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Assoc Prof Jessica Gildersleeve

Name Jessica Gildersleeve
Position Associate Professor (English Literature)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Office Q202
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1043
Extension 1043
Email
Qualifications BA Qld , BA(Hons) Qld , PhD Bristol
Homepage https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jessica_Gildersleeve
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200299 )
  • Literary Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200599 )
  • Screen And Media Culture ( 470214 )
  • Literary Theory ( 470514 )
  • Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Literature) ( 470502 )
  • British And Irish Literature ( 470504 )
  • Cultural Studies ( 470200 )
  • Literary Studies ( 470500 )

Research interests
Public health as narrative, women's writing from the nineteenth century to the present, trauma theory, Modernism, contemporary literature, postcolonial literatures, Australian literature, literature and ethics, war and violence

Professional memberships
Peer Assessor, Arts Queensland

Industry affiliations
Executive Committee (Membership), Australian Modernist Studies Network
Editorial Board, Queensland Review
Editorial Board, Hecate: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Women's Liberation
Editorial Board, Australasian Journal of Popular Culture
Editorial Board, Affirmations: Of the Modern

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)
  • Centre for Heritage and Culture (CHC)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENL1000 Introduction to Literature
ENL1001 Australian Stories
ENL2004 Gothic Stories
ENL3000 Modern Literature
ENL3004 The Literary Canon
ENL8014 Women's Writing since the 19th Century

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
15 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Cluster Leader (Storied Landscapes), Centre for Heritage and Culture
School of Humanities and Communication Representative, BELA Diversity and Inclusion Committee
BELA Representative, SAGE Athena SWAN Committee

Research most recent
Gildersleeve, Jessica, ed. The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature. Routledge, 2021.
Cantrell, Kate, and Jessica Gildersleeve. 'Triggering Kindness: Teaching Narratives of Trauma During COVID-19.' NiTRO 4 Dec. 2020 https://nitro.edu.au/articles/2020/12/4/triggering-kindness-teaching-narratives-of-trauma-during-covid-19
Gildersleeve, Jessica. 'Contemporary Australian Trauma.' The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Gothic. Ed. Clive Bloom. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 91-104.


Research most notable
Gildersleeve, Jessica, ed. The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature. Routledge, 2021.
Gildersleeve, Jessica, and Patricia Juliana Smith, ed. Elizabeth Bowen: Theory, Thought and Things. Edinburgh UP, 2019.
Gildersleeve, Jessica. Christos Tsiolkas: The Utopian Vision. Cambria, 2017.
Gildersleeve, Jessica. Don't Look Now. Auteur, 2017.
Gildersleeve, Jessica, and Richard Gehrmann, ed. Memory and the Wars on Terror: Australian and British Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Gildersleeve, Jessica. Elizabeth Bowen and the Writing of Trauma: The Ethics of Survival. Rodopi, 2014.


Publications in ePrints

Gildersleeve, Jessica ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7694-5615 and McDonald, JanetORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6006-4941 (2022) Barracuda’s Freak Bodies and Elite Swimming in Australia. Journal of Australian Studies, 46 (1). pp. 98-111. ISSN 1444-3058

Gildersleeve, Jessica ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7694-5615 (2022) Introduction: Christos Tsiolkas and Contemporary Australia — The Outsider Artist. Journal of Australian Studies, 46 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1444-3058

Sanders, Tait and Gildersleeve, JessicaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7694-5615 and Halliwell, Sherree and du Plessis, Carol and Clark, Kirsty A. and Hughto, Jaclyn M. W. and Mullens, Amy B. and Phillips, Tania M. and Daken, KirstieORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3631-600X and Bromdal, AnnetteORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1307-1794 (2022) Trans architecture and the prison as archive: 'don’t be a queen and you won’t be arrested'. Punishment & Society. pp. 1-24. ISSN 1462-4745

Hughto, Jaclyn M. W. and Clark, Kirsty A. and Daken, KirstieORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3631-600X and Bromdal, AnnetteORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1307-1794 and Mullens, Amy B. and Sanders, Tait and Phillips, Tania and Mimiaga, Matthew J. and Cahill, Sean and du Plessis, Carol and Gildersleeve, JessicaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7694-5615 and Halliwell, Sherree D. and Reisner, Sari L. (2022) Victimization Within and Beyond the Prison Walls: A Latent Profile Analysis of Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. pp. 1-33. ISSN 0886-2605

Cantrell, Kate ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5689-614X and Bryce, IndiaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3616-8003 and Gildersleeve, JessicaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7694-5615 (2021) Abused, Neglected, Abandoned: Did Roald Dahl Hate Children as Much as the Witches Did? The Conversation, 21 January 2021. pp. 1-3.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200299 )
  • Literary Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200599 )
  • Screen And Media Culture ( 470214 )
  • Literary Theory ( 470514 )
  • Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Literature) ( 470502 )
  • British And Irish Literature ( 470504 )
  • Cultural Studies ( 470200 )
  • Literary Studies ( 470500 )


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