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Claire Jones, Dr. Catherine NoskeCreative Writing academics! We are looking for survey participants!Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UWACreativeWritingWe invite you to participate in a survey, as part of research into creative writing pedagogy at both secondary and tertiary levels in Western Australia. This project aims to understand the way in...

April 15–18, 2020, Albuquerque, New Mexico Extended Deadline: 1 December 2019 The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2020 annual conference. Papers addressing any aspect of the literature, film, and/or culture of Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and other areas of Oceania are welcome. Papers on...

Earlier this year, I was the Australian delegate at the inaugural “Global Transformations” conference on “Spaces and Places” in Bruges, Belgium after my research, The Drover’s Wife Reading Project, was awarded an ASAL ECR Seed Funding Grant. Inspired by my on-going conversations with Goa-Gunggari-Wakka Wakka Murri writer...

ASAL joins with colleagues at UWA and across the diverse fields of Australian writing and Australian literary studies to protest in the strongest terms the action currently proposed by the University of Western Australia to close UWAP. This press is an essential and long-standing part of the dynamic field...

ASAL statement about  the non-appointment of the University of Sydney Chair of Australian Literature As the largest and one of the oldest literary associations in Australia, and the peak body representing Australian literary studies, the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) joins with its affiliated Associations in...