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Language, Communication and Culture

In a world of accelerated change and an increasing plethora of information and technology, there is an even greater need for critical engagement with social issues and the politics of cultural representation, language and communication.

asian languages

Curtin researchers contribute world-class research in the Language, Communication and Culture research theme. Of particular interest is research in anthropology and sociology, literary and popular culture studies, Asian languages and screen studies, as well as the intersection between culture and technology and its repercussions.

Current research projects

There are many research projects underway within this theme. Some examples include:

  • posthumanism and technology
  • Indigenous culture and digital technologies
  • countering online violent extremism
  • Chinese culture, gender and media
  • Japanese culture, gender and media
  • language and influence on teaching and learning
  • politics of community
  • cultural studies
  • film studies.

Though only a selection of projects has been listed here, Curtin is interested to discuss any research topic relating to language, communication and culture.