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Meaghan Morris is Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Lignan University, Hong Kong. Meaghan Morris received her BA with Honours in English and French from the University of Sydney, and her Master of Letters from the University of Paris-VIII (Vincennes), specialising in French women's writing from the first half of the eighteenth century.

On her return to Australia she worked for some years in the media, broadcasting on literary and cultural issues for ABC Radio and writing as chief film critic for the Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Financial Review (1979-85). She also lectured widely in Australia and the United States on feminism, cultural theory and cinema studies before receiving a PhD from the University of Technology, Sydney, with a dissertation on 'history in popular culture'. She has also been working on completing a study of action cinema as popular historiography (White Panic: History in Action Cinema) and a biography of the Australian journalist and travel writer Ernestine Hill, for which she was awarded an Australian Research Council Senior Fellowship in 1994-99.

Her books include Language, Sexuality and Subversion co-edited with Paul Foss (1978); Michel Foucault: Power, Truth, Strategy co-edited with Paul Patton (1979); The Pirate's Fiancee: feminism, reading, postmodernism (1988); Australian Cultural Studies: A Reader co-edited with John Frow (1993); Too Soon, Too Late: History in Popular Culture (1998); and 'Race' Panic and the Memory of Migration, co-edited with Brett de Bary (2001).

Source: Centre for Cultural Inquiry Faculty of arts, University of Auckland

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