The Hidden and Excess of Anzac Day

When living in a multiracial settler colony, any celebration of war is, to say the least, problematic. Yet, each and every year, every member…

Women and Children in War Zones and Children Born of War

The 25 April marks the one day of the year when Australians are encouraged to stop and reflect on the lives of men lost…

Teaching Nationhood: An Asian-Australian Story

When Anzac Day approaches, I reflect on my experience of teaching about Australian nationhood in the context of being a non-Indigenous, Asian migrant to…

The X the Nation Built

1. We should always speak out loud on the crimes of war and empire. Between the words that echo in our chambers, there are…

Australian National Identity: White Patriarchy through the ANZAC Legend

I spot him before he actually notices me. Old mate is drunk and belligerent, not minding his own business like the other men, an…

Busting Five Myths About Cultural Safety

ACRAWSA is delighted to have been given permission by the Croakey website to republish an article written by Ruth DeSouza in response to the…

Should critical scholars live up to their writing? The case of the Palestinian Call for Boycotts

By Marcelo Svirsky When it comes to scholars working with the tools of critical theory, the question of why many academics prefer to stay…
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‘What, then, is the path?’ Grappling with resistance and complicity in the academy

Image courtesy of Right to the City Brisbane With relief, with humiliation, with terror, he understood that he also was an illusion, that someone else…

Addendum with Correction

The 2017 ASCP conference in Hobart was brilliant. I regret that in my blog post on 26 December 2017, I didn’t highlight the fact…
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