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Researcher: Schlunke, K (Associate Professor Katrina Schlunke)

Fields of Research

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
Globalisation and culture
Cultural studies
Cultural theory
Postcolonial studies
Australian history
Heritage, archive and museum studies
Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Other culture and society
Understanding Australia's past
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Seeing Skippy?': Visualising and materialising the kangaroo; Visualising Australia: images, icons, imaginations
A blak woman walks through a blackened landscape: Contemporary Indigenous Art and the Making of History; Courting Blakness: Recalibrating Knowledge in the Sandstone University
Animated Documentary and the Scene of Death: Experiencing Waltz with Bashir; S A Q: The South Atlantic Quarterly
Beyond Nation? Ludwig Leichhardt’s Transnationalism; Coolabah
Burnt Houses and the Haunted Home: Reconfiguring the ruin in Australia; Housing and Home Unbound: Intersections in economics, environment and politics in Australia
Construction (and Connection); Writing Architectures: Ficto-Critical Approaches
Cooking the books: how re-enactments of the Endeavour’s voyage perpetuate myths of Australia’s ‘discovery’
Domains of Extinction
Entertaining Possession: Re- Enacting Cook’s Arrival for the Queen; Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim
Inciting public grace: Deborah Kelly's public art; Deborah Kelly &
Introduction: Uncanny objects in the Anthropocene; Australian Humanities Review
Lessons from the Site: Catastrophe and Cultural Studies; The Pedagogies of Cultural Studies (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies)
Meaghan; Cultural Studies Review
Memory and materiality; Memory Studies
Objects; The Routledge Handbook of Reenactment Studies: Key Terms in the Field
One strange colonial thing: material remembering and the Bark Shield of Botany Bay; Continuum
Sustainable queerness in the more-than-human country town; Cultural Sustainability in Rural Communities: Rethinking Australian Country Towns
Sydney Letters: A to E; Writing Architectures: Ficto-Critical Approaches
Talking Point: Today’s academics should apologise for historical mistakes
The object of art in the Anthropocene: generative chairs and hi-vis touches; Australian Humanities Review
Thylacine Buggy Rug; Living with the Anthropocene: Love, Loss and Hope in the Face of Environmental Crisis
Time is a Traveller: The localness of Meaghan Morris; Cultural Studies Review
Trouble; Cultural Studies Review
Uncanny Objects in the Anthropocene; Australian Humanities Review
When Massacre Appears: Representations of Australian Indigenous Massacres in Fiction; Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity throughout History
Zoological Gardens, Austerity, and Staging the Extinction of the 'Last' Thylacine; The Poetics and Politics of Gardening in Hard Times

Research Projects

Beyond Extinction: Reconstructing the Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger) Archive; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Extinction Afterlives and the Global Thylacine Trade: Specular Commerce and Emotion in the Era of Species Extinction; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision