Dr Sarah Pinto

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Australian Studies

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

sarah.pinto@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 556 33356

Biography

Dr Sarah Pinto is an Australian historian who lectures in Australian Studies at Deakin’s Burwood campus. She joined Deakin in 2014, and has previously taught at the University of Queensland, La Trobe University and Monash University. Sarah’s research interests are in public and popular history, the history and politics of emotions, gender and sexuality, and the study of place and landscape. Her doctoral research at the University of Melbourne examined the emotional dimensions of contemporary Australian historical films and novels. Since then, Sarah has published work on gender and sexuality, emotion, historical fiction, and Australian national identity. She is currently researching the commemoration of Indigenous peoples and histories in Australia’s capital cities.

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Research interests

Australian history

History of emotions

Gender and sexuality

Public and popular history

Commemorations

Units taught

AIA106 Populate or Perish: Australia's People

AIA105 Visions of Australia: Time and Space 1700-2010

AIA200 Resistance and Revival: 20th Century Indigenous Australians

AIA300 Australia's Asia: From Yellow Peril to Asian Century

Professional activities

Co-convenor, Melbourne Feminist History Group.

Publications

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2017

The history of emotions in Australia

S Pinto

(2017), Vol. 48, pp. 103-114, Australian historical studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Researching romantic love

S Pinto

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 5671-585, Rethinking history, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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2016

Dramatising Australia's colonisation: white men's stories in Banished (Foxtel) and The secret river (ABC TV)

S Pinto

(2016), pp. 157-170, Small screens: essays on contemporary Australian television, Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter
2015

Unsettling the revival: Australian historical film as national critique

S Pinto

(2015), pp. 118-129, The fiction of history, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter
2013

Gender and sexuality

K Holmes, S Pinto

(2013), pp. 308-331, Cambridge history of Australia, Melbourne, Vic, B1-1

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2012

Ned Kelly

S Pinto

(2012), pp. 205-209, Making film and television histories : Australia and New Zealand, London, England, B1-1

chapter
2010

Emotional histories and historical emotions: looking at the past in historical novels

S Pinto

(2010), Vol. 14, pp. 189-207, Rethinking History, Oxford, UK, C1-1

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'These infants are future Australians': making the nation through intercountry adoption

K Murphy, S Pinto, D Cuthbert

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 141-161, Journal of Australian Studies, Oxford, UK, C1-1

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'How do you plead?': guilt, responsibility and reconciliation on the frontier in Rolf de Heer's The tracker (2002)

S Pinto

(2010), pp. 115-127, Frontier Skirmishes: Literary and Cultural Debates in Australia After 1992, Heidelberg, Germany, B1-1

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History, fiction and The Secret River

S Pinto

(2010), pp. 179-197, Lighting dark places: essays on Kate Grenville, Amsterdam, Netherlands, B1-1

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2007

'I ain't queer' : Love, masculinity and history in Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, 2006)

L Boucher, S Pinto

(2007), Vol. 15, pp. 311-330, Journal of men's studies, Harriman, Tenn., C1-1

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2006

Fighting for legitimacy : masculinity, political voice and Ned Kelly

S Pinto, L Boucher

(2006), Vol. 10, pp. 1-29, Journal of interdisciplinary gender studies, Newcastle, N. S. W., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

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