ASAL 2016 CAPITAL/EMPIRE/PRINT/DISSENT 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; andaaa

MSCP Evening School Sem 1, 2016

The MSCP Philosophy Evening School 2016 is now open for enrolment. We have 4 courses ranging from 4 to 12 weeks in length. All the courses are taught 6.30-8.30pm, and they involve no assessment or entry requirements. Fees start at $70. This semester the MSCP hosts a new initiative headed by Dr Marion J. Campbell, provisionallyaaa

CfP: Beyond Boundaries: Recognition, Tolerance, Change

Australia’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis has raised issues in areas as diverse as immigration, religious tolerance and basic concepts of humanity. The 11th annual Limina conference seeks to uncover, explore and question both historical and contemporary boundaries that arise from people struggling for recognition. We particularly invite papers that address boundaries that existaaa

Australasian Association for Caribbean Studies Conference 2015

3 – 5 July 2015 | University of Wollongong | Theme: Land and Water
Given the long history of often disastrous relationship between land and water in the Caribbean – the sighting of land by stranger ships being exemplar of the vulnerability of island cultures; and more recent discussion of natural and manmade disasters in which the relationship between land and water is paramount, a conference dedicated to a Land & Water theme seems timely. Read more…

PhD Scholarships in Australian Literature

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for two PhD scholarships in studies on Australian literature at UNSW Canberra. The PhD scholarships are generously funded by UNSW Canberra in support of Associate Professor Nicole Moore’s ARC Future Fellowship and the established research strengths in Australian literature in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Read more…

CFP: Athens to Aotearoa: Greece and Rome in New Zealand Literature and Society (Wellington September 2014)

Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), 4-6 September 2014 | Keynote speaker: Prof. Witi Ihimaera (author of The Whale Rider) | This conference seeks to explore New Zealand’s relationship with its Greco-Roman heritage both through a critical appraisal of its effects but also by glimpsing into the creative experiences of New Zealand’s writers and artists… Read more…