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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of English, Communications and Performance Studies
School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences
Campus(es)Clayton, Gippsland


The Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies has an international reputation for its postgraduate research training and graduate education.

Particular research strengths in comparative literature include European, Asian and Latin American literature; romanticism, modernism and postmodernism; literature and philosophy; and comparative literary theory.

Research strengths in cultural atudies include postcolonial culture; genre studies; graphic novels; New Hollywood; Japanese popular culture; science fiction; and cyber culture. Cultural studies at Monash seek to problematise the binary oppositions between high and low culture and make use of a broad range of theoretical perspectives.

Relevant Courses

  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.