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Image (left to right): ANU student Zhu Jiayi, Dr Mark Gibeau, Associate Professor McComas Taylor, Professor Catherine Trevis, Grazia Scotellaro, CAP Dean Professor Helen Sullivan and Dr Shengyu Fan

The Translator’s Mirror for the Romantic: Cao Xueqin’s Dream and David Hawkes’ Stone: Dr Shengyu Fan Book Launch

On 17 August, we hosted the official book launch of The Translator’s Mirror for the Romantic: Cao Xueqin's Dream and David Hawkes' Stone.

Sign, gesture and communicative multimodality in cross-cultural perspective: Image Gallery

In September 2022, a new three-year research project will be starting up at ANU entitled ‘Body, language, and socialisation across cultures’(BLS).

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Meet Pounamu Jade Aikman

Every 9th of August, the world celebrates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous to raise our voices for the rights of the indigenous communities in the world.

The Translator’s Mirror for the Romantic: Cao Xueqin's Dream and David Hawkes' Stone: In conversation with Dr Shengyu Fan

“If your native language is Chinese, your English will be immeasurably improved by reading Stone; if English, then the ability to read Dream in the original, aided by Fan and Hawkes, is the best p

Reimagining diversity in political participation and leadership

In May 2022, Australia elected its most diverse Federal Parliament, with increased numbers of women, First Nation Australians, and Australians of non-European backgrounds.

Obituary: Emeritus Professor Harold Brookfield (9 March 1926–22 May 2022)

Emeritus Professor Harold Brookfield passed away on 22 May 2022, bringing to a close a long and very distinguished academic career, closely associated with the Research School of P

CHL Graduation Party July 2022: Media Gallery

Congrats to our CHL grads of July 2022! 

From Canberra to Cambridge: The Academic Adventures of Dr Matthew Adeleye

He’s a dad, a husband, a movie buff, a music enthusiast, a keen researcher, and he’s now a PhD graduate.

Alexandra Marley: Research Story

Close to 7 hours by road out of Darwin. A remote family outstation, with a community of 15–20 people. No phone reception. No internet. Accessible only by plane for six months of the year.


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