Welcome to Social Aesthetics research unit

  • Our research unit brings together academic and postgraduate researchers and professionals from the humanities, social sciences, creative arts and cultural industry sectors.

    People in our research unit are interested in the intersection between aesthetic research, cultural creativity, and social and economic life.

    The core of our research looks at aesthetics as an important aspect of all intellectual fields and human domains.

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  • 18 September 2012 Is literature an elitist cultural activity or can it be an exciting space in which new voices emerge and contest dominant values? This topic and more will be discussed at Dissensus: A Festival of New and Oppositional Writing, a one-day literary festival being hosted by Monash University’s Centre for Postcolonial Writing. Dissensus will bring together some of Australia’s most Read more
  • The Monash University Prize for Poetry was established in 1963 and is an important part of the tradition of promoting literary creativity at Monash University. Previous winners include prominent Australian poets such as John A. Scott and Laurie Duggan. Eligibility The prize is open to all current Monash University Undergraduate students and is awarded on the Read more

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