Photo by Jess Bailey Designs on Pexels.com 2021Paul GilesThe Planetary Clock: Antipodean Time and Spherical Postmodern FictionsOxford University PressRead the 2021 Judges Report 2020Paul SharradThomas Keneally’s Career and the Literary MachineAnthem Press, 2019Read the 2020 Judges Report 2019Guy DavidsonCategorically Famous: Literary Celebrity and Sexual Liberation in 1960s AmericaStanford University Press, 2019Read the 2019 Judges ReportContinue reading

2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship Announcement

The winner of the 2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship is Paul Giles, for The Planetary Clock: Antipodean Time and Spherical Postmodern Fictions (Oxford University Press). The judges commented: Among an impressively strong and diverse field of nominated books, The Planetary Clock is preeminent by virtue of its authoritative engagement with theory and its outstandingly transnational and interdisciplinary range.Continue reading “2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship Announcement”

Call for Nominations for the 2022 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship

The Australian Universities Heads of English (AUHE) is calling for nominations for the 2022 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship, which will be awarded to the best book of literary scholarship published by an Australian-based author in the last twelve months. Works eligible for the prize include single-author or co-written monographs, multi-authored books including edited collections,Continue reading “Call for Nominations for the 2022 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship”

Writing Tasmanian Lives Symposium

Launch and Winter Symposium – “Writing Tasmanian Lives”22–24 June 2022  CALL FOR PAPERS  About us  Writing Lives is a new research program based in the School of Humanities at the University of Tasmania, harnessing existing expertise and building capacity in critical studies of life writing, biography, oral history, microhistory, history of ideas, memoir, and personalContinue reading “Writing Tasmanian Lives Symposium”

Statement Regarding the Veto of Literary Studies ARC Grants

The recent decision by the acting Federal Minister for Education, Stuart Robert, to exercise his veto against four literary studies grants recommended to him by the Australian Research Council constitutes an attack on literary studies and literary culture in Australia. The only public justification that Robert provided for the apparently arbitrary process that led toContinue reading “Statement Regarding the Veto of Literary Studies ARC Grants”

2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship Announcement

The winner of the 2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship is Paul Giles, for The Planetary Clock: Antipodean Time and Spherical Postmodern Fictions (Oxford University Press). The judges commented: Among an impressively strong and diverse field of nominated books, The Planetary Clock is preeminent by virtue of its authoritative engagement with theory and its outstandinglyContinue reading “2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship Announcement”

Shortlist announced for 2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship

The judging panel for the AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship is delighted to announce the shortlist for 2021. There was a far greater number of nominated books than had been anticipated, and the panel was impressed by the considerable range and quality of the submissions. It has been a privilege to read all of theseContinue reading “Shortlist announced for 2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship”

Lecturer – English Literature

Lecturer – English LiteratureThe University of Notre Dame AustraliaPerth – CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs $90,000 – $119,999Full Time Applications close: Wednesday 30 June 2021 For further information, or a confidential discussion about the position, please contact: Dr Leigh Straw | +61 8 9433 0926 | leigh.straw@nd.edu.au For further information on how to apply contactContinue reading “Lecturer – English Literature”

Updated Registration for Texts and their Limits: Australia’s Triennial Literary Studies Convention

Victoria University (20-24 July 2021) The link for participants to register for the convention has changed. The new registration link is: https://engage.vu.edu.au/pub/pubType/EO/pubID/zzzz60b5b833da34f398/interface.html

Research-Only Continuing Positions In English Literature at Australian Catholic University

Positions are based at the Melbourne campus Seeking further researchers in the discipline of English LiteratureFull time, continuing position (Level C, Level D, and Level E). The Australian Catholic University (ACU) in Melbourne is seeking further researchers (senior, mid and early career) of outstanding achievement in the discipline of English Literature to join its recentlyContinue reading “Research-Only Continuing Positions In English Literature at Australian Catholic University”

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