I am a Lecturer in English and Creative Industries, and am a Chief Investigator for the project Laboratory Adelaide: The Value of Culture in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University in South Australia.  I have an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellowship for the project “Digitisation and the Immersive Reading Experience”. I serve on the boards of the Australasian Association of Digital Humanities and the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres.  I am the co-author of What Matters? Talking Value in Australian Culture (2018) with Julian Meyrick and Robert Phiddian which is now available for free download.

Other Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

2020 Hyperparatextuality: Meaning-making in the digital reading frame in Book 2.0 Volume 10, Number 1, 1 May 2020, pp. 43-58(16)

2019 Read in Browswer: Reading platforms, frames, interfaces, and infrastructure Participations 16.1 May 2019, pp. 306-319.

2018“Distributed reading: Literary reading in diverse environments” for special issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ) on Distracted Reading, edited by Marion Thain.

2018 “Assembling the Body/Text: Frankenstein in New Media,” Tully Barnett and Ben Kooyman in Dennis Perry and Dennis Cutchins (eds) Adapting Frankenstein Manchester United Press

2017 “Counting Culture to Death” with Robert Phiddian, Richard Maltby and Julian Meyrick. Cultural Trends. 26.2 Policy Perspective section 174-180

2017 “Culture without “world”: Australian cultural policy in the age of stupid.” Julian Meyrick and Tully Barnett, Cultural Trends: 107-124

2017 “Growing up with Tess: Contexts, Close Reading and Theoretical Analysis,” Tully Barnett, Alice Healy-Ingram, Kate Douglas, in Conditions of Assent ed Tim Dolin and Patricia Dowsett

2016 “The Cure Has Killed Us All: Dramatizing Medical Ethics,” by Tully Barnett and Ben Kooyman, in The Walking Med, edited by Sherryl Vint and Lorenzo Servitje, Penn State University Press.

2016, “The Human Trace in Google Books”, Border Crossings Proceedings of Flinders Institute for Research in the Humanities Conference. Wakefield Press.

2015 “Platforms for Social Reading: Material Imagery in Digital Book Formats” Scholarly and Research Communication 6.4 http://src-online.ca/src/index.php/src/article/view/211

2015 “Building reading resilience: re-thinking reading for the literary studies classroom,” co-authored by Douglas, Barnett, Poletti, Seaboyer, Kennedy, Higher Education and Research Development pp1-13

2015 “The Affect of not Reading: Hating Characters, Being Bored, Feeling Stupid.” co-authored with Anna Poletti, Rosanne Kennedy, Judith Seaboyer and Kate Douglas, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education,

2014, with Associate Professor Kate Douglas, “Teaching Traumatic Life Narratives: Affect, Witnessing and Ethics” Antipodes 28.1: 46-61.

2014 “Social Reading: The Kindle’s Social Highlighting Function and Emerging Reading Practices” Australian Humanities Review Special Issue: Revealing the Reader.

2014 “Monstrous agents: cyberfeminist digital media and activism.” Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, Issue 4, May.

2013 “Reading Saved Me’: Transformative Reading Experiences in Life Narrative,” Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism. Volume 35, Issue 1.

2012 with Ben Kooyman, “Repackaging Popular Culture: Commentary and Critique in Community,Networking Knowledge, Volume 5, Number 2, pp. 109-134.

2012 “Remediating the Infected Body: Writing the Viral Self in Melinda Rackham’s carrier”, Biography Special Issue: (Post)Human Lives, Volume 35, Number 1 (Winter), pp. 45-64. This special issue won the Council of Editors of Learned Journals Award for best special issue.

2009 “Technology, the Human and the Sublime in Contemporary Literary Fiction,” AUMLA: Special Issue. December 2009 Available: http://www.aulla.com.au/AULLA%202009,%20Proceedings.pdf  (ISSN 0001-2793)

2006 “Lucky Escape: Sexuality and Otherness in Lee Kok Liang’s London Journal,” London was Full of Rooms, edited by Tully Barnett, Nena Bierbaum, Syd Harrex, Rick Hosking and Graham Tulloch, Wakefield Press, Kent Town, ISBN 1 921013 08 7, the proceedings of the 2003 CRNLE Writing London conference.

2005 “The Many Modern Circles of Hell: Dante’s Legacy in Janette Turner Hospital’s Literary Thrillers” in Flinders Dante Conferences 2002 & 2004, edited by Margaret Baker, Flavia Coassin & Diana Glenn, Adelaide: Lythrum Press, pp. 190-199.

Popular Press

2016    “Why a Scorecard for the Arts is a Very Bad Idea,” co-authored with Robert Phiddian, Richard Maltby and Julian Meyrick. October The Conversation https://theconversation.com/why-a-scorecard-of-quality-in-the-arts-is-a-very-bad-idea-66685

2016    “Carnage in the arts: experts respond to the Australia Council cuts”, co-authored with Jo Caust, Joanna Mendelssohn, Julian Meyrick, Maria Miranda, 13 May,  The Conversation https://theconversation.com/carnage-in-the-arts-experts-respond-to-the-australia-council-cuts-59368

2016 “Lessons for SA from Victoria’s “Creative State”” Co-authored with Julian Meyrick. InDaily 12 May http://indaily.com.au/opinion/2016/05/12/lessons-for-sa-from-victorias-creative-state/

2016 “Vibrant What? The Failed Language of Cultural Policy,” co-authored with Julian Meyrick, Robert Phiddian and Heather Robinson.  InDaily29 February http://indaily.com.au/opinion/2016/02/29/vibrant-what-the-failed-language-of-cultural-policy/

2015 “Senate Inquiry into arts funding: Testimony and Truth in South Australia” co-authored with Julian Meyrick, The Conversation 22 September, https://theconversation.com/senate-inquiry-into-arts-funding-testimony-and-truth-in-south-australia-47852

2015 “Ten dos and don’ts for thinking about arts funding and the National Programme for Excellence in the Arts” co-authored with Julian Meyrick, The Conversation 18 August, https://theconversation.com/ten-dos-and-donts-for-thinking-about-arts-funding-and-the-npea-46186

2015 “Are the humanities in crisis? In Australia, the sector is thriving” sole-authored The Conversation, 27 April,  https://theconversation.com/are-the-humanities-in-crisis-in-australia-the-sector-is-thriving-39873

2015 “Adelaide is spending big on arts infrastructure – but who benefits?” co-authored with Julian Meyrick The Conversation,  23 March,  https://theconversation.com/adelaide-is-spending-big-on-arts-infrastructure-but-who-benefits-38852

2014 “SA Arts: Enough with the Numbers” co-authored with Julian Meyrick.  InDaily 24 November http://indaily.com.au/opinion/2014/11/24/sa-culture-enough-numbers/

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