The European Association for Studies of Australia, founded in 1989, seeks to promote the teaching of and research in Australian Studies at European tertiary institutions, as well as to increase an awareness of Australian culture throughout Europe. EASA promotes the study and discussion of a wide variety of aspects of Australian culture: Aboriginality, literature, film, the media, popular culture, history, political discourses, the arts. EASA's area of interest also includes New Zealand Studies.
EASA Biennial Conference "Nationalism Old and New: Europe, Australia and Their Others" Organised by the Observatory: Australian Studies Centre for the European Association for Studies of Australia at the Faculty of Letters, downtown Historical Building of the University of Barcelona Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585 Wed 16 to Fri 18 January 2018
To the attention of EASA members: two events coming up in King's College London! The first is a 2016-2017 seminar series on the theme of Screening Australia <https://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/centres/menzies/newsevs/2016-17-Menzies-Seminars.aspx> . Submissions close on May 9. *** The second is a screening day<https://calvert.eventbrite.co.uk/> devoted to Frances Calvert, the Berlin-based Australian filmmaker (on May 23). Details are attached and below.
The entire Southerly backlist, from the first issue in 1939, is available through the Informit Literature and Culture Collection. Informit is available through the National Library of Australia and many university library catalogues. You can download every piece ever published by Southerly through your library membership. For more information, or to subscribe, please go to www.southerlyjournal.com.au <http://www.southerlyjournal.com.au/>.
As part of a reciprocal agreement between EASA and InASA (International Australian Studies Association), it has been decided that a panel would be opened at the associations' respective conferences for members of the partner association and that registration fees would be waivered for that panel.
Edited by David Callahan, this general issue features articles, essays and reviews by Anthony J. Hassall, Carol Pybus, Adam Aitken, Agnes Balajthy, Giovanni Messina, Terry Moore, Inez Baranay, Lars Jensen, and Natasa Kampmark.