We welcome students with Asian language skills as well as those whose projects intersect with one or more of our areas of research strength. The common theme to our research and the projects of our Higher Degree by Research students is Asia: the peoples, cultures, languages and histories in both traditional and contemporary Asian societies.
More than skin deep - masochistic imagery in Japanese women's writing, 1960-2005 (PhD)
The influence of the kokutai discourse on Japanese soldiers in WWII: An analysis of Japanese soldiers' personal diaries which will ascertain the extent and depth of the influence of the kokutai discourse on their personal beliefs and decision-making processes. (PhD)
Politics, Society and Trauma: the female perspective in Post-Suharto Indonesian Literature 1998-2008. (Masters)
Representations of urban life in contemporary Indonesian literature. His primary focus is the writings of Seno Gumira Ajidarma. (PhD)
Mind-ing the Ancestors and Ru-ing the Sage: an exposition, deconstruction, and review of two paradigms of Chinese culture - Ancestor Worship and Confucianism (PhD)
HIV-AIDS related issues based on research and work as a Sexual and Reproductive Health Researcher at the Indonesian Planned Parenthood Association in Java. (PhD)
The early Chinese presence in North-East Tasmania from the 1870s to 1920s. (PhD)
Balinese mask drama (PhD)
Prostitution and concubinage as represented in Indonesian literature (PhD)
Chinese Australian Fiction: hybrid narrative of the Chinese diaspora in Australia (PhD)
The artist's body in Indonesian contemporary art, using feminist theories as an analytical framework.
Population Transfer and Mobility in the Wake of Indonesia's Transmigration Program: A Socio-cultural Analysis
Volunteer tourism: 'making a difference' and 'a disaster in the making'?
Nakagami Kenji: Paradox and the Representation of Silenced Subaltern Voice
The Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury: tremendous changes of Chinese journalism and an extension of American journalism in China, 1929-1949.
Authorised by the Acting Head of School, Humanities
13 December, 2012