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A/Prof. Kristine Moruzi

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

School of Comm & Creative Arts

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Biography

Kristine Moruzi is a senior lecturer in the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Her research areas include children's print culture in the nineteenth century, girls and girlhood, and contemporary children's and young adult literature. 

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Research interests

Kristine’s research interests include: children’s and young adult literature; Victorian literature; girls’ studies; colonial literature; Gothic fiction; philanthropy; and history of childhood.

Teaching interests

Kristine teaches in the Children’s Literature major and in Literary Studies.

Publications

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2022

Public Health, Polio, and Pandemics: Fear and Anxiety about Health in Children's Literature

K Moruzi, S Chen, P Venzo

(2022), Vol. 53, pp. 97-111, Children's Literature in Education, C1

journal article
2021

Introduction

Kristine Moruzi, Paul Venzo

(2021), pp. 1-12, Sexuality in literature for children and young adults, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Postfeminism and sexuality in the fiction of Sarah J. Maas

Elizabeth Little, Kristine Moruzi

(2021), pp. 81-95, Sexuality in literature for children and young adults, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Introduction

Kristine Moruzi, Michelle Smith

(2021), pp. 1-14, Young adult gothic fiction: monstrous selves/monstrous others, Cardiff, Wales, B1

book chapter

Young adult gothic fairy tales and terrifying romance

Michelle Smith, Kristine Moruzi

(2021), pp. 255-271, Young adult gothic fiction: monstrous selves/monstrous others, [Cardiff, Wales], B1

book chapter

Sexuality in literature for children and young adults

Paul Venzo, Kristine Moruzi

(2021), New York, N.Y., A7

edited book
2020

'The plain duties which are set before me': Charity, Agency, and Women's Work in the 1860s

Kristine Moruzi

(2020), Vol. 2, pp. 89-104, British Women's Writing from Bronte to Bloomsbury, Volume 2: 1860s and 1870s, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

Gender and Sexuality in Young Adult Fiction

Michelle Smith, Kristine Moruzi

(2020), pp. 609-622, The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Gothic, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Woke girls: from The Girl's Realm to Teen Vogue

N Coulter, K Moruzi

(2020), pp. 1-15, Feminist Media Studies, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Children's voices in the Boy's Own Paper and the Girl's Own Paper, 1880-1900

Shih Chen, Kristine Moruzi

(2019), pp. 29-52, Children’s voices from the past: new historical and interdisciplinary perspectives, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

Hearing Children's Voices: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Nell Musgrove, Carla Leahy, Kristine Moruzi

(2019), pp. 1-25, CHILDREN'S VOICES FROM THE PAST: NEW HISTORICAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES, B1

book chapter

Encouraging Charitable Work and Membership in the Girls' Friendly Society through British Girls' Periodicals

Kristine Moruzi

(2019), pp. 140-152, Women, periodicals and print culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s : the Victorian period, Edinburgh, Scotland, B1

book chapter

Daughters of Greater Britain: The colonial "new girl" in Victorian girls' periodicals

M Smith, K Moruzi

(2019), Vol. 52, pp. 703-718, Victorian Periodicals Review, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal article

Children's Voices from the Past New Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Kristine Moruzi, Nell Musgrove, Carla Leahy

(2019), Berlin, Germany, A7

edited book
2018

From colonial to modern transnational girlhood in Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand literature, 1840-1940

Michelle Smith, Kristine Moruzi, Clare Bradford

(2018), Toronto, Ont., A1

book

Embodying the healthy, charitable child in the Junior Red Cross

K Moruzi

(2018), pp. 113-126, Embodied child : readings in children's literature and culture, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

'Suitable for us girls': Subjectivity and community in the Victorian periodical press

K Moruzi, N Coulter

(2018), Vol. Volume 2, pp. 87-102, Mediated girlhoods : new explorations of girls' media culture, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Vampires and witches go to school: contemporary young adult fiction, gender, and the gothic

M Smith, K Moruzi

(2018), Vol. 49, pp. 6-18, Children's literature in education, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2017

Charity, affect and waif novels

K Moruzi

(2017), pp. 33-51, Affect, Emotion, and Children's Literature: Representation and Socialisation in Texts for Children and Young Adults, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Children's literature and the affective turn: Affect, emotion, empathy

E Bullen, K Moruzi, M Smith

(2017), pp. 1-16, Affect, Emotion, and Children’s Literature: Representation and Socialisation in Texts for Children and Young Adults, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

"Donations need not be large to be acceptable": children, charity, and the Great Ormond Street Hospital in Aunt Judy's Magazine, 1868-1885

K Moruzi

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 190-213, Victorian periodicals review, Baltimore, Md., C1

journal article

Higher education and home duties : the morality of self-interest in the periodical press, 1880-1910

K Moruzi

(2017), pp. 686-702, Victorian Periodicals Review, Baltimore, Md., C1

journal article

Affect, emotion, and children's literature: representation and socialisation in texts for children and young adults

K Moruzi, M Smith, E Bullen

(2017), New York, N.Y., A7

edited book
2016

"A very cruel thing": Canadian children, the First World War, and the Grain Grower's guide

K Moruzi

(2016), pp. 214-225, Children's literature and culture of the First World War, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Children's periodicals

K Moruzi

(2016), pp. 293-306, The Routledge handbook to nineteenth-century British periodicals and newspapers, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter
2015

Being a girl in wartime: Canadian children's religious magazines during the First World War

K Moruzi

(2015), Vol. 32, pp. 151-166, Australasian Canadian Studies, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article
2014

Doing their bit : The Great War and transnationalism in girls' fiction

K Moruzi

(2014), pp. 161-188, Girls, texts, cultures, Waterloo, Ont., B1

book chapter

Serializing scholarship: how the nineteenth-century periodical press (re)produces girlhood

K Moruzi

(2014), pp. 166-189, Seriality and texts for young people : the compulsion to repeat, Basingstoke, Hampshire, B1

book chapter

Education and work in service of the nation: Canadian and Australian girls' fiction, 1908-1921

K Moruzi, M Smith

(2014), pp. 180-194, Colonial girlhood in literature, culture and history, 1840-1950, Basingstoke, England, B1

book chapter

Colonial girlhood/colonial girls

K Moruzi, M Smith

(2014), pp. 1-11, Colonial girlhood in literature, culture and history, 1840–1950, New York, N.Y., B1-1

book chapter

The British empire and Australian girls' annuals

K Moruzi

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 166-184, Women's writing, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950

K Moruzi, Michelle Smith

(2014), Berlin, Germany, A7-1

edited book
2013

A great strange world: reading the girls' school story

K Moruzi, M Smith

(2013), pp. xiii-xxxii, Girls' school stories, 1749-1929, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter
2012

Constructing girlhood through the periodical press, 1850-1915

K Moruzi

(2012), Aldershot, England, A1-1

book

Postfeminist fantasies : sexuality and femininity in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series

K Moruzi

(2012), pp. 47-64, Genre, reception, and adaptation in the 'Twilight series', Aldershot, England, B1-1

book chapter

Colonial girls' literature and the politics of archives in the digital age

M Smith, K Moruzi

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 33-42, Papers: exploration into children's literature, Victoria Park, W.A., C1-1

journal article

'I am content with Canada': Canadian girls at the turn of the twentieth century

K Moruzi

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 119-131, Jeunesse: young people, texts, cultures, Winnipeg, Canada, C1-1

journal article
2011

'The freedom suits me': encouraging girls to settle in the colonies

K Moruzi

(2011), pp. 177-191, Victorian settler narratives : emigrants, cosmopolitans and returnees in nineteenth-century literature, London, England, B1-1

book chapter
2010

'Learning what real work...means': ambiguous attitudes towards employment in the girl's own paper

K Moruzi, M Smith

(2010), Vol. 43, pp. 429-444, Victorian periodicals review, Baltimore, Maryland, C1-1

journal article

"Never read anything that can at all unsettle your religious faith": reading and writing in the monthly packet

K Moruzi

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 288-304, Women's Writing, Oxford, UK, C1-1

journal article
2009

"The inferiority of women": Complicating Charlotte Yonge's perception of girlhood in The Monthly Packet

K Moruzi

(2009), pp. 57-75, Antifeminism and the Victorian novel: Rereading Nineteenth-Century women writers, Amherst, NY, B1-1

book chapter

Fast and Fashionable: The Girls in the Girl of the Period Miscellany

K Moruzi

(2009), Vol. 14, pp. 9-28, Australasian journal of Victorian studies, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Feminine Bravery: The Girl's Realm (1898-1915) and the Second Boer War

K Moruzi

(2009), Vol. 34, pp. 241-254, Children's Literature Association Quarterly, Baltimore, Md., C1-1

journal article
2005

Missed Opportunities: The Subordination of Children in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

K Moruzi

(2005), Vol. 36, pp. 55-68, Children's Literature in Education, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

The Charitable Child: Children and Philanthropy in the Nineteenth Century

A/Prof Kristine Moruzi

ARC DECRA - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

  • 2016: $109,778
  • 2015: $126,565
  • 2014: $113,023

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2021

Karen Donnelly

Thesis entitled: The Soldier Artists of the Australian Imperial Force

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication and Creative Arts

Executive Supervisor
2019

Emma Louise Whatman

Thesis entitled: Postfeminist Identities in Contemporary Fairy-Tale Adaptations for Young People

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication and Creative Arts

Co-supervisor
2021

Lara Bridget Hedberg

Thesis entitled: Queer Girls, Queer Landscapes in Texts for Young People

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication and Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2019

Ranika Singh

Thesis entitled: Rescuing the Princess: Challenging Gender Ideologies Through Revisionary Parody

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication and Creative Arts

Emma Jayne Dyson Hayes

Thesis entitled: 'Betwixt-and-Between': Liminality in Golden Age Children's Literature

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication and Creative Arts