Author Profile

Deborah Pike

Deborah Pike is a Senior Lecturer in English literature at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney campus, and has published in the areas of cultural studies, postcolonial, and modernist literatures. She previously held posts at the University of Paris VII, Denis-Diderot and Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po). She is co-editor of Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Play from Early Childhood and Beyond (with Sandra Lynch and Cynthia a’Beckett).

See Deborah at the 2016 Festival:

What is happiness, and how does the pursuit of happiness shape our lives? Happiness appears to be a simple emotion, individual and pleasurable, yet the problems associated with happiness in politics, economics and philosophy suggest that it is perhaps more…

Location: Council Chamber