Gareth Griffiths

Emeritus Professor Gareth Griffiths

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2007
  • Section(s): English, Cultural And Communication Studies


Gareth Griffiths was Professor of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia until 2013. He has written on post-colonial literatures, especially African, Australian and South Asian literatures. He has also had a life-long interest in and has taught modern drama and theatre. He currently works on issues concerning US/African relations in the nineteenth-century and on mission texts and sacral/secular relations in the post-colonial world.

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