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
    Ecocriticism
    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.