Love in the Time of Terror: Slam at Sydney Film Festival

Slam is a devastating film. Devastatingly good, devastatingly sad, and devastatingly accurate in its portrayal of racism in Australia. The camera turns its gaze…
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Unpacking ‘Cash Cows’ International Students and the Economism of Asian Racialisation

ust as in the nineteenth century, the border is employed as a complex array of discourses and practices through which international students are constructed…

Stepping Back to Move Forward. Review of The Distribution of Settlement: Appropriation and Refusal in Australian Literature and Culture

Distribution of Settlement: Appropriation and Refusal in Australian Literature and Culture by Michael Griffiths tells part of the story, from the perspective of a…

Whiteness and the Ethnographical Power of Popular Culture: a Review of Heroes, Villains and the Muslim Exception

For Krayem, the ‘failure’ of the film and television programs she examines ‘lies not always in an inability to present refreshing new characters on…

Thinking Relationally about Race, Blackness and Indigeneity in Australia: Reflecting upon ACRAWSA’s Symposium

At the close of her paper, entitled ‘Navigating Power with Poetry on the Hazardous Drive toward Decolonisation’, Carolyn D’Cruz posed the vital question of…

Review: Boko Haram Huntress (Al-Jazeera)

Can we have a figure of the warrior, the hunter, the hero in the feminine, who is not also always incited to an apology…

From the ‘unknown’ to ‘once-known’: National Gallery of Victoria’s Colony. A Review.

From the ‘unknown’ to ‘once-known’: National Gallery of Victoria’s Colony.  A Review.   The National Gallery of Victoria’s ambitious two-part exhibition Colony: Australia 1770–1861 and Colony:…

Friends of the Australian Tapestry Workshop’s Lecture Series: Guan Wei

On the night of Thursday 8th February, art-lovers gathered at the South Melbourne premises of the Australian Tapestry Workshop to hear the renowned artist…

Who watches the media? Race-related reporting in Australian mainstream media

The antiracism charity All Together Now and University of Technology Sydney has published new research on racism in the media. ACRAWSA contributor Chloe Patton…
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