School of English, Media Studies and Art History
The School of English, Media Studies and Art History (EMSAH) within the Faculty of Arts is a large, research-intensive unit with an international reputation for outstanding research and teaching in English Literature, Art History, Communication, Media and Cultural Studies, Creative and Professional Writing, Drama and Museum Studies.
English Literature at UQ comprises a major and extended major, an Honours year, and higher degrees by research. The major offers a comprehensive program in the literature of the English language, past and present. The major’s enrolments are extremely strong and staff supervise a large number of Honours English Literature students as well as 76 Research Higher Degree students. The area has an excellent record of attracting competitive external research funding. Research strengths in the Early Modern area in the School articulate with the UQ node of the ARC Centre of Excellence Centre for the History of Emotions (1100-1800), headed by Professor Peter Holbrook.