Foundation for Australian Literary Studies

Foundation for Australian Literary Studies

NOTE: Nominations for the 2017 Colin Roderick Award will open in November 2017.

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
27 June 2017TOWNSVILLE: Roderick Public Lecture: 'Bewilderment & Sticky Fingerprints' presented by Gail Jones
29 June 2017CAIRNS: Roderick Public Lecture: 'Bewilderment & Sticky Fingerprints' presented by Gail Jones
July 2017Longlist for Colin Roderick Award announced (date TBC)
September 2017Shortlist for Colin Roderick Award announced (date TBC)
October/November 2017Winner of Colin Roderick Award announced (date TBC)