BA (hons) (Sydney), DipEd (Sydney Teachers College), PhD (Macquarie)
History, Heritage And Archaeology
Professor Ann Curthoys works in the fields of Australian history, and history and writing. Her current research fields include:
- Paul Robeson's visit to Australia, 1960
- History as writing
I am an Honorary Professor at the University of Western Australia and the University of Sydney
I am Professor Emerita at the Australian National University
2013 (with Jessie Mitchell) 'The Advent of Self-Government', in Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (eds), The Cambridge History of Australia, volume 1, CUP.
2013 (with Jeremy Martens), 'Serious Collisions: Settlers, Indigenous People, and Imperial Policy in Western Australia and Natal', Journal of Australian Colonial History, vol. xx, pp. 123-46.
2013 'From Freedom Ride to Tent Embassy', in Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap, Edwina Howell (eds), The Aboriginal Tent Embassy: Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State, Routledge.
2013 'Making Feminist Histories', in Anna Clark and Paul Ashton (eds), Australian History Now, New South Publishing.
2013 (with John Docker) 'The Boundaries of History and Fiction', in Nancy Partner and Sarah Foot (eds), The Sage Handbook of Historical Theory, Sage, pp. 202-220.
2012 'Beyond National History: Returning Humanity to the Humanities', in Ian Donaldson and Mark Finnane (eds), Taking Stock: The Humanities in Australian Life since 1968, University of Western Australia Press, 2012.
2012 'Taking Liberty: Towards a new political historiography of settler self-government and Indigenous activism', for Kate Fullagar, ed., The Atlantic World in a Pacific Field: Effects and Transformations since the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge Scholars Press), 237-55.
2012 'Memory, History, and Ego-Histoire: Narrating and Re-enacting the Australian Freedom Ride', Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques, volume 38, no. 2, pp. 25-45.
2011 'Crossing Over: academic and popular history', The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 1, issue 1, February 2011, pp. 7- 18.
2011 'Harry Potter and Historical Consciousness: Reflections on History and Fiction', History Australia, vol. 8, no. 1, April 2011, pp. 7-22.
2011 (with Jessie Mitchell) '’Bring this Paper to the good Governor’: Aboriginal Petitioning in Britain’s Australian Colonies', in Saliha Belmessous, ed., Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire 1500-1920 (Oxford University Press, New York), pp. 182-203.
2010 'Paul Robeson’s visit to Australia and Aboriginal Activism, 1960', in Frances Peters-Little, Ann Curthoys and John Docker (eds), Passionate Histories: Myth, Memory and Indigenous Australia, Aboriginal History Inc and ANU E Press, Canberra, pp. 163-84.
Curthoys, A & Docker, J (2010) Is History Fiction? University of New South Wales Press and University of Michigan Press, revised edition
Curthoys, A, Docker, J & Peters-Little, F (Eds) (2009) Passionate Histories: Myth, Memory and Indigenous Australia, Aboriginal History Inc and ANU E Press
Curthoys, A & McGrath, A (2009) How to Write History that People Want to Read, UNSW Press
Curthoys, A & McGrath, A (2009) Writing Histories: Imagination and Narration, Monash E Press [Re-issue with new Introduction; first published 1999]
Curthoys, A (2009) 'White, British, and European', in Jane Carey, (ed), Creating White Australia, SU E Press
Curthoys, A (2008) ‘Stanner and the Historians’, in Melinda Hinkson, (ed), An Appreciation of Difference: WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia, Aboriginal Studies Press
Curthoys, A (2008) ‘Indigenous Subjects’, in Deryck Schreuder and Stuart Ward, (eds), Australia’s Empire, in the series edited by Roger Louis, The Oxford History of the British Empire
Curthoys, A & Docker, J (2008) ‘Defining Genocide’, in Dan Stone, (ed), The Historiography of Genocide, Palgrave
Curthoys, A, Genovese, A & Reilly, A (2008) Rights and Redemption: History, law and Indigenous People, UNSW Press