Joy prevails as the Academy of the Humanities announces a new president and fellows

Historian Joy Damousi is the new president of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Professor Damousi is based at the University of Melbourne.

The academy has also announced newly elected fellows are:

Susan Best (art history – Griffith U), Jianfu Chen (socio-legal researcher, La Trobe U), Robin Derricourt (African archaeology, UNSW), Gerard Goggin (media comms, University of Sydney), Yingjie Guo (Chinese politics, University of Sydney), Greg Hainge (French literature, University of Queensland), Michael Haugh (linguistics, University of Queensland), Julie Holledge, (theatre and arts, Flinders University), Dexter Hoyos (Roman and Carthaginian history, University of Sydney), Neil Levy (philosophy and ethics, Macquarie University), Yixu Lu (German literature and European history, University of Sydney), Marion Maddox (religion and Australian politics, Macquarie University), Ann McGrath, (Indigenous relations and colonialism, ANU), Kirsten McKenzie (Australian colonial and imperial history University of Sydney), Rachel Nordlinger  (Indigenous language, University of Melbourne), Ingrid Piller (sociolinguistics, Macquarie University), Stuart Robson (Javanese literature and language, Monash University), Catherine Speck (war in Australian art, University of Adelaide), Shurlee Swain (history and social work, Australian Catholic University), Julian Thomas (culture, media, comms, RMIT), Clara Tuite (19th century literature and affect studies, University of Melbourne


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