The School of Humanities has a world class concentration of expertise and offers high quality research training at Honours, Masters and Doctorate levels.

Art History and Curatorial and Museum studies

Art History and Curatorial and Museum studies focuses on a number of different research areas across the fields of Art History, Curatorship and Museology.

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Classics, archaeology and ancient history research

The Department of Classics produces publications ranging from emotions and the representation of pain in Late Latin poetry, to Graeco-Roman attitudes to body, mind, and health, to the archaeology of the Late Antique Near East.

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English and Creative writing

The Department of English and Creative Writing are active in a number of different literary research topics.

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French Studies

The staff of the Department of French Studies all conduct research in a number of different periods and areas of French cultural production.

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German Studies

The Department of German Studies is active in research in a number of different periods and areas of German language and culture.

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The Department of History has a strong research culture. Our research strengths are in Australian history, and particularly indigenous history, modern European history, South-Asian studies, and the history of food and drink. 

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The Department of Linguistics has particular focus on endangered languages and language revival. We work with local Aboriginal languages and their speakers/ custodian including Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri, Barngarla, Adnyamathanha, Yankunytjatjara and many others.

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The Department of Media undertakes research across an array of media subjects, including industries and technological change, media ethics, policy formation, visual cultures, and media representational issues. 

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Spanish Studies

The Department of Spanish Studies is active in research in the fields of literature and culture. Our research activities are limited to Spain and the Spanish speaking countries of Latin America.

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The Department of Philosophy has a vibrant research culture, and contributes to many areas of contemporary philosophy.

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Faculty of Arts research

Our research sits within the Faculty of Arts, which also has a number of research groups and centres which undertake a wide array of research across many disciplines.

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