Dr Jodi McAlister

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Writing and Literature

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

School of Comm & Creative Arts

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Publications

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2023

Publishing Romance Fiction in the Philippines

Jodi McAlister, Claire Parnell, Andrea Trinidad

(2023), Cambridge, Eng., A1

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Live literature in the Philippines: an ethnographic study of #RomanceClass and reading as performance

C Parnell, A Trinidad, J McAlister

(2023), Vol. 16, pp. 56-75, Creative Industries Journal, C1

journal article

Aussie blokes and high maintenance girls: how the old became new again on dating apps in COVID-19 in Australia

Lisa Portolan, Jodi McAlister

(2023), pp. 1-20, Gender, Place and Culture: a journal of feminist geography, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Let me take care of you: domestic caretaking fantasies in boyfriend experience audio erotica

Athena Bellas, Jodi McAlister

(2023), pp. 1-15, Porn Studies, London, Eng., C1

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Scandalous Romance Down Under: Becoming and Unbecoming a Heroine in The Bachelor/ette Australia and New Zealand

Jodi McAlister, Rebecca Trelease

(2023), Vol. 12, pp. 1-24, Journal of Popular Romance Studies, [Frederick, Md.], C1

journal article

Can I Steal You For A Second?

Jodi McAlister

(2023), Sydney, N.S.W., JO3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2022

Love and listening: the erotics of talk in the popular romance novel

Jodi McAlister

(2022), pp. 117-127, The Routledge companion to romantic love, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

"This isn't it": the fantasy of the breakup in the Australian and American Bachelor/ette franchises

Jodi McAlister

(2022), pp. 203-212, Routledge Companion to Romantic Love, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

Literature, film and TV

Jodi McAlister

(2022), pp. 360-373, Routledge history of emotions in the modern world, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Jagged Love: Narratives of Romance on Dating Apps during COVID-19

L Portolan, J McAlister

(2022), Vol. 26, pp. 354-372, Sexuality and Culture, United States, C1

journal article

Libby Lawrence Is Good At Pretending

Jodi McAlister

(2022), Mile End, S.A., JO3

Non-Traditional Research Output

Here For The Right Reasons

Jodi McAlister

(2022), Cammeray, N.S.W., JO3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2021

New Adult Fiction

Jodi McAlister

(2021), Cambridge, Eng., A1

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'Couple goals': Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir as celebrity romance text at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

J McAlister

(2021), Vol. 12, pp. 460-479, Celebrity Studies, C1

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Hello, Ever After: #RomanceClass and Online-Only Live Literature in the Philippines in 2020

Claire Parnell, Andrea Trinidad, Jodi McAlister

(2021), Vol. 24, pp. 1-10, M/C Journal, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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The TV recap as paratext: Energizing, contextualizing, and modifying The Bachelor Australia

J McAlister

(2021), Media International Australia, C1

journal article
2020

The consummate virgin: female virginity loss and love in anglophone popular literatures

Jodi McAlister

(2020), Cham, Switzerland, A1

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Erotic romance

J McAlister

(2020), pp. 212-228, The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Romance Fiction, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

#RomanceClass: genre world, intimate public, found family

Jodi McAlister, Claire Parnell, Andrea Trinidad

(2020), Vol. 36, pp. 403-417, Publishing research quarterly, Boston, Mass., C1

journal article
2019

#loveyourshelfie: Mills & Boon books and how to find them

Lisa Fletcher, Jodi McAlister, Kurt Temple, Kathleen Williams

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 1-33, Mémoires du livre / Studies in book culture, [Sherbrooke, Que.], C1

journal article

Misrule

J McAlister

(2019), [Melbourne, Vic.], JO3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2018

Messy multiplicity: strategies for serialisation in new adult fiction

J McAlister

(2018), pp. 142-162, Prequels, coquels and sequels in contemporary anglophone fiction, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Virgin heroines

J McAlister

(2018), pp. 383-386, Encyclopedia of romance fiction, Santa Barbara, Calif., B1

book chapter

What we talk about when we talk about love: declarations of love in the American and Australian Bachelor/ette Franchises

J McAlister

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 643-656, Continuum, C1

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'Feelings like the women in books': declarations of love in Australian romance novels, 1859-1891

J McAlister

(2018), Vol. 2, pp. 91-112, Emotions: history, culture, society, Leiden, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Defining and redefining popular genres: the evolution of 'new adult' fiction

J McAlister

(2018), Vol. 33, pp. 1-19, Australian literary studies, St. Lucia, Qld., C1

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The literary text as historical artifact: the colonial couple in Australian romantic fiction by women, 1838-60

J McAlister

(2018), pp. 38-51, Lilith: a feminist history journal, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Ironheart

Jodi McAlister

(2018), Sydney, N.S.W., JO3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2017

True tales of the first time: sexual storytelling in the virginity loss confessional genre

Jodi McAlister

(2017), Vol. 20, pp. 105-120, Sexualities, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Valentine

Jodi McAlister

(2017), Melbourne, Vic., JO3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2016

Take one sip when someone says 'connection': passion versus intimacy in the Bachelor/ette Australia

J McAlister

(2016), pp. 65-78, Small screens: essays on contemporary Australian television, Clayton, Vic., B1-1

book chapter

"You and I are humans, and there is something complicated between us": untamed and queering the heterosexual historical romance

J McAlister

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 1-21, Journal of popular romance studies, C1-1

journal article
2014

'That complete fusion of spirit as well as body': heroines, heroes, desire and compulsory demisexuality in the Harlequin Mills & Boon romance novel

Jodi McAlister

(2014), Vol. 3, pp. 299-310, Australasian journal of popular culture, Bristol, Eng., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

RomanceClass: Mapping the Genre World of English-Language Romance in the Philippines

Dr Jodi McAlister, Claire Parnell, Andrea Trinidad

Romance Writers of America Grant

  • 2019: $3,025

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2023

Noah O'Connor

Thesis entitled: Asexual Necropolitics: Slow Death and Death-Adjacency in Young Adult Fiction

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication and Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2019

Toni Jordan

Thesis entitled: Romantic comedy: a critical and creative enactment

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication and Creative Arts