Multidisciplinary research in a changing world through creativity
Arts Research in Creative Humanities (ARCH) aims to increase the wider community’s capacity to negotiate a rapidly changing world through creativity, multidisciplinary, critical thinking and cultural exchange.
Voicing the Dead
In Voicing the Dead, internationally awarded author Professor Gary Crew has created an astonishing novel based on a true story. It revisits the journey of two young English castaways, who survived the shipwreck of the Charles Eaton in 1834 and escaped a massacre in the Torres Strait.
'Cultural Vitality’ of the region.
Dr Lisa Chandler is collaborating with USC colleague Dr Trudie Walters and Sunshine Coast Council’s Claudia Di Blasi on a project to develop a means of identifying the social and cultural value of Council-funded arts, culture and heritage programs.
International transformations in children’s television 2013-18
Dr Anna Potter is leading a project in the first transnational analysis of key trends in the production and distribution of contemporary children’s television, with Australian content at its core.
East Coast Encounter exhibition
Dr Lisa Chandler is a co-leading curator of the exhibition East Coast Encounter, (ECE) is a multi-arts initiative involving significant Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, writers and songwriters to re-imagine the encounter by Lt. James Cook and his crew with Aboriginal people in 1770.
The Iconic Dingo: Valuing their future on K’gari-Fraser Island
A research team led by Dr Clare Archer-Lean is evaluating the interaction between people and dingoes. The focus is on improving the communication of ‘dingo safety’ messages through understanding existing points of contact and values around the dingo. Fraser Island Dingo - courtesy of Bill Carter .