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.

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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.

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