People

Professor Bill Ashcroft

Professor and ARC Fellow
BA MA Syd, PhD ANU
School of the Arts and Media

Contact

+61 2 9385 2283
+61 2 9385 6812
Room 202, Robert Webster
Kensington Campus
Fields: Postcolonial Studies, Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature), Other Literatures in English, Literary Theory
Tags: School of the Arts and Media
Research

Bill Ashcroft is an Australian Professorial Fellow in the School of English, Media and Performing Arts. A founding exponent of post-colonial theory, co-author of The Empire Writes Back, the first text to examine systematically the field of post-colonial studies. He is author and co-author of sixteen books, variously translated into five languages, Including Post-Colonial Transformation (Routledge 2001), Post-Colonial Futures (Continuum 2001); Caliban's Voice (Routledge 2008) and Intimate Horizons (ATF 2009). He is the author of over 150 chapters and papers, and he is on the editorial boards of ten international journals.

Publications

    Books

    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2013, Postcolonial Studies: The Key Concepts (3rd ed), 3, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B, (ed.), 2012, Literature for Our Times: Postcolonial Studies in the Twenty-First Century, 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam and New York
    • Ashcroft B; Tower sargent L; Kesler C, (eds.), 2012, Spaces of Utopia: An Electronic Journal, Universidade do Porto. Faculdade de Letras. Biblioteca Digital, Oporto
    • Ashcroft B; Devlin Glass F; McCredden L, 2009, Intimate Horizons: the Post-Colonial Sacred in Australian Literature, 1, Australian Theological Forum Press, Adelaide
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 2009, Edward Said (3rd Ed), 2nd, Routledge, London
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, Caliban`s Voice: The Transformation of English in Post-Colonial Literatures, Routlegde, London
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies (2nd Ed), 2nd, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, (eds.), 2006, The Post-Colonial Studies Reader (2nd ed), Second, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2002, The Empire Writes Back (2nd ed), 2nd, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, Post-Colonial Transformation, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, On Post-Colonial Futures: Transformations of Colonial Culture, Continuum Publishing Co, London
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 2001, Edward Said, 2nd, Routledge, London
    • Ashcroft B; Khadim H, 2001, Edward Said and the Post-colonial, 1, Nova Science Publishers, Huntington, NY
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P; Knight R, (eds.), 1999, White and Deadly: Sugar and Colonialism, 1, Nova Science, New York
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 1999, Edward Said: the paradox of identity, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Tiffin H; Griffiths G, 1998, Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies, Routledge Press, London and New York
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, The gimbals of unease: the poetry of Francis Webb, Centre for the Study of Australian Literature, Nedlands, Western Australian
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1995, The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, 1, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1989, The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-colonial Literatures, 1st, Routledge Press, London

    Book Chapters

    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Material Resonance: Knowing Before Meaning', in Neumeier B; Schaffer K (ed.), Decolonizing the Landscape: Indigenous Cultures in Australia, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 107 - 128
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Bridging the Silence: Inner Translation and the Metonymic Gap', in Language and Translation in Postcolonial Literatures: Multilingual Contexts, Translational Texts, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 17 - 31
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Knowing time: temporal epistemology in the African novel', in Cooper B; Morrell R (ed.), Africa-centred Knowledges: Crossing Fields and Worlds, edn. 1, James Curry, London, pp. 64 - 77
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Vanishing Borders: Boundaries, Habitation, Transnation', in Vanden Driesen C; Kumar TV (ed.), Globalization: Australia-Asian Perspectives, Atlantic, Chennai, pp. 143 - 163
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Going Global: The Future of Postcolonial Studies', in Dwivedi OP; Kich M (ed.), Postcolonial Theory in the Global Age: Interdisciplinary Essays, edn. 1, Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub, Jefferson, NC and London, pp. 35 - 49
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Menippean Marechera', in Hamilton G (ed.), Reading Marechera, edn. 1, James Currey, Woodbridge, UK, pp. 76 - 98
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Postcolonial Studies', in Kaldis B (ed.), Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, SAGE Reference, Los Angeles, pp. 741 - 744
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Border Free: Amitav Ghosh as a Child of Midnight', in Volná L; Agarwal NK; Prasad M (ed.), Children of Midnight: Contemporary Indian Novel in English, edn. 1, Pencraft International, Delhi, pp. 20 - 35
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Transcultural Presence', in Ghosh R; Kleinberg E (ed.), Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty First Century, edn. 1, Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, pp. 122 - 143
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Beyond the Nation: Australian Literature as World Literature', in Dixon R; Rooney B (ed.), Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?, edn. 1, Australian Scholarly Press, Melbourne, pp. 34 - 46
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Die Mehrdeutige Notwendigkeit der Utopie (The Ambiguous Necessity of Utopia - translated)', in Vogt S (ed.), "Etwas fehlt" : Utopie, Kritik und Glücksversprechen, edn. 1, jour fixe initiative, Berlin, pp. 197 - 214
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Re-writing India', in Sen K; Roy R (ed.), Writing India Anew: Indian-English Fiction, 2000-2010, edn. 1st, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, pp. 29 - 46
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Postcolonial Utopianism: the Utility of Hope', in Goebel W; Schabio S (ed.), Locating Postcolonial Narrative genres, edn. 1, Routledge, New York, pp. 27 - 43
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Introduction: A Convivial Critical Democracy. Postcolonial Studies in the twenty First Century', in Ashcroft B; Mendis R; McGonegal J; Mukherjee A (ed.), Literature for Our Times: Postcolonial Studies in the Twenty-First Century, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam and New York, pp. xv - xxxv
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Bollywood, Post-colonial Transformation and Modernity', in Roy AG; Huat CB (ed.), Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA, edn. 1, OUP, USA, pp. 1 - 18
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, 'Silence as Heterotopia in Coetzee's Fiction', in Danta C; Kossew S; Murphet J (ed.), Strong Opinions: J. M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction, Continuum, London & New York, pp. 141 - 157
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, 'Translation and Transformation', in Palusci O (ed.), Traduttrici: Female Voices Across Languages, Tangram Edizioni Scientifiche, Trento, pp. 25 - 46
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, ''Reading the Other: Constitutive Transculturality in a Hong Kong Classroom'', in Doff S; Schultz-Engler F (ed.), Beyond ?Other? Cultures: Transcultural Perspectives on Teaching the New Literatures in English., edn. 1, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, Trier, Germany, pp. 17 - 30
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Transnation', in Wilson J; Sandru C; Welsh SL (ed.), Rerouting the Postcolonial: New Directions for the New Millenium, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 72 - 85
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Francis Webb, Augustine and the Location of the Sacred', in Cristaudo W (ed.), Augustine: his Legacy and relevance, edn. 1, ATF Press, Adelaide, pp. 183 - 210
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Edward Said's Humanism', in Telmissany M; Schwartz ST (ed.), Counterpoints : Edward Said's legacy, Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, pp. 3 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Madness and Power: Lilian's Story and the Decolonized Body', in Kossew S (ed.), Lighting Dark Places: Essays on Kate Grenville, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 55 - 72
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Reading Post-Colonial Australia', in Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature, edn. 1, Cambria, Amherst, NY, pp. 1 - 14
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Globalization, Transnation and Utopia', in Goebel W; Schabio SS (ed.), Locating Transnational Ideals, edn. 1, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 13 - 29
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Representation and Liberation: From Orientalism to the Palestinian Crisis', in Iskander A; Rustom H (ed.), Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation, edn. 1, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, pp. 291 - 303
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'The Presence of the Sacred in Patrick White', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Remembering Patrick White: Contemporary Critical Essays, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 95 - 108
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Is Australian Literature Post-colonial?', in Carter D; Guanglin W (ed.), Modern Australian Criticism and Theory, edn. 1st, China Ocean University Press, Qingdao, pp. 1 - 13
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Caliban`s Voice: Writing in the Third Space', in Ikas K; Wagner G (ed.), Communicating in the Third Space, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 109 - 123
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Afterword: Travel and Power', in Kuehn J; Smethurst P (ed.), Travel Writing, Form and Empire: The Poetics and Politics of Mobility, edn. 1st, Routledge, London, pp. 229 - 241
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Chicano Transnation', in Concannon K; Lomelli F; Priewe M (ed.), Imagined Transnationalism: US Latino/a Literature, Culture and Identity, edn. 1, Palgrave/Macmillan, New York, pp. 13 - 28
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Of New Centres and Old Margins: the Limits of the Postcolonial', in Bakshi K; Sengupta S; Paul S (ed.), Anxieties, Influences and After: Critical Responses to Postcolonialism and Neocolonialism, edn. 1, Worldview, Kolkatta, pp. 394 - 404
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Literary Australias', in Sarwal R (ed.), Reading Down Under: Australian Literary Studies Reader, edn. 1, SSS Publications, New Delhi, pp. 1 - 8
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'The Sacred in Australian Literary Culture', in Paranjape M (ed.), Sacred Australia, edn. 1, Clouds of Magellan, Melbourne, pp. 21 - 43
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'Caliban?s Voice: Writing in the Third Space', in Ikas K; Wagner G (ed.), Communicating in the Third Space, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 109 - 123
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'Sugar and Slavery', in Dias MSF (ed.), Legacies of Slavery: Comparative Perspectives, edn. 1st, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK, pp. 108 - 125
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'Globalization, the Transnation and Utopia', in Sen K; Chakravarty S (ed.), Narrating the (Trans)nation: The Dialectics of Culture and Identity, edn. 1, Dasgupta and Co., Kolkatta, pp. 1 - 24
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Sugar and Slavery', in Dias MSF (ed.), Legacies of Slavery: Comparative Perspectives, edn. 1st, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK, pp. 108 - 125
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'The Emperor`s New Clothes', in Nation in Immigration: Essays on Nationalism, Sub-Nationalisms and Narration, edn. First, Orient Longman, Hyderabad, India, pp. 123 - 138
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Exile and representation: Edward Said as public intellectual', in Curthoys N; Ganguly D (ed.), Edward Said: The Legacy of a Public Intellectual, edn. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 75 - 95
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'The Emperor`s New Clothes: Global (Dis)Affections', in Göbel W; Schabio S (ed.), Postcolonial (Dis)Affections, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, Trier, pp. 9 - 23
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Environment Section', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Diaspora Section', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 425 - 428
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 5 - 8
    • Ashcroft B, 2006, 'Foreword', in Prasad M (ed.), Arundhati Roy: Critical Perspectives, edn. 1, Pencraft International, Delhi, pp. 3 - 5
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Globalization', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 461 - 462
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to The Sacred', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 517 - 518
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Race', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 211 - 212
    • Ashcroft B, 2006, 'Post-Colonial Horizons', in (In)fusion Approach: Theory, Contestation, Limits, University Press of America, Lanhan, Md, pp. 73 - 84
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'Simulation, Resistance and Transformation: The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith', in Gaile A (ed.), Fabulating Beauty: Perspectives on the Fiction of Peter Carey, edn. First, Rodopi Press, Amsterdam, pp. 199 - 214
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'Home and Horizon', in Vanden Driesen C; Crane R (ed.), Diaspora: The Australasian Experience, edn. First, Prestige, New Delhi, pp. 45 - 58
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Rogoberta`s Lies', in Dobrez EA (ed.), An ABC of Lying, edn. First, Australian Scholarly, Melbourne, pp. 108 - 119
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Edward Said: The Locatedness of Theory', in Peters M (ed.), Futures of Critical Theory, edn. First, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Maryland, pp. 261 - 274
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Post-colonial Transformation and Global Culture', in Albertazzi S; Possamai D (ed.), Postmodernism and Postcolonialism, Il Polygrapho, Bologna, pp. 17 - 32
    • Ashcroft B; Olubas B; Kossew S, 2003, 'Rethinking First Year English: A Web-Assisted, Modular and Collaborative Course in First Year English', in Wilson S; Scoufis M; Weiss B (ed.), UNSW: Exciting and Engaging Our Students in their First Year at UNSW: Issues, Tips and Resources for FY Learning and Teaching at UNSW, edn. ., University of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 115 - 118
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Language and Race', in Harris R; Rampton B (ed.), The Language, Ethnicity and Race Reader, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 37 - 53
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Ireland, Post-Colonial Transformation and Global Culture', in Kuch P; Robson J (ed.), Irelands in the Asia Pacific, edn. First, Colin Smythe, Buckinghamshire, UK, pp. 176 - 195
    • Ashcroft B, 2002, 'Globalism, Postcolonialism and African Studies', in Goldberg D; Solomon J (ed.), Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studies, edn. 1st, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, pp. 511 - 520
    • Ashcroft B, 2002, 'The Boundaries of the State: Africa and Modernity', in African Identities, pp. 1 - 11
    • Ashcroft B, 2002, 'Francis Webb', in Samuels S (ed.), Dictionary of Literary Biography. Australian Writers, 1915-1950., edn. 1st, Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, Fasmington Hills, pp. 392 - 399
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2002, 'Re-Thinking the Post Colonial', in Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H (ed.), The Empire Writes Back, edn. 2nd, Routledge Press, London, pp. 193 - 222
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, 'Post-Coloniality and the Future of English', in Dele Layiwola (ed.), Understanding Post-Colonial Identities: Ireland, Africa and the Pacific, edn. 1st, Dele Layiwola, Ibadan, Nigeria, pp. 1 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, 'Worldliness', in Ashcroft B; Kadhim H (ed.), Edward Said and the Post-Colonial, Vova Science, Huntington, NY, pp. 73 - 90
    • Ashcroft B; Kadhim H, 2001, 'Introduction', in Ashcroft B; Kadhim H (ed.), Edward Said and the Post-Colonial, Vova Science, Huntington, NY, pp. 9 - 15
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Primitive and Wingless:the Colonial Subject as Child', in Dickens and the Children of the Empire, Palgrave, Hampshire, United Kingdom, pp. 184 - 202
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Resistance and Transformation', in English Literature in International Contexts, Universitatsverlag Winter, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 15 - 28
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Modernism`s empire Australia and the cultural imperialism of style', in Modernism and Empire, Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, pp. 292 - 323
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'Modernity`s first-born: Latin America and post-colonial transformation', in El debate de la postcolonialidad en Latinoamerica, Die Deutsche Bibliothek, Madrid, pp. 13 - 30
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'White And Deadly: Sugar and Colonialism', in Horizons in Post-Colonial Studies, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 1999, 'A fatal sweetness: sugar and post-colonial cultures.', in Horizons in Post-Colonial Studies, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA, pp. 33 - 50
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'The Rhizome of Post-colonial Discourse', in Luckhurst R; Marks P (ed.), Literature and the Contemporary: Fictions and Theories of the Present, edn. 1, Longman, London, pp. 111 - 125
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'Constructing the post-colonial male body', in The body in the library, Radolpi, Amsterdam - Atlanta, GA, pp. 207 - 224
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'Irony, allegory and empire: `Waiting for the barbarians` and `In the heart of the country`', in Critical essays on J.M. Coetzee, G.K. Hall & Co, New York, pp. 100 - 116
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'The Literary Writing of Post-colonial History: Testimonio and Post-colonial Interpolation', in Edwards B; Ommundsen W (ed.), Appreciating Difference: Writing Postcolonial Literary History, Centre for Studies in Literary Education, Deakin, Melbourne, pp. 25 - 40
    • Ashcroft B, 1997, 'Globalism, Post-Colonialism and African Studies', in Post Colonialism: Culture and Identity in Africa, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA, pp. 11 - 26
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, 'Against the tide of time:Peter Carey`s interpolation into history', in Writing the nation: self and country in the post colonial imagination, Rodopi Press, Amsterdam, pp. 194 - 212
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Russel Soaba', in Benson E; Connolly LW (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 1508 - 1509
    • Ashcroft B; Salter J, 1994, 'Australian Voices: A Bakhtinian Reading of the Australian Nationalist Debate', in Fuery P (ed.), Representation, Discourse, Desire, edn. 1, Longmans, Melbourne, pp. 70 - 85
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'John Kasaipwalova', in Benson E; Connolly LW (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 758 - 759
    • Ashcroft B; Salter J, 1994, 'Australia, A Rhizomic Text', in Dobrez L (ed.), Identifying Australia in Postmodern Times, edn. 1, Bibliotech ANU, Canberra, pp. 4 - 15
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Excess: Post-colonialism and the Verandahs of Meaning', in Lawson A; Tiffin C (ed.), De-scribing Empire, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 33 - 44
    • Ashcroft B, 1992, 'Peter Carey', in Bourgoin SM (ed.), Encyclopaedia of World Biography, edn. 1, Gale, pp. 584 - 584
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1991, 'Post-Colonial Reconstructions: Literature, Meaning, Value', in Literature in the Modern World, edn. 1, Oxford UP, Oxford, pp. 298 - 303
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1991, 'Post-colonial Reconstructions: Literature, Meaning, Value', in Walder D (ed.), Literature in The Modern World, edn. 1, OUP, Oxford, pp. 298 - 303
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Marion Halligan, The Living Hothouse', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 97 - 97
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'George Papaellinus, Ikons', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 221 - 222
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Michael Wilding, The Man of Slow Feeling', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 275 - 275
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'David Malouf, 12 Edmonstone Street', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 190 - 190
    • Ashcroft B, 1988, 'Is that the Congo? Language as Metonymy in the Post-Colonial Text', in Edwards B (ed.), Literature and National Cultures, edn. 1, Centre for Studies in Literary Education, Deakin University, Melbourne, pp. 56 - 65
    • Ashcroft B, 1983, 'The Journeying Self: Schizophrenia and the Poetry of Francis Webb', in Heseltine H (ed.), Francis Webb - Poet and Patient, edn. 1, Dept English Duntroon, Canberra, pp. 19 - 27
    • Ashcroft WD, 1978, 'Beyond the Alphabet: Janet Frame's Owls Do Cry', in Delbaere J (ed.), Bird Hawk and Bogie: Essays on Janet Frame, edn. 1, Dangaroo, Aarhus, pp. 35 - 44
    • Ashcroft WD, 1978, 'More than One Horizon', in Shepherd R; Singh K (ed.), Patrick White: A Critical Symposium, edn. 1, Centre of Research in New Literatures in English, Adelaide, pp. 123 - 134

    Journal articles

    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Beyond the Nation: the Mobility of Indian Literature', Indialogs: Spanish Journal of Indian Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 5 - 26, http://revistes.uab.cat/indialogs/index
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Including China: Bei Dao, Resistance and the Imperial State', Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 357 - 377
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Colonisation and Speciesism: Jules Verne's The Mysterious Island', Kunapipi: journal of postcolonial writing, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 145 - 151
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Hybridity and Transformation: The Art of Lin Onus', Postcolonial Text, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 1 - 18, http://postcolonial.org/index.php/pct/article/view/1706
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'African Futures: the Necessity of Utopia', International Journal of African Renaissance Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 94 - 114
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Spaces of Utopia', Spaces of Utopia, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1 - 17, http://ler.letras.up.pt/
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'The Fringe of Leaves: The Edge of the Sacred', Cercles: Revue Pluridisiplinaire Du Monde Anglophone, vol. 26, pp. 6 - 21, http://www.cercles.com/n26/ashcroft.pdf
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, 'Urbanism, mobility and Bombay: Reading the postcolonial city', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 497 - 509, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449855.2011.614774
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Alternative modernities: Globalization and the post-colonial', ARIEL, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 81 - 105
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Alternative Modernities: Globalization and the Post-Colonial', ARIEL, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 81 - 105
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Remembering the future: Utopianism in African literature', Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 703 - 722
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'The Ambiguous Necessity of Utopia: Post-colonial Literatures and the Persistence of Hope', Social Alternatives, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 8 - 14
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Transcultural Presence', Storia della Storiografia, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 76 - 93
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Beyond the Nation: Post-colonial Hope', Journal of the European Association of Studies in Australia, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 12 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'The Post-Washington Consensus: Post-colonial Globalization', Anglistica, vol. 9, pp. 11 - 32
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Critical Utopias', Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 21, pp. 411 - 432
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'A Fringe of Leaves: The Edge of the Sacred', Lemuria, vol. 1, pp. 5 - 18
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Post-Colonial Transformation and Global Culture', Australian Studies: Themes and Issues, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 13
    • Ashcroft B, 2006, 'Representation and Resistance: Edward Said 1935-2003', Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, vol. 11, no. 1 & 2, pp. 30 - 42
    • Ashcroft B, 2006, 'Post-Colonial Globalization', Muse India: The Literary Journal, pp. 1 - 18
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'The Horizonal Sublime', Antipodes: a global journal of Australian/New Zealand literature, vol. 19, pp. 141 - 151
    • Ashcroft B; Devlin Glass F; McCredden L, 2005, 'The Sacred in Australian Literature: An Introduction', Antipodes: a global journal of Australian/New Zealand literature, vol. 19, pp. 124 - 126
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'Forcing Newness into the World: Language, Place and Nature', ARIEL, vol. 36, pp. 75 - 95
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'England through colonial eyes in twentieth-century fiction', Clio (Ft. Wayne): a journal of literature, history, and the philosophy of history, vol. 34, pp. 224 - 229
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Edward Said and Cultural Exile', Groniek: Historisch Tidschrift, vol. 163, pp. 179 - 188
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Representation and its discontents: Orientalism, Islam and the Palestinian crisis', Religion, vol. 34, pp. 113 - 121
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Reading Carey Reading Malley', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 21, pp. 28 - 39
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Representation and Resistance: Edward Said 1935-2003', Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, vol. 11,Nos.1&2, pp. 30 - 42
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, 'Language and Race', Social Identities: journal for the study of race, nation and culture, vol. 7, pp. 311 - 328
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Legitimate post-colonial knowledge', Mots Pluriels, vol. 14, pp. 1 - 6
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'Habitation', New Literatures Review, pp. 27 - 41
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'English studies and post-colonial transformation', Journal of Caribbean studies, vol. 12, pp. 106 - 132
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'Modernity's first born: Latin America and postcolonial transformation', ARIEL, pp. 7 - 29
    • Ashcroft B, 1997, 'On the Hyphen in Post-colonial', New Literatures Review, no. 32, pp. 23 - 32
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, 'Conversation with Edward Said', New Literatures Review, pp. 3 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, 'On the Hyphen in `Post-Colonial`', New Literatures Review, pp. 23 - 32
    • Ashcroft B, 1995, 'Interpolation and post-colonial agency', New Literatures Review, pp. 176 - 189
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Africa and Australia: the Post-colonial Connection', Research in African Literatures, pp. 161 - 170
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Africa and Australia: the Post-colonial Connection', Research in African Literatures, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 161 - 170
    • Ashcroft B, 1992, 'The Present Crisis in Australian Literary Studies', Australian-Canadian Studies, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 147 - 152
    • Ashcroft B, 1990, 'The Language of Music: Helen Garner's The Children's Bach', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 489 - 498
    • Ashcroft B, 1990, 'Choosing E/english - Choosing an Audience', Span, vol. 31, pp. 8 - 17
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'The Post-colonial Revision of Australian Literature', New Literatures Review, vol. 18, pp. 2 - 9
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Language as Metonymy in the Post-colonial Text', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 3 - 10
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Intersecting Marginalities: Post-colonialism and Feminism', Kunapipi: journal of postcolonial writing, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 23 - 43
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Constitutive Graphonomy: A Post-colonial Theory of Literary Writing', Kunapipi: journal of postcolonial writing, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 58 - 73
    • Ashcroft B, 1988, 'The Flesh of Parable: Russel Soaba's Maiba', Span, vol. 25, pp. 85 - 95
    • Ashcroft B, 1987, 'Language Issues Facing Commonwealth Writers', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 99 - 118
    • Ashcroft B, 1981, 'The Place of the Spirit: Albert Wendt's Sons For the Return Home', New Literatures Review, no. 9, pp. 24 - 33
    • Ashcroft B, 1979, 'realer than the Real: Francis Webb's ?Ward Two?', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 59 - 70
    • Ashcroft B, 1979, 'Towards an Australian Literary Theory', New Literatures Review, no. 6, pp. 45 - 48
    • Ashcroft WD, 1977, 'The Novels of Kenneth Mackenzie', Hemisphere, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 17 - 24
    • Ashcroft WD, 1977, 'The Function of Criticism in a Pluralist World', New Literatures Review, no. 3, pp. 3 - 14
    • Ashcroft WD, 1977, 'Beyond the Alphabet: Janet Frame's Owls Do Cry', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. August, no. 23, pp. 12 - 23
    • Ashcroft WD, 1976, 'Pain's Amalgam with Gold: Francis Webb's ?Around Costessey?', Westerly, vol. 2, pp. 62 - 73
    • Ashcroft WD, 1976, 'All Joy...and All Pain', Hemisphere, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 25 - 30
    • Ashcroft WD, 1975, 'Australian LIterary Modes', , pp. 31 - 37
    • Ashcroft WD, 1975, 'Two Perspectives of Webb's Thought', Poetry Australia, vol. 56, pp. 55 - 61
    • Ashcroft WD, 1975, 'Centre of Fierceness: Francis Webb's Vision of the Artist', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 160 - 175
    • Ashcroft WD, 1974, 'The Broads of the Spirit: the Poetry of Francis Webb', Meanjin, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 7 - 17
    • Ashcroft WD, 1974, 'The Storming of the Bastille: the Technique of Francis Webb's Poetry', Southerly, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 355 - 370

    Conference Papers

    • Ashcroft B; McAlpine I, 2004, 'Student Moderators in Online Discussion', in Beyond the Comfort Zone, presented at Beyond the Comfort Zone, Perth, WA, 5 - 8 December 2004
    • Ashcroft B; McAlpine I, 2002, 'Turning Points: Learning from online discussions', in ED-MEDIA 2002: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, presented at ED-MEDIA 2002 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Denver, Colorado, 24 - 29 June 2002
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Beyond Identity: Australia`s Post-Colonial Future', in CONFERENCE OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF AUSTRALIA - "CREATIVE CONFIGURATIONS", presented at CONFERENCE OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF AUSTRALIA - "CREATIVE CONFIGURATIONS", KERALA, INDIA, 1 January 1997
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'Global Culture, Local Identity and Post-Colonial Transformation', in Literary Theory and Transformations 3 vols., Ain Shams University, Cairo, pp. 45 - 61, presented at Literary Theory and Transformations, Cairo, Egypt, 1 December 1998
Teaching

Bill Ashcroft has taught in the Faculty since 1988. He was instrumental in developing the Australian Studies program in the Faculty, the teaching of post-colonial literary studies in the School, and has developed various forms of innovative, interdisciplinary and electronic educational initiatives. Most recently he spent three years from 2005-2008 as Chair Professor of English at the University of Hong Kong.

Innovative Teaching

• Selected in 2001 to be supported by the university to prepare and deliver a fully online General Education course, first taught in Session 2 2001.

• Selected in 2001 to be one of the inaugural ITET (Innovative Teaching and Educational Technology) Fellows. The ITET scheme was designed to prepare academics to take a leading role in the university's transformation of teaching.

• Received an Outstanding Paper Award for a paper with Iain McAlpine of EdTec delivered at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications in 2002.

• Led a team in 2002 which received a grant in the First Year Experience scheme - developed two web-assisted, modular, collaborative first year courses, with an emphasis upon improving the First Year experience of university.

• Was nominated for a WebCt Exemplary Course Award in 2003.

Postgraduate Supervision:

• Supervised over twenty PhD graduates since 1988.

• Postgraduate coordinator in the School of English.

Undergraduate Teaching:

• Australian literature, Australian Studies, and Critical Theory, Post-colonial literatures and Theory, African, Indian and Caribbean Literatures.

• Convened the Australian Studies Program from 1988 to 1993, introducing an Australian Studies major and Australian Studies MA.