Dr Keith Foulcher

PhD (Sydney), BA (Sydney)
Honorary Associate

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

Keith retired in February 2006 as lecturer and coordinator of the Indonesian Studies program. Before his appointment to the University of Sydney in 1996, he taught at Monash University in Melbourne and Flinders University in Adelaide. He has an international reputation for his work on modern Indonesian literature, and has been an invited speaker at various universities and associations in Indonesia, Singapore, The Netherlands and the United States.

Research interests

  • Modern Indonesian literature and culture.

Current projects

  • Indonesian literary and cultural development in the late colonial and early independence periods.

Associations

  • Editorial Board Member, Inside Indonesia.

Selected grants

2000

  • Modern Indonesian literature and the question of postcoloniality; Foulcher K, Day J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Foulcher, K., Day, T. (2002). Clearing a Space: Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature. Leiden, Netherlands: KITLV Press.

Book Chapters

  • Foulcher, K. (2012). Fluid Transitions in an Era of Reform. In Keith Foulcher, Mikihiro Moriyama and Manneke Budiman (Eds.), Words in Motion: Language and Discourse in Post-New Order Indonesia, (pp. 1-15). Singapore: NUS (National University of Singapore) Press.
  • Foulcher, K. (2009). Armijn Pane. In Richard Layman (Eds.), Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 348: Southeast Asian Writers, (pp. 213-217). Detroit, New York, San Francisco: Gale.
  • Foulcher, K. (2009). Menjadi Penulis Modern: Penerjemahan dan Angkatan 45 di Jakarta Masa Revolusi. In Henri Chambert-Loir (Eds.), Sadur: Sejarah Terjemahan di Indonesia dan Malaysia, (pp. 835-853). Jakarta: Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia.
  • Foulcher, K. (2009). Moving Pictures: Western Marxism and Vernacular Literature in Colonial Indonesia. In Jedamski, Doris~ (Eds.), Chewing over the West: Occidental Narratives in Non-Western Readings, (pp. 37-73). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
  • Foulcher, K. (2003). Toeti Heraty and Australia: Poetry as Cultural Bridge-Crossing. 70 Tahun Toeti Heraty, Pawai Kehidupan, (pp. 218-229). Jakarta: Yayasan Mitra Budaya Indonesia.
  • Foulcher, K. (2002). Dissolving into the elsewhere: Mimicry and ambivalence in Marah Roesli's "Sitti Noerbaja". In Keith Foulcher and Tony Day (Eds.), Clearing a Space: Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature, (pp. 85-108). Leiden, Netherlands: KITLV Press.
  • Foulcher, K., Day, T. (2002). Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature: Introductory Remarks. In Keith Foulcher and Tony Day (Eds.), Clearing a Space: Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature, (pp. 1-18). Leiden, Netherlands: KITLV Press.

Journals

  • Foulcher, K. (2011). A Weekend with Richard Wright. PMLA, 126(3), 798-812.
  • Foulcher, K. (2010). Review of David Hill's "Journalism and politics in Indonesia; a critical biography of Mochtar Lubis (1922-2004) as editor and author". Asian Studies Review, 34(4), 523-524.
  • Foulcher, K. (2005). Biography, History and the Indonesian novel: Reading Salah Asuhan. Bijdragen Tot de Taal-Land-en Volkenkunde, 161(2-3), 247-268.
  • Foulcher, K. (2004). Community and the metropolis: a Lenong performance In early New Order Jakarta. Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, 37(2), 27-65.
  • Foulcher, K. (2001). Rivai Apin and the Modernist Aesthetic in Indonesian Poetry. Bijdragen Tot de Taal-Land-en Volkenkunde, Vol 157/4, 771-797.

Conferences

  • Foulcher, K. (2004). Indonesian Literary Biography and the Late Colonial Novel. Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the ASAA, 2004, Canberra, Australia: Asian Studies Association of Australia & Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies , ANU.
  • Foulcher, K. (2002). Crossing Borders: Representations of Modernity in Late Colonial Indonesia. Asian Studies Association of Australia, Australia: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Foulcher, K. (2005). Recording Indonesia. Inside Indonesia, Inside Indonesia 88 (2005), pp. 4-6.

Working Paper Internal

  • Foulcher, K. (2008). On a roll: Pramoedya and the postcolonial transition.

Reference Works

  • Foulcher, K. (2001). Lembaga Kebudayaan Rakyat (Lekra, Institute of People's Culture), Indonesian arts and cultural organization 1950-1965. In Derek Jones (Eds.), (pp. 1391-1392). London and Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.

2012

  • Foulcher, K. (2012). Fluid Transitions in an Era of Reform. In Keith Foulcher, Mikihiro Moriyama and Manneke Budiman (Eds.), Words in Motion: Language and Discourse in Post-New Order Indonesia, (pp. 1-15). Singapore: NUS (National University of Singapore) Press.

2011

  • Foulcher, K. (2011). A Weekend with Richard Wright. PMLA, 126(3), 798-812.

2010

  • Foulcher, K. (2010). Review of David Hill's "Journalism and politics in Indonesia; a critical biography of Mochtar Lubis (1922-2004) as editor and author". Asian Studies Review, 34(4), 523-524.

2009

  • Foulcher, K. (2009). Armijn Pane. In Richard Layman (Eds.), Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 348: Southeast Asian Writers, (pp. 213-217). Detroit, New York, San Francisco: Gale.
  • Foulcher, K. (2009). Menjadi Penulis Modern: Penerjemahan dan Angkatan 45 di Jakarta Masa Revolusi. In Henri Chambert-Loir (Eds.), Sadur: Sejarah Terjemahan di Indonesia dan Malaysia, (pp. 835-853). Jakarta: Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia.
  • Foulcher, K. (2009). Moving Pictures: Western Marxism and Vernacular Literature in Colonial Indonesia. In Jedamski, Doris~ (Eds.), Chewing over the West: Occidental Narratives in Non-Western Readings, (pp. 37-73). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

2008

  • Foulcher, K. (2008). On a roll: Pramoedya and the postcolonial transition.

2005

  • Foulcher, K. (2005). Biography, History and the Indonesian novel: Reading Salah Asuhan. Bijdragen Tot de Taal-Land-en Volkenkunde, 161(2-3), 247-268.
  • Foulcher, K. (2005). Recording Indonesia. Inside Indonesia, Inside Indonesia 88 (2005), pp. 4-6.

2004

  • Foulcher, K. (2004). Community and the metropolis: a Lenong performance In early New Order Jakarta. Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, 37(2), 27-65.
  • Foulcher, K. (2004). Indonesian Literary Biography and the Late Colonial Novel. Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the ASAA, 2004, Canberra, Australia: Asian Studies Association of Australia & Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies , ANU.

2003

  • Foulcher, K. (2003). Toeti Heraty and Australia: Poetry as Cultural Bridge-Crossing. 70 Tahun Toeti Heraty, Pawai Kehidupan, (pp. 218-229). Jakarta: Yayasan Mitra Budaya Indonesia.

2002

  • Foulcher, K., Day, T. (2002). Clearing a Space: Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature. Leiden, Netherlands: KITLV Press.
  • Foulcher, K. (2002). Crossing Borders: Representations of Modernity in Late Colonial Indonesia. Asian Studies Association of Australia, Australia: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).
  • Foulcher, K. (2002). Dissolving into the elsewhere: Mimicry and ambivalence in Marah Roesli's "Sitti Noerbaja". In Keith Foulcher and Tony Day (Eds.), Clearing a Space: Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature, (pp. 85-108). Leiden, Netherlands: KITLV Press.
  • Foulcher, K., Day, T. (2002). Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature: Introductory Remarks. In Keith Foulcher and Tony Day (Eds.), Clearing a Space: Postcolonial Readings of Modern Indonesian Literature, (pp. 1-18). Leiden, Netherlands: KITLV Press.

2001

  • Foulcher, K. (2001). Lembaga Kebudayaan Rakyat (Lekra, Institute of People's Culture), Indonesian arts and cultural organization 1950-1965. In Derek Jones (Eds.), (pp. 1391-1392). London and Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.
  • Foulcher, K. (2001). Rivai Apin and the Modernist Aesthetic in Indonesian Poetry. Bijdragen Tot de Taal-Land-en Volkenkunde, Vol 157/4, 771-797.

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