New Book: The White Men’s Countries: Racial Identity in the United States-Australian Relationship 1933-1953

Travis J. Hardy The White Men's Countries explores how a shared ideal of race united the American and Australian governments during World War II and the early Cold War periods. This interpretation places cultural and ideological factors alongside the traditional emphasis on pragmatic economic and security considerations in explaining why two nations whose objectives in... Continue Reading →

Distinguished Australian Academics Appointed Visiting Professor in Australian Studies, University of Tokyo

Leading Australian scholars Professor Barbara Pini and Professor Nicole Moore have been appointed to the annual Visiting Professor in Australian Studies position at the Centre for Pacific and American Studies (CPAS), University of Tokyo, for 2020–21 and 2021–22 respectively. This announcement is in the context of a rapidly changing environment, and comes with the caveat that neither candidate will be... Continue Reading →

Call for papers: Coolabah

"Translating Poetry" When translating poetry there is a tension between seeking the perfect translation and simultaneously knowing that this is not possible. It could be argued that there is no way to replicate exactly the complexity of poetry from one language to another – although it is possible to translate form, message or voice with... Continue Reading →

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