Susan Kossew

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1993 …2019

Research output per year

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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 and settler 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

Research area keywords

  • Literary Studies
  • Australian literature
  • South African Literature
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Violence studies in literature
  • Settler literatures
  • Literature and Apology

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Projects

Research Output

Introduction: Gender and Violence in Cultural Texts of the Global South

Brewster, A., Macdonald, A. & Kossew, S., May 2019, In : Australian Humanities Review. 64, May 2019, p. 87-101 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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

Rethinking the Victim in Zoe Morrison's Music and Freedom

Kossew, S., 31 Oct 2019, Re-Writing Women as Victims: From Theory to Practice. Fuentes, M. J. G., Puente, S. N. & Nicolau, E. G. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon Oxford UK: Routledge, p. 181-193 12 p.

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

Prizes

Distinguished Visiting Chair in Australian Studies

Kossew, Susan (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Kossew, Susan (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Election to learned society

Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowship

Kossew, Susan (Recipient), Jun 2016

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

R. Marika Chair of Australian Studies

Kossew, Susan (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities

  • 5 Editorial responsibility
  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Public event

Australian Literary Studies (Journal)

Melinda Harvey (Guest editor), , Julieanne Lamond (Editor in chief), & Susan Kossew (Guest editor)

25 Feb 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Australian Humanities Review (Journal)

Susan Kossew (Guest editor)

May 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

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 Book Review (Journal)

Susan Kossew (Editorial board member)

2016 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

"Reading Coetzee's Women

Melinda Harvey (Organiser), & Sue Kossew (Organiser)

27 Sep 201629 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference