Category Archives: Academica

‘Lesbian and Gay Teachers Speak’ — Volunteers wanted

Lesbian and Gay Teachers Speak: A study of the effects of schooling and institutional cultures on sexual subjectivities in metropolitan Sydney Volunteers Wanted Dr Tania Ferfolja and Ms Lucy Hopkins are researching lesbian and gay-identified teachers’ perceptions of their work … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Throat

I have been becoming a bit of an opera fag of late, thanks to a certain delightful and generous addict most willing to entice others into this magical world by way of cheap tickets and charming company.  Have not quite … Continue reading

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Tarsh Bates: in vitero

Excited to be able to get to the first day of this at PICA! Tarsh’s work is intriguing, and beautiful, and I can’t wait to give her a hug too: ‘in vitero is an artistic research project contributing to tarsh’s Master … Continue reading

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Contribute to the Queering Beards Book!!

‘To date, no monograph-length text has been produced that looks at beards from both an academic and critically engaged, community-based perspective. This book seeks to carve out a space in which to discuss the social cues and meanings of facial … Continue reading

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Submission

My PhD dissertation is in. Wow. Now, the wait for marking…

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Madame regrets she’s unable to post today…

Though not for any reason as serious as Miss Otis’s. The thing is, she is finishing up her dissertation (due at the end of the month) and so is more than a little busy! Umm… she will try to keep … Continue reading

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Post-PhD Projects

The list is ever-growing, but here’s just a few of my plans/dreams/hopes: * Make a lagerphone (or two) out of all the bottletops I have collected for this purpose * Learn Butoh * Make a tyre swan * Grow more … Continue reading

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