Dr Alan Corkhill's research interests include film adaptations of German novels, the philosophy of language, German short fiction since 1945, German travel writing, Germans in Australia.
His current research projects include "Happiness discourses in contemporary German fiction", and "Film adaptations of German literary classics"
Advanced German Language
Contemporary German cinema
German cultural history since the Middle Ages
Great Books of the Western Tradition
German Literature since the Enlightenment
German-Australian literary and cultural crosscurrents
(1998–1999) ARC Australian Research Council (Small grants)
Other Activities and Service
Australasian Editor, Seminar. A Journal of Germanic Studies.
Member or Editorial Board, Aumla. Journal of the Australasian Universities Language & Literature Association