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Professor Laurie Johnson

Professor Laurie Johnson
Name Laurie Johnson
Position Professor (English and Cultural Studies)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Office Q208B
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1739
Extension 1739
Qualifications DipEd QIT , BA UCSQ , BA(Hons) CQU , MA Qld , PhD Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Literary Studies ( 200500 )
  • Historical Studies ( 210300 )
  • Cultural Theory ( 200204 )

Research interests
Cultural Studies & Theory;
Early Modern Studies;
Literary History;
Shakespeare Studies,
Theatre History

Professional memberships
President of ANZSA (Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association)
Member of ISA (International Shakespeare Association)
Member of SAA (Shakespeare Association of America)
Member and Former General Editor of the CSAA (Cultural Studies Association of Australia)

Industry affiliations
Editorial Board for the journal Shakespeare

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENL1000 Introduction to Literature
ENL2005 Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature
ENL3004 The Literary Canon
ENL8015 Working with Early Modern Pages and Stages
THE8001 Shakespearean Negotiations

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
29 Years

Administrative responsibilities
- Subject Area Coordinator (Humanities and Communication)
- Acting Head of School (Arts and Communication)
- School of Arts and Communication Management Committee
- Chair of Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize

Publications in ePrints

Johnson, Laurie (2019) From guilds to state censors: early modern stationers, regulation, and printing plays. In: Publishing and culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, pp. 260-273. ISBN 978-1-5275-2804-8

Johnson, Laurie (2019) Unique lines and the ambient heart of Q1 Hamlet. Critical Survey, 31 (1/2). pp. 130-143. ISSN 0011-1570

Greatley-Hirsch, Brett and Johnson, Laurie (2018) Shakespeare source study in the age of Google: revisiting Greenblatt's elephants and Horatio's ground. In: Rethinking Shakespeare source study: audiences, authors, and digital technologies. Routledge Studies in Shakespeare, 32. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), New York, United States, pp. 253-278. ISBN 978-1-138-12307-6

Johnson, Laurie (2018) Shakespeare's lost playhouse: eleven days at Newington Butts. Routledge Studies in Shakespeare. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), New York. ISBN 978-1-138-29633-6

Johnson, Laurie and McInnis, David (2018) Thomas Cavendish on the early modern stage. Notes and Queries. pp. 1-3. ISSN 0029-3970

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Cultural Theory ( 200204 )

Research topics