School of Literature, Art, and Media

In SLAM, in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney, graduate and postgraduate studies and research in our departments and studies programs extend across a broad and creative range of textual, verbal, film and visual media, from medieval manuscripts to new, digital media and multi-media communication. Our graduates have a deserved reputation for excellence, and for their impact and influence on contemporary debates about our daily lives, social perspectives and networks, and history.

Attributes gained undertaking humanities-based studies at the School provide graduates with a wide range of internationally recognised career opportunities in research, government, teaching and industry. The internship, industry and related programs within the School, and the community and industry engagement programs of the University, enhance and extend these opportunities.

Our School offers postgraduate programs for both academic fields of interest, and professional needs. We are a leading innovator in the application of new media and communications technologies to the humanities.

SLAM is one of the five Schools of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney; the others being the Schools of Languages and Culture (SLC), Social and Political Sciences (SSPS), Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) and Economics (SE).

Latest News

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching Awards Recipients

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching Awards have been announced for 2016.

  • SUPRA Supervisor of the Year Awards 2016

    The 2016 SUPRA Supervisor of the Year awards were announced at a special ceremony on 15 November.  Of the 114 supervisors who were nominated by research postgraduate students, a total of 22 awards were given across 15 faculties. Each faculty is allocated one award however due to the quality of nominees FASS was awarded 4; Medicine 3; Business 2; SCA 2.

  • Sydney Studies in English Volume 42

    Sydney Studies in English was a sponsor of the first Camera Stylo: Intersections in Literature and Cinema conference, which was held at Sydney University. Sydney Studies in English Volume 42, featuring papers from the Camera Stylo Conference, is now available.

  • Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award 2017

    The Department of English at the University of Sydney is pleased to announce that the second biennial award under the Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest will be made in 2017. The bequest offers a cash prize of $5,000 for the winning collection of 50-70 pages by a female poet over the age of 18. Applicants must be Australian, and the poems submitted must be “about Australian culture,” broadly defined.

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