Researcher

Professor Brigitta Olubas

My Expertise

Australian literature, Australian refugee and migrant writing

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Biography

Brigitta Olubas is Professor of English. Principal research areas include: Australian Literature and transnational writing, Australian modernity, literary and visual culture studies, gender studies and narrative ethics.

Recent publications include an edition of Hazzard's non-fiction writings for Columbia University Press, and a collection of essays on Elizabeth Harrower, co-edited with Elizabeth McMahon. Currently writing a biography of...view more

Brigitta Olubas is Professor of English. Principal research areas include: Australian Literature and transnational writing, Australian modernity, literary and visual culture studies, gender studies and narrative ethics.

Recent publications include an edition of Hazzard's non-fiction writings for Columbia University Press, and a collection of essays on Elizabeth Harrower, co-edited with Elizabeth McMahon. Currently writing a biography of Shirley Hazzard for Farrar Straus and Giroux.


My Qualifications

BA (Hons 1) DipEd Tas, MA (Hons 1) Syd, PhD UNSW


My Engagement

Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Australian Universities Heads of English (AUHE)
Modern Language Association 
Editor, Live Crossings (magazine of creative practice by Indigenous and refugee practitioners)
Executive of the NSW English Association


My Teaching

Course Convenor:
ARTS1030 Forms of Writing: Literature, Genre Culture
ARTS2031 Australian Literature
ARTS2038 Popular Fictions: Novels and Their Afterlives

Areas of HDR supervision:
Currently supervising Honours and PhD research in the following areas: Australian literature, literary modernism, feminist theory and women's writing, literary and visual culture, transnational literary cultures and nineteenth-century fiction.

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Location

225, Level 2 Robert Webster

Contact

+61 2 9385 2303