Jury Chair of English Language and Literature in the School, University of Adelaide

Stephen Muecke is Jury Chair of English Language and Literature in the School of Humanities at the University of Adelaide, South Australia, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He is a writer specialising in cross-generic work; a recent publication is The Mother’s Day Protest and Other Fictocritical Essays (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2016). He also works on cultural theory, with a special edition of New Literary History (“Recomposing the Humanities—with Bruno Latour”), 2016.

He has a long record of work with Indigenous people (a new edition of Paddy Roe’s Gularabulu: Stories from the West Kimberley appeared with UWA Publishing, 2016), and current research involves ethnographic documentation of Goolarabooloo county north of Broome, Western Australia, using a ‘multirealist’ approach. He has recently translated two books by Isabelle Stengers: Another Science is Possible, and (Stengers with Tobie Nathan), Doctors and Healers (both with Polity, 2018).