Literary Theory

Critical theory and cultural studies including decolonisation studies, early-19th century studies, feminist theory, humour studies, modernism and postmodernism.

Faculty Research Focus

The academic staff has ongoing research interests in:

  • Modernism and postmodernism
  • Jungian and Post-Jungian theory
  • Feminist literary theory

Current Projects

  • Cities of Words: Women's cultures of reading and writing in colonial Melbourne and beyond.

Search for a Research Supervisor in Literary Theory.


Research Interests

The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.

Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.