Dr Annie Clarke, Program Coordinator
A14 Main Quadrangle,
University of Sydney
Telephone: +61 2 9036 9499
About the Program Coordinator
Dr Annie Clarke is the co-ordinator for the Heritage Studies program which is now part of the Department of Archaeology.
Her research interests include the Indigenous archaeology of Northern Australia, focusing on Eastern Arnhem Land, the art and archaeology of cross-cultural interactions, community-based archaeology and heritage., collecting studies, specifically focusing on the role of Indigenous agency in the formation of Museum collections and the relationships between popular collecting and private museums.
Scholarly Books (Edited)
- R. Harrison, S. Byrne, and A. Clarke (eds) (in press). Reassembling the Collection: Ethnographic Museums and Indigenous Agency. (Santa Fe, NM: SAR Press).
- S. Bryne, A. Clarke, R. Harrison and R. Torrence (eds) (2011), Unpacking the Collection. Networks of Material and Social Agency in the Museum (New York: Springer). One World Archaeology Series.
- R. Torrence and A. Clarke (eds) (2000), The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating cross-cultural engagements in Oceania. One World Archaeology 38, London: Routledge).
- D. Rose, and A. Clarke (eds) (1998), Tracking Knowledge in North Australian Landscapes: Studies in Indigenous and Settler Ecological Knowledge Systems, Darwin: North Australia Research Unit).
- L. Smith, and A. Clarke (eds) (1996), Issues in Archaeological Management, (St Lucia: Anthropology Museum, University of Queensland), Tempus 5.
Scholarly Book Chapters
- R. Torrence and A. Clarke (in press). “Creative Colonialism: Locating Indigenous Strategies in Ethnographic Museum Collections” in R. Harrison, S. Byrne and A. Clarke (eds) Reassembling the Collection: Ethnographic Museums and Indigenous Agency. (Santa Fe, NM: SAR Press).
- R. Torrence, and A. Clarke (2011), “Suitable for Decoration of Halls and Billiard Rooms”: Finding Indigenous Agency in Historic Auction and Sale Catalogues” in S. Bryne, A. Clarke, R. Harrison and R. Torrence (eds) Unpacking the Collection. Networks of Material and Social Agency in the Museum (New York: Springer), 29-54.
- S. Bryne, A. Clarke, R. Harrison and R. Torrence (2011), “Networks, Agents and Objects: Frameworks for Unpacking Museum Collections” in S. Bryne, A. Clarke, R. Harrison and R. Torrence (eds) Unpacking the Collection. Networks of Material and Social Agency in the Museum (New York: Springer), 3-28.
- A. Clarke, and U. Frederick (2011), “Making a sea change: Rock art, archaeology and the enduring legacy of Frederick McCarthy's research on Groote Eylandt” in M. Thomas and M. Neale (eds) Exploring the Legacy of the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, (Canberra: ANU e-press), 135-155.
- A. Clarke, and U. Frederick (2008), “The Mark of Marvellous Ideas: Groote Eylandt rock art and the performance of cross-cultural relations” in P. Veth, M. Neale and P.Sutton (eds) Strangers on the Shore: Early Coastal Contacts With Australia (Canberra: National Museum of Australia), 148-64.
- A. Clarke, (2007), “The ideal and the real: cultural and personal transformation of archaeological research on Groote Eylandt, northern Australia” in L. Smith (ed,) Cultural Heritage: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies (Abingdon: Routledge), 133-149. Volume IV: Interpretation and Community.
- A. Clarke, and U. Frederick, (2006), “Closing the Distance: interpreting cross-cultural engagements through Indigenous rock” in I. Lilley (ed.) The Archaeology of Oceania: Australia and the Pacific Islands (Oxford: Blackwell), 116–33. Blackwell Guides to Archaeology.
- A. Clarke, and P. Faulkner, (2005), “Living archaeology in the Madarrpa homeland of Yilpara” in J. Lydon and T. Ireland (eds) Object Lessons: Archaeology and Heritage in Australia, (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing), 225-242.
- S. Brockwell, A. Clarke, & R. Levitus (2001), “Seasonal movement in the Prehistoric Human Ecology of the Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory” in A. Anderson, I. Lilley and S. O'Connor (eds) Histories of Old Ages: Essays in Honour of Rhys Jones. Canberra: Pandanus Publications),
- A. Clarke, (2000), “Time, Tradition and Transformation: the archaeology of intercultural encounters on Groote Eylandt, Northern Australia” in R. Torrence and A. Clarke (eds) The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating cross-cultural engagements in Oceania. One World Archaeology 38, Abingdon: Routledge) 142-181.
- R. Torrence, and A. Clarke, (2000), “Negotiating Difference: practice makes theory for contemporary archaeology in Oceania” in R. Torrence and A. Clarke (eds) The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating cross-cultural engagements in Oceania. One World Archaeology 38, Abingdon:Routledge), 1-31.
Edited Journal: Special Issue
- A. Clarke and A. Paterson (eds) 2003. Case-Studies in Cross-Cultural Archaeology. Archaeology in Oceania 38 (2).
Refereed Journal Articles
- A. Clarke, in press (2012), “Waterlilies: confessions of a failed ethnobotanist” in L. Russell and Z Ma Rhea (eds) Essays in honour of Beth Gott. The Artefact (accepted March 2010).
- S. Brockwell, P. Bourke, P, A. Clarke, C. Crasweller, P. Faulkner, B. Meehan, S. O’Connor, R. Sim, and D Wesley, (2011), Holocene settlement of the northern coastal plains, Northern Territory, Australia. Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory,
- A. Clarke, and R. Torrence (2011), “Archaeology and the Collection: tracing material relationships in colonial Papua from 1875 to 1925” Journal of Australian Studies 35, no. 4: 443-448.
- A. Clarke, (2011), “Damper and Fish, Tea and Sugar: using ethnohistorical sources to examine post-contact changes in resource use and residence on Groote Eylandt” Supplement 79: Records of the West Australian Museum, 93-108. Special Issue, C. Bird and E. Webb (eds) “Fire and Hearth" Forty Years On: essays in honour of Sylvia J. Hallam.
- A. Clarke, U. Frederick, and A. Williams (2010), “Wish You Were Here: Historic Inscriptions from the North Head Quarantine Station, Manly, NSW” Australasian Historical Archaeology, 28: 77-84.
- S. Brockwell, P. Faulkner, P. Bourke, A. Clarke, A. C. Crassweller, D. Guse, B. Meehan, B. amd R. Sim, (2009), “Radiocarbon dates from the Top End: A cultural chronology for the Northern Territory coastal plain” Australian Aboriginal Studies, 1: 54-76.
- P. Faulkner, and A. Clarke, (2009), “Artefact Assemblage Characteristics and Distribution on the Point Blane Peninsula, Blue Mud Bay, Arnhem Land” Australian Archaeology, 69: 21-28.
- P. Faulkner, and A. Clarke, (2004), “Late-Holocene Occupation and coastal economy in Blue Mud Bay, north east Arnhem Land: Preliminary Archaeological Findings”. Australian Archaeology 59: 23-30.
- A. Clarke, (2002), “The Ideal and the real: cultural and personal transformations of archaeological research on Groote Eylandt, Northern Australia”. World Archaeology 34 (2): 249-264.
- A. Clarke, (2000), “’The Moormans Trowsers’: Aboriginal and Macassan Interactions and the Changing Fabric of Indigenous Social Life’” in S. O’Connor and P. Veth (eds) East of Wallace’s Line. (Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema) Modern Quaternary Research in Southeast Asia 16: 315-335.