Stephen MueckeResearch Affiliate

    Stephen Muecke is Jury Chair of English Language and Literature in the School of Humanities at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. Prior to that he was Professor of Ethnography at the University of New South Wales, where he taught in the Environmental Humanities programme.  He is a writer specialising in cross-generic work; a recent publication is The Mother’s Day Protest and Other Fictocritical Essays (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2016). He also works on cultural theory, with a special edition of New Literary History (“Recomposing the Humanities—with Bruno Latour”), 2016. He has a long record of work with Indigenous people (a new edition of Paddy Roe’s Gularabulu: Stories from the West Kimberley appeared with UWA Publishing, 2016), and current research is for a book of experimental ethnography (The Children’s Country, with an accompanying website) that will document Goolarabooloo county north of Broome, Western Australia.  A 2018 chapter illustrating the principle of interruption in ethnographic fieldwork and writing, “Goolarabooloo Futures: Mining and Aborigines in North-West Australia,”  is available on See also the film by Aaron Burton, Sunset Ethnography,

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