Position

Dean, School of Humanities and Creative Arts
Office of Humanities and Creative Arts

Qualifications

BA (Adel) [Awarded Gentilli Medal in Italian]
BA Hons [First Class] (Flind)
MA (Flind)
PhD (UWA)
Diploma of Education (Adel)
Fellow of the Governor's Leadership Foundation 2008
NAATI Level 3 Translator's Certificate (Italian to English)

Honours, awards and grants

South Australian Women's Honour Roll 2015 (Office for Women, Government of South Australia)

Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation 2011:
Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: "For sustained commitment to excellence in research-based teaching that inspires and motivates students in the field of Italian language and culture".

Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology Award for Excellence in Teaching 2010:
Citation: "For sustained excellence in research-based teaching that inspires and motivates students to immerse themselves in Italian language and culture".

Governor's Leadership Foundation Program 2008:
Fellow of the Governor's Leadership Foundation 2008, Leaders Institute of SA.

Carrick Institute Citation 2007:
Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (with E. Bouvet, M. L. Long & M. Tsianikas from the Department of Languages): "For sustained excellence and leadership in the development of a diverse and innovative research-based curriculum in language pedagogy and cultural studies".

Flinders College of Distinguished Educators

Flinders Teaching Quality Network

Key responsibilities

School of Humanities and Creative Arts:
Dean of the School of Humanities and Creative Arts
Chair, School of Humanities and Creative Arts Executive of the Board
Chair, School of Humanities and Creative Arts Board
Chair, Appointment Committees

Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law:
Member of Executive Dean's Advisory Committee
Member of EHL Faculty Board

Flinders University:
Member of Academic Senate
Alternate academic member, Student Appeals Committee
Member of Music Advisory Committee

ICI EU-AU "Border Crossings: People and Places" Joint Mobility Project:
AU Lead Coordinator and Flinders Academic Coordinator for the ICI EU-AU Joint Mobility Project "Border Crossings: People and Places". This 3-year project involves a consortium of eight universities (Flinders, La Trobe, Griffith, James Cook, Malmo, Utrecht, Roma Tre and Jagiellonian) and provides a framework of international placement and multi-disciplinary curriculum content for Australian and European students on exchange scholarships with an internship component. The "Border Crossings: People and Places" project also facilitates staff exchanges among the consortium institutions for the purposes of teaching and research. Funding: Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Resources and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) AU$376,400; European Union EUR298.000.

Research interests

Eighteenth-century criticism of Dante; the role and significance of women in Dante's Commedia; Italian-Australian literature; Migration Studies; issues involving women and the place of these issues in contemporary Italian fiction.

Supervisory interests

  • Dante studies
  • Literature, 18th century Dante criticism

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Dante Studies (1) ; Italian Literary Studies (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Italian Migration (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Dante Studies (3) ;

Associate supervisor : Italian Migration (6) ;

Publications

  • Glenn, D.C. (2015). Perspectives on Italian-Australian identity, belonging and ageing through the life narratives of two generational cohorts. In Daniela Cosmini-Rose, ed. Ageing between Cultures - The experiences and challenges of Italian migrants in South Australia. Leicester, UK: Troubador Publishing, pp. 253-271.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2013). Francesca da Rimini: A Continuing Conversation. In John J. Kinder and Diana Glenn, ed. Legato con amore in un volume: Essays in Honour of John A. Scott. Florence, Italy: Leo S. Olschki Editore, pp. 147-156.
    [Web Link]
  • Kinder, J. and Glenn, D. (2013). Introduction. In John J. Kinder and Diana Glenn, ed. Legato con amore in un volume: Essays in Honour of John A. Scott. Florence, Italy: Leo S. Olschki Editore.
  • Haque, M., Kooyman, B.D. and Glenn, D.C. (2012). The Shadow of the Precursor from Accommodation to Appropriation to Resistance. In D Glenn, MR Haque, B Kooyman & N Bierbaum, ed. The Shadow of the Precursor. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 1-21.
  • Belperio, I. and Glenn, D.C. (2012). The Precursor as Shadow and Light: Ovid in Dante's Comedy. In D Glenn, MR Haque, B Kooyman & N Bierbaum, ed. The Shadow of the Precursor. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 170-187.
  • Glenn, D., Floriani, S. and Bouvet, E. (2011). Migrants, home, belonging and self-identities. In Diana Glenn, Eric Bouvet, Sonia Floriani, ed. Imagining Home: Migrants and the search for a new belonging. Adelaide, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 1-14.
  • Glenn, D. (2011). Narratives of the long sea voyage: Journeying typologies and literary impulses. In Diana Glenn, Eric Bouvet, Sonia Floriani, ed. Imagining Home: Migrants and the search for a new belonging. Adelaide, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 124-138.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2010). 'Lollies in the Street': A Survey of the Life Narratives of a Group of First Generation Women of Campanian Origin Residing in Adelaide, SA. In G. Bastin, K. Douglas, M.McCrea, M.X. Savvas, ed. Journeying and Journalling: Creative and Critical Meditations on Travel Writing. Adelaide, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 91-99.
  • Bouvet, E.J. and Glenn, D.C. (Eds.). (2016). Flinders University Languages Group Online Review. Flinders University: Flinders University.
  • Kinder, J. and Glenn, D. (Eds.). (2013). "Legato con amore in un volume": Essays in Honour of John A. Scott. Florence: Leo S. Olschki.
  • Glenn, D.C., Haque, M., Kooyman, B. and Bierbaum, A. (Eds.). (2012). The Shadow of the Precursor. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Glenn, D., Bouvet, E. and Floriani, S. (Eds.). (2011). Imagining Home: Migrants and the search for a new belonging. Adelaide: Wakefield Press.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2008). Dante's reforming mission and women in the comedy. Leicester, UK: Troubador Publishing.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2014). Transgressive sites of belonging and desire in Inferno V. In F. Farina, ed. Burning Desire. Francesca da Rimini, desideri, e visioni tra letteratura, teatro, musica e cinema. Rimini, Italy: Editrice Romagna Arte e Storia. Giornate Internazionali Francesca da Rimini, 20-22 September, 2013, pp. 123-135.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2012). Of Kings and Queens in Inferno V. In F. Farina, ed. Leggere d'Amore. Giornate Internazionali Francesca da Rimini. Atti del convegno. Rimini: Editrice Romagna Arte e Storia. Giornate Internazionali Francesca da Rimini. Rimini, Italy, pp. 25-38.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2011). Tales of Forbidden Passion: Francesca, Paolo and Gianciotto and the Ovidian Myth of Procne, Philomela and Tereus. In Ferruccio Farina, ed. Le Passioni: Giornate Internazionali Francesca da Rimini (Atti del convegno, Rimini) Rimini: Editrice Romagna Arte e Storia. Le Passioni: Giornate internazionali Francesca da Rimini. Rimini, Italy. May 2010, pp. 33-46.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2016). Prophetic charisma. Australian Book Review, 381(May 2016) pp. 20.
    [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2014). Launch of Writers in Conversation. Writers in Conversation, 1(2) pp. 1-4.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2014). Dante’s salvific journey. Australian Book Review, 367 pp. 29-30.
    [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2014). Flinders Archaeological Society's 21st Anniversary Speech. DigIt Journal of the Flinders Archaeological Society, 2(1) pp. 76.
    [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2013). Scholarly review of A.N. Wilson, Dante in Love (Atlantic Books, 2011) Transnational Literature, 5(2)
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2012). Scholarly Review of Guy P. Raffa, The Complete Danteworlds: A Reader's Guide to the Divine Comedy. Forum Italicum, 46(No. 1) pp. 228-230.
    [10.1177/001458581204600123]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2011). Scholarly review of Olivia Holmes. Dante's Two Beloveds. Ethics and Erotics in the Divine Comedy, New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2008, pp. 274. Forum Italicum, 45(1) pp. 277-279.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2011). Scholarly Review of Jeremy Tambling, Dante in Purgatory: States of Affect (Disputatio, 18), Turnhout, Brepols, 2010. Parergon, 28(1) pp. 262-263.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2010). Scholarly review of Ralph McInerny, Dante and the Blessed Virgin, Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press, 2010. Parergon, 27(2) pp. 250-252.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2010). Scholarly review of Gregory Heyworth, Desiring Bodies: Ovidian Romance and the Cult of Form, Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. Parergon, 27(2) pp. 233-235.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2014). Opening address at Art Exhibition, “Glimpses of Italy: Mosaics by Michele McCrea, SALA Festival Exhibition (August 2014)" Southern Theatre and ARts Supporters, pp. 1-2.
    [Web Link]
  • Glenn, D.C. (2014). Dante's Commedia. Carnevale Editorial, Carnevale Italian Festival 2015, Official Program, pp. 24-25.
  • Glenn, D. (2011). "A rare and unexpected gift": Reflections on Flinders University and the Cassamarca Foundation. Italy under the Southern Cross: An Australasian Celebration of Dino De Poli and the Cassamarca Foundation, pp. 212-214.
  • Palaktsoglou, M., Cosmini-Rose, D., Glenn, D. and Bouvet, E. (2014). Tales of glory boxes, suitcases and dreams: An investigation of cultural and social changes in the dowry practices of Greek and Italian post-war migrants in South Australia. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand) 16-17 pp. 215-236.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2013). Writing Campanian lives: Considerations of transnational identity and belonging. Forum Italicum, 47(1) pp. 150-166.
    [10.1177/0014585813478924] [Scopus]
  • Agutter, K.M., Bouvet, E., Glenn, D.C., Leader-Elliott, L., Finnimore, C., Cosmini-Rose, D., et al. (2013). Migrants' Belongings: Preliminary considerations of Greek and Italian migrants' travel trunks in the post-Second World War period of settlement to South Australia. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand) Special Issue pp. 305-324.
  • Glenn, D., Patel, F., Kutieleh, S., Robbins, E., Smigiel, H. and Wilson, A.J. (2012). Perceptions of optimal conditions for teaching and learning: a case study from Flinders University. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA) 31(2) pp. 201-215.
    [10.1080/07294360.2011.555390] [Scopus]
  • Smans, M. and Glenn, D.C. (2011). Identity and cultural maintenance: Observations from a case study of third-generation Italian-Australians in South Australia. Studi Emigrazione, XLVIII(183) pp. 500-514.
    [Scopus]
  • Kinder, J. and Glenn, D. (Eds.). (2013). "Legato con amore in un volume": Essays in Honour of John A. Scott. Florence: Leo S. Olschki.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2008). Dante's reforming mission and women in the comedy. Leicester, UK: Troubador Publishing.
  • Belperio, I. and Glenn, D.C. (2012). The Precursor as Shadow and Light: Ovid in Dante's Comedy. In D Glenn, MR Haque, B Kooyman & N Bierbaum, ed. The Shadow of the Precursor. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 170-187.
  • Haque, M., Kooyman, B.D. and Glenn, D.C. (2012). The Shadow of the Precursor from Accommodation to Appropriation to Resistance. In D Glenn, MR Haque, B Kooyman & N Bierbaum, ed. The Shadow of the Precursor. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 1-21.
  • Glenn, D. (2011). Narratives of the long sea voyage: Journeying typologies and literary impulses. In Diana Glenn, Eric Bouvet, Sonia Floriani, ed. Imagining Home: Migrants and the search for a new belonging. Adelaide, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 124-138.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2010). 'Lollies in the Street': A Survey of the Life Narratives of a Group of First Generation Women of Campanian Origin Residing in Adelaide, SA. In G. Bastin, K. Douglas, M.McCrea, M.X. Savvas, ed. Journeying and Journalling: Creative and Critical Meditations on Travel Writing. Adelaide, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 91-99.
  • Agutter, K.M., Bouvet, E., Glenn, D.C., Leader-Elliott, L., Finnimore, C., Cosmini-Rose, D., et al. (2013). Migrants' Belongings: Preliminary considerations of Greek and Italian migrants' travel trunks in the post-Second World War period of settlement to South Australia. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand) Special Issue pp. 305-324.
  • Glenn, D.C. (2013). Writing Campanian lives: Considerations of transnational identity and belonging. Forum Italicum, 47(1) pp. 150-166.
    [10.1177/0014585813478924] [Scopus]
  • Glenn, D., Patel, F., Kutieleh, S., Robbins, E., Smigiel, H. and Wilson, A.J. (2012). Perceptions of optimal conditions for teaching and learning: a case study from Flinders University. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA) 31(2) pp. 201-215.
    [10.1080/07294360.2011.555390] [Scopus]
  • Smans, M. and Glenn, D.C. (2011). Identity and cultural maintenance: Observations from a case study of third-generation Italian-Australians in South Australia. Studi Emigrazione, XLVIII(183) pp. 500-514.
    [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

External Roles:

Current:

  • Advisory Committee of the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures at the University of South Australia.
  • Management Committee of the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS) under the auspices of the Cassamarca Foundation, Italy.
  • Editorial and Advisory Boards: Forum Italicum, Dante e l'arte, Asiatic, FULGOR (co-editor), Transnational Literature, Writers in Conversation.
  • ARC Assessor.
  • OLT Assessor.

Formerly:

  • Member of the Multicultural Education Committee (Ministerial Advisory Committee).
  • Multicultural Education Committee representative on School of Languages Council.
  • Scholarship Committee, Australasian Centre for Italian Studies.
  • For Arts SA: Literature Advisory Committee, Multicultural Committee (Chair), Assessment Committee and Arts Development Advisory Committee, Judging Panel for Barbara Hanrahan and Carclew Fellowships, Assessment Committee and External Assessor for Arts Industry Development Programs and Mid-Career Fellowships Program.
  • SSABSA: Deputy Board Member (nominee of Flinders University); Subject Advisory Committee for Italian.
  • Australia Council Register of Peers.

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Italy
  • Literature - Italian

Interests

  • Dante Studies (18th century Dante criticism, women in the 'Commedia')

Contact

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Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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