Curriculum Vitae for Faculty Members

                                                                        Date:   June 15, 2012              Initials:

1.         SURNAME:  GUNEW                                FIRST NAME:  SNEJA
                                                                        MIDDLE NAME(S):  MARINA


3.         FACULTY:  ARTS

4.         PRESENT RANK:  PROFESSOR              SINCE:  1 JULY 1995



University or Institution


Subject Area


University of Melbourne, Australia


English & History


University of Toronto




University of Newcastle, Australia




Ph.D. Thesis Title:  "Mythopoeisis:  Defining Fantasy and Allegory in the Novels of James Stephens and Flann O'Brien."


(a)        Prior to coming to UBC


University, Company or Organization

Rank or Title


Manchester Polytechnic, England

Part-time Lecturer


University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia



University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia



Deakin University, Victoria Australia



Deakin University

Senior Lecturer


Deakin University

Associate Professor


University of Victoria, BC, Canada




(b)        At UBC


Rank or Title




Director, Centre for Women’s &Gender Studies


Assoc. Principal, College For Interdisciplinary Studies



(c)        Date of granting of tenure at U.B.C.:  1 July 1995


7. Visiting Lecturer (indicate university/organization and dates)



(a)        Areas of special interest and accomplishments 

(b)  Keynote Speaker, etc. 1994-2012

 (c)       Editorships (list journal and dates)





(a)        Awards for Scholarship (indicate name of award, awarding organizations, date)

            Equal First Place, English Literature II, Melbourne University, 1965
            Victorian Education Department Bursary, 1964-66
            Province of Ontario Fellowship, 1969-70
            Yeats Summer School Scholarship, 1971
            Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University Fellowship, 1986
            Fellowship, Humanities Research Centre, SUNY Stony Brook, 1992
            Canadian Faculty Award, 1992
            SSHRC, 1994-97
            UBC Hampton Award (with others), 1996
            Canterbury Fellow, Christchurch, NZ, 1997
            Fellow, Humanities Research Center, UC, Irvine, 1998
            SSHRC (with M. Fee), 1998-2001
            Wall Institute Exploratory Workshop Grant (with S. Neuman), 1998
            UBC Scholar, Centre for Women's Studies and Gender Relations (July-Dec., 1998)
            University of Auckland Foundation Visitor, 1999
            Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, 2002
            Celebrate Research Award, UBC, 2002; 2004
            Killam Research Prize (Snr), UBC, 2003
            Honorary Award 1st Class of Sofia University "St Kliment Ohridski" 2007.

 (b)       Other Awards

          Appointed one of six regional directors for the international Transculturalisms project co-ordinated by the International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS) 2001-3.

     Cited as #2 top researcher in Canada in Gender Studies according to the H-Index. See Globe & Mail, March 27, 2012. Report on Business, p. B8.



1.       BOOKS

(a)        Authored

 1. Framing Marginality:  Multicultural Literary Studies, Interpretations Series. Melbourne:
            Melbourne University Press, 1994. 158 pp.

2. Haunted Nations: The Colonial Dimensions of Multiculturalisms, London: Routledge, 2004. 171pp.

(b)        Edited

 1. Displacements:  Migrant Story-tellers, Deakin University Press (1981), 207 pp.

 2. Not the Whole Story:  Proceedings of the ASPACLS Conference on Narrative (with Ian Reid) (Deakin University Press, 1982), 200 pp.

 3.Displacements 2:  Multicultural Storytellers (Deakin University Press, 1987), 149 pp.  Fully revised edition of No. 1.

 4. (with J. Mahyuddin) Beyond the Echo:  Multicultural Women's Writing (University of Queensland Press, 1988), 296 pp.  Major responsibility for coordinating project.

 5.(with A. Couani) Telling Ways:  Australian Women's Experimental Writing Australian Feminist Studies (1988), 108 pp.  Equally shared responsibilities.

 6. Feminist Knowledge:  Critique and Construct (Routledge, U.K., 1990), 357 pp.

7. A Reader in Feminist Knowledge (Routledge, U.K., 1991), 414 pp.

Translated also into Bulgarian and published 2002.

 8. (with K. O. Longley) Striking Chords:  Multicultural Literary Interpretations (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1992), 256 pp.

 9. (Compiler with L. Houbein, A. Karakostas-Seda and J. Mahyuddin), A Bibliography of Australian Multicultural Writers, Centre for Studies in Literary Education, Deakin University, Australia (1992), 291 pp.
            [now the basis for a national continuing database]

10. (with Anna Yeatman) Feminism and the Politics of Difference (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1993), 254 pp.

11. (with Fazal Rizvi) Culture, Difference and the Arts (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994), 216 pp.

12. (with S. Totosy de Zepetnek) Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 22.3-4, September/December  1995 (Special Issue: Postcolonial Literatures)

13. [Special Issue: Food & Culture] Journal of Intercultural Studies, Carfax U.K. (Monash University, Australia) Dec. 2000.

14. [Special Issue: On Rethinking Whiteness] Feminist Theory, Sage, U.K. 8.2. Aug. 2007.

15. [Special Issue: Diasporic Women’s Writing] Canadian Literature, 196, Spring 2008.


(c)        Chapters

 1.        "Mythic Reversals:  the Evolution of the Shadow Motif," Ursula K. Le Guin, ed. J. D. Olander and M. H. Greenberg, Taplinger, N.Y. (1979):  178-199.

 2.        "Katherine Prichard's Political Writings and the Politics of her Writing," Katherine Susannah Prichard:  Centenary Essays, edited by John Hay and Brenda Walker, Centre for Studies in Australian Literature, University of Western Australia (1985):  49-60.

 3.        "Migrant Women Writers," Gender, Politics and Fiction:  20th Century Australian Women's Novels, edited by Carole Ferrier (University of Queensland Press, 1985):  163-178.

 4.        "Multicultural Writers:  where are we writing from and for whom are we writing?" Writing in Multicultural Australia, edited by J. Delaruelle and A. Karakostas-Seda, Australia Council, Sydney (1985):  15-23.

 5.        "Australia 1984:  a moment in the archaeology of multiculturalism,"  Europe and its Others, v.i., edited by F. Barker et al., University of Essex, Colchester (1985):  178-193.

 6.        "Constructing Australian Subjects:  Critics, Writers, Multicultural Writers," Diversity Itself, edited by P. Quartermaine, University of Exeter, Exeter (1986):  51-62.

 7.        "Beyond the Echo:  Migrant Writing and Australian Literature," Displaced Persons, ed. K. H. Petersen and A. Rutherford (Dangaroo Press, Denmark, 1988):  54-73.

 8.        "Home and Away:  Nostalgia in Australian (Migrant) Writing," Island in the Stream, ed. P. Foss (Pluto Press, Sydney, 1988):  35-46.

 9.        "Authenticity and the Writing Cure," Grafts:  Feminist Cultural Criticism, ed. S. Sheridan (Verso, U.K., 1989):  111-124.

10.       "Ania Walwicz and Antigone Kefala:  Varieties of Migrant Dreaming," Poetry and Gender, ed. B. Marshall and D. Brooks (University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1989):  205-219.

11.       (with G. C. Spivak) "Questions of Multi-culturalism" Alien and Critical:  Women Writers in Exile, ed., M. L. Broe and A. Ingram (University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1989) and in The Post- Colonial Critic:  Interviews, Strategies, Dialogues, G. C. Spivak, ed. S. Harasym (Routledge, New York, 1990):  59-66.

12.       Introduction to "The Migrant Experience" in An Anthology of Australian Literature, ed. K. Goodwin and A. Lawson et al. (Macmillan, Australia, 1990):  168-173.

13.       "Denaturalizing Cultural Nationalisms:  Multicultural Readings of Australia," Nations and Narration, ed. Homi Bhabha (Routledge, U.K., 1990):  99-120.

14.       "Whose Australia?  Multiculturalism is for Everyone:  'Australians' and 'Ethnic' Others," Australia Towards 2000, ed. Brian Hocking (Macmillan, U.K., 1990):  100-113.

15.       (with S. Sheridan) "Comment on Anna Tröger," This is My Story:  Perspectives on the Use of Oral Sources, ed. S. Schreiner and D. Bell, Centre for Australian Studies, Deakin University (1990):  67-79.

16. (with K. O. Longley) "Introduction," Striking Chords:  Multicultural Literary Interpretations (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1992):  xv-xxiv.  (Substantially written by myself).

17.       "PMT (Post modernist tensions):  Reading for Multicultural Difference," in Striking Chords:  Multicultural Literary Interpretations (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1992):  36-48.

18.       (with Anna Yeatman) "Introduction," in Feminism and the Politics of Difference (Allen & Unwin, 1993):  xiii-xxiv.  (Substantially written by myself.) 

19.       "Feminism and the Politics of Irreducible Differences:  Multiculturalism/Ethnicity/Race," in Feminism and the Politics of Difference (Allen & Unwin, 1993):  1-19.

20.       "Culture, Gender and the Author-Function:  'Wongar's Walg,'" J. Frow and M. Morris, eds., Australian Cultural Studies (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1993):  3-14.

21.       "Multiculturalism and Republicanism," W. Hudson and D. Carter, eds., The Republicanism Debate (NSW University Press, Sydney, 1993):  229-231.

22.       "Multicultural Multiplicities:  U.S., Canada, Australia," D. Bennett, ed., Cultural Studies:  Pluralism and Theory (University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 1993):  51-65.

23.       "Against Multiculturalism:  Rhetorical Images," G. L. Clark, D. Forbes, and R. Francis, eds., Multiculturalism, Difference and Postmodernism (Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1993):  38-53.

24.       "Situating Multicultural Literature:  Ethnicity, Race and Gender," K. Dounis, ed., Greek Women Writers, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne (1994):  31-47.

25.       "Playing Centre Field:  Representation and Cultural Difference," in P. Fuery, ed., Representation, Discourse and Desire:  Contemporary Australian Culture and Critical Theory (1994):  86-98.

26.       "Foreword: Speaking to Joseph"  J.Pivato, Echo: Essays on Other Literatures, Guernica Editions, Montréal, 1994 (7-31).

27.       "Introduction" (with F.Rizvi), Culture, Difference and the Arts, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994  (xi-xvi)

28.       "Arts for a Multicultural Australia: Redefining the Culture", Culture, Difference and the Arts, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994 (1-12)

29.       "Shapes Under the Map",  in Noëlle Janaczewska, The History of Water,  Currency Press, Sydney, 1995 [ 7-9]

30.       "Honesty in Science", in H. Coward (ed.) Honesty: At What Price? (Community Seminar 3), Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, 1995 [73-100]

31.       "Postcolonialism/Multiculturalism -- Australia 1993: An Interview with Sneja Gunew", in Gita Rajan & Radhika Mohanram (eds) Postcolonial Discourse and Changing Cultural Contexts: Theory and Criticism, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, 1995 [205-217]

32.       "Performing Australian Ethnicity: 'Helen Demidenko' ", in Wenche Ommundsen & Hazel Rowley (eds) From a Distance: Australian Writers and Cultural Displacement, Deakin University Press, Geelong, Australia, 1996 [159-171]

33.       "Multicultural Multiplicities: Canada, USA, Australia", Social Pluralism: and Literary History:The Literature of  the Italian Emigration, ed. F. Loriggio, Ottawa, Canada, 1996 (29-47).

34.       "Authenticity and the Writing Cure", reprinted in Feminisms, ed. S. Kemp & J. Squires, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997 (237-241).

35.       “Reinventing Selves: Interview,” Foreign Dialogues: Memories, Translations, Conversations, ed. Mary Zournazi, Pluto Press, Australia, 1998 (99-116).

36.       "Operatic Karaoke and the Pitfalls of Identity Politics," in Christl Verduyn (ed) Literary Pluralities, Ontario: Broadview, 1998 (252-62)

37.       "The Melting Pot of Assimilation: Cannibalizing the Multicultural Body," in  Transnational Asia Pacific: Gender, Culture, and the Public Sphere. Edited by S. G. Lim , L. E. Smith and Wimal Dissanayake. University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, 1999 (145-158).

38.       (with Wendy Morgan) "Dimitris Tsaloumas: An Interview," in Dimitris Tsaloumas: A Voluntary Exile. Selected Writings on His Life and Work. Edited by Helen Nickas. Owl Publishing, Melbourne, 1999 (33-39).

39.       "Operatic Karaoke and the Pitfalls of Identity Politics: A Translated Performance," in Transformations: Thinking Through Feminism. Edited by Sara Ahmed, Jane Kilby, Celia Lury, Maureen McNeill, Beverley Skeggs. Routledge, London, 2000 (145-158).

40.       "Postcolonialism and Multiculturalism: Between Race and Ethnicity," in Essays in American Studies: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Edited by Madeleine Danova. Polis: Sofia, Bulgaria, 2001 (85-106).

41. “Feminist Cultural Literacy: Translating Differences; Cannibal Options,” in Women’s Studies On Its Own. Edited by Robyn Wiegman. Duke: Durham, 2002  (47-65).

42. Multicultural Sites: Practices of Un/Homeliness,” in Complex Entanglements: Art, Globalisation and Cultural Difference. Edited by Nikos Papastergiadis. Rivers Oram Press: London, 2003 (178-204).

43. “The Home of Language: A Pedagogy of the Stammer,” in Uprootings/Regroundings: Questions of Home and Migration. Edited by S. Ahmed, C. Castaneda, A-M Fortier & M. Sheller. Berg: Oxford, 2003 (41-58)

44. "Stammering 'Country' Pedagogies: Sickness for and of the Home", in Terra Incognita: New Essays in Australian Studies. Edited byLeigh Dale and Margaret Henderson, Bentley, API Network, Perth, 2006 (71-82).

45.“ ‘Mouthwork’: Food and Language as the Corporeal Home for the Unhoused Diasporic Body in South Asian Women’s Writing,” in Interpreting Homes in South Asian Literature. Edited by Malashri Lal and Sukrita Paul Kumar, Pearson Longman: India, 2007, 99-109.

46. “Affective Histories: Eating ‘Chinese’ across Canada and the World,” in What’s to Eat? Entrées in Canadian Food History. Ed. Nathalie Cooke, McGill-Queen’s University Press: Montréal, Kingston, 2009, 245-256. Silver medal in the Cuisine Canada 2010 book awards.

47. “Colonial Hauntings: The Colonial Seeds of Multiculturalism,” in  Modern Australian Criticism and Theory: A Critical Guide. Edited David Carter & Wang Guanglin (China Ocean University Press, Shanghai, 2010, 283-297.

48. “Counter-Narratives of Arrival and Return: Testing the Interstices of Resistance,” in Storied Communities: Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Community. Edited by Hester Lessard, Rebecca Johnson and Jeremy Webber. UBC Press, 2011, 112-124.



(a)        Journals

 1.        "Feminist Criticism:  Positions and Questions," Southern Review, 16.1 (1982/3): 151-161.

 2.        "What does woman mean?  Reading, Writing and Reproduction," Hecate, 9.1-2 (1982/3):111-122.

 3.        "Migrant Women Writers:  Who's on Whose Margins?" Meanjin, 42.1 (March, 1982/3): 16-26. Reprinted in part in Authority of Influence: Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000. Ed. D. Bird, R. Dixon and C. Lee. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 2001, 216-219.

 4.        "Migrant Writing: Promising Territory," Kunapipi Commonwealth Newsletter 6.1 (1984): 12-19.

 5.        "Migrants in Silver City," Basa Magazine (British Australian Studies Association) 1.1 (1984): 21-26.

 6.        "Christa Wolf," Meanjin, 44.1 (1985):  100-109.

7.         "Framing Marginality:  Distinguishing the Textual Politics of the Marginal Voice," Southern Review, 18.2 (1985):  142-185.

8.         "Rosa Cappiello's Oh Lucky Country:  Multicultural Reading Strategies," Meanjin, 44.4 (1985):  517-528.

9.         "The Mother Tongue and Migration," Australian Feminist Studies, 1.1 (1985): 105-108.

10.       "Forms of Power in Recent Australian Science Fiction," Meanjin, 41.2 (Winter, 1986):  277-286.  Republished Australian Science Fiction Review, 2nd series, 1.3:  8-16.

11.       "Ania Walwicz and Antigone Kefala:  Varieties of Migrant Dreaming," Arena, 76 (1986):  65-80.

12.       "Questions of Multi-Culturalism:  Sneja Gunew and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak," Hecate, 12.1-2 (1986):  136-142.

13.       "Multiculturalism?  Ethnic?  Towards a New Australian Writing," Outrider 4.1 (1987): 50-54.

14.       "Male Sexuality:  Feminist Interpretations," Australian Feminist Studies, (5 Nov., 1987):  71-84.

15.       "Is Academic Sisterhood an Oxymoron?" Women's Studies International Forum 10.5 (1987): 533-536.

16.       "Why and How Multiculturalism Should be Included in the English Curriculum," English in Australia, 82 (1987):  28-35.

17.       "Culture, Gender and the Author-Function:  'Wongar's Walg,'" Southern Review, 20.3 (1987):  261-270.

18.       "Ania Walwicz:  A Non Anglo-Celtic Australian Writer," Hecate, 13.2 (1987/8):  69-72.

19.       "Authenticity and the Writing Cure:  Reading Some Migrant Women's Writing," Poetics:  International Review for the Theory of Literature, 17.1-2 (April 1988):  81-97.

20.       "Multicultural Literature:  Toward a New Australian Literary History," Antipodes:  A North American Journal of Australian Literature, University of Texas, 2.2 (Winter 1988):  75-78.

21.       "Postmodern Tensions," Meanjin, 49.1, Autumn 1990, 21-33.

22.       "Interview:  Maxine Hong Kingston and Sneja Gunew," Hecate, 16.1/2,1990,  48-60.

23.       "Acting Like a (Foreign) Woman," Hecate, 17.1,1991, 31-35.

24.       "Ethnicity and Excellence and the Arts," Artlink, 11.1/2, 1991, 4-6.

25.       "Authentic Self-Representation and the Temptations of Irony in Recent Australian (non Anglo-Celtic) Women's Writing," Review of Japanese Culture and Society, v. 4, December 1991, 11-17.

26.       "Feminism and Difference:  Valedictory Thoughts on the Australian Scene," Australian Women's Book Review, 5.2, June 1993,  40-44.

27.       "Multicultural Multiplicities:  U.S., Canada, Australia," Meanjin, 52.3, Spring 1993,  447-461.

28.       "The Politics of Irreducible Differences," Lilith:  A Feminist History Journal, 8, Summer 1993,  10-31.

29.       " 'Hauntings by Otherness': Theory's Home, Post-Colonial Displacements, and the Future of Comparative Literature", Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 22.3-4, Sept/December, 1996, 399-407.

30.       "Performing Ethnicity: The Demidenko Show and its Gratifying Pathologies", Australian Feminist Studies, 11.23, April, 1996, 53-63.

31.       "Performing Ethnicity: The Demidenko Show and its Gratifying Pathologies", Canadian Ethnic Studies, v. xxviii: 3, 1996, 72-84.


32.       "Postcolonialism and Multiculturalism: Between Race and Ethnicity," The Yearbook of English Studies (The Politics of Postcolonial Criticism) vol. 27, ed. A. Gurr, Modern Humanities Research Association, UK. 1997, 22-39.

33.       (with others) “Moving Spaces/Firm Groundings: An Interview with Rey Chow”, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space,vol. 15, 1997, 509-532.

34.       "The Dilemmas of a Multicultural Nomad Caught Up in  (Post)Colonialism," Postcolonial Studies, 1.3, 1998, 321-331.

35.       "The Universities and Cultural Literacies: Multiculturalism and Multi-nationalism" in Australian Universities Review, Vol 41, No 2, December 1998, 23-27.

36.       "Colonial Hauntings: The (Post)Colonialism of Multiculturalism in Australia and Canada," Australian-Canadian Studies, vol. 17, no.2, 1999,11-32.

37. "Introduction: Multicultural Translations of Food, Bodies, Language," Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol. 21, no.3, December 2000, 227-237.

38. (With others: Discipline and Place Collective) "The Limits of Liberalism: A Conversation with Lisa Lowe, Renata Salecl and Terry Threadgold," Anglistica, vol.4 (2000). no. 1, 91-118.

39. "Technologies of the Self: Corporeal Affects of English." South Atlantic Quarterly (Feb. 2002) 727-745.

40. “Gendered Reading Tactics: Public Intellectuals and Community in Diaspora.”  RFR/DRF (Resources for Feminist Research), vol. 29; nos. 1 & 2, 2002, 57-71.

41. (with M. Fee and L. Grekul) “Myrna Kostash: Ukrainian Canadian Non-Fiction Prairie New Leftist Feminist Canadian Nationalist.” Canadian Literature 172 (Spring, 2002), 114-143.

42. “Feminist Cultural Literacy: Translating Differences, Cannibal Options,” Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies. Special Issue: Gender Studies and Feminist Perspectives, ed. by Sandra Regina Goulart Almeida. Vol. 42, Jan./Jun. 2002, Florianópolis, Brazil, 21-48.

43. “9/11 One Year Later: Voices of Women Activists from Australia and Canada” and Editor of Roundtable for Australia and Canada, Signs 29. 2 (Winter 2004), 575-6

44.  “Retraining Tongues for Eyes: Food Exchanges in the Asian Diaspora,” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Sept. 2004, Fall, 62-67.

45. “ ‘Mouthwork’: Food and Language as the Corporeal Home for the Unhoused Diasporic Body in South Asian Women’s Writing,” Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 40.2, 2005, 93-103.

46. “ Between Auto/Biography and Theory: Can ‘Ethnic Abjects’ Write Theory?” Comparative Literature Studies, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2005, 363-378.

47. “Introduction”, [Special Issue: Rethinking Whiteness] Feminist Theory, 8.2, (Aug.) 2007, 141-147.

48. “Serial Accommodations: Diasporic Women’s Writing.” Canadian Literature 196 (Spring, 2008), 6-15.

49. “Unsettling Racisms” PMLA 123.5 (Oct. 2008), 1723-1727.

50. “Resident Aliens: Diasporic Women's Writing, Contemporary Women's Writing  (Oxford) (2009) 3: 28-46.   []

51.“INFLEXÕES SUBALTERNAS NOS COSMOPOLITISMOS VERNACULARES,” Aletria: revista de estudos de literature, 19 (Jan./Jun 2009), Brazil, 21-42.

52. “Subaltern Empathy: Beyond European Categories of Affect Theory,”  Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, National Taiwan Normal University, 35.1, March 2009, 11-30.

53. “Multicultural Sites/Practices of Un/Homeliness,” Tema 4.2011. Online Journal, University of Nis, Serbia (Trans. Into Serbian)


 (c)       Other

            "Multiculturalism," Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women's Issues and Knowledge. Edited Cheris Kramarae & Dale Spender. Vol. 3. Identity Politics -- Publishing. NY & London, Routledge, 1388-1390.

“Multiculturalism’, 2011, The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization:



(a)        Journals

1.         "'So infinite a gap': Three Tales from The Prussian Officer Volume," Viewpoints 81, S.V.C. Frankston (1981): 184-191.
2.         "Method and Madness in Female Writing," (with L. Adler), in Hecate, 7.2 (1981): 20-33.

3.         "Narrative Reelism:  Foregrounding Narrative Conventions Through Film," Lip, 7 (1982/3): 54-58.

4.         "Beyond the Echo," Fifth Column, The Age Monthly Review 5.11 (April, 1986).  Commissioned.

5.         "Whose Post-Feminism?" Fifth Column, The Age Monthly Review 6.5 (September, 1986). Commissioned.

6.         "Feminist Forum," AUMLA 65 (1986): 73-91.

7.         "(Multi)cultural Australia: Beyond Folkloric Ethnicity," Multicultural Artworkers Committee Newsletter 11 (1988): 7-15.

8. "Against Multiculturalism: Rhetorical Images," Typereader 7, Journal of the Centre for Studies in Literary Education, Deakin University (Autumn, 1992): 28-43.

9."Multicultural Literatures:  Canada and Australia.  Interview with Joseph Pivato," Typereader 7, Journal of the Centre for Studies in Literary Education, Deakin University (Autumn, 1992): 44-62.

10. "Postcolonial Literatures: A Select Bibliography of Theory and Criticism", Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 22.3-4, Sept/December, pp. 893-915, 1996.

11. "Denaturalizing Cultural Nationalisms:  Multicultural Readings of Australia", (trans. into Chinese), Chung-Wai Literary Monthly, National Taiwan University, #301, 1997, 42-73.

12. “Dynamics of Diaspora: the Will to (Literary) Community,” Interpretations (English Teachers Assoc. of Western Australia), vol.31, No.1, 1998,58-64.

13.Leung, Yiu-nam. "From Australia to Canada: A Conversation with Sneja Gunew." Tamkang Review 35.2 (Winter 2004) Taiwan: 141-160.

14. "Sneja Gunew: To be a Public Intellectual," Kultura (Sofia, Bulgaria) Sept. 20, 2007, No. 31 (2470)

15. "O rodzimym kosmopolityzmie" in "Czy "biala Kanada" potrzebuje "czarnoskórej Ani z Zielonego Wzgórza"? Rozmowy z "Innymi" wsród "Innych" i o "Innych": Kanadyjskie dyskursy mniejszosciowe a budowanie dialogu transkulturowego,"  ed. Eugenia Sojka, .. Er(r)go. Teoria-Literature-Kultura. vol. 17, 2009. Pages.  [Vernacular cosmopolitanism]

16. “Performing CanLit Vernaculars: Our Mobile Cosmopolitan Pedagogies,” Canadian Literature (Opinions & Notes) 205 (Summer 2010), 196-199.




DVD. “Interview: On Diasporic Writers and their Portrayal of Intergenerational Relationships.” Managing Diversity in Canada and India: Voices from Literature , Culture and Politics. Co-ordinated by Malashri Lal, Sukrita Paul Kumar, Minoti Chatterjee. Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute: Special Projects on Canada. University of Delhi, South Campus, 2007.


 1.        "Reading," "Inquiry into Race," "MO(T)HE(R) H(T)OME(R)," Frictions, edited by A. Gibbs and A. Tilson, Sybylla Press, 1982, 5-9.

 2.        "Memory Crop," Inner Cities, ed. D. Modjeska, Penguin, 1989, 219-228.

 3.        "A Snake in Her Ear," West (University of Western Sydney, Nepean), 1.2, 1990, 10.

 4.        "Bulgaria: Personal History of an Unknown Country," in Homeland, ed. G. Papaellinas, Allen & Unwin, 1991, 83-92.

            “Transcultural Translators: Mediating Race, Indigeneity, and Ethnicity in Four Nations”. Interviews from the Workshop , Rockefeller Center, Bellagio, Italy. Editing (with B. Charles). 50 mins. 2003.

            Produced DVD “Feeling Multicultural: Decolonizing Affect Theory Colloquium” (2hrs) 2006.


 1.        Produced and co-directed, Re-Viewing the Migrant Story (61 mins.), Deakin University Press, 1981.

 2.        Produced and co-directed, Re-Viewing the Migrant Story: Place (St. Albans, 3021) (59 mins, Deakin University Press, 1982.

 3.        Produced, co-scripted, and co-edited, The Body of Frankenstein (60 mins), a feminist interpretation of the 19th-century novel and its reception within popular culture, 1990.

 4.        Assistant Producer on two videos made for the Narrative Research Group:  Ania Walwicz; Catch the Camera, 1990.