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Alison Bartlett is an associate professor of gender studies at the University of Western Australia. Before that she taught literature at the University of Southern Queensland for 10years. Her teaching and research is mainly around gender and sexuality in popular culture and literature. She has written two books – Breastwork: rethinking breastfeeding (2005) and Jamming the machinery: contemporary Australian women’s writing (1998). Bartlett has worked with the National Museum of Australia to propose a collection to represent the Australian women's movement, and is interested in how the recent feminist past is being remembered and mobilized.