Professor Phillip Mead on Australian Literary Studies

On the third day of the intensive, Professor Philip Mead led a discussion with teachers and members of the research team about current work in the Australian literary studies field. Philip provided an overview of a number of significant and emerging research areas in literary studies including:

    World literature
    Comparative literature
    Digital humanities
    Regional literary studies

There was conversation in this session around Indigenous literatures and national contexts, curriculum constraints, and book history. Philip also provided teacher-researchers with links to scholarly resources and literary networks and publications for consideration in their future work.