updated November 1, 2015.

My CV can be seen here

In late 2015, a new book of mine,, Contemporary Australian Literature: A World Not Yet Dead€ , will appear from Sydney University Press.

I was in Australia from, June-July 2014. giving a plenary address at the 100th anniversary of World War One conference, held in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 14, 2014. I gave a paper on Herman Melville and Kim Scott at the MLA in Vancouver, January 2015. I will be in Beijing in summer 2015 lecturing, and will also be in Hohhot and Shanghai earlier in the summer, In August 2015, I will be in Llangollen, Wales to speak to the annual Powys conference, I will be speaking at the annual Powys conference in Wales August 2015, and the Trollope bicentenary conference in Leuven, Belgium, September 2015.