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Deirdre Coleman

Robert Wallace Chair Of English
Culture And Communication
arts & humanities
literature
literary studies
literary theory & criticism
social sciences
poetry
arts & humanities - other topics
gender
humanities, multidisciplinary
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Deirdre Coleman

 
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Deirdre Coleman

 

Deirdre Coleman completed Honours in English at the University of Melbourne before going to Oxford University where she graduated with a BPhil in Victorian literature and a DPhil on Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Since returning to Australia she has taught at the Universities of Wollongong, Adelaide and Sydney.

In 2007 she returned to the University of Melbourne as the Robert Wallace Chair of English, and served as Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts from 2010-2013. Currently she is a Co-Director and Lead Researcher in the Faculty of Arts Research Unit, Enlightenment, Romanticism, Contemporary Culture. Her most recent book examines the links between natural history, slavery, and empire, Henry Smeathman, t he Flycatcher (Liverpool UP, 2018). Other research interests include 18th and 19th century literature and cultural history; abolitionism, women's writing, travel, colonialism (West Africa, West Indies, Botany Bay), the development of racial ideology, and the gothic.

Projects

Displaying the 11 most recent projects by Deirdre Coleman.

11

Projects

Project Types


8

Research Grant


2

Internal Research Grant


1

Research Contracts


Additional Information

Fellow, Huntington Library (2014)
UK Institute of Advanced Studies Fellow, University of Warwick (2014)
Visiting Scholar, Trinity College, Cambridge (2010)
Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck College and Royal Holloway, University of London (2009)

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 57 most recent scholarly works by Deirdre Coleman.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2001

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision

University of Sydney

2007

FAHA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities


2

Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Robert Wallace Chair Of English

Culture And Communication

Council Member

Australian Academy of the Humanities

Vice-President

Romantic Studies Association of Australasia

Member

Marsden Fund (Humanities Panel), Royal Society of New Zealand

Member

Australian Research Council College of Experts (HCA Panel)

Member

Australian Academy of the Humanities

Education

Education


Doctorate of Philosophy

University of Oxford

Bachelor of Philosophy

University of Oxford

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

University of Melbourne

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