Dr Paul Venzo

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Writing and Literature

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Education

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2014
Master of Arts, University of Melbourne, 2002

Contact

paul.venzo@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 556 33210

Publications

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2021

Introduction

K Moruzi, P Venzo

(2021), pp. 1-12, Sexuality in Literature for Children and Young Adults, B1-1

book chapter

Introduction

Kristine Moruzi, Paul Venzo

(2021), pp. 1-12, Sexuality in literature for children and young adults, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

That 'tingly feeling': Sex and sexuality in children's nonfiction picture books

Paul Venzo

(2021), pp. 29-43, Sexuality in literature for children and young adults, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Public Health, Polio, and Pandemics: Fear and Anxiety about Health in Children's Literature

K Moruzi, S Chen, P Venzo

(2021), pp. 1-15, Children's Literature in Education, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Reading over and under the waves: a study of ocean picture books for children

Prue Francis, Paul Venzo, Alecia Bellgrove

(2021), pp. 1-20, Australian journal of environmental education, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Shall I compare me? Self-examination and self-speculation in the sonnets of Petrarch and Shakespeare

Paul Venzo

(2021), Vol. 11, pp. 1-1, Axon: Creative Explorations, Canberra, A.C.T., C1

journal article

Sexuality in literature for children and young adults

Paul Venzo, Kristine Moruzi

(2021), New York, N.Y., A7

edited book
2020

Mums, dads and the kids: representations of rainbow families in children's picture books

Lara Hedberg, P Venzo, H Young

(2020), pp. 1-19, Journal of LGBT youth, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

The unsettled self: creative practice and the nomadic poetics of a contemporary flâneur

Paul Venzo

(2019), pp. 19-30, Interdisciplinary unsettlings of place and space: conversations, investigations and research, Singapore, B1

book chapter

The camping ground "down under": queer interpretations of the Australian summer holiday

Paul Venzo

(2019), pp. 132-145, Queer as camp: essays on summer, style and sexuality, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Intrinsic disorder: a view from inside the Catholic Church in Australia

Paul Venzo

(2019), pp. 59-66, Negotiating spiritual violence in the queer community, Charlotte, N.C., B1

book chapter

Wabi Sabi: intermediated textures of impermanence and imperfection

Paul Venzo

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 217-225, Belas infiéis, [unknown], C1

journal article

Volcano

Cassandra Atherton

(2019), pp. 1-1, Personal Structures: Identities Exhibition, Venice, Italy, J3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2018

Unter den linden and over the wall: a topological examination of childhood in Berlin through picture books

P Venzo, Alexandra Mellert

(2018), pp. 341-359, Berlin: Bilder einer Metropole in erzählenden Medien für Kinder und Jugendliche, [Berlin, Germany], B1

book chapter

'Boys of the Parish': a poetic journey around sexual identity in Australia and Italy

P Venzo

(2018), pp. 264-274, Living and loving in diversity an anthology of Australian multicultural queer adventures, Mile End, S. Aust., B1

book chapter

Ghost town travels: Homo-recollections in a post-gay era

Paul Venzo

(2018), Vol. 44, pp. 47-58, Hecate: an interdisciplinary journal of women's liberation, C1

journal article

Paul Jennings: cabbage patch stories for rascals and deadly wicked kids

P Venzo

(2018), Warrnambool, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
2017

Queers are pioneers: keeping an open mind about education

P Venzo

(2017), pp. 211-214, Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teacher : letters of advice to help you find your way, Charlotte, N. C., B1

book chapter
2016

Reading them in: using LGBT child and young adult literature in preservice teacher education

P Venzo

(2016), pp. 111-126, Queering classrooms: personal narratives and educational practices to support LGBTQ youth in schools, Charlotte, N.C., B1

book chapter

(Self)translation and the poetry of the 'in-between'

P Venzo

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 1-6, Cordite poetry review, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal article

To boldly go where no one has gone before: symbolic annihilation and queer interventions in the Star Trek universe

P Venzo

(2016), Vol. 1, pp. 285-296, Queer studies in media and popular culture, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

Memories of imagined places

P Venzo, S Tan

(2016), pp. 26-27, Shaun Tan. Somewhere nowhere: memories of imagined places, Warrnambool, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
2015

Imagined terrain: literary nomadism in Venice and the Veneto

P Venzo

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 1-1, Axon: creative explorations, Canberra, A. C. T., C1

journal article

Archipelago

P Venzo

(2015), pp. 1-1, Axon: creative explorations, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

Non-Traditional Research Output

Sonnet for Redentore

P Venzo

(2015), pp. 1-1, Axon: creative explorations, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2013

La dolce vita: creative re-imaginings of Italianicity

P Venzo

(2013), pp. 155-168, Identity: beyond tradition and McWorld neoliberalism, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, B1-1

book chapter

"Honk Against Homophobia": Rethinking Relations Between Media and Sexual Minorities

P Venzo, K Hess

(2013), Vol. 60, pp. 1539-1556, Journal of Homosexuality, C1

journal article
2012

Vespers

P Venzo

(2012), Vol. 58, pp. 41-, Westerly, Perth, Western Australia, J3-1

Non-Traditional Research Output
2010

Making difference SUPER : a critical approach to the politics of celebrity-authored children's books

P Venzo

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 98-113, Journal of children's literature studies, Lichfield, England, C1-1

journal article
2009

The body under surveilance : big brother and representations of the war in Iraq

P Venzo

(2009), pp. 195-203, Bodies, theories cultures in the post-millennial era, Thessaloniki, B1

book chapter

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

DeakinSeaEd: marine education resources for children

Dr Prue Francis, Dr Alecia Bellgrove, Dr Paul Venzo

  • 2019: $10,000

Raising awareness of the Australia's Great Southern Reef in primary schools using children¿s literature through a professional development program for teachers.

Miss Catia Jose Abreu De Freitas, Dr Prue Francis, Dr Alecia Bellgrove, Dr Paul Venzo

  • 2021: $4,015

Supervisions

Co-supervisor
2021

Linda Wells

Thesis entitled: THE BUNGALOW ALICE SPRINGS 1914-1929

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts