The Centre for
21ST CENTURY HUMANITIES
Centre for 21st Century Humanities

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Professor Hugh Craig

Professor Hugh Craig (Director)

Professor Craig's research interests are in Renaissance literature and, broadly speaking, the application of computer science to the humanities, especially via the analysis of large language samples.

Associate Professor Ros Smith

A / Professor Ros Smith (Deputy Director)

Associate Professor Smith examines the contribution of female writers to the culture of the early modern era. Her focus is on Renaissance literature, specialising in women's poetry, and the relationships between genre, politics and history in the period.

Professor Lisa Adkins

Professor Lisa Adkins

Professor Adkins' research focus is divided between social and cultural theory, economic sociology, and feminist theory and the sociology of gender.

Professor Roland Boer

Professor Roland Boer

Professor Boer's major interests lie in Marxism, philosophy and religion. He has a particular investment in radically progressive religious movements, inspired by radical theology.

Professor Philip Dwyer

Professor Philip Dwyer

Professor Dwyer is an acclaimed biographer of Napoleon. His work on violence emanating from this research includes the experience of war, the massacre in history, and memory and has made a significant contribution to the field.

Professor Victoria Haskins

Professor Victoria Haskins

Professor Haskins' her key research interests are in gender, labour and cross-cultural relationships. She has published widely in the area of Indigenous domestic service histories and colonization, and utilizes comparative and transnational approaches to history.

Associate Professor Mark Harvey

A / Professor Mark Harvey

Professor Harvey is a linguist who works employs descriptive, theoretical and anthropological methods and focusses on endangered languages.

Dr Bill Palmer

Dr Bill Palmer

Dr Palmer is a specialist in Oceanic languages, who investigates the significance of dying languages on multiple levels.

Dr Patricia Pender

Dr Trisha Pender

Dr Pender has active research interests in early modern literature, feminist literary history and theory, and contemporary popular culture.

Professor Lyndall Ryan

Professor Lyndall Ryan

Professor Ryan is a distinguished scholar with expertise in Aboriginal, Australian and Feminist history. She has a particular interest in documenting violence in colonial frontiers.

Staff

Dr Bill Pascoe

eResearch Consultant