The Asian Studies Research Library (ASRL) is a specialist research collection holding a large collection of material in Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Malay, Thai, Vietnamese and an extensive Japanese Studies collection for research on Japanese linguistics, society and culture.
Monash also has the Japanese Music Archive and the largest collection in Melbourne of English language publications for Japanese studies.
A team of Asian Studies Resource Librarians is available to give advice on all aspects of research on Asia. Each staff member is fluent in one or more Asian languages.
Internet access with Asian language software is available to Monash clients.
Alice Whitmore awarded 2017 Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence
Dr Alice Whitmore, Assistant Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies, has been awarded the … Continue reading Alice Whitmore awarded 2017 Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence
Happiness is ….
PhD student in linguistics Gede Primahadi Wijaya Rajeg was interviewed by SBS Radio last week. … Continue reading Happiness is ….
Olivier Elzingre’s post on passive bilingualism and linguistic identity endorsed by world-leading scholar
Olivier Elzingre blogs on passive bilingualism, and receives a welcome endorsement from world-renowned scholar Jean-Marc Dewaele.
Part II: Raising the political stakes with Jeanne d’Arc and Dr Ali Alizadeh
This interview is a continuation of Part I: Raising the political stakes with Jeanne d’Arc and Dr Ali Alizadeh. In Part II, we discuss political writing, the phenomena and ideology of real revolution, the question of war, and the revolutionary potential of Jeanne d’Arc in contemporary discourse, politics and concepts of universalism.
Part I: Raising the political stakes with Jeanne d’Arc and Dr Ali Alizadeh
Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc)’s controversial life and death are being depicted in a comprehensive new literary work by Dr Ali Alizadeh titled The Last Days of Jeanne D’Arc due out this year. We sat down with Dr Alizadeh to explore his decades-long research into the character of Jeanne d’Arc that brought up questions about political writing, the phenomena and ideology of real revolution, the question of war, and the revolutionary potential of Jeanne d’Arc in contemporary discourse, politics and concepts of universalism.
Speaking the language of us
In 18 months, about 60 people from 30 different nationalities who speak 40 languages in total have been profiled on Multilinguals of Melbourne, an online photojournalism project on Melbournians started by Master of Interpreting and Translation student Laura Blackmore.
LLCL School Seminar – Plagiarism: West and East
Today saw the first LLCL School Seminar of the year. Colleagues, visiting guests of the school, … Continue reading LLCL School Seminar – Plagiarism: West and East
Comments from coursework students: postgraduate/graduate
Comments from some of our postgraduate students: Sarah Pasfield-Neofitou, Mari Morofushi, Chris Burgess, Tomiko Kato, Sachiko Yasuda, Satoko Thomas, Hitoshi Mabuchi, Helen Tse, Sanae Enomoto, Itsuko Tanaka
Study opportunities overseas
The School has a number of exchange programs with universities and research institutions in China, … Continue reading Study opportunities overseas
Grants for LLCL research candidates and HDR support
Outline of the grants and support available to Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics, and HDR Support services.
Graduate studies research reporting day
What are Research Reporting Days? Each year the School holds a Research Reporting Day, at which students are asked to speak briefly to their research in a public forum.