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Professor Jean Fornasiero

Telephone +61 8 8313 5640
Position Professor
Email jean.fornasiero@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4341
Building Napier Building
Floor/Room 6 07
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Humanities

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Awards & Achievements

 

Chevalier dans l'ordre des palmes académiques (2003); Officier (2015)


Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

 

Publications

 

2000-2016

 

BOOKS

 

French Designs on Colonial New South Wales, a critical edition of François Péron's Memoir on the English Settlements of New Holland, translation,  introduction and notes (co-author: John West-Sooby), Adelaide, The Friends of the State Library, 2014, 396p.

 

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/review/francois-perons-french-lessons-in-the-colonisation-of-australia/story-fn9n8gph-1226872311601

 

Bronze Medal, Regional Non-Fiction, Independent Publishers Book Awards, 2015

 

  http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1937

 

Encountering Terra Australis:  The Australian Voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders, 1800-1803, (co-authors:  Peter Monteath & John West-Sooby), Kent Town:  Wakefield Press, 2004, 411p.

 

Frank Broeze Maritime History Prize 2005

Revised edition 2010

 

http://www.wakefieldpress.com.au/product.php?productid=226&cat=0&page=1

 

 

ART CATALOGUE

 

Littoral (co-author: Vivonne Thwaites), Adelaide, 5 Star Print, 2010, catalogue of the exhibition which opened in Hobart, Carnegie Gallery, April 2010, featuring the marine works of Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and responses from contemporary Australian artists, Aadje Bruce, Chris de Rosa, Julie Gough, Beverley Southcott, Toni Warburton, Judy Watson

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/collected-flotsam-and-jetsam-of-sea-culture/story-e6frg8n6-1225906070341

 

 

EDITED VOLUMES

 i. BOOKS

 

If I Say If:  The Poems and Short Stories of Boris Vian (co-editors: Alistair Rolls and John West-Sooby), Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2013, 412p.

 

Magnificent Obsessions:  Honouring the Lives of Hazel Rowley (co-editor: Rosemary Lloyd), Newcastle-on-Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, 231p.

 

A History of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide, 1876-2012 (co-editors:  Nick Harvey, Greg McCarthy, Clem Macintyre, Carl Crossin), Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2012, 401p.

Explorations and Encounters in French (co-editor: Colette Mrowa-Hopkins), Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2010, 319p.

http://www.adelaide.edu.au/press/titles/explorations/

 

ii. SPECIAL NUMBERS OF REFEREED JOURNALS

 

Practices of Translation (co-editors: Alistair Rolls, Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan, John West-Sooby), special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, L, 2, 2013, 146p.

 

L’Utopie en mouvement (co-editors:  Thomas Bouchet & John West-Sooby), special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLIII, 3, 2006, 134p.

 

The Baudin Expedition 1800-1804:  Texts, Contexts and Subtexts (co-editors:  Margaret Sankey & Peter Cowley), special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLI, 2, 2004, 206p.

http://setis.library.usyd.edu.au/baudin/ajfs.html

 

Autour de Michèle le Dœuff (co-editor:  Margaret Sankey), special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XL, 3, 2003, 150p.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

“Nicolas Baudin (1754-1803): From Seafarer to Philosophical Traveller” (co-authors: John West-Sooby & Margaret Sankey), in Ivan Barko and Eric Berti (eds), French Australian Biographies, North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015, pp.

 

“Framing New South Wales or Framing a Narrative?  A Representation of Sydney by Charles-Alexandre Lesueur”, in N. Edwards, B. McCann, P. Poiana (eds), Framing French Culture, Adelaide, Adelaide University Press, 2015, pp.

 

"Cross-Cultural Inquiry in 1802: Musical Performance on the Baudin Expedition to Australia" (co-author: John West-Sooby), in Penelope Edmonds and Kate Darian-Smith (eds), Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance and Commemoration  in Australia and on the Pacific Rim, London, Routledge, 2015, pp.

 

“Boris Vian, a Life in Paradox” (co-authors:  Alistair Rolls and John West-Sooby), in A. Rolls, J. West-Sooby, J. Fornasiero (eds), If I say If: The Poems and Short Stories of Boris Vian, Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2014, pp. 1-12

 

 "An Acquisitive Eye:  Nicolas Baudin in the Wake of Bougainville and La Pérouse" (co-author: John West-Sooby), in J. West-Sooby (ed.), Discovery and Empire:  The French in the South Seas, Adelaide, Adelaide University Press, 2013, pp. 69-98

 

A Tale of Resilience:  the History of Modern European Languages at the University of Adelaide” (co-author:  John West-Sooby), in N. Harvey, J. Fornasiero, G. McCarthy, C. Macintyre, C. Crossin (eds), A History of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide, 1876-2012, Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2012, pp. 133-180

 

“Cartography as Narrative:  The Maps of the Baudin Expedition” (co-author : John West-Sooby), in R. Gerritsen, R. King & A. Eliason (eds), The Freycinet Map of 1811:  200th Anniversary of the Publication of the First Map of Australia, Canberra, Australia on the Map Division of the Australasian Hydrographic Society, 2012, pp. 20-32

“Naming and Shaming: The Baudin Expedition and the Nomenclature of Terra Australis” (co-author:  John West-Sooby), in A. Hiatt, A. Scott, C. Wortham (eds), European Perceptions of Terra Australis, London, Ashgate, 2011, pp. 141-158

Covering up : Translating the Art of Australian Crime Fiction into French(co-author : John West-Sooby), in A. Rolls & M.-L. Vuaille-Barcan (eds) Masking Strategies:  Unwrapping the French Paratext, Bern, Peter Lang, 2011, pp. 119-135

“Music from the Littoral”, in J. Fornasiero & V. Thwaites (eds), Littoral, Adelaide, 2010, pp. 30-35

 

“Charles-Alexandre Lesueur:  An Art of the Littoral”, in J. Fornasiero & V. Thwaites (eds), Littoral, Adelaide, 2010, pp. 12-19

 

“Explorations and Encounters in French:  On the Uses of a Theme” (with C. Mrowa-Hopkins), in J. Fornasiero and C. Mrowa-Hopkins (eds), Explorations and Encounters in French, Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2010, pp. 21-34

 

“Doing it by the Book:  Breaking the Reputation of Nicolas Baudin” (co-author:  John West-Sooby), in J. Fornasiero & C. Mrowa-Hopkins (eds), Explorations and Encounters in French, Adelaide, University of Adelaide Press, 2010, pp. 135-164

 

“Wakefield Queens of Crime Go to Paris: The Publishing Adventures of Patricia Carlon and Charlotte Jay”, in A. Rolls (ed.), Mostly French. French (in) Detective Fiction, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2009, pp. 141-156

 

“Mécènes de l’utopie fin-de-siècle:  le cas de Paul Adam et Emile Zola”, in J. West-Sooby (ed.), Nowhere is Perfect:  French and Francophone Utopias/Dystopias, Newark, University of Delaware Press, Monash Romance Studies, 2008, pp. 108-122

 

“Of Rivalry and Reputation:  Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders“ in M.S. Rivière & K. Issur (eds), Baudin et Flinders dans l’océan Indien:  Voyages, Découvertes, Rencontre, Paris:  L’Harmattan, 2006, pp. 157-177

 

 “An Appetite for Discovery.  The Culinary Adventures of Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin in Terra Australis” (co-author:  John West-Sooby), in A. L. Martin & B. Santich (eds), Gastronomic Encounters, Brompton, SA, East Street Publications, 2004, pp. 21-34

 

“Nerval se met à table:  les aveux d’un buveur démocratique entre la République et le second Empire”, in John West-Sooby (ed.), Consuming Culture:  The Arts of the French Table, Newark:  University of Delaware Press, Monash Romance Studies, 2004, pp. 108-117

 

“A Fourierist in South Australia.  The Colonial Adventures of Arthur Young” in S. Williams, D. Lonergan. R. Hosking, L. Deane & N. Bierbaum (eds), The Regenerative Spirit, volume 2:  (Un)settling, (Dis)locations, (Post-)colonial, (Re)presentations – Australian Post-Colonial Reflections, Adelaide:  Lythrum Press, 2004, pp. 76-85

 

“Taming the Unknown:  Representation of Terra Australis by the Baudin Expedition 1801-1803”, (co-author:  John West-Sooby), in A. Chittleborough, G. Dooley, B. Glover & R. Hosking (eds), Alas for the Pelicans!  Flinders, Baudin and beyond.  Essays and Poems, Kent Town:  Wakefield Press, 2002, pp. 59-80

 

 

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  

"The Narrative Interruptions of Science: The Baudin Expedition to Australia, 1800-1804" (co-author:  John West-Sooby), Forum for Modern Language Studies, special number on 'Interrupted Itineraries', 49, 4, 2013, pp. 457-471

 

"Translating Bien joué into Nice Try: Going for the Paris End of Shane Maloney's Melbourne" (co-author: John West-Sooby), Australian Journal of French Studies, special number on ' Practices of Translation', L, 2, 2013, pp. 206-220

 

"The Practices of Translation" (co-authors: Alistair Rolls, Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan & John West-Sooby), Australian Journal of French Studies, special number of 'Practices of Translation', L, 2, 2013, pp. 153-156

 

Appellation d’origine contrôlée ? Pour une taxonomie des titres de la Série Noire(co-author: John West-Sooby), special number on ‘Paratext revisited’, Essays in French Literature and Culture, 49, November 2012, pp. 97-116.

 

“ ‘Strangers on the Shore’:  Musical Exchanges in Terra Australis, 1802”, Explorations, 50, 2011, pp. 4-15

 

“Deux observateurs de l’homme aux antipodes:  Nicolas Baudin et François Péron”, in M. Jangoux (ed.), Portés par l’air du temps, les voyages de Nicolas Baudin, special number of Etudes sur le XVIIIe siècle, 38, 2010, pp. 157-170

 

“Le philosophe du phalanstère:  quelques retouches au portrait d’Arthur Young (1810-1890)”, Cahiers Charles Fourier, 20, 2009, pp. 23-40

 

“2008, année  utopique:  Fourier et son héritage”, Australian Journal of French Studies, XLV, 1, 2008, pp. 73-80

 

“Vers une histoire du fouriérisme à l’île Maurice”, Cahiers Charles Fourier, 18, 2007, pp. 67-77

 

“Old Quarrels and New Approaches:  Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin” (co-authors Peter Monteath & John West-Sooby), South Australian Geographical Journal, 106, 2007, pp. 1-15

 

“Hydrographic Reputations:  Matthew Flinders, Nicolas Baudin and Australia’s Unknown Coast” (co-authors Peter Monteath & John West-Sooby), The Hydrographic Journal, 121, July 2006, pp. 17-23

 

“Aux origines du roman criminel:  Eugène Sue et les mystères de la Seine”, (co-author:  John West-Sooby), French noir, special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLIII, 1, 2006, pp. 3-12

 

“L’Utopie en mouvement:  retour sur Fourier et le XIXe siècle” (co-authors:  Thomas Bouchet & John West-Sooby), L’Utopie en mouvement, special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLIII, 3, 2006, pp. 219-223

 

“Les Financiers de l’utopie:  représentations et réalités du mécénat quarante-huitard”, L’Utopie en mouvement, special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLIII, 3, 2006, pp. 322-332

 

“Poètes et artistes au banquet fouriériste de 1840”, L’Utopie en mouvement, special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLIII, 3, 2006, pp. 292-297

 

“A Cordial Encounter?  The Meeting of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders, 8-9 April 1802”, (co-author:  John West-Sooby), French History and Civilization.  Papers from the George Rudé Seminar, 1, 2005, pp 53-61

http://www.h-france.net/rude/2005conference/West-Sooby2.pdf

 

L’Ile mystérieuse dans le maelström de l’Histoire”, Jules Verne, special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLII, 3, 2005, pp. 295-302

 

“Notes in the Margins:  Bougainville, Freycinet and the Baudin Expedition” (co-author:  Peter Monteath & John West-Sooby), Australian Journal of French Studies, XLI, 2, 2004, pp. 186-193

 

“The Baudin Expedition in Review:  Old Quarrels and New Approaches” (co-authors:  Margaret Sankey & Peter Cowley), Australian Journal of French Studies, XLI, 2, 2004, pp. 4-14

 

“Introduction” (co-author:  Margaret Sankey), special number on Michèle Le Dœuff, Australian Journal of French Studies, XL, 3, 2003, pp. 237-243

 

“Baudin’s Books” (co-author:  John West-Sooby), Australian Journal of French Studies, XXXIX, 3, 2002, pp. 215-249

 

 

 

 

Expertise for Media Contact

CategoriesHistory, Literature & Publishing
ExpertiseFrench exploration in the Pacific; Baudin Expedition to Australia 1800-1804; French-Australian connections; History of Ideas in 19th century France; Utopian Socialism; Translation Studies; French Detective Fiction
NotesChevalier dans l'ordre des Palmes academiques 2003 Frank Broeze Maritime History Prize 2005

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