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Estelle Castro-Koshy Estelle Castro-Koshy i(A99684 works by) (a.k.a. Estelle Castro)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Estelle Castro is a researcher on the LIA Laboratoire International Associé Project “TransOceanik: Interactive Research, Mapping, and Creative Agency in the Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic”, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale/James Cook University-Cairns Institute.

She is also a co-founder and co-programmer of the first Oceania Book Fair in France, the Salon du Livre Océanien de Rochefort.

Castro previously held Teaching and Research positions at Paris XII University and a four-year researcher position on the ERC-funded “Indigeneity in the Contemporary World: Performance, Politics, Belonging” project based at Royal Holloway, University of London. She holds a PhD on Indigenous Australian Literature from the Sorbonne Nouvelle and the University of Queensland (2007). She has taught Australian Studies and History at Paris XII University and Indigenous Pacific Literatures at King’s College, London. She has translated Aboriginal writers into French. She has co-translated Aboriginal poets into French with Philippe Guerre and co-translated Kanak and Ma’ohi poets into English with Linda Neil. She has co-directed with Dominique Masson a film on Indigenous Tahitian writer, orator and academician Flora Aurima-Devatine (http: www.lehman.cuny.edu).

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Notes

  • Conference papers:

    • "Behind the Scenes: Inves(tiga)ting Forces of (In)visibility in Contemporary Aboriginal Fiction, Poetry and Performances.", ASAL conference, The Colonial Present, 2007.
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