The Arts Across Cultures includes research into classic, modern and contemporary literature, film, theatre, graphic and visual art and music, especially from cross-cultural and comparative perspectives. Areas of interest include cross-generic adaptation and intertextuality; cultural representations of  gender and sexuality; stylistics; travel literature; self-writing; literatures produced in disaporic or exile experiences; and intercultural narratives.

Featured projects Duration
Something old, something new: Indigenous languages since colonization
ARC Future Fellowship
20182022
How does torture become normal? Indonesia's New Order regime, 1965-1998
ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award
20172020
Saibai Island Language and Cultural Knowledge Project
Australian Research Council
20172019
How to improve the quality of telephone interpreting service in Australia: Insights from telephone interpreters, service users, interpreter employers and authentic telephone interpretation data
UQ Early Career Researcher
20172018
Understanding foreign language learners' anxiety: focusing on learners of Korean in Australia
UQ Early Career Researcher
2017
Lexical splits: a novel perspective on the structure of words (Arts & Humanities Research Council Grant administered by Uni of Surrey)
Arts & Humanities Research Council Grant administered by Uni of Surrey
20162019
Humor in Taiwan
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
20162019
Meiji Japan and the Politics of Translation
The Nippon Foundation
20162017
Japan’s Invisible Citizens
Queensland Program for Japanese Education
20162017
Japan in Australia
The Japan Foundation, Sydney
20162017

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