Translation and Transcultural Research
Asia Studies critiques and interrogates Western theories of social, economic, political and cultural development.Find out more
Classics and Ancient History
This covers the study of Latin and Ancient Greek, as well as the literature, history, art and archaeology of these ancient civilisations, and their contributions to the modern world.Find out more
English and Literary Studies
Studying English and Literary Studies enriches your understanding of major literary, cinematic and theatrical traditions across the globe.Find out more
European Languages and Studies
We look at the political, social and cultural aspects of contemporary Europe as well as French, German, Italian and Spanish languages and cultures.Find out more
Our aim is to achieve excellence and equity in all aspects of higher education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Gnalla Moorditj Bullargar - we are stronger together.
Language is at the core of what it means to be human and is is central to how we interact with others in our lives.Find out more
- Dr Dale Adams
Dr Dale Adams is a lecturer in German language, literature and culture and Deputy Head of the School of Humanities (Teaching and Learning).
Dr Adams is passionate about German language, culture, history and literature and is deeply convinced of their value, both across the humanities and in mathematics and science.
- Dr Anna Gadd
Dr Anna Gadd is a Lecturer at UWA’s School of Humanities and an expert in foreign languages.
Dr Gadd's teaching is an innovative research-driven approach that creates networks among UWA and other national and international universities, and between UWA and the wider Western Australian community.
- Dr Paul Gibbard
Dr Paul Gibbard is a Senior Lecturer, European Languages and Cultures in the School of Humanities.
Dr Gibbard's research lies mainly in the area of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French literature and intellectual history and he is also interested the history of the French exploration of Australia.
- Professor Hélène Jaccomard
Professor Hélène Jaccomard is a researcher, lecturer and literary critic in UWA’s School of Humanities. Her work aims to expand and challenge students and others to embrace a variety of cultures and thoughts.
Her current academic work is dedicated to translating a play by French author, Yasmina Reza.
- Professor John Kinder
Professor John Kinder is an internationally recognised linguist, professor and author, with a focus on understanding how language fits with culture. Underpinning his career is a strong focus on digitising education, historic texts and databases for future generations to access, learn from and understand language.
He is now studying the presence of Italian as a language of communication in Australia before the mass migration of the 1950s.
- Professor Alexandra Ludewig
Professor Alexandra Ludewig, Head of the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia, is a scholar of German and European Studies.
Her teaching and research focus on issues of identity and ‘Heimat’ and she has published extensively in both German and English on these topics.