Justine Seran

Justine Seran is studying for a PhD with the English Literature department at the University of Edinburgh. Her research falls within the broad remit of Postcolonial Studies with a focus on Aboriginal Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand Maori literatures. Her doctoral thesis examines the dynamics of intersubjectivity and relationality in a large contemporary corpus of women’s writing. Seran’s wider interests include education, the social impact of research in the humanities, and literary processes of Indigenous cultural survivance in settler colonial nations.

Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Seventeen essays from distinguished scholars take on the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and consider a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered in their personal and professional experience. Opening a discussion on academic freedom and the place of the academy in society is a timely effort, writes Justine Seran.

8 years ago