A/Prof. Katya Johanson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Dean Partnerships And International

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Graduate Diploma Editing & Publishing, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 1998
Doctorate by Research, University of Melbourne, 2001

Contact

Research interests

Katya researches and is interested in supervising projects on:
The politics of cultural production
Arts organisations and audiences
The history of the arts and culture in Australia
Arts audiences
Public arts programs for children
Australian book publishing

Affiliations

Victorian Society of Editors
Centre for Memory, Imagination and Invention

Teaching interests

Editing and Publishing
Bachelor of Arts - Professional Writing major sequence Developing arts audiences Representing Australia

Professional activities

Faculty Higher Degree by Research Coordinator

Projects

Cultural planning in metropolitan cities
Arts consumer curation of cultural experiences

Publications

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2017

Countours of teenagers' reading in the digital era: scoping the research

L Rutherford, L Waller, M Merga, M McRae, E Bullen, K Johanson

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 27-46, New review of children's literature and librarianship, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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'The problem with permanence is that you're stuck with it': the public arts centre building in the twenty-first century

H Glow, K Johanson

(2017), pp. 1-11, International journal of cultural policy, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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2015

The cut-through concept: 52 Tuesdays , festivals and the distribution of independent Australian films

V Murray, K Johanson

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 52-65, Studies in Australasian Cinema, C1

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A virtuous circle: the positive evaluation phenomenon in arts audience research

K Johanson, H Glow

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 254-270, Participations, Aberystwyth, Scotland, C1

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Wild and banal: the value of the arts as commons

K Johanson

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 111-121, International journal of event and festival management, Bingley, Eng., C1

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2014

New modes of arts participation and the limits of cultural indicators for local government

K Johanson, H Glow, A Kershaw

(2014), Vol. 43, pp. 43-59, Poetics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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The advantage of proximity : the distinctive role of local government in cultural policy

K Johanson, A Kershaw, H Glow

(2014), Vol. 73, pp. 218-234, Australian journal of public administration, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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More yuppy stuff coming soon: gentrification, cultural policy, social inclusion and the arts

H Glow, K Johanson, A Kershaw

(2014), Vol. 28, pp. 495-508, Continuum, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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The value of 'being there': How the live experience measures quality for the audience

J Radbourne, K Johanson, H Glow

(2014), pp. 55-68, Coughing and clapping : investigating audience experience, Surrey, Eng., B1

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2013

Knowing and measuring the audience experience

J Radbourne, H Glow, K Johanson

(2013), pp. 1-13, The audience experience: a critical analysis of audiences in the performing arts, Bristol, England, B1

chapter

Listening to the audience: methods for a new era of audience research

K Johanson

(2013), pp. 160-171, The audience experience: a critical analysis of audiences in the performing arts, Bristol, England, B1

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2012

The state of play : protocols as children's cultural policy

H Glow, K Johanson

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 1-12, International journal of cultural policy, Abingdon, England, C1

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The reader as audience : the appeal of the writers' festival to the contemporary audience

K Johanson, R Freeman

(2012), Vol. 26, pp. 303-314, Continuum, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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'It's not enough for the work of art to be great' : children and young people as museum visitors

K Johanson, H Glow

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 26-42, Participations, Middlesex, England, C1

journal
2011

Being and becoming : children as audiences

K Johanson, H Glow

(2011), Vol. 27, pp. 60-70, N T Q. New Theatre Quarterly, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

La politique culturelle australienne. 1945-2009

K Johanson

(2011), pp. 49-73, Pour une histoire des politiques culturelles dans le monde, Paris, France, B1

chapter
2010

Culture for or by the child? 'Children's culture'and cultural policy

K Johanson

(2010), Vol. 38, pp. 386-401, Poetics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Building capacity or burning out? Supporting indigenous performing artists and filmmakers

H Glow, K Johanson

(2010), pp. 71-84, Media international Australia, incorporating culture and policy, St Lucia, Qld., C1

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Measuring the intrinsic benefits of arts attendance

J Radbourne, H Glow, K Johanson

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 307-324, Cultural trends, London, England, C1

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Empowering audiences to measure quality

J Radbourne, K Johanson, H Glow

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 360-379, Participations : journal of audience & reception studies, Middlesex, England, C1

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Hidden stories : listening to the audience at the live performance

J Radbourne, H Glow, K Johanson

(2010), pp. 1-14, Double dialogues, Canterbury, Vic., C1

journal
2009

Your genre is black : indigenous performing arts and policy

H Glow, K Johanson

(2009), Strawberry Hills, N.S.W., A1

book

Audience experience : measuring quality in the performing arts

J Radbourne, K Johanson, H Glow, T White

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 16-29, International journal of arts management, Montreal, Quebec, C1

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Instrumentalism and the 'helping' discourse : Australian indigenous performing arts and policy

H Glow, K Johanson

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 315-329, International journal of cultural policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Honour bound in Australia : from defensive nationalism to critical nationalism

K Johanson, H Glow

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 385-396, National identities, Basingstoke, England, C1

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How to (re) value Indigenous performing arts

L Johnson, H Glow, K Johanson

(2009), Vol. 6, pp. 391-396, The Asia Pacific journal of arts and cultural management, Adelaide, S.A., C1

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Indigenous performing arts and the problem of judging 'excellence': A discussion paper

H Glow, K Johanson

(2009), Vol. 6, pp. 382-390, The Asia Pacific journal of arts and cultural management, Adelaide, S.A., C1

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2008

How Australian industry policy shaped cultural policy

K Johanson

(2008), Vol. 14, pp. 139-148, The international journal of cultural policy, London, U.K., C1

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Culture and political party ideology in Australia

K Johanson, H Glow

(2008), Vol. 38, pp. 37-50, Journal of arts management, law, and society, Washington, D.C., C1

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Australian indigenous performing arts and cultural policy

H Glow, K Johanson

(2008), ICCPR 2008 : Proceedings of the fifth International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, Istanbul, Turkey, E1-1

conference
2007

Voices of dissent in the age of emperor Kennett

H Glow, K Johanson, G D'Cruz

(2007), pp. 174-185, Class act: Melbourne workers theatre 1987-2007, Carlton North, Vic., B1

chapter

Publishing and bookselling

L Kaye, K Johanson

(2007), pp. 68-80, Making books : contemporary Australian publishing, St. Lucia, Qld, B1

chapter

Turning Victoria into cultural capital: Victorian arts policy 1992-1999

H Glow, K Johanson

(2007), Vol. 90, pp. 123-132, Journal of Australian studies, St. Lucia, Qld., C1

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Re-thinking multiculturalism: performing the Cronulla beach riot

K Johanson, H Glow

(2007), Vol. 5, pp. 37-43, International journal of the humanities, Altona, Vic., C1

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2006

Dead, done for and dangerous: teaching editing students what not to do

K Johanson

(2006), Vol. 3, pp. 47-55, New writing : the international journal for the practice and theory of creative writing, Clevedon, England, C1

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Looking for cultural value: critiques of Australian cultural policy

H Glow, K Johanson

(2006), Vol. 4, pp. 259-269, Asia Pacific journal of arts and cultural management, Adelaide, S.Aust., C1

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A case for blended and collaborative learning as strategies for teaching editing and publishing within a postgraduate writing program

R Freeman, K Johanson

(2006), pp. 119-131, Case for blended and collaborative learning as strategies for teaching editing and publishing within a postgraduate writing program, Napier, New Zealand, E1

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2005

Nationalism and art in Australia: change in a time of conservatism, 1948-1968

K Johanson, R Rentschler

(2005), Vol. 35, pp. 8-20, Journal of arts management, law and society, Washington, DC, C1

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2004

The politics of exclusion: political censorship and the arts-as-industry paradigm

H Glow, K Johanson

(2004), Vol. 2, pp. 128-141, Asia Pacific journal of arts and cultural management, Adelaide, S. Aust., C1

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2002

The new arts leader: the Australia Council and cultural policy change

K Johanson, R Rentschler

(2002), Vol. 8, pp. 167-180, International journal of cultural policy, London, England, C1

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The new arts leader : the Australia Council and cultural policy change

K Johanson, R Rentschler

(2002), pp. 433-440, Cultural Sites, Cultural Theory, Cultural Policy : Proceedings of the second international conference on cultural policy research, Wellington, New Zealand, E1-1

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Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

Arts audiences: measuring quality in the performing arts

A/Prof Katya Johanson, A/Prof Hilary Glow, Prof Jennifer Radbourne, Ms Judy Morton

  • 2011: $9,886

Maribyrnong City Arts and Cultural Framework

A/Prof Katya Johanson, Ms Anne Kershaw, A/Prof Hilary Glow, Ms Marian De Groot

  • 2012: $23,671

City of Moonee Valley Audience Research Report

Ms Anne Kershaw, A/Prof Katya Johanson, A/Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2012: $20,000

Arts About Us Evaluation

A/Prof Hilary Glow, Ms Anne Kershaw, A/Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Yin Paradies

  • 2015: $39,000
  • 2014: $21,000
  • 2013: $60,000

Festival City Review

A/Prof Katya Johanson, A/Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2014: $8,000
  • 2013: $2,000

City of Yarra Events in Public Spaces Discussion Paper

A/Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2014: $4,025

The Arts in Everyday life

A/Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2015: $6,500

An evaluation of the 'Culture Counts' trial 2015-16

A/Prof Hilary Glow, A/Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2016: $6,000
  • 2015: $10,526

Public Diplomacy Evaluation

Dr Amanda Coles, A/Prof Katya Johanson, A/Prof Hilary Glow, Dr Jordan Vincent

  • 2017: $25,000

Industry and Other Funding

Australian Teenagers' Reading Behaviour in the Digital Era

A/Prof Katya Johanson, Dr Leonie Rutherford, A/Prof Lisa Waller, Dr Elizabeth Bullen, Dr Margaret Merga

  • 2016: $16,000

Evaluation of the Melbourne Fringe 'Compass' Program

A/Prof Katya Johanson, A/Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2016: $7,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2014

Roberta Shaw

Thesis entitled: Looking and aesthetics: Beyond literary representations of voyeurism.

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2012

Sally Colin-James

Thesis entitled: The Complete Fool: Insights and Trajectories from an Ancient Path

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2016

Rebecca Elizabeth Hutton

Thesis entitled: Homebirds: re-conceptualising music in young adult LGBTQ fiction

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Yoni Prior

Thesis entitled: Pragmatic Dramaturgy: The Creative Management of Limits in Performance-Making Processes

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts