contents
 introduction
 scope
 activities
 capacities
 infrastructure
 & benefits
 participants
    dennis altman
    michelle arrow
    paul arthur
    carol bacchi
    ros bandt
    larissa behrendt
    mary besemeres
    richard broome
    chilla bulbeck
    anthony burke
    david carment
    david carter
    jock collins
    liz conor
    greg craven
    martin crotty
    denis cryle
    ann curthoys
    kate darian-smith
    lynette finch
    rae frances
    lucy frost
    stephen garton     heather goodall
    anna haebich
    dennis haskell
    anthony hassall
    jeannie herbert
    jenny hocking
    alison holland
    elizabeth jacka
    bruce johnson
    carol johnson
    mary kalantzis
    marilyn lake
    kateryna longley
    andrew mccann
    chris mcconville
    russell mcdougall
    philip mead
    clive moore
    nicole moore
    stephen muecke
    ffion murphy
    john murphy
    martin nakata
    garth nettheim
    karl neuenfeldt
    christine nicholls
    richard nile
    marguerite nolan
    wenche ommundsen
    darlene oxenham
    maureen perkins
    emily potter
    jan ryan
    kay saunders
    sean scalmer
    bruce scates
    kay schaffer
    joanne scott
    graham seal
    june senyard
    sue sheridan
    judith smart
    tom stannage
    daniela stehlik
    jenny strauss
    sian supski
    hsu-ming teo
    graham tulloch
    james walter
    richard waterhouse
    elizabeth webby
    gus worby
    clare wright

 participants: judith smart
 Judith Smart
Associate Professor in History
School of Social Science & Planning
RMIT University


Research Programs
ARC Small Grant, $12,300 awarded for 1998, for research into the Impact of Protestant Christianity on Mass Women's Organisations in Australia in the Interwar Period

2001-04: ARC Linkage Grant (with A/Prof Pavla Miller) and The Mac.Robertson Girls' High School to employ a PhD student to write the history of the school.

2003: Reserve List for ARC Discovery on History of Mass Women's Organisations in Australia
Significant Contributions to this research
Judith Smart's research interests focus on twentieth-century Australian history. She has coedited (with Tony Wood) a collection of articles on social change and war in Australia and New Zealand, An Anzac Muster, and (with John Murphy) a collection of articles on the 1950s, The Forgotten Fifties. She also edited a special issue of Australian Historical Studies on writing the history of women in Australia, Twenty Years On. Her other interests and published work deal with women and political protest, women and religion, conservative women's organisations, suffrage and postsuffrage movements, temperance reform, wartime propaganda, the social history of venereal disease, and Billy Graham's 1959 crusade. She was the editor of Australian Historical Studies from 1994 to 1999 and is currently engaged in writing a history of Melbourne during the Great War, and researching influences on the mass women's organisations, specifically the Housewives Associations and the Country Women's Association, from the 1920s to the 1960s.
Publications
Book chapters

'Jennie Baines: Suffrage and an Australian Connection', in Sandra Stanley Holton and June Purvis (eds), Votes for Women (Routledge, London, 2000), pp. 24666

'Modernity and Motherheartedness: Spirituality and Religious Meaning in Australian Women's Suffrage and Citizenship Movements, 1890s1920s', in Fletcher, I., Mayhall, L.Nym, and Levine, P. (eds), Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation and Race (Routledge, New York, 2000), pp. 5167

Editor of Refereed Journals

Australian Historical Studies, vol. 30, no. 112, April 1999

Journal Articles

'The Evangelist as Star: The Billy Graham Crusade in Australia, 1959', Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 33, no. 1, Summer 1999, pp. 165176.

'Feminists, Flappers and Miss Australia: Contesting the Meanings of Citizenship, Femininity and Nation in the 1920s', Show Girl and the Straw Man, Journal of Australian Studies, no. 71, 2001, pp. 115.

'Cultivating Class Consciousness in a New Generation: The Labor Guild of Youth in Melbourne 192628', Labour History, no. 82, May 2002, pp. 4963.

Conference Papers

'Christian Women and Changing Concepts of Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities in Interwar Australia', in Damousi, J. and Ellinghaus, K. (eds), Citizenship, Women and Social Justice: International Historical Perspectives (Papers presented at the 1998 International Federation for Research in Women's History Conference, Melbourne, Australia, History Department, University of Melbourne, 1999), pp. 190203.
Other Evidence of Impact and Contributions to the Field
199499 Editor, Australian Historical Studies

1994 Editorial Board, Australian Historical Studies

1979 Victorian Working Party of the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Member since 1979; Adviser on women's entries since 1989.

1999 Review Editor Victorian Historical Journal

2001 Editorial Board, Australian Historical Association Bulletin

2003- Editorial Board, Journal of Popular Culture
Consultancy
With Professors Patricia Grimshaw (University of Melbourne) and Marilyn Lake (LaTrobe University). Preliminary book proposal for Ms Prue Goward, Commonwealth Government Advisor on Women, to present to the Centenary of Federation Celebration Committee. A History of Women in Australia. $3000 ($1000 each)
Teaching Programs
2000- Honours Year Co-ordinator, School of Social Science & Planning
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