contents
 introduction
 scope
 activities
 capacities
 infrastructure
 & benefits
 participants
    dennis altman
    michelle arrow
    paul arthur
    carol bacchi
    ros bandt
    larissa behrendt
    mary besemeres
    richard broome
    chilla bulbeck
    anthony burke
    david carment
    david carter
    jock collins
    liz conor
    greg craven
    martin crotty
    denis cryle
    ann curthoys
    kate darian-smith
    lynette finch
    rae frances
    lucy frost
    stephen garton     heather goodall
    anna haebich
    dennis haskell
    anthony hassall
    jeannie herbert
    jenny hocking
    alison holland
    elizabeth jacka
    bruce johnson
    carol johnson
    mary kalantzis
    marilyn lake
    kateryna longley
    andrew mccann
    chris mcconville
    russell mcdougall
    philip mead
    clive moore
    nicole moore
    stephen muecke
    ffion murphy
    john murphy
    martin nakata
    garth nettheim
    karl neuenfeldt
    christine nicholls
    richard nile
    marguerite nolan
    wenche ommundsen
    darlene oxenham
    maureen perkins
    emily potter
    jan ryan
    kay saunders
    sean scalmer
    bruce scates
    kay schaffer
    joanne scott
    graham seal
    june senyard
    sue sheridan
    judith smart
    tom stannage
    daniela stehlik
    jenny strauss
    sian supski
    hsu-ming teo
    graham tulloch
    james walter
    richard waterhouse
    elizabeth webby
    gus worby
    clare wright

 participants: susan sheridan
 Susan Sheridan
Professor
Head of Department of Women's Studies
Flinders University


Research Projects
Large ARC Grant, with Associate Professor Susan Magarey, University of Adelaide: 'The politics of representing feminism for popular consumption in the Australian Print Media, 1970 1995'. Funding for 3 years from 1999: $37,500, $45,000, $47,500.
Ten Career-best publications (*relates to present project application)
Books

Who Was That Woman? The Australian Women's Weekly in the Postwar Years, (with Barbara Baird, Kate Borrett and Lyndall Ryan) Sydney, University of NSW Press, 2002. Along the Faultlines: Sex, Race and Nation in Australian Women's Writing, 1880s-1930s, St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1995.

Christina Stead, Key Women Writers Series, Hemel Hempstead: Harvester/Wheatsheaf, 1988. (Awarded Walter McRae Russell Prize for best first book of Australian literary studies, 1989.)

DebutanteNation: Feminism Contests the 1890s, co-edited with Susan Magarey and Sue Rowley, North Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1993.

Grafts: Feminist Cultural Criticism, edited and introduced by Susan Sheridan, London: Verso, 1988.

Articles and chapters

'Thea Astley: A Woman among the Satirists of Postwar Modernity', Australian Feminist Studies vol. 18, no. 42, 2003.

'Cold War, Home Front: Australian Women Writers and Artists in the 1950s', Australian Literary Studies, vol.20, no.3, 2002, pp.155-66.

'Christina Stead's For Love Alone: A Female Odyssey? (repr. of 1978 article) in The Magic Phrase: Critical Essays on Christina Stead, edited by Margaret Harris, UQP, 2000, pp. 174-190.

'Reading the Women's Weekly: Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture' in Transitions: New Australian Feminisms, edited by Barbara Caine and Rosemary Pringle, St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1995.

'Women Writers, 1915-1965' in L. Hergenhan, ed., The Penguin New Literary History of Australia, Ringwood: Penguin, 1988, pp.319-36.

'Australian Feminist Literary History: Around 1981', Hecate, vol.19, no.1 1993, 101-115 (Repr. in The Jane Gallop Seminar Papers, ed. J.J. Matthews, Canberra: ANU Humanities Research Centre, 1994).
Other Evidence of Impact and Contributions to the Field
Member of the Executive of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature.
Research Supervisions
Esti Sugiharti, 'Race and Gender in Afro-American and Indigenous Australian Women Writers' (PhD under examination).

Phyllis McKillup, 'Four South Australian Women Artists', PhD 2001.

KylieO'Connell, 'Dealing with Difference: Reading Performative Identity', PhD, 2001.

Paula Furby, 'Australian Women Artists and the Contemporary Arts Society, 1939-1959: A Feminist Study', PhD, 1999.

Nor Faridah Abdul Manaf, 'Anglophone Women's Writing in Malaysia before and after Independence', PhD, 1998 (co-supervised with Dr Lyn Jacobs, English).

Margaret Allen, 'Three South Australian Women Writers', PhD, 1992.
Teaching Programs
I teach in a Women's Studies program, which is not directly relevant. Some WS subjects are included in the Flinders University Australian Studies program (which is not an autonomous department or degree program).
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