The School of Culture and Communication is a thriving teaching and research centre for critical thinking in the humanities, led by world-leading scholars researching literary and cultural studies, art history, cinema and performance, media and communication and Indigenous studies.
Areas of expertise
The expertise within the School is diverse, spanning the gamut of communications, literary, and cultural fields.
ARC Centre for Excellence for the History of Emotions
A multidisciplinary centre researching the history of emotional behaviours from medieval Europe to the present.
Centre for Advancing Journalism
This centre fosters and encourages journalism that helps people be informed and engaged citizens.
Research Unit in Public Cultures
A unit researching transformations in public culture produced by new intersections of knowledge, media, space and mobility.
Visual Cultures Resource Centre
The University of Melbourne’s Visual Cultures Resource Centre (VCRC) holds one of the largest collections of art reproductions in the Southern Hemisphere.