Professor Brigitta   Olubas
Professor

Professor Brigitta Olubas

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

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of the Arts and Media

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.

Phone
+61 2 9385 2303
Location
225, Level 2 Robert Webster

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; McMahon E, 2021, 'Introduction: "Something as Foreign as Myself"', in Antigone Kefala: New Australian Modernities
    Book Chapters | 2021
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2021, '‘We Had Nowhere To Go’: Artist Friendships and Migrant Poetics in the Work of Jurgis and Jolanta Janavicius', in Olubas B; McMahon E (ed.), Antigone Kefala: New Australian Modernities
    Edited Books | 2021
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; McMahon E, (ed.), 2021, Antigone Kefala: New Australian Modernities, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands WA
    Edited Books | 2020
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, (ed.), 2020, Collected Stories, Virago
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2020, 'Like/Unlike', in The Novels of Alex Miller, Routledge, pp. 89 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781003118138-7
    Edited Books | 2018
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Simoes da Silva T, (ed.), 2018, Networks and Genealogies: Tracing Connections, Inventions, and Reflections across Australian writing, Sydney University Press, Sydney, https://openjournals.library.sydney.edu.au/index.php/JASAL/issue/view/875/showToc
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    McMahon EN; Olubas B, 2017, '"Rediscovering Again: Reading Elizabeth Harrower Across Time"', in McMahon EN; Olubas B (ed.), Elizabeth Harrower: Critical Essays, edn. Sydney Studies in Australian Literature, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 1 - 7
    Edited Books | 2017
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    McMahon E; Olubas B, (ed.), 2017, Elizabeth Harrower: Critical Essays, Sydney University Press, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2017, '"Addiction, Fire, and the Face in The Catherine Wheel"', in McMahon EN; Olubas B (ed.), Elizabeth Harrower: Critical Essays, edn. Sydney Studies in Australian Literature, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 99 - 108
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2017, 'Literature, Literary Ethics, and the Global Contexts of Australian Literature: Teaching Nam Le's The Boat', in Birns N; Moore N; Shieff S (ed.), Teaching Australian and New Zealand Literature, edn. Options for Teaching, Modern Language Association of America, New York, pp. 190 - 198, https://www.mla.org/Publications/Bookstore/Options-for-Teaching/Teaching-Australian-and-New-Zealand-Literature
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2016, 'Introduction: Shirley Hazzard – Author, Amateur, Intellectual', in We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think, Columbia University Press, pp. ix - xxiv, http://dx.doi.org/10.7312/hazz17326-002
    Edited Books | 2016
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, (ed.), 2016, We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think Selected Essays, Columbia University Press, New York
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2016, 'Shirley Hazzard: Author, Amateur, Citizen', in We Need Silence To Find Out What WeThink, Columbia University Press, New York, pp. xiii - xxi
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Howard I, 2015, '"Making Visible, changing sides: the contradictory use of camouflage by artists Xing Junqin and Ian Howard"', in Elias A; Harley R; Tsoutas N (ed.), Camouflage Cultures: Beyond the art of disappearance, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 127 - 145
    Edited Books | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2014, Shirley Hazzard: New Critical Essays, Sydney University Press, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2014, 'Romulus, My Father and the Australian Literary Imaginary', in Taylor C; Graefe M (ed.), A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 35 - 47, http://www.publishing.monash.edu/books/sh-9781922235459.html
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2013, ''The Last Curve of the Globe': Deep Time and Scenes of Reading in Shirley Hazzard's The Great Fire', in Dixon R; Rooney B (ed.), Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?, Australian Scholarly Press, North Melbourne, pp. 127 - 136
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2013, 'Home and Away: Shirley Hazzard's The Great Fire [2003]', in Genoni P; Dalziell T (ed.), Telling Stories: Australian Literary Cultures 1935-2012, edn. Original, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 532 - 538, http://site.ebrary.com/lib/gobi/docDetail.action?docID=10782949&page=1
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2012, '"Like/Unlike: Portraiture, Similtude and the Craft of Words in The Sitters"', in Dixon R (ed.), The Novels of Alex Miller, edn. Original, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 89 - 100, http://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/C820226?mainTabTemplate=workTableOfContents&embId=Z1856234
    Books | 2012
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2012, Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist, Original, Cambria Press, Amherst, NY, http://www.cambriapress.com/cambriapress.cfm?template=4&bid=504
    Edited Books | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    McMahon EN; Olubas B, (ed.), 2010, Remembering Patrick White: Contemporary Critical Essays, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York
    Books | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    McMahon E; Olubas B, 2010, Remembering Patrick White, BRILL, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789042028500
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2010, 'Some of the doors of the house have never been seen open: Poetic Habitation and Civil Space in Patrick White's Early Drama', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Remembering Patrick White: Contemporary Critical Essays, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 149 - 162
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2010, 'God Sees My Name: Belonging in The Crucible', in Scoping the syllabus : papers from the English Association English Teachers Conference 2010, edn. Original, English Association, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2009, 'Modes of Belonging in Romulus, My Father', in Ways of Teaching, edn. Original, English Association Sydney, Sydney, pp. 55 - 63
    Book Chapters | 2006
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    McMahon EN; Olubas B, 2006, 'Introduction: Women Making Time', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Women Making Time: Contemporary Feminist Critique and Cultural Analysis, edn. First, University of WA Press, Perth, pp. 1 - 13
    Edited Books | 2006
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    McMahon EN; Olubas B, (ed.), 2006, Women Making Time: Contemporary Feminist Critique and Cultural Analysis, University of WA Press, Perth
    Book Chapters | 2006
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2006, 'Jack Davis', in Samuels S (ed.), Dictionary of Literary Biography vol. 325: Australian writers, 1975 - 2000, edn. Original, Thomson Gale, Detroit, pp. 59 - 64
    Book Chapters | 2006
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2006, 'Awake/Asleep', in Marian Drews - Photographs and Video Works, edn. First, Qld Centre for Photography, Brisbane, pp. 49 - 58
    Book Chapters | 2006
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2006, 'That Which Is In Making it: Practices of efficiency, waste and modernity in artworks by Donna Marcus', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Women Making Time: Contemporary Feminist Critique and Cultural Analysis, edn. First, University of WA Press, Perth, pp. 62 - 77
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2004, 'Antigone Kefala', in Samuels S (ed.), Dictionary of Literary Biography vol. 289: Australian Writers, 1950 - 1975, edn. Original, Thomson Gale, Detroit, pp. 175 - 179
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2004, 'Shirley Hazzard', in Samuels S (ed.), Dictionary of Literary Biography vol. 289: Australian Writers, 1950 - 1975, edn. Original, Thomson Gale, Detroit, pp. 114 - 120
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Ashcroft B; Olubas B; Kossew S, 2003, 'Rethinking First Year English: A Web-Assisted, Modular and Collaborative Course in First Year English', in Wilson S; Scoufis M; Weiss B (ed.), UNSW: Exciting and Engaging Our Students in their First Year at UNSW: Issues, Tips and Resources for FY Learning and Teaching at UNSW, edn. ., University of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 115 - 118
    Book Chapters | 1999
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 1999, 'Affective territory: writing white guilt and responsibility in 1990s Australia', in ecrire: a la croisee des iles, des langues, edn. Original, L'Harmattan, Paris, France., pp. 125 - 135
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2020, '“Only for Love”: Expatriatism, amateur reading and Shirley Hazzard’s post-war world', JASAL, vol. 20, https://openjournals.library.sydney.edu.au/index.php/JASAL/article/view/14342
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2019, '"'Where we are is too hard': Refugee writing and the Australian border as literary interface"', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, vol. 19, ttp://openjournals.library.usyd.edu.au/index.php/JASAL
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2019, '"We Forgot Our Names"', Publicbooks.org, https://www.publicbooks.org/we-forgot-our-names/
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Yu X, 2018, '"The Chinese Translation and Reception of Elizabeth Harrower's The Watch Tower"', Southerly: a review of Australian literature, vol. 78, pp. 206 - 221
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2018, '"The Short Fiction of Shirley Hazzard"', Southerly 77.3 Mixed Messages, vol. 77, pp. 20 - 25
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2018, '"The Event of Hiroshima in Australian Literature"', Antipodes: a global journal of Australian/New Zealand literature, vol. 30, pp. 256 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.13110/antipodes.30.2.0256
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2017, 'A Mongrel, Migrant Language', Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol. 38, pp. 577 - 579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07256868.2017.1375179
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Gunew S; Olubas B; Chakraborty MN; Trimboli D; Muraca P, 2017, 'Discussion: Post-multicultural Writers as Neo-cosmopolitan Mediators', Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol. 38, pp. 586 - 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07256868.2017.1375182
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2015, '" 'I think you're my wife': Translation, Marriage and the Literary Lives of Shirley Hazzard and Francis Steegmuller"', Southerly: a review of Australian literature, vol. 75, pp. 73 - 87
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2015, 'The space of nations is never simply their own : Hiroshima in Australian Literature(Plenary Speech 2,A Collection of Essays Focusing on Transformation of Australian Studies in a Globalising Age,In Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Australian Studies Assosiation of Japan)', オーストラリア研究, vol. 28, pp. 127 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.20764/asaj.28.0_127
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2014, 'Introduction: Country - "It's Earth"', JASAL, vol. 14, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/3476/4115
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2014, '"The Illusion of Old Solitude": Shirley Hazzard's Capri', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 38, pp. 281 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443058.2014.920899
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2014, 'Sorry I'm Late', Sydney Review of Books, http://www.sydneyreviewofbooks.com/penelope-fitzgerald-life/
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2014, 'Lines of Connection', Asian Art News, vol. 24, pp. 40 - 44
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Simoes da Silva T, 2014, 'Reconfiguring the National Imaginary', JASAL, vol. 13
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Wevers L, 2013, 'The Colonies - Australia and New Zealand', JASAL, vol. 13
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; McMahon EN, 2011, 'Introduction [JASAL]', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), vol. 11, pp. np - np, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/issue/view/Special%20Issue:%20Archive%20Madness/showToc
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2011, 'Review of *Nine Lives: Postwar Women Writers Making Their Mark*, by Susan Sheridan', Australian Literary Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.20314/als.000299938c
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2010, 'Review of: Noel Rowe, Ethical Investigations: Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), vol. 10, pp. np, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/issue/view/132/showToc
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2010, '"Modern masters of their craft"', Spectrum- The Sydney Morning Herald, pp. 37 - 37
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2010, '"'At home in more than one place': Cosmopolitanism in the work of Shirley Hazzard"', Australian Book Review, pp. 9 - 11
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2010, '"Shirley Hazzard's Australia: Belated Reading and Cultural Mobility"', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), vol. Special Issue: Common Readers and Cultural Critics, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/1509/2080
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2008, 'Anachronism, Ekphrasis and the `Shape of Time` in The Great Fire', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, pp. 279 - 289
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2008, 'Visual Art and Bourgeois Forms in Shirley Hazzard`s Fiction', Southerly, vol. 68, pp. 13 - 23
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2007, 'Truth, writing and national belonging in `Romulus, My Father`', Australian Humanities Review, vol. 43, pp. Online
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2005, 'Image, Affect and Memory: Relations of Looking in Tracey Moffat`s `beDevil`', Southerly, vol. 65, No.1, pp. 81 - 90
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2002, '“‘Paradoxes of Non-Existence’: Questions of Time, Metaphor and the Materialities of Cultural Traditions in Wilson Harris’s discussions of Australian Texts”', Australian Cultural History, pp. 81 - 89
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2001, '“Dead Heart?: Reconciliation and Other Refusals in 1990s Australia”', Cultures of the Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, pp. 149 - 161
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2001, '`The Dirt Does My Thinking`: The Re-Use of Domestic Materials in Artworks by Donna Marcus and Bruce Reynolds', UTS Review: Cultural Studies and New Writing, vol. 7, pp. 115 - 122
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 2000, '“Changing ‘the Mind of Fiction’: Questions of Theory and Reading in Wilson Harris’s Essays"', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, vol. 2, pp. 187 - 197
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 1999, '"Remembering and Taking up an Ethics of Listening in The Stolen Children"', Australian Humanities Review, http://www.australianhumanitiesreview.org/archive/Issue-July-1999/olubas.html
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 1998, 'Review of Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, `Women filmmakers of the African and Asian diaspora`', Media International Australia, Incorporating Culture and Policy, pp. 144 - 145
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 1998, 'Entries on Katherine Mansfield, Toni Morrison, Anais Nin, Alice Walker', Reader`s guide to women`s studies
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Abood P; Hatzimanolis E, 1997, 'Critical Identities` Editorial', Xtext 1 Crossing Performances
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 1997, 'Not speaking, Listening Section 3', Bulletin of the Olive Pink Society, pp. 4 - 14
    Journal articles | 1992
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    OLUBAS B, 1992, 'REWRITING THE PAST + HAZZARD,SHIRLEY NOVEL - EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY IN THE 'TRANSIT OF VENUS'', AUSTRALIAN LITERARY STUDIES, vol. 15, pp. 155 - 164, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1992JM65500006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 1989
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 1989, '" 'Infinite Rehearsal' in the work of Miles Franklin"', New Literatures Review
  • Other | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B (ed.), 2014, JASAL 14.3 Country, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/index
    Other | 2014
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Simoes da Silva T (ed.), 2014, JASAL 13/3: Reconfiguring the National Imaginary, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/issue/view/260
    Other | 2013
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Wevers L (ed.), 2013, JASAL 13/2 The Colonies: Australia and New Zealand, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/issue/view/257
    Other | 2013
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Simoes Da Silva T (ed.), 2013, Philosophy, Canonicity, Reading: JASAL 12/3, ASAL, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal
    Other | 2011
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; McMahon EN (ed.), 2011, JASAL 11.1 Archive Madness, ASAL, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/issue/view/Special%20Issue:%20Archive%20Madness
    Other | 1997
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Abood P; Hatzimanolis E; Fuller G; Lwyn T; Dimech M (eds.), 1997, Xtext 1 Crossing Performances, UNSW and CRITACS University of Wollongong, Sydney
    Creative Written Works | 1997
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B, 1997, Donna Marcus - `99% Pure Aluminium` Noosa Regional Gallery, Eyeline
    Other | 1996
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Abood P; Dimech M; Fuller G; Hatzimanolis E; Lwyn T (eds.), 1996, Xtext 1 Crossing Performances, UNSW and CRITACS University of Wollongong, Sydney
    Other | 1992
    Professor Brigitta Olubas
    Olubas B; Hatzimanolis E (ed.), 1992, New Literatures Review, Univ of Wollongong, Wollongong

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