Dr Chelsea Avard

 Position PASS Program Coordinator
 Org Unit Division of Academic and Student Engagement
 Email chelsea.avard@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 8192
 Location Floor/Room 3 ,  Horace Lamb ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Chelsea Avard completed a PhD in the English Department at Adelaide University in 2010. Her thesis consists of a novel and exegesis exploring ekphrastic fiction. She has taught in various HUMSS courses including Ideas of the Real, Landmarks in English Literature: Chaucer to Austen, Travel Writing, Academic English, Shakespeare, Creative Non-Fiction: Writing the Modern Essay (ENGL), Tragedy and Self Writing (ENGL), along with Movements in European Film and The Modern Imagination (EUST) and has also contributed to several GWSI courses. Chelsea is a member of the JMCCCP http://www.adelaide.edu.au/jmcoetzeecentre/people/early-career/ and an organising member of the committee for the Wordfire literary salon (www.word-fire.com).

  • Qualifications

    PhD, University of Adelaide 2010

    BA Honours (1st Class), University of Adelaide 2003

    Vera May Swift Scholarship 2003

    Vera May Swift Prize for English III 2002

  • Teaching Interests

    Creative Writing; English Literature; Academic English; Gender and Social Sciences; Politically intersectional approaches to pedagogy;

  • Research Interests

  • Publications

    'Tight Shorts #92: Only One Thing Connects These Moments '. Tight Shorts on Morning Juice. Radio Adelaide 101.5. 19 Nov 2017.

    'Blue Eyes'. TEXT. October 2017. 21.2. 

    'How We Stay'. Verandah 32. Ed. Courtney Carland, Sophia Desiatov, Emma Taylor and Julija Zivanovic. 2017. 29-30.

    'Things and the Natural World'. Crush: Stories About Love. Ed. Simone Corletto, Amy T Matthews, Jess Miller and Lynette Washington. Adelaide: Midnight Sun, 2017. 183-184.

    'One Last Carrier Pigeon'. Press: 100 Love Letters. Ed. Laurel Fantauzzo and Francesca Rendle-Short. Quezon City: University of Phillipines Press, 2017. 38.

    'Thanks for Asking'. Press: 100 Love Letters. Ed. Laurel Fantauzzo and Francesca Rendle-Short. Quezon City: University of Phillipines Press, 2017. 26.

    'Poor Little Thing'. Red Fez. 2017. <https://www.redfez.net/poetry/bird-poor-little-thing-2523>.

    'Nothing Simple: the impossible object in Alex Miller's The Sitters'. Border Crossings. Ed. Glenn, Diana and Graham Tulloch. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2016. 167-180.

    'Efficiency'. Verity La. 2015. <http://verityla.com/efficiency-chelsea-avard/>

    'Reasons for Green'. On Edge. Ed. Christy Di Frances, Susan Errington, Rachel Hennessy and Emmett Stinson. Kent Town: Wakefield Press, 2005. 38-41.

    'Cause and Effect'. The Sleepers Almanac 2005: The Deathbed Challenge. Ed. Louise Swinn and Zoe Dattner. Carlton: Sleepers Publishing, 2005. 29-34.

    'Hungry Women'. The Body: An Anthology. Ed. Henry Ashley-Brown, Chelsea Avard, Amy T Matthews and Stephanie Thomson. Kent Town: Wakefield Press, 2004. 170.

    Ashley-Brown, Henry, Chelsea Avard, Amy T Matthews and Stephanie Thomson, eds. The Body: An Anthology. Kent Town: Wakefield Press, 2004.

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