Australian Studies

Australian Studies books shortlisted for ASAL’s Alvie Egan Award 2019 @austlit17

We are pleased to have received word that Volumes 1 and 2 in the Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series edited by Anne Brewster have both been shortlisted for the Association for the Study of Australian Literature‘s Alvie Egan Award 2019!

Geoff Rodoreda, The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction


Xu Daozhi, Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children’s Literature


The award is for the best first book of literary scholarship by an early career researcher (ECR) on an Australian subject, published in the preceding two calendar years. The winner will be announced at ASAL’s annual conference in Perth on 2-5 July 2019.

Read more about the award here.

Thank you to ASAL for the honour, and congratulations to both authors and the series editor!

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