Foster, Kevin

School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Monash Universiry
Australia

Dr Kevin Foster is Head of the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University in Melbourne. Educated in the UK, Canada and Australia he has conducted original research with the Australian, British, Canadian, Dutch and US militaries. He has published widely on war, cultural history and national identity and his work has appeared in a range of national and international journals. He is the author of Fighting Fictions: War, Narrative and National Identity (1999), Lost Worlds: Latin America and the Imagining of Empire (2009), the editor of What are we doing in Afghanistan? The Military and the Media at War (2009) and The Information Battlefield: Representing Australians at War (2011). His most recent monograph is Don’t Mention the War: The Australian Defence Force, the Media and the Afghan Conflict (2013). 

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