Project Outputs


Galletly, Sarah. “L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Mass-Market Magazines.” British Journal of Canadian Studies 28.2 (September 2015): 145-65.

Kuttainen, Victoria, Susann Liebich and Sarah Galletly. “Place, Platform and Value: Periodicals in Late Colonial Modernity.” English Studies in Canada (ESC) 40.1 ‘Magazines and/as Media: The Aesthetics and Politics of Serial Form’ (Spring 2015): 155-77.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Sailor, Novelist and Scientist—Also Explorer: Frank Burnett, Canada’s Kon-Tiki, and the Ethnographic Middlebrow.” Canadian Literature 221 (Summer 2014): 79-91.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Trafficking Literature: Travel, Modernity, and the Middle Ground of Canadian and Australian Middlebrow Print Cultures.” International Journal of Canadian Studies (IJCS) 48 (2014): 85-103.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Dear Miss Cowie: The Construction of the Canadian Author 1920s-30s.” English Studies in Canada (ESC) 39.4 (December 2013): 145-171.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “The Golden Age of Pacific Travel.” Telling Stories: Australian Literary Cultures 1935-2012. Eds. Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell. Melbourne: Monash UP, 2013.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Man: The Most Literary Yet!” Telling Stories: Australian Literary Cultures 1935-2012. Eds. Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell. Melbourne: Monash UP, 2013.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “A Lost Australian Story: Man in the 1930s.” LINQ (Literature in North Queensland). 36 (2009): 161-80.


Liebich, Susann. “Adventure, Glamour and Social Prestige: Women and Mobility across the Pacific in Australian Quality Magazines of the 1920s and 1930s.” Panel on “Oceans of Opportunity: Women’s Mobility in the Early Twentieth Century Pacific World,” The American Historical Association meeting, Atlanta, 7-10 January 2016.

Galletly, Sarah. “Mobilising the Pacific Imaginary: Periodical Fiction and Australian Travel Networks in the Interwar Period.” Literary Studies Convention (AAL/ASAL/AULLA), University of Wollongong, 7 July 2015.

Kuttainen, Victoria, Susann Liebich and Sarah Galletly. “The Transported Imagination: Magazines, Travel and the Pacific 1920s-1930s.” Poster Presentation, DH 2015, Global Digital Humanities, University of Western Sydney, 29 June-3 July 2015.

Liebich, Susann.“Oceanic Print Cultures: Reading and Writing at Sea.” Research Colloquium, Excellence Cluster Asia and Europe in a Global Context, Heidelberg University, 21 April 2015.

Liebich, Susann. “The Transported Imagination: Magazines and the Geographical Imaginary in Interwar Australia.” Invited Seminar, History Programme, Victoria University of Wellington, 3 October 2014.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “The Polymediated Pacific: Interwar Magazines as Portals in Late Colonial Modernity.” Invited Presentation to Magazines and/as Media Symposium. University of Alberta, Edmonton with The Middlebrow Research Network. 14-16 August 2014.

Kuttainen, Victoria.  “The Borders of Literary Repute: Australian Magazines, Fame, Travel and Authorship 1920s and 30s.” Presentation to ASAL Association for the Study of Australian Literature conference. The University of Sydney. 9-12 July 2014.

Galletly, Sarah. “Pacific Crossings: Representations of Women’s Pacific Travel in Australian and Canadian Middlebrow Magazines between the Wars.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Comparative  Literature Association (CCLA), Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2014, Brock University, St Catharines, Canada. 25 May 2014.

Liebich, Susann. “Australia’s Geographical Imaginary in the Interwar Period: Mobility and the Pacific in the quality magazine The Home.” Presentation to School Seminar, School of Arts and Social Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville. 15 May 2014.

Liebich, Susann. “Reading at Sea and Oceanic Print Cultures.” Presentation to “Reading Communities and the Circulation of Print: Australia, China and Britain in the 19th century” conference, The Australian National University, Canberra. 23-24 April.

Liebich, Susann. “New Zealand Soldiers’ Reading Practices on Troopships during the First World War: Local, Global or Oceanic Print Cultures?.” Invited Presentation to Global History Workshop, Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, Heidelberg University. 21-22 March 2014.

Galletly, Sarah. “The Spectacular Travelling Woman: Canadian and Australian Visions of Women, Modernity, and Mobility between the Wars.” Advanced Research Seminar on Travel, Middlebrow, Australasia-Pacific, 1920-50. James Cook University, Cairns. 28-29 November 2013.

Liebich, Susann. “Australasian Magazine Culture, Sea Travel and the Middlebrow Imagination.” Invited Presentation to New Historical Perspectives on New Zealand and the Sea Workshop, Centre for Research on Colonial Culture, University of Otago, Dunedin. 23 November 2013.

Liebich, Susann. “Reading and Writing at Sea.” Presentation to biennial conference of the New Zealand Historical Association (NZHA), University of Otago, Dunedin. 20-22 November 2013.

Liebich, Susann. “Mapping Travel and the Middlebrow Imagination in the Pacific, c. 1920-1940.” Public Presentation as part of the ESU DH Summer School, University of Leipzig. 22 July -3 August 2013.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Tropical Cosmopolitan? Reading Lessons from the Burns Philp Archive.” Presentation to School Seminar, School of Arts and Social Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville. 5 July 2013.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Interwar Trans-Pacificism and Literary Value.” Presentation to Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, Kings College London. 20 March 2013.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Modern, Mobile & Middlebrow: Canadian and Australian Print Cultures 1920-30.” Presentation to to Canadian Reading Group, Strathclyde University, Glasgow. 4 February 2013.

Kuttainen, Victoria. “Trafficking Literature: Mobility and Middlebrow Modernity in BP Magazine.” Presentation to the Advanced Research Seminar of Faye Hammill and Michelle Smith’s AHRC-funded project “Magazines, Travel and Middlebrow Culture in Canada 1925-1950” Carleton University, Ottawa. 24-25 May 2012.