Faulkner, Joanne

Macquarie University

Australia

Joanne Faulkner is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow in Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney. Her research examines the cultural significances of childhood, particulary in settler-coloniser societies such as Australia. She is the author of Young and Free: [Post]colonial Ontologies of Childhood, Memory and History in Australia (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016) and The Importance of Being Innocent: Why We Worry About Children (Cambridge UP, 2011). She is currently writing a monograph the working title of which is Representing Aboriginal Childhood: The Politics of Memory and Forgetting in Australia.

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