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Katherine Russo Katherine Russo i(A89071 works by) (a.k.a. Katherine E. Russo)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Italian
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1 Convergence at the Crossroads of Modernity : Indigenous Australian New Media Art Katherine Russo , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Textus : English Studies in Italy , May-August vol. 26 no. 2 2013; (p. 171-186)

In 2004 Stephen Muecke announced that 'indigenous modernity is indeed possible' yet 'this modernity is quite different from European modernisation processes since it developed its own forms, later including modernist and postmodernist aesthetics' (2004: 5). Pushing Muecke's contention further, it may be argued that Indigenous Australian new media artists are rewriting the Western history of time and modernity for contemporary audiences. The growing number of Indigenous Australian new media art projects counters the digital revolution rhetoric of the 1990s which assumed that new media were going to push aside and absorb old media. Conversely, Indigenous Australian new media artists unsettle the unmarked norms of modernity's historicity (i.e. of what counts as part of its history) through a critical appropriation of 'multimodal' discourse (Kress 2010). [Author's abstract]

1 Voss and the Ordinariness of Whiteness Katherine Russo , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of the European Association for Studies on Australia , vol. 2 no. 2 2011; (p. 6-21)
'This paper argues that the historical and discursive link between ordinariness and patriarchal whiteness has been finely explored by Patrick White in the novel, Voss (1957), which stands as a critique of the hegemonic effects of white affect in its engagement with the experiential diversity of the everyday.' Source: Katherine Russo.
1 y separately published work icon Journal of the European Association for Studies on Australia vol. 2 no. 2 Katherine Russo (editor), Anne Brewster (editor), Lars Jensen (editor), 2011 Z1806466 2011 periodical issue
1 y separately published work icon Practices of Proximity : The Appropriation of English in Australian Indigenous Literature Katherine Russo , Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press , 2010 Z1807743 2010 single work criticism 'Practices of Proximity investigates the appropriation of the English language taking place in the Australian literary contact zone between an official 'white' Australia—the apparent owners of both the land and the English language—and Australian Indigenous peoples. Rescuing the debate from seemingly peripheral locations—the 'empty' Great Sandy Desert, or the abject urban margin—it insists on the complex, ultimately open-ended and multilateral ownership of the English language by all who inhabit the intersubjective space of literature, rendering the inherited authority of who 'owns' meaning problematical and ethically suspect. Documenting the complex practices of bricolage and re-lexification of a multi-accentuated Australia, the book invites readers to consider Australian Indigenous literature as a space from which a re-routing of issues of co-habitation, sovereignty, and being and becoming Australian might begin. This interdisciplinary study of Australian Indigenous practices of appropriation ranges from texts produced during the first encounters of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples to the work of established and rising authors, such as Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Jack Davis, Lionel Fogarty, Romaine Moreton and Kim Scott.' (Source: Publisher's website).
1 "Once Upon a Patriachy" : Cultural Translation in the Poetry of Romaine Moreton Katherine Russo , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Partnership Id-Entities : Cultural and Literary Re-Insciption/s of the Feminine 2010; (p. 31-44)
1 On Indigenous Post-Nostalgia : Transmedia Storytelling in the Work of Romaine Moreton Katherine Russo , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Anglistica , vol. 13 no. 1 2009;
1 Colour B(l)ind : Memory Practices in Brenda L. Croft's Visual Art Katherine Russo , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Textus : English Studies in Italy , May - August vol. 22 no. 2 2009; (p. 425-442)
1 Practices of Proximity: Intersubjective Relations in the Australian Literary Contact Zone. Katherine Russo , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Le Simplegadi , November no. 5 2007; (p. 79-89)
'Drawing on recent Australian studies of "intersubjectivity" and "whiteness", this article offers insights into the ongoing debate on Indigenous/non-Indigenous literary collaborations. Through the combination of these theories, the Australian literary contact zone is unveiled as a space where writers, readers, editors and critics are always intersubjectively, although often not reciprocally, influenced. Hence, this article hopes to offer a terrain for discussing issues of sovereignty, difference and subject positioning.' -- Author's abstract.
1 'Post Me to the Prime Minister': Property, Language, and Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Relations in the Australian Nation Katherine Russo , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Anglistica , vol. 9 no. 2 2005; (p. 103-125)
'The power of the English language in shaping ideas of Australian national culture and citizenship has been pervasive. Consequently, the "use" of the English language has been variously questioned by Indigenous Australian peoples. The codification of the "correct" and "appropriate" use of the English language has naturalised and legitimised colonial claims of exclusive "property" over the language defining the boundaries set to exclude/include peoples in Australia's "imagined community". However, the neo/colonial "possessive investment" in the representation of English as a non-Indigenous property is disrupted by the process of "appropriation", through which writers such as Romaine Moreton diversely disrupt neo/colonial claims of property, opening up endless possibilities for the roles English language users can play, and for how the importance of this use is viewed by others.' -- from the journal's website at http://www.anglistica.unior.it/content/%E2%80%9Cpost-me-prime-minister%E2%80%9D-property-language-and-indigenousnon-indigenous-relations-australian
1 Recent Reflections on the Australian Pain of Unbelonging Katherine Russo , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Anglistica , vol. 9 no. 2 2005; (p. 137-149)
1 Untitled Katherine Russo , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Anglistica , vol. 9 no. 1 2005; (p. 151-155)

— Review of Fabulating Beauty : Perspectives on the Fiction of Peter Carey 2005 anthology criticism
1 Oodgeroo's 'Polluting Memories' : Technologies of the Intersubjective Contact Zone Katherine Russo , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Literatures Review , April no. 43 2005; (p. 99-113)
Russo utilises Ghassan Hage's phrase 'polluting memory' in her reading of the poetry of Oodgeroo Noonuccal to draw attention to the intersubjective and reciprocal act of wrting/reading, and to suggest that Oodgeroo's writing contributes to 'a new logic of co-habitation' (109) between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
1 y separately published work icon New Literatures Review ContamiNATIONS no. 43 April Katherine Russo (editor), 2005 Z1350612 2005 periodical issue
1 The Circle and the Spiral: 'New Traditionalism' and Difficult Positionings in Indigenous Australian and New Zealand Maori Literature Katherine Russo , 2004 single work review essay
— Appears in: Anglistica , vol. 8 no. 1-2 2004; (p. 257-263)

— Review of The Circle and the Spiral : A Study of Australian Aboriginal and New Zealand Maori Literature Eva Rask Knudsen , 2004 multi chapter work criticism
1 Untitled Katherine Russo , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Humanities Review , August-October no. 33 2004;

— Review of The Circle and the Spiral : A Study of Australian Aboriginal and New Zealand Maori Literature Eva Rask Knudsen , 2004 multi chapter work criticism
1 Magic Spilling Over the Country: Re-Sighting, Re-Siting and Re-Citing Reality in Mudrooroo's 'Master of the Ghost Dreaming' Series Katherine Russo , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Anglistica , vol. 7 no. 2 2003; (p. 163-189)
1 Self-definitions and Multiple Identifications: Mudrooroo's 'Mongrel Signatures' Katherine Russo , 2003 single work review essay
— Appears in: Anglistica , vol. 7 no. 2 2003; (p. 193-203)

— Review of Mongrel Signatures : Reflections on the Work of Mudrooroo 2003 anthology criticism
1 Black Words in White Pages : Prison and Resistance of Aboriginal Writers Katherine Russo , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Roots and Beginnings : Proceedings of the 2nd AISLI Conference 2003;
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