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 Warrnambool 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

ASC160 Introduction to University Study

AIA200 Resistance and Revival: 20th Century Indigenous Australians

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

Professional activities

Exhibition and Film Reviews Editor, History Australia.

Co-convenor, Melbourne Feminist History Group.

Publications

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2015

Unsettling the revival : Australian historical film as national critique

Dr Sarah Pinto

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

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2013

Gender and sexuality

Katie Holmes, Dr Sarah Pinto

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

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2012

Ned Kelly

Dr Sarah Pinto

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

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2010

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

Dr Sarah 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

Kate Murphy, Dr Sarah Pinto, Denise 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)

Dr Sarah 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

Dr Sarah 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)

Leigh Boucher, Dr Sarah 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

Dr Sarah Pinto, Leigh Boucher

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

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