Foundation for Australian Literary Studies

Foundation for Australian Literary Studies

The Foundation for Australian Literary Studies is based at James Cook University and aims to foster the study and appreciation of Australian literature. The foundation is funded through the generosity of the late Professor Colin Roderick CBE.

The Foundation is a registered not-for-profit and is entirely dependent on subscriptions and donations from members and supporters. Contributions are actively sought from lovers of Australian Literature throughout Australia.

The Foundation is governed by a board of directors.

Important DatesEvent
15 November 2017Nominations for 2018 Colin Roderick Award open (for books published in 2017)
28 February 2018Nominations close for 2018 Colin Roderick Award (for books published in 2017)
TBAColin Roderick Public Lecture (usually held in Winter)
July 2018Roderick Award shortlist announcement (actual date TBA)
Sept/Oct 2018Annual Dinner & Roderick Award winner announced (actual date TBA)