As part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies, the College of Arts, Society and Education builds capacity in the tropics by providing coursework that can develop knowledge and skills in Education, Arts and Creative Media, Social Sciences, and Social Work. We expand knowledge of people and societies in the Tropics through research at Masters and PhD levels.
Top Australian literary award announced
Wed, 19 Oct 2016
The winner of one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious literary awards has been chosen by the Foundation for Australian Literary Studies.
Public lecture on a lost coastline
Tue, 4 Oct 2016
A free public lecture in Cairns this Thursday (6 October) will focus on the archaeology and deep history of Australia’s coastline and sea country.
Celebrating JCU’s Outstanding Alumni
Mon, 12 Sep 2016
Some of James Cook University’s most talented graduates have been honoured, with the announcement of the University’s annual Outstanding Alumni awards.
Survivors stick together
Fri, 26 Aug 2016
James Cook University scientists have found communities that are united and connected, both internally and externally, can better ride out disasters.
Award-winning author explores the ‘Empty North’
Thu, 28 Jul 2016
For 70 years after federation, Australians fretted over the “empty north” of their continent.