date/Time: Thursday, 13 July 2017 - Sunday, 27 August 2017, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Urrbrae House, Waite Campus

Cost: Free entry

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'Nature of My Skin'
Art exhibition by Jutta Fiebig
(Exhibition open daily except Fridays)

Expressionist, water colour and mixed media paintings exploring aspects of trees as landscapes and nature portraits.

Part of the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival - a state-wide festival of Visual Art

Contact: Amanda Jackson, Email: amanda.jackson@adelaide.edu.au, Website: http://www.waite.adelaide.edu.au/urrbraehouse/, Coordinator Urrbrae House, Business: 08 8313 7497


 

Cover to Cover: Exposing the Bookbinder's Ancient Craft

Date/Time: Friday, 28 July 2017 - Friday, 29 September 2017

Location: Barr Smith Library, Rare Books & Special Collections, Level 1

Cost: Free: All Welcome

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Bookbinding is a humble pursuit. Rarely does it receive the attention and glamour afforded to other ancient crafts. Unlike the silversmith or glassblower, whose talents are immediately obvious, the binder's craft of construction is largely concealed, making it difficult to celebrate that which we cannot see.

Yet a binding offers so much more than mere protection; it is a story in itself.

Delve into this fascinating, lesser-known craft in the Barr Smith Library, where exposed bindings, rare and old books, bookbinding equipment, tools and supplies from both Rare Books & Special Collections and the curator's personal collection will be on display.

Contact: Ms Cheryl Hoskin, Email: cheryl.hoskin@adelaide.edu.au, Special Collections Librarian, Business: (08) 8313 5224


 

Dentistry across the ages; past experiences, future innovations

Date/Time: Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Location: G030 Lecture theatre, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building

Cost: FREE

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Executive Dean's Public Lecture series: Since the beginning of humankind there is evidence of dental disease and its treatment. In 500 BC, Aristotle wrote about treating decayed teeth and using wires to stabilise fractured jaws. Through the Middle Ages, dental care was provided by barbers who established their own Guild. It has only been in the last 150 years that the regulation of dental practise has been established, through university dental school institutions and national regulatory bodies.

Professor Lisa Jamieson will discuss the three main diseases that affect the oral cavity: dental caries, periodontal disease and oral cancer; and the causation, prevention and treatment of these three conditions, together with national and international statistics.

Contact: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Events, Email: fhms.events@adelaide.edu.au