Dr Josephine Scicluna

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Writing and Literature

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2007
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Deakin University, 2015

Research interests

theories of place/ space; the role of sound in placemaking; performance poetry; music, sound art and poetry collaborations

Teaching interests

Literary theory; Cuturla theory; Creativity; Fiction writing; Poetry;

Units taught

Fiction writing

Poetry writing

Theorising Creativity

Creativity and Dangerous Ideas

Short Stories: Readers and Writers

Creative Nonfiction

Editing collaborations: Producing an anthology

Conferences

Aug 2014: Symposium presentation of ‘Parody and Reverberation: An invitation to the spaces of sound, Deakin Prime, City campus, Bourke St, Melbourne.

‘Conversation in an air raid shelter’ (with music & soundscape by Tom Kazas):
“The Twenty-first Century – The event, the subject, the artwork”, 2012 Double Dialogues, The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, 23/9/2012.

‘Something like an Emergency’ (with music & soundscape by Tom Kazas): “The Hunger Artist: Food and the Arts”, 2010 Double Dialogues Conference, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto, Toronto, 20/8/10.

‘Each doppelganger love’ (with live improvisation on accordion and mey by Phil Carroll) “Hidden Stories”, 2009 Double Dialogues Conference, Victorian College of the Arts, Faculty of the VCA and Music, University of Melbourne, Southbank, 11/12/09.

‘Stuck inside a mobile’ (with recorded improvisation on ney by Phil Carroll): “Lies – A Conference on Art”, 2007 Double Dialogues Conference, Raffles Tradewinds Hotel and Convention Centre, Suva, Fiji, 5/7/07.

‘Sleepwalking into the Mirror’ (with guitar improvisation by Tony Pain & artwork by Elizabeth McQueen), “Art/Pain II: Anatomy and Poetics”, 2004 Double Dialogues Conference, University of Melbourne, 9/10/04.

Awards

Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2010

2001  Verandah Literary Award (fiction)

2001  DUSA Literary Award (fiction)

2001  Community Writing prize, 16th Judah Waten National Story Writing competition

Publications

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2013

Plotting the field: art as problem-solving

Prof Ann Mc Culloch, Dr Josephine Scicluna

(2013), pp. 1-1, In/Stead, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Under the forest and Ladyswamp ( a radio play and a sonic poem)

Dr Patrick Van Der Werf, Dr Josephine Scicluna, Tom Kazas

(2013), Canterbury, Vic., J1-1

works

Love, politics, time

Dr Josephine Scicluna, Tom Kazas

(2013), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues, Canterbury, Vic., J2-1

works
2012

Something like an emergency

Dr Josephine Scicluna, Tom Kazas

(2012), pp. 136-150, Food and appetites : the hunger artist and the arts, Newcastle, England, B1

chapter
2010

Each doppelganger love

Dr Josephine Scicluna

(2010), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues : In/Stead, Canterbury, Vic., J3-1

works

Something like an emergency

Dr Josephine Scicluna, Tom Kazas

(2010), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works
2008

Stuck inside a mobile

Dr Josephine Scicluna

(2008), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues : In/Stead, Canterbury, Vic., J2-1

works
2005

Sleepwalking into the mirror : panic and the thin skin of a writer

Dr Josephine Scicluna

(2005), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues : In/Stead, Canterbury, Vic., J2

works