Close Relations: Irishness in Australian Literature (ARC Discovery Project administered by The University of Melbourne) (2023–2026)

The project aims to transform understanding of Australian literature by combining existing and digital methods to investigate the complex role of Irishness in its production, circulation and reception. It expects to generate new knowledge in Australian, Irish and computational literary studies and to advance a critical and methodological framework of relational literary studies. Expected outcomes include enhanced knowledge of the history of migration and identity formation in Australia, and a new way of integrating human- and computer-led approaches to literary inquiry. The project¿s substantial benefits should include advancing understanding of Australia¿s cultural history and promoting public engagement with Australian literature.
Grant type:
University of Melbourne
Funded by:
The University of Melbourne