Saturday, November 13, 2021

Daniel Matthews Awarded the 2021 Penny Pether Prize

Congratulations to our former colleague Dr Daniel Matthews whose recent book was awarded the 2021 Penny Pether Prize for Scholarship in Law, Literature and the Humanities. The monograph published by Edinburgh University Press is titled Earthbound: The Aesthetics of Sovereignty in the Anthropocene (EUP, 2021).The prize honours the late Penny Pether (1957-2013), an Australian scholar who "helped convene the first conference of teh Law and Literature Association and founded the interdisciplinary journal Law Text Culture". The prize is awarded by the Law, Literature and Humanities Association of Australasia to the author whose book has, in the judgement of the Committee, made the most significant contribution to the field of Australasian law, literature and humanities. Our colleague Professor Marco Wan was awardedthe 2017 Penny Pether Prize for his book Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction.

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