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Dr

Jeanine Leane

Senior Lecturer In Creative Writing
Culture And Communication
poetry
arts & humanities
social sciences
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
anthropology
storytelling
australian aboriginal history
literature
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Dr

Jeanine Leane

 
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Dr

Jeanine Leane

 

Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri writer, teacher and academic from southwest New South Wales. After a longer teaching career, she completed a doctorate in Australian literature and Aboriginal representation and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Australian Centre for Indigenous History at the Australian National University.

She is the recipient of an Australian Research Council grant for her project, ‘The David Unaipon Award: Shaping the literary and history of Aboriginal Writing in Australian’ that examines the growth and impact of Aboriginal writing on Australian literary culture since 1988. Her first Volume of poetry, Dark Secrets After Dreaming: A.D. 1887-1961 (2010, Presspress) won the Scanlon Prize for Indigenous Poetry, 2010 and her first collection of stories, Purple Threads, won the David Unaipon Award for an unpublished Indigenous writer in 2010. Her poetry has been published in Hecate: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Women’s Liberation, The Journal for the Association European Studies of Australia and The Australian Book Review. Jeanine has published widely in the area of Aboriginal literature. She teaches Creative Writing and Aboriginal Literature at the University of Melbourne. Her second volume of poetry will be published in 2017.

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Prizes and Awards
Purple Threads (UQP 2011 & 2014) Winner of the 2010 David Unaipon Award, Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards, shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize 2012, shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2012

Dark Secrets After Dreaming: A.D. 1887-1961 Winner of the 2010 Scanlon Prize for Indigenous Poetry, 7th Annual Australian Poetry Festival (published by Presspress)

The Charles (Chicka) Dixon Scholarship for an Indigenous Post-Graduate Student University of Technology, Sydney 2006-2008

2012- 2014 Discovery Indigenous Award ($40 000): Australian Research Council: Reading the Nation: A critical study of Aboriginal/ Settler representation in the contemporary literary landscape

2014 – 2017 Discovery Indigenous Award ($ 558 270) Australian Research Council: The David Unaipon Award: Shaping the literary and cultural history of Aboriginal writing in Australia since 1989

Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Creative Writing

Culture And Communication

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Technology Sydney

Graduate Diploma, Education

University of Canberra

Bachelor of Arts

University of New England

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