Associate Professor Peter Marks, Chair of the Department of English, was interviewed on Radio National with Phillip Adams about how the world of surveillance has outstripped the literature of surveillance in reference to his latest book Imagining Surveillance: Utopian and Distopian Literature and Film
Professor Paul Giles describes the trajectory of his research into the international interconnections that helped to frame classic American writing, from which he challenges the arbitrariness of institutional arrangements as well as conventional delineations of culture in nationalistic terms
The Quacquerelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings began in 2004, and consider more than 3,000 institutions worldwide. The annual rankings measure such factors as academic reputation, citation statistics, international mix and staff-student ratios. The Department of English gets the highest rating of any English department in Australasia and ranks 18th best department in the world in the QS rankings.