William Christie

Research School of Humanities & the Arts, College of Arts & Social Sciences

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William Christie


Will Christie is Professor and Head of the Humanities Research Centre at ANU, Director of the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC), and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, where he was Head of the English Section from 2015 to 2018. He was founding President of the Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA) from 2010 to 2015 and his monograph, Samuel Taylor Coleridge: A Literary Life (2006), was awarded the NSW Premier’s Biennial Prize for Literary Scholarship in 2008. His other publications include The Letters of Francis Jeffrey to Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (2008), The Edinburgh Review in the Literary Culture of Romantic Britain (2009), Dylan Thomas: A Literary Life (2014), The Two Romanticisms, and Other Essays (2016), and he is the editor (with Q.S. Tong and Angela Dunstan) of Tribute and Trade: China and Global Modernity, 1784-1935 (2020). He currently co-ordinates the Romanticism Section of the International Association of University Professors of English (IAUPE), is on the International Advisory Board of the journal European Romantic Review, and is general editor of the series China and the West in the Modern World for Sydney University Press.


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