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Researcher: Bullock, MJ (Dr Marita Bullock)

Fields of Research

Cultural theory
Visual cultures
Children's literature
Literary theory
Cinema studies
Comparative and transnational literature
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies
Visual arts
Gender studies
English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)
Book history
Site-based writing

Research Objectives

Visual communication
Other culture and society
Understanding Australia's past
Communication across languages and culture
The creative arts
Other commercial services and tourism

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Banned in Australia: Federal Book Censorship, 1900-1973; AustLit
Collecting modernity; Kritikos
Crafting time: Ricky Swallow’s recent models; Philament
Figuring the Uncanny
Fossilising the commodity: tactical engagements with time, art and the virtual in models by Ricky Swallow; Transformations
Gillian Armstrong
Introducing Australia's Bibliography of Banned Books; Banned in Australia: Federal Book Censorship, 1900-1973
Melancholy Debris: black humour and colonial memory in 'grids' by Julie Gough; Southerly
Memory Fragments: Visualising Difference in Australian History; Intellect
Modern Times: The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia
Modern Times: The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia
Screen memories: film’s knowing and historical trauma in The Tracker; Studies in Australasian Cinema
Tasmania Living Now
Teaching the Screen
The Big Book of Exhibits
The Devil’s Rope: A Cultural History of Barbed Wire
Timely Figurations: The Dialectics of Trash in the Work of Four Australian Artists
Transforming Trash – Enacting Futures
Trash as History/Memory
Yinka Shonibare
‘China China’: autoethnography and Ah Xian’s porcelain forms; New Talents 21C
“Trafficking in words”: on the politics of writing, cross-border mobility, and Nam Le’s The Boat; Antipodes

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision