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Dr

Eddie Paterson

Lecturer In Creative Writing-Scriptwriting
performance
arts & humanities
theater
disability
poetry
computers
performing arts
inclusion
art practice
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Dr

Eddie Paterson

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Contemporary performance
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Dr

Eddie Paterson

 

Eddie Paterson is Head of the Creative Writing program at the University of Melbourne. He lectures in scriptwriting for theatre, contemporary performance, new media and games.

His research explores intersections between performance and everyday life - with a focus on radical writing practices, disability arts and climate politics. His books include The Contemporary American Monologue (Bloomsbury, 2015), Once Upon a Pixel: Storytelling and Worldbuilding in Videogames (co-authored with Tim Simpson-Williams and Will Cordner, CRC Press 2019), and Redactor (Whitmore Press, 2017 ), which was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Awards and the John Bray Award.

His current ARC funded research is a Linkage project examining notions of aesthetic innovation in Australian arts and disability performance, known to collaborators as 'The Last Avant Garde', and a Discovery project with colleagues from Australia, the US and UK, 'Power and Politics: Revaluing Theatre in the 21st century'. Eddie is managing co-editor of Five Islands poetry press, and Development Officer for PSi (Performance Studies international).

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 46 most recent scholarly works by Eddie Paterson.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2013

Project title: Performances of Life: the social, political, and economic contexts of biomedicine in Singapore, China and Japan.

Singapore Academic Research Fund (AcRF)

2013

Project Title: Beyond Access - a collaborative project with Arts Access Victoria, Dr Lachlan Macdowell and Dr Winsome Roberts

Lord Major's Charitable Foundation

2008

Australian Council for the Arts

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer In Creative Writing-Scriptwriting

Culture And Communication

Member - Organising Committee Of 2016 Psi Conference

PSi: Performance Studies International, Development Officer - Board Member

Member

ADSA: Australasian Drama Studies Association

Board Member

University of Melbourne Theatre, Board Member

Member

FIRT: International Federation for Theatre Research

Education


Doctor of Philosophy: Creative Arts

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Hons)

University of Melbourne