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Publications and media

Chapters in edited collections

  • ‘Sex Crime and the Media’in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (2017)
  • ‘On Not Reading Fifty Shades: Feminism and the Fantasy of Romantic Immunity’, in Kristen Phillips (ed.) Women and Erotic Fiction: Critical Essays on Genres, Markets and Readers, 2015: pp. 117-132
  • ‘Queer Spaces, Sexual Violence and the Desire for Safety’, in Vicki Bell (ed.)Queer Sexualities Ebook, Inter-Disciplinary.net, 2013
  • “Laura Bush and Dan Brown: Whiteness, Feminism and the Politics of Vulnerability”, in Maryrose Casey, Aileen Moreton-Robinson & Fiona Nicoll (eds) Postcolonising Whiteness in Theory and Text, Lexington Books, 2008: pp. 147-64

Articles

  • ”How Can a Woman Who Has Been Raped Be Believed?’: Andrea Dworkin and the Paris Controversy”, Diegesis  Volume 4, Number 1, 2015, p. 68-87
  • “Who was Andrea? Writing Oneself as a Feminist Icon”, Women: A Cultural Review, Volume 24, Issue 1, 2013
  • “Some Gays and the Queers”, M/C Journal of Media and Culture, Feature Article in ‘marriage’, Volume 15, Issue 6, December 2012, http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/issue/view/marriage (with Dr Mark Pendleton – author contribution 50%)
  • “Video Activism and the Ambiguities of Counter-Surveillance”, Surveillance and Society, Volume 8, Number 2, 2010, pp. 166-180.(with Ass Prof Dean Wilson – author contribution 50%)
  • “Beyond the Desire for Law”, Australian Feminist Law Journal, 31, December 2009, pp. 77-98. (with Dr Mark Pendleton – author contribution 50%)
  • “Speaking Out Against Rape: Feminist (Her)Stories and Anti-Rape Politics”, Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, 16 2007, pp. 84-95
  • “The Bankstown Gang Rapes: Rape and the Construction of a Horrific Event” AntiTHESIS, Volume 16 – The Event, 2006, pp. 74-89
  • “Remembering Anita: Rape and the Politics of Commemoration”, Australian Feminist Law Journal, Volume 23, December, 2005, pp. 121-146

Reviews

  • “Feminism and Global Justice, Kerry Carrington’, Punishment & Society, (2016).
  • “The Unsociable Sociability of Women’s Lifewriting Anne Collett and Louise D’Arcens (eds.) Sydney: Palgrave Macmillan’ Australian Feminist Studies, Volume 28, Issue 76, 2013: pp. 241-243
  • “Theoretical Stories: Review of Clare Hemmings, Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory (Duke 2011) and Janet Halley & Andrew Parker (eds.) After Sex? On Writing Since Queer Theory” (Duke 2011)’ Cultural Studies Review, Volume 18, Number 1, 2012: pp. 247-255

Other publications

  • Out on the Inside: The Rights, Needs and Experiences of LGBT Prisoners in Ireland, report produced for the Irish Penal Reform Trust (February 2016) (with Dr. Nicola Carr & Dr Siobhán McAlister – author contribution 33%)

Conferences, workshops, panels organised

  • Symposium on the Legal Regulation and Policing of Commercial Sex, Queen’s University Belfast, UK, 2016
  • Young People Affected by Sexual Violence as Change Makers in Prevention Efforts, Interdisciplinary Symposium held at Cumberland Lodge, UK, 2015

Presentations given

  • ‘Speaking Out Online: Has Social Media Changed Responses to Sexual Violence? (2017 International Association of Media and History Conference, Paris, France)
  • ‘Queer Criminology’ Roundtable discussion (2017 European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control Conference, Mytilene, Greece)
  • ‘Fantine is Living in the World Right Now: Feminism, Popular Culture and Sex Work’ (2016 Symposium on the Legal Regulation and Policing of Commercial Sex, Queen’s University Belfast)
  • ‘Can Consent Training End Sexual Violence On Campus?: Students, Consent and Sexual Ethics’ (2015 British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK)
  • “Sex Work vs Prostitution: Commercial Sex as Feminist Faultline” (2015 ‘Feminism in Europe’ Workshop, Lund, Sweden)
  • “Speaking Out Online: The Risks and Benefits for Young People” (2015 ‘Young People Affected by Sexual Violence as Change Makers in Prevention Efforts’, Cumberland Lodge, UK)
  • ‘Victim or Heroine of her Own Story? Contested Narratives of the Sex Worker’ (2014 New Foundations - Structure and Agency in the Politics of Gender Colloquium, Limerick, Ireland)
  • “Narratives of Sexual Violence: Survivor Literature and the Quest for Justice” (2014 ‘Gender and Justice Interdisciplinary Symposium’, Leicester, UK)
  • ‘Narrating Sexual Violence: Towards an Understanding of Survivor Narratives” (‘2014 ‘Project Narrative Summer Institute: Feminist and Queer Narrative Theory’)
  • 'Feminist Responses to Sexual Violence: Co-Option and Carceral Feminism?' (2014 8th European Feminist Research Conference, Barcelona, Spain)
  • “Gang Rape and ‘Race War’ in Sydney’s West: Gendered Threats of Multiculturalism” (2014 British Society of Criminology Conference, Liverpool, UK)
  • “Remembering Woody Allen and Roman Polanski: Gender, Violence and Memorialisation in Popular Culture” (2014 Cultural Politics of Memory Conference, Cardiff, Wales)
  • “Responding to Fifty Shades: Stories of Gender, Power and Sex” (2013 ‘The Gender Games’ Symposium, Melbourne, Australia)
  • “Feminism, Rape and Speaking Out: Changes in Women’s Narratives of Sexual Violence” (2013 Biennial Feminist and Women’s Studies Association conference, Nottingham, UK)
  • “Queer Spaces, Sexual Violence and the Desire for Safety” (2013 ‘Second Global Conference – Queer Sexualities’, Interdisciplinary.net, Sydney, Australia)
  • “A Prose More Terrifying than Rape’: Narrative, Sexuality and Feminist Politics” (2012 Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Conference, Sydney, Australia)
  • “Fifty Shades of Public Feminism: Talking About Christian Grey” (2012 Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association Conference, Sydney, Australia)
  • “From Feminism to Human Rights? Shifting Discursive Frameworks for Women’s Narratives of Sexual Violence” (2012 Crossroads: Association for Cultural Studies Conference, Paris, France)
  • “What Makes a Story Feminist? Speech, Writing and Authenticity” (2012 The Oral, the Written and Other Verbal Media Conference, Melbourne, Australia)
  • “Speaking Out as Telling Stories: Feminism and Women’s Narratives of Sexual Violence” (2011 Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture: 36th Congress of the Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association, Auckland, New Zealand)
  • “The Safe(r) Space of Consent” (2010 A Scholarly Affair: Cultural Studies Association of Australasia National Conference, Byron Bay, Australia)
  • “Speaking Out, Writing Stories: Feminist Politics and Literary Practices” (2009 Literature and Politics: Australian Association of Literature Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia)
  • “Breaking the Silence: The Changing Nature of Women’s Narratives of Sexual Violence” (2009 Transformations: Triennial Conference of the European Feminist Research Network, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • “A World Without Rape? Feminist Politics and the Loss of Happily Ever After” (2008 Futures: Cultural Studies Association of Australasia National Conference, Kalgoorlie, Australia)
  • “Whose Business is Speaking About Rape? Feminist Theory, Race and the Production of Knowledge” (2008, Transforming Bodies, Nations and Knowledges: National Conference of Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association, Adelaide, Australia)
  • “Speaking Out, Telling (True) Stories: Autobiography within Feminist Anti-Rape Politics” (2007, Me Myself and Eye: La Trobe University English Post-Graduate Symposium, Melbourne, Australia)
  • “In Defence of Women’s Rights? Whiteness, Feminism and the Politics of Vulnerability” (2006, Whiteness and the Horizons of Race, Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association National Conference, Brisbane, Australia)
  • “Speaking Out Against Rape: Feminist (Her)Stories and Anti-Rape Politics” (2006, A Feminist History of Violence: Lilith Symposium, Melbourne University)
  • “The Bankstown Gang Rapes: Rape and the Construction of a Horrific Event” (2005, The Event: AntiTHESIS Postgraduate Symposium, Melbourne University)

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