24 February 2016

  6-9 July 2016, UNSW Canberra and the National Library of Australia ABSTRACTS DUE by Friday 26 February WEBSITE NOW LIVE HERE: Capital-Empire-Print-Dissent will seek to articulate the ways in which the institutions of government, the arts, the universities and the heritage sectors have forged what we now call ‘Australian’ literature; […]

Australian Literary Studies Online

24 February 2016

Australian Literary Studies new website has gone online. For the first time our entire archive of more than 1000 essays is available online. The website is: It includes essays of literary scholarship (on Australian and international topics) from 1963 to the present. New essays are open access for 4-6 […]

The indigenous map: native information, ethnographic object, artefact of encounter

24 February 2016

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award   Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship on indigenous maps within the collections of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).   This award is made by the Science Museums & Archives Consortium under the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme. The project, due to begin in September […]

International Conference North America and Oceania: issues in relations between two changing cultural and political areas

8 February 2016

Date: November 24 to 26, 2016. Location : University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ), Guyancourt (South of Paris), France. Proposals for papers, panels or round tables should be sent to Adrien Rodd ( and Sophie Croisy ( before May 31st, 2016.   This international conference aims to reflect on the characteristics and complexity […]