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Anna Johnston

Anna Johnston is Queen Elizabeth II Fellow in the School of English, Journalism and European Languages, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Colonialism and Its Aftermath at the University of Tasmania. She is the author of Missionary Writing and Empire, 1800-1860 (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and co-editor, with Helen Gilbert, of In Transit: Travel, Text, Empire (Peter Lang, 2002); she has also published widely on nineteenth-century missionary writing and on travel writing. Her current research examines travel writing about Australia in the nineteenth century. She is also currently working on the Australian magazine Walkabout (published between 1934 and 1974), with Mitchell Rolls.

Anna Johnston

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  • Reading Robinson

    Anna Johnston and Mitchell Rolls

Events

Turning Points: Book launch (Melbourne, invitation only)

The East Melbourne Library

Brenda Niall will launch Turning Points: 25 Remarkable Australians and the Moments that Changed Their Lives, edited by Mary Ryllis Clark, to be followed by a panel discussion featuring Margaret Leggatt...

Monash University Publishing will close on Wednesday 21 December and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. The last date for online orders to be shipped is Friday 16 December 2022.