Humanities Australia

The Academy's flagship journal, Humanities Australia, showcases the richness and variety of research in the humanities in Australia. 

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Number 5, 2014: Table of Contents

  • Elizabeth Webby, Editor's Introduction
  • Ian Templeman, I Have Taken to Dancing
  • Thom van Dooren, Life at the Edge of Extinction: Spectral Crows, Haunted Landscapes and the Environmental Humanities
  • Anna Haebich, Fever in the Archive
  • Kim Scott, A Whisper in Stone
  • Peter Hiscock, Creators or Destroyers? The Burning Questions of Human Impact in Ancient Aboriginal Australia
  • Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Invisible Politics
  • Glenda Sluga, ‘Add Women and Stir’: Gender and the History of International Politics
  • Andrew Stewart, Individuality and Innovation in Greek Sculpture
  • Philip Mead, Fifty Years of Australian Literary Studies
  • Ian Templeman, Snapshot
Issue 5, 2014 is available. [.pdf 7.2MB]

Number 4, 2013: Table of Contents

  • Elizabeth Webby, Editor's Introduction
  • Kevin Hart, Testament
  • Julianne Schultz, Creating a Place for Culture in Policy
  • Ross Gibson, Breathing   Looking    Thinking    Acting
  • Anne Freadman, Colette: An Eye for Textiles
  • Brian Nelson & Rita Wilson, Perspectives on Translation
  • Margaret Kartomi, Acehnese Sitting Song-Dances and Religious Conversion
  • Alex Miller, The Wine Merchant of Aarhus
  • Barbara Creed, Evolutionary Aesthetics: The Hollywood Musical as Darwinian Mating Game
  • Kevin Hart, Father
  • David Frankel, Recovering Two Ancient Sites in Cyprus
Issue 4, 2013 is available. [.pdf 5.4MB]

Number 3, 2012: Table of Contents

  • Elizabeth Webby, Editor's Introduction
  • Vivian Smith, In the Butterfly House, Vienna
  • Joseph Lo Bianco, Politics, Poetics and Policy: Borders, Bordering and Humanities
  • Kate Burridge, 'Matter out of place': Public Perceptions of and Reactions to Language Use
  • Simon Musgrave, An Introduction to the Australian National Corpus Project
  • Robyn Holmes, Enhancing the Ebook: Patrick White and the Australian Cultural Landscape
  • Han Baltussen, How to Console Yourself and Others: Ancient and Modern Perspectives on Managing Grief
  • Vivian Smith, Éluard in Sydney
  • Thomas Keneally, Murdering Mrs Durance
  • Moira Gatens, Imagination and Freedom: Spinoza's 'Hard Path' and George Eliot's Artful Bridge
Issue 3, 2012 is available. [.pdf 5.2MB]

Number 2, 2011: Table of Contents

  • Elizabeth Webby, Editor's Introduction
  • Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Skins
  • Susan Sheridan, An Uncertain Profession: Australian Women Writers in the Postwar Years
  • Graeme Clarke and Heather Jackson, Can the Mute Stones Speak? Evaluating Cultural and Ethnic Identities from Archaeological Remains: The Case of Hellenistic Jebel Khalid
  • Grace Karskens, Convict Sydney in the Macquarie Era
  • Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Creeping Like Snail
  • Brian Bosworth, Anecdote, Apophthegm and the 'Real' Alexander
  • Anna Wierzbicka, Defining 'the Humanities'
Issue 2, 2011 is available. [.pdf 3.8MB]

Number 1, 2010: Table of Contents

  • Stephen Garton and Elizabeth Webby, Editors' Introduction
  • Graeme Davison, Phoenix Rising: The Academy and the Humanities in 1969
  • Iain McCalman, A Laboratory of Islands: Charles Darwin’s Pacific Project
  • Tom Griffiths, We Have Still Not Lived Long Enough: Black Friday and Black Saturday
  • Antonia Finnane, Barbarian and Chinese: Dress as Difference in Chinese Art
  • Peter Høj, Can We Afford to be Without Multilingualism? A Scientist’s Lay Perspective
  • John Tranter, Albatross
  • Majella Franzmann, Mothers, Virgins and Demons: Reading Beyond the Female Stereotypes in Manichaean Cosmology and Story
  • Kate Crawford, ‘What’s Happening?’ Banality and Intimacy in Mobile and Social Media
  • Michael Kirby, Adaptation and Variation in Appointments to National Courts
Issue 1, 2010 is available. [.pdf 4.9MB]

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