Director, Writing and Society Research Centre, Western Sydney University

Anthony Uhlmann works on literature and philosophy. He was editor of the Journal of Beckett Studies from 2007-2013 and has written books on Beckett and other Modernist authors. His most recent book is Thinking in Literature: Joyce, Woolf and Nabokov (Bloomsbury, 2011). He is currently working on a book about J. M. Coetzee.

He is the President of the Australian University Heads of English, and the Director of The Writing and Society Research Centre at the University of Western Sydney.

Experience

  • 2013–present
    President, Australian University Heads of English, AUHE
  • 2012–present
    Director, Writing and Society Research Centre, University of Western Sydney

Education

  • 1995 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 1989 
    Queen's University, Kingston Ontario, Canada, MA
  • 1987 
    University of Sydney, Hons (1st Class)

Publications

  • 2012
    Journal of Beckett Studies, Edinburgh University Press
  • 2011
    Thinking in Literature: Joyce, Woolf, Nabokov, Bloomsbury Academic
  • 2006
    Arnold Geulincx, Ethics, with Samuel Beckett's Notes, Brill Press
  • 2006
    Samuel Beckett and the Philosophical Image, Cambridge University Press
  • 1999
    Beckett and Poststructuralism, Cambridge University Press

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    JM Coetzee and Meaning in Literature
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    ARC
  • 2007
    Literature as a Way of Thinking
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    ARC
  • 2003
    Samuel Beckett and the Ethics of Arnold Geulincx
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    ARC

Research Areas

  • Literary Studies (2005)
  • Performing Arts And Creative Writing (1904)