Curtin University PhD project and scholarship in creative writing/literary studies

Curtin University PhD project and scholarship in creative writing/literary studies Into the New World: Diaspora in Australian and Scottish Writing As part of Curtin’s collaboration with the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, a PhD project with scholarship is available for 2019 start. Students undertaking a collaborative PhD under the alliance are offered a seamless international... Continue Reading →

CFPs: 2019 Oral History Australia Biennial Conference

2019 Oral History Australia Biennial Conference Theme: Intimate Stories, Challenging Histories Dates: 10-13 October 2019 Location: State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Through oral history recordings we hear the intimate stories of everyday lives, and we create histories that challenge orthodoxy and speak truth to power. Oral history drills beneath the big histories of state,... Continue Reading →

CFPs: Redefining Australia and New Zealand

2nd Biennial International Conference on Redefining Australia and New Zealand Changes, Innovations, Reversals Warsaw, 16-17 September 2019   This conference will be taking place at the Faculty of Modern Languages building, University of Warsaw. The purpose of our conference is to consolidate research groups in the field of Australian and New Zealand Studies, and to... Continue Reading →

Colonialism and its Narratives: rethinking the colonial archive in Australia conference

Colonialism and its Narratives: rethinking the colonial archive in Australia conference  10-11 December, 2018. Australian Centre, The University of Melbourne. This conference aims to bring together new approaches to colonial Australia across the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Colonialism puts a range of practices and discourses into play: violent encounters, dispossession, trauma, 'development', 'civilisation', governance,... Continue Reading →

The Jo-Anne Duggan Prize 2019

To honour the creative, artistic and scholarly legacy of the late Jo-Anne Duggan, the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS) announces the third round of the biennial prize for an original essay and a creative work with exegesis, open to early career researchers, higher degree or undergraduate students from an Australasian institution, on any topic relating... Continue Reading →

Documentary film by Association member Martin Thomas

Over the past eight years, ANU historian Martin Thomas has been working on Etched in Bone, a feature-length documentary made in collaboration with Béatrice Bijon from ANU’s School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics.   The film examines the theft of Aboriginal human remains by the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land in 1948, their removal... Continue Reading →

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