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Jeanette Hoorn

Dr Jeanette Hoorn is Associate Professor in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely in Australian and Pacific art and film. Her other books include the classic Strange Women: Essays in Gender, 1994; Vox Republicae: Women and the Republic, 1998; and Body Trade: Captivity, Cannibalism and Colonialism in the Pacific, Routledge/New York, 2002. She is currently preparing an exhibition on Charles Darwin in Australia for the bicentenary celebrations of Darwin’s birth in 2009. Her research and teaching interests include Australian indigenous art; documentary and ethnographic cinema; the European civilising mission. She has held fellowships at Yale, Berkeley, the University of London and the Australian National University.

Books available from Fremantle Press

Other Books by this Author

  • Captive Hearts
  • Strange Women: Essays in Gender
  • Republicae: Women and the Republic
  • Body Trade: Captivity
  • Cannibalism and Colonialism in the Pacific

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