Mx Oscar Monaghan

BA (Sydney) LLB (Sydney)
Associate Lecturer
Wingara Mura Postgraduate Fellow

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 5918
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Biographical details

Oscar Monaghan was appointed to the University of Sydney Law School as a Wingara Mura Postgraduate Fellow in 2017. Oscar’s current research focuses on the relationship between property law and the production of heteronormativity in the Australian settler colonial context.

Research interests

  • Legal history
  • Settler colonialism
  • Property law
  • Queer epistemologies
  • Indigenous methodologies

Teaching and supervision

  • Foundations of law

Associations

  • Member, Law Society of New South Wales

Awards and honours

  • UNSW Law Dean’s List
  • UNSW Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Judicial Conference of Australia Scholarship

In the media

ABC Radio National, Blak, queer and trans: the politics of recognition on AWAYE!’, AWAYE!, 20 February 2016 (Oscar Monaghan, Maddee Clark, Daniel Browning)

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Monaghan, O. (2015). Dual Imperatives: Decolonising the Queer and Queering the Decolonial. In Dino Hodge (Eds.), Colouring the Rainbow: Blak Queer and Trans Perspectives - Life Stories and Essays by First Nations People of Australia, (pp. 195-207). Australia: Wakefield Press.

Journals

  • Monaghan, O. (2015). Social Justice Lawyering and Narratives of Progress. Dissent: Sydney University Law Society Social Justice Journal, 2015, 12-14. [More Information]
  • Monaghan, O. (2014). Legal Education in the Australian Settler Colonial Context: Decolonising the Law School. Dissent: Sydney University Law Society Social Justice Journal, 2014, 27-29. [More Information]

Edited Journals

  • Monaghan, O. (2015). Race, Immigration and the Law: Sydney University Law Society Quarterly. Race, Immigration and the Law: Sydney University Law Society Quarterly.

Conferences

  • Monaghan, O., Clark, M., O'Brien, E. (2016). Decolonising the Queer and Queering the Decolonial. Queer Provocations 2016: Rebellious Words, Marrickville, NSW: Presentation.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Monaghan, O. (2014). My queer decolonial project. Honi Soit.

Other

  • Monaghan, O., Clark, M. (2016), Blak, queer and trans: the politics of recognition. Radio. [More Information]

2016

  • Monaghan, O., Clark, M. (2016), Blak, queer and trans: the politics of recognition. Radio. [More Information]
  • Monaghan, O., Clark, M., O'Brien, E. (2016). Decolonising the Queer and Queering the Decolonial. Queer Provocations 2016: Rebellious Words, Marrickville, NSW: Presentation.

2015

  • Monaghan, O. (2015). Dual Imperatives: Decolonising the Queer and Queering the Decolonial. In Dino Hodge (Eds.), Colouring the Rainbow: Blak Queer and Trans Perspectives - Life Stories and Essays by First Nations People of Australia, (pp. 195-207). Australia: Wakefield Press.
  • Monaghan, O. (2015). Race, Immigration and the Law: Sydney University Law Society Quarterly. Race, Immigration and the Law: Sydney University Law Society Quarterly.
  • Monaghan, O. (2015). Social Justice Lawyering and Narratives of Progress. Dissent: Sydney University Law Society Social Justice Journal, 2015, 12-14. [More Information]

2014

  • Monaghan, O. (2014). Legal Education in the Australian Settler Colonial Context: Decolonising the Law School. Dissent: Sydney University Law Society Social Justice Journal, 2014, 27-29. [More Information]
  • Monaghan, O. (2014). My queer decolonial project. Honi Soit.

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