Maria Elena Indelicato


Biography

Maria Elena Indelicato (she, her, hers) is a 2019 CEEC FCT researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra. Besides her project 'A colonial history of anti-racism education,' she works for the FCT funded projects UNPOP and (De)Othering as a researcher and consultant respectively. She is also a member of the Inter-Thematic Group on Migrations (ITM), and a participant of the COST Working Group Decolonize Development Knowledge. Indelicato obtained her Ph.D. in 2014 at the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, where she also assisted historian Victoria Grieves with the ARC funded project 'More than family history: race, gender and the Aboriginal family in Australian history'. Following, she was appointed as lecturer at the School of Communication, Ningbo Institute of Technology (NIT), Zhejiang University, where she also acted as international vice-director of the Huallywood Film Research Center. In 2018, she was awarded with the Endeavour Research Fellowship to investigate how migrants contributed to the settler colonial project of replacing indigenous people in Australia. Besides her monograph 'Australian New Migrants: International Students' History of Affective Encounters with the Border (2018),'Indelicato has published in feminist, critical race and cultural studies journals such as Outskirts: Feminisms along the Edge, Critical Race and Whiteness Studies e-Journal, Chinese Cinemas, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Paedagogica Historica, Transnational Cinemas, Feminist Review, and Postcolonial Studies besides several chapters on edited books on settler colonialism, Chinese cinemas, and international education.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Indelicato, Maria Elena (2020), "Beyond whiteness: violence and belonging in the borderlands of North Queensland", Postcolonial Studies, 23, 1, 99-115

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Article in Scientific journal

Indelicato, Maria Elena; Prazic, Ivana; Zitong, Qui (2019), "Childhood, animality and emotions in indonesian film director Edwin's Babi buta yang ingin terbang/Blind Pig Wants to Fly (2008)", Transnational Screens, 10, 3, 217-231

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Book

Indelicato, Maria Elena (2018), Australia's New Migrants International Students' History of Affective Encounters with the Border. London: Routledge

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