Commemoration

Dublin Core

Title

Commemoration

Subject

Academia, academic, academic formality, ceremony, Commem Day, commemoration, commemoration speech, formality, Latin, NSW, New South Wales, Oxford University, senate, speech, student, students, Sydney, The University of Sydney, undergraduates, university.

Description

Sydney University Commemoration speech. Refers to the undergraduates' role as the terrae filius of "medieval times." With a literal meaning of 'son of the earth', terrae filius has also been used to describe a student asked to deliver a satirical Latin poem at Oxford University.

Creator

Unknown

Source

The National Library of Australia: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article15054767

Publisher

The Sydney Morning Herald

Date

1 May 1909

Rights

National Library of Australia

Citation

“Commemoration,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed September 19, 2018, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/48.