Dr Sarah Pinto
Dr Sarah Pinto

Honorary Research Fellow
Contact Details:

Email: s.pinto@uq.edu.au

BA(Hons), Melbourne University
PhD, Melbourne University

Research Interests:

Australian history. Fictional histories. Emotion and history. Memory and settler colonialism. 

Current Research Projects:

Contemporary Australian historical fictions. Historical cultures of the settler societies of the former British Empire.
Selected Recent Publications:
  • Forthcoming, “Truth, History and The Secret River”, in Susan Kossew (ed.), Kate Grenville: Essays and Interviews (Amsterdam: Rodopi).
  • 2010, “How do you Plead? Guilt, responsibility and reconciliation on the frontier in Rolf de Heer’s The Tracker (2002)”, in Russell West-Pavlov and Jennifer Wawrzinek (eds), Frontier Skirmishes: Literary and cultural debates in Australia after 1992 (Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter).
  • 2010, with Kate Murphy and Denise Cuthbert, “These infants are future Australians: making the nation through intercountry adoption”, Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 34, no. 2, 141-61.
  • 2010, “Emotional histories and historical emotions: looking at the past in historical novels”, Rethinking History, vol. 14, no. 2, 189-207.
  • 2007, with Leigh Boucher, “‘I ain’t queer’: love, masculinity and history in Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, 2006), Journal of Men’s Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, 311-30.
  • 2006, with Leigh Boucher, “Fighting for legitimacy: masculinity, political voice and Ned Kelly”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, vol. 10, no. 1, 1-29.

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