Vol 10, No 2 (2004)


History has become complicated as new representational demands have been made by a host of those who have been excluded from the purity of history’s black-and-white written domain. How ccould new generations of history readers and history makers remain unaffected by new experiences and new kinds of bodily and cultural proximity? The dusty archive has became a noisy place of sound, light and data, and sense, like the eerie feeling you get when you go to a place replete with memories of the violently dead.

Table of Contents

Editorial PDF
Chris Healy, Stephen Muecke 7-8
A Songline for Minoru PDF
Tony Birch 9-10


Love at Last Sight: Port Arthur and the Afterlife of Trauma PDF
Maria Tumarkin 13-32
The 'History Wars' in Comparative Perspective: Australia and Japan PDF
Julia Yonetani 33-50
Defining 'Indigenous': Between Culture and Biology PDF
Stephen Pritchard 51-61
Drugs and Domesticity: Fencing the Nation PDF
Kane Race 62-84
Notes on a Genre to Come: Screenwriting and the 'Thesis-film' PDF
Steven Maras 85-98
The Crypt, the Haunted House, of Cinema PDF
Alan Cholodenko 99-113
Kierkgaard II: The Sequel PDF
Paul Magee 114-131

New Writing

PragueTM PDF
Julian Harris 133-151


Who's Upsetting Who? Strangeness, Morality, Nostalgia, Pleasure PDF
Gillian Cowlishaw 153-164
Useless History PDF
Katrina Schlunke 165-167
Does Size Matter? Dominant Discourses about Penises in Western Culture PDF
Alan McKee 168-182


Popularisationagain! PDF
Graeme Turner 185-188
The Thing About Things PDF
Gay Hawkins 189-193
Queer Call for the Glocal Comparative PDF
Wei-Cheng Raymond Chu 194-199
Race, Colonialism and Vegetative Life PDF
Rachel Hughes 200-204
Challenges to Secularism in the New World Disorder PDF
Mark Gibson 205-209
Haunted Theory PDF
Robyn Gardner 210-216
Thought, Feeling and Nature PDF
Adam Gall 217-223
Deleuze and the New Camera Consciousness PDF
Anthony McCosker 224-228