Dr Genevieve de Pont


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Honorary Academic


Genevieve de Pont has taught a wide range of courses at the University of Auckland and elsewhere since 2006, particularly in European and American history topics from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries.

Her research has foregrounded New Zealand's place within the wider world, looking most recently at the travel diaries of New Zealanders travelling internationally in the mid-twentieth century.

Research | Current

Travel diaries, tourism history, NZ social and cultural history

Teaching | Current

ARTSGEN100 Digital Humanities: From Text to txt


Dame Joan Metge Post-Doctoral Research Scholar, 2015

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • de Pont, G. C. (2015). Hiding and Revealing: The Emotional History of a Travel Diary. In A. Cooper, L. Paterson, A. Wanhalla (Eds.) The Lives of Colonial Objects (pp. 268-273). Dunedin: Otago University Press.
  • de Pont, G. C. (2014). ‘Tourists like Ourselves’: New Zealanders’ International Travel Diaries and their Journeys, 1919–1963 The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/22258
  • de Pont, G. (2012). Historicising the ‘Big O.E.’: New Approaches to New Zealand Tourists and Travel Writing Abroad. History Compass, 10 (3), 219-230. 10.1111/j.1478-0542.2012.00835.x
  • Frost, J., de Pont, G., & Brailsford, I. (2012). Expanding Assessment Methods and Moments in History. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 37 (3), 293-304. 10.1080/02602938.2010.531247
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/18164
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jennifer Frost, Ian Brailsford


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Wednesdays 10.45-11.45am

Primary location

1-11 SHORT STREET - Bldg 810
Level 3, Room 319
New Zealand

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