Dr Lucy Stone
|Position||Project Officer, Communications|
|Org Unit||Office of the Chief Operating Officer|
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Lucy Stone is a Study Overseas Administrator in the Division of Academic and Student Engagement. In this role, Lucy facilitates student and academic travel on study tours and short-term exchange programs.
Before joining the Division in 2022, Lucy studied overseas extensively. She is recipient of numerous research grants, awards and accolades for projects on subjects ranging from medical humanities to children's literature, war and forced migration. Most recently, Lucy was awarded a Research Excellence Academy studentship from Newcastle University, UK, for a PhD on the Nazi-era juvenilia by children's author-illustrators, Judith Kerr and Tomi Ungerer, held in archives in the UK, France and Germany.
Lucy has taught undergraduate German language courses and delivered workshops on academic writing, blog editing and marketing to postgraduates and academics. She has also contributed to international publications, conferences and public events, as well as social justice and community engagement initiatives in academia and industry.
In addition to a PhD, Lucy holds an MPhil in Children's Literature from the University of Cambridge and a BA (Languages) (Honours) from the University of Sydney. She is fluent in German and Italian, can read French and is a beginner in Indonesian.
PhD (English), Newcastle University
MPhil (Children's Literature), University of Cambridge
BA (Languages) (Honours), University of Sydney
Awards & Achievements
2021 COVID-19 Impact Scholarship (Newcastle University, UK)
2019 Research Excellence Academy Student Support Grant (Newcastle University, UK)
2016 Research Excellence Academy Studentship (Newcastle University, UK)
2016 David Almond Fellowship (Newcastle University, UK; Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books, UK)
2015 Homerton Santander Master's Award (University of Cambridge)
2015 Homerton Research Grant (University of Cambridge)
2013 Women's College Prize for Academic Merit (The Women's College, within The University of Sydney)
2012 Emilie Marguerite Honours Scholarship (University of Sydney)
2012 Marie Wallis Prize (The Women's College, within The University of Sydney)
2009 University of Sydney Entry Scholarship
Stone, L. (forthcoming). ‘Michelle comprend le malheur’: Reading Writings by Children Displaced in the Nazi Era. In C. Brinson, M. Bohm-Duchen & A. Nyburg (Eds.), Authors, Refugees and Childhood. Switzerland: Peter Lang.
Stone, L. (2021). Trains to Life, Trains to Death: Judith Kerr’s Writing and Drawing from and about Childhood Exile in the Nazi Era as Intergenerational Solidaristic Practice. In J. Deszcz-Tryhubczak & Z. Jaques (Eds.), Intergenerational Solidarity in Children’s Literature and Film (pp. 101-115). United States: University Press of Mississippi.
‘From Antisemitism to Atonement: Tracing Tomi Ungerer’s Artistic Responses to the Holocaust from Boy- to Adulthood.’ Paper presented at the Session on Text / Poetry of the Australian Association for Jewish Studies Conference on The Arts, Jews and Wellbeing, Adelaide, 2023. Unpublished.
‘Tomi Ungerer’s Childhood Border Hopping: Imitating and Challenging National Socialist Ideology through Word and Image.’ Paper presented for Conference on Tomi Ungerer, Border Hopper (1931 – 2019): Languages, Images and Childhood, Paris, 2022. Forthcoming.
‘Garden of Exile: Inner Emigration and the Natural World in Judith Kerr’s Juvenilia.’ Paper presented for Insiders/Outsiders Festival on Innocence and Experience: Childhood and the 1930s Refugees, London, 2021. Unpublished.
‘Forced Migration and Starting a New Life as seen in the Archives of Judith Kerr.’ Paper presented for the Online Colloquium on Thinking Internationally about Social Justice in Children’s Literature and Culture, University of Pittsburgh and Newcastle University, 2020. Unpublished.
‘‘It’s wonderful to be a refugee’: The Apparent Optimism of Judith Kerr’s Drawings made as a Child Exile from Nazi Germany.’ Paper presented at the Session on Silent Survival: Representations of Refugees Children’s Traumatic Separations for the IRSCL (International Research Society for Children’s Literature) 2019 Congress on Silence and Silencing in Children’s Literature, Stockholm, 2019. Unpublished.
‘Recovering the Voices of Children in Exile.’ Paper presented at Economic and Social History Research Group Workshop on Speaking when They’re Spoken to? Re-Integrating the Experiences and Perspectives of Children into Historical Research, University of Edinburgh, 2017. Unpublished.
‘Negotiating Childhood Exile through Play: Judith Kerr’s Juvenilia.’ Paper presented at the Child and the Book Conference on Children’s Literature and Play, University of Wroclaw, 2016. Unpublished.
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