From Andrew Bolt
Wannabe black? We can do a reverse Mikheel Jackson on you!
Three Wakademic Tarts & A Beard Â will re-educate you: come hear this exciting conference on Â ”Re-Orienting Whiteness”
* Interesting stuff. They already have a Black Police Association and another one for multiculti … (Correct me if I’m wrong) Only thing they don’t have is a White Police Association…
Professor Ann CurthoysÂ
Keynote Address/Public Lecture: ‘White British, and Genocidal’…Â
I want to tease out the connections and dissonances historically between white identities and British identities, and the relationship of both of these to the destructive impact of colonization in the Australian colonies. I want to consider where historical responsibility lies for the enormous destruction of life and society wrought by the process of colonization (the British authorities? the settlers? colonial governments
Ann Curthoys is an Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow and was the Manning Clark Professor of History at the Australian National University from 1996 to November 2008….She is currently writing a short book with Ann McGrath for UNSW Press called How to Write History that People want to Read.
Professor Aileen Moreton-RobinsonÂ
Keynote Address: ‘Writing off Indigenous Sovereignty: White possession within the United States’ Whiteness Studies literature’ …
Aileen Moreton-Robinson is a Geonpul woman from Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island), Quandamooka First Nation (Moreton Bay) in Queensland, Australia. She is Professor of Indigenous Studies at Queensland University of Technology. Prior to this appointment she taught Women’s Studies at Flinders University and Indigenous studies at Griffith University and the University of South Australia…
Professor Lynette RussellÂ
Keynote Address: ‘Race Incarnadine: The Fluidity of Nineteenth-century Categories of Race, Colour and Competency’Â …Â
Lynette Russell is hold the Chair in Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia, where she also Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts…
… ‘“Whiteness” and “Aboriginality” in Canada and Australia: Conversations and Identities’, Feminist Theory 8, no. 2 (2007).
Associate Professor Matt WrayÂ
Keynote Address: ‘Whiteness Studies and Boundary Theory: New Contributions and Future Research’Â
This paper briefly traces the development of whiteness studies in the United States from 1990 to 2008…
Not Quite White: White Trash and the Boundaries of Whiteness (Duke University Press, 2006); “That Ain’t White: The Long and Ugly History of ‘Trash’ Talk.” American Sexuality Magazine. (May 2007); … White Trash: Race and Class in America (Routledge, 1997).
Wow. Trashing whites is a regular industry. No wonder people more white than black prefer to call themselves Aboriginal, at least in applying for uni positions.
Thanks to reader Michael Connor, whoÂ notes a persistant nagging sound at the conferenceÂ as he goes through the papers:
“White Colonialism in the Early Childhood Field”;
“Cultural Contagion in the Eye-To-Skin Encounters of Inter-Racial Sexuality”;
“Whiteness and the Working Mother”;
“Brown bully, white class; brown teachers exposing whiteness to white students”;
“The Good White Nation Once More Made Good:Â Apology for Atrocities to the Stolen Generations”;
“Re-orienting Racism. ‘Raggers’ and ‘Rednecks’ in Relation to a Proposed Islamic School”;