Ms Ali Baker

Position/s:Co-ordinator Tjilbruke Student Services, Academic Adviser/ Lecturer
Yunggorendi, First Nations Centre for Higher Education and Research
Phone: +61 8 82013160
Location: Yunggorendi Mande (2.13)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia


Teaching interests

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cinema and Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Memory and Intergenerational transmission of knowledge, Indigenous artistic practice and performance, Colonising archives and repatriation.

Topic Coordinator:

  • AUST2612  Reconciliation and Indigenous Knowledges

Topic Lecturer:

  • AUST1004  Introduction to Aboriginal Studies

Research and supervision


Book chapters
  • Baker, A.C. and Worby, G.R. (2007). Aboriginality since Mabo: Writing, Politics, and Art. In Nicholas Birns, Rebecca McNeer, ed. A Companion to Australian Literature Since 1900. Rochester, USA: Camden House, pp. 17-40.
Other public research outputs
  • Baker, A. (2013). Beyonce is a feminist. Frontanelle Gallery[Link]
  • Baker, A., Harkin, N., Bonner, M., Zada, R. and West, A. (2013). Breakaway odradekaeaf. AEAF
  • Wurm, J.A., MacGill, B.M. and Baker, A.C. (2011). Long Way Home: A Celebration of 21 Years of Yunggorendi First Nations Centre. Adelaide, Australia: Flinders University, pp. 1-60. [Link]
  • Baker, A.C. and Wurm, J.A. (2011). Long Way Home: A Celebration of 21 Years of Yunggorendi First Nations Centre.
  • Baker, A.C. (2010). Flight of a Bird: Life in Performance. Adelaide[Link]

Professional and community engagement

Board of Carclew Youth Arts. Adelaide City Council Public Art Round Table, Fontanelle studio artist.

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