Susan Kossew

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1993 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

The literary works of J. M. Coetzee

Representing violence and trauma in literature (specifically Australian and South African women's writing)

Kate Grenville's literary works

Postcolonial literatures including South African and Australian literature

Postcolonial Women's Writing especially Australian and South African women writers

 

Literature of apology and reconciliation

Supervision interests

Any of the above

Keywords

  • Literary Studies
  • Australian literature
  • South African Literature
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Violence studies in literature

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Projects 2014 2019

Research Output 1993 2019

J. M. Coetzee and the Woman Question

Kossew, S. & Harvey, M., 2019, Reading Coetzee's Women. Kossew, S. & Harvey, M. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Reading Coetzee's Women

Kossew, S. (ed.) & Harvey, M. (ed.), Aug 2019, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 252 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Rethinking the Victim: Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing

Brewster, A. & Kossew, S., Mar 2019, Abingdon Oxford UK: Routledge. 240 p. (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures; vol. 67)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

"Unfinished Business": Digging up the past in Christine Piper’s After Darkness and Cory Taylor’s My Beautiful Enemy

Kossew, S., 2019, Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature. Attwell, D., Pes, A. & Zinato, S. (eds.). New York NY USA: Routledge, p. 106-121 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

An Inside View: The master of slow reading

Kossew, S., Sep 2017, In : Australian Book Review. 394, p. 11-12 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOther

Prizes

Distinguished Visiting Chair in Australian Studies

Susan Kossew (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Susan Kossew (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Election to learned society

Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowship

Susan Kossew (Recipient), Jun 2016

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

R. Marika Chair of Australian Studies

Susan Kossew (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities 2008 2017

  • 4 Editorial responsibility
  • 3 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Public event

Representations of Gendered Violence in Cultural Texts of the Global South

Susan Kossew (Organiser), Anne Brewster (Organiser)
5 Dec 20176 Dec 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Australian Humanities Review (Journal)

Susan Kossew (Guest editor)
May 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

My Place, My Story story-writing competition

Susan Kossew (Host)
20162017

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Australian Book Review (Journal)

Susan Kossew (Editorial board member)
2016 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

"Reading Coetzee's Women

Susan Kossew (Organiser)
27 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference