Charles Bayliss, Junction of Darling and Murray Rivers, Taken from Victorian Side (1886).
National Library of Australia, PIC/9228/34 LOC PIC Album 76.
A project that approaches Australian and New Zealand settler literature as a form of environmental knowledge to understand how colonial society defined the limits of its responsibility to the natural world.
Philip's research focuses on the culture, economics, and environments of settler colonialism, especially in nineteenth-century Australia and New Zealand. He is author of Settler Colonialism in Victorian Literature: Economics and Political Identity in the Networks of Empire (Cambridge, 2020), and co-editor of Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire (Fordham, 2019).
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Teresa's research areas include Pacific and Pacific Rim cultures, environmental humanities, and water and the ocean. She is author of Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), and co-editor of Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century (Routledge, 2011).
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Marg's research focuses on cultural and social sustainability, including Māori relationships with whenua, Māori-state resource management relations, and cultural and ethical issues related to engagement with Māori.
Leon completed a Bachelor of Arts in Computing and a Certificate in Arts in Information Systems at Massey University in 2004.
Simon has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Business Studies in Accountancy, and is a Massey Scholar. His thesis is titled “Climate Change and Genre in the Contemporary Novel.”
Julia completed a Bachelor of Communication in Journalism at Massey University in 2016, and a Graduate Diploma in Arts in 2020. She was recipient of the Massey University Innovation and Academic Excellence Scholarship in 2012.
Sara completed a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology at Massey University in 2020.
Albany will complete her Bachelor of Arts in English at Massey University in 2021.