Australian Studies, Book launch, conference, Indigenous Studies

Book launch for Matteo Dutto’s Legacies of #Indigenous Resistance at the European Association for Studies of #Australia (#EASA)

Matteo Dutto's book Legacies of Indigenous Resistance: Pemulwuy, Jandamarra and Yagan in Australian Indigenous Film, Theatre and Literature was launched at the European Association for Studies of Australia (EASA) annual conference in Toulon, France in September 2019. Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series editor Anne Brewster, Mitchell Rolls and Stephen Muecke all spoke at the event, alongside author Matteo… Continue reading Book launch for Matteo Dutto’s Legacies of #Indigenous Resistance at the European Association for Studies of #Australia (#EASA)

Australian Studies, Book prize, prize

Geoff Rodoreda’s The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction wins ASAL first book award

Geoff Rodoreda's The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction has won the Association for the Study of Australian Literature's Alvie Egan Award 2019! The award goes to the best first book of literary scholarship by an early career researcher (ECR) on an Australian subject published in the preceding two years. Read about the award and the 2019… Continue reading Geoff Rodoreda’s The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction wins ASAL first book award

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

Australian Studies, conference, series launch

Photos from the launch: Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series launched at the #InASA18 conference

The book series Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Anne Brewster and affiliated with the International Australian Studies Association (InASA), was launched at the InASA's biennial conference at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Queensland, Brisbane on 5 December 2018. Speakers included Dr Mitchell Rolls, President of the InASA, series editor Professor Anne… Continue reading Photos from the launch: Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series launched at the #InASA18 conference

Australian Studies, Book launch, Film Studies, French studies, Transnational Studies

Book launch: Unbridling the Western Film Auteur

The English Language and Foundation Studies Centre will be launching two new books by ELFSC staff. Among them is Unbridling the Western Film Auteur, edited by Emma Hamilton and Alistair Rolls. The book renders a complex portrait of the Western auteur by considering the genre in a transnational context. It proposes that narrow views of auteurism should… Continue reading Book launch: Unbridling the Western Film Auteur

Australian Studies, Book launch, Jewish studies

Book Launch: Anna Rosenbaum’s ‘The Safe House Down Under’ at the Embassy of the Czech Republic

Originally posted on the Embassy of the Czech Republic's website On July 4 the Embassy of the Czech Republic hosted the launch of Anna Rosenbaum's book The Safe House Down Under, the story of Australia's immigration policy towards the admission of Czechoslovak refugees trying to escape the Nazi regime. Ondřej Boháč, Chargé d´Affaires a.i. of… Continue reading Book Launch: Anna Rosenbaum’s ‘The Safe House Down Under’ at the Embassy of the Czech Republic

Australian Studies, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Postcolonial Studies, prize

Xu Daozhi wins Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018

Xu Daozhi was awarded the Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018 for an Original Work of Scholarship (in English) for her book Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children’s Literature. Congratulations, Daozhi! Her book was published earlier this year in the Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series edited by Anne Brewster and affiliated… Continue reading Xu Daozhi wins Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018

Australian Studies, Exile Studies, Jewish studies

Book launch: The Safe House Down Under

The Safe House Down Under: Jewish Refugees from Czechoslovakia in Australia 1938-1944, by Anna Rosenbaum, will be launched at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra, Australia on 4 July 2018, 5.30-7 pm. Please join the author, Dr. Anna Rosenbaum, as well as Professor Timothy Bonyhady, Dr James Jupp, and representatives of the Czech… Continue reading Book launch: The Safe House Down Under

Australian Studies, Award, English-language literature, Postcolonial Studies

Geoff Rodoreda wins Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS) Dissertation Award 2018

Geoff Rodoreda has won the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS) Dissertation Award 2018, announced at their annual conference in Mainz, Germany on 10 May 2018. His winning PhD thesis formed the basis of his book, The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction. Congratulations to Geoff! Read about his research here.  

Australian Studies, Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Cultural Capital published

«This is a groundbreaking discussion of the representation of Aboriginal people in children’s literature. Importantly the book confirms Aboriginal agency through the deployment of indigenous cultural capital. The analysis of the circulation of cultural capital in Aboriginal writing is a significant and timely intervention into indigenous studies.» (Bill Ashcroft FAHA, Australian Professorial Fellow, University of… Continue reading Indigenous Cultural Capital published