Skip to main content

Dr Jess Carniel

Dr Jess Carniel
Name Jess Carniel
Position Senior Lecturer (Humanities)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Office Q203
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1050
Extension 1050
Email
Qualifications PhD Melb

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200299 )
  • Language Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200399 )
  • Literary Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200599 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 210399 )
  • Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified ( 169999 )

Research interests
Eurovision Song Contest, popular culture, multiculturalism, Australian migration and migrant cultures, race and ethnicity, cultural studies, sport (esp. soccer), Australian studies, gender studies

Professional memberships
USQ Human Research Ethics Committee
International Australian Studies Association (member)
Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (member)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Centre for Heritage and Culture (CHC)

Currently teaching courses/programs
HMT1000 History of Ideas
HMT2000 Ethical Issues and Human Rights
INR3005 Migrant Worlds: Issues in Contemporary and Historical Migration
HMT4006 Advanced Theories and Debates in the Disciplines

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
18 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Associate Head of School (Engagement and International)
Cluster Leader (Identity and Inclusion), Centre for Heritage and Culture

Research most recent
“Nation Branding, Cultural Relations and Cultural Diplomacy at Eurovision: Between Australia and Europe”, in Eurovisions: identity and the international politics of the Eurovision Song Contest since 1956, eds Julie Kalman, Ben Wellings, and Keshia Jacotine, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

“This one loves that one: queerbaiting at the Eurovision Song Contest,” in Queerbaiting and Fandom, ed. Joseph Brennan, University of Iowa Press, 2019.

“Part of the party: Eurovision fans in Australia”, in Aussie Fans: Uniquely Placed in Global Popular Culture, edited by Celia Lam and Jackie Raphael, University of Iowa Press.


Research most notable
Eurovision and Australia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under, edited with Chris Hay, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Understanding the Eurovision Song Contest in Multicultural Australia, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030023140

“Sheilas, wogs and metrosexuals: masculinity, ethnicity and Australian soccer,” Soccer and Society, vol. 10, issue 1 (2009), pp. 73-83.


Publications in ePrints

Carniel, Jessica and Hay, Chris (2019) Conclusion—Eurovision—Australia decides. In: Eurovision and Australia: interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 259-279. ISBN 978-3-030-20057-2

Hay, Chris and Carniel, Jessica, eds. (2019) Eurovision and Australia: interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-030-20057-2

Carniel, Jessica (2019) 'It really makes you feel part of the world': transnational connection for Australian Eurovision audiences. In: Eurovision and Australia: interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 213-237. ISBN 978-3-030-20057-2

Carniel, Jessica (2018) Understanding the Eurovision Song Contest in multicultural Australia: we got love. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.. ISBN 978-3-030-02314-0

Carniel, Jessica (2017) Death and the maiden: memorialisation, scandal, and the gendered mediation of Australian Soldiers. In: Memory and the wars on terror: Australian and British perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Houndmills, United Kingdom, pp. 237-262. ISBN 978-3-319-56975-8

View full listing in ePrints

Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200299 )
  • Language Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200399 )
  • Literary Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200599 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 210399 )
  • Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified ( 169999 )


Research topics