Position

Senior Lecturer
English/Creative Writing & Aust Studies

Biography

Kylie Cardell teaches in English and Creative Writing. She is the author of Dear World: Contemporary Uses of the Diary (University of Wisconsin Press, 2014) and Editor (with Kate Douglas) of Telling Tales: Autobiography of Childhood and Youth (Routledge, 2015).

Qualifications

BA (Hons) First Class, The University of Queensland
PhD, The University of Queensland
Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Education), Flinders University.

Honours, awards and grants

Vice Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers (2014)

Key responsibilities

  • Co-director, Life Narrative Research Group
  • Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing (ECWAS)
  • Postgraduate Coordinator (Drama, ECWAS, Media & Screen), School of Humanities and Creative Arts (HCA)
  • School HCA representative, Faculty Research Higher Degrees Committee (Faculty of EHL)

Topic Coordinator:

Topic Lecturer:

  • ENGL1101  Approaches to Literature
  • ENGL2131  Twenty-First Century Literature

Research expertise

  • Biographical research
  • Biography
  • Communication and media studies
  • Literary Studies

Research interests

  • Life writing/narrative across various media
  • Diary studies
  • Humour and autobiography
  • New media and self-representation
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Literary/cultural theory
  • Graphic novels/memoirs
  • Journalism
  • War narrative (nonfiction)
  • Feminist literature/memoir

Supervisory interests

  • Contemporary life narrative (auto/biography) in various media
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Humour and autobiography
  • Life writing/life narrative
  • New media
  • Popular biography Biography studies
  • Popular culture, film and television
  • Social impact of new media technologies

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Life Narrative (3) ;

Associate supervisor : Life Writing (7) ; Creative Writing (2) ;

Completion

Associate supervisor : Australian Studies (1) ; New Media (Blogging) (1) ; Life Narrative (4) ;

RHD Student Achievements

  • Laura Deane
    Vice-Chancellor's Award for Dissertation Excellence - January 2014
  • Emma Maguire
    Vice-Chancellor's Award for Dissertation Excellence - May 2017
  • Pamela Graham
    Vice-Chancellor's Award for Dissertation Excellence - May 2017

Publications

  • Cardell, K.J. and Douglas, J.K. (2016). Travel Blogs. In Carl Thompson, ed. The Routledge Companion to Travel Writing. London, United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 298-307.
  • Cardell, K.J. (2010). Travelblogging: A New Way of Journeying and Journalling. In Giselle Bastin, Kate Douglas, Michele McCrea and Michael X Savvas, ed. Journeying and Journalling: Creative and Critical Meditations on Travel Writing. Kent Town, South Australia: Wakefield Press, pp. 47-57.
  • Cardell, K. and Douglas, J.K. (Eds.). (2015). Telling Tales: Autobiography of Childhood and Youth. Routledge.
    [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2014). Dear World: Contemporary Uses of the Diary. Wisconsin, United States of America: University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Cardell, K. and Haggis, J. (Eds.). (2011). Co-editor. Special Issue: To the Letter ed. Taylor and Francis.
  • Cardell, K. (Ed.). (2005). Editor. M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture.
    [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K. and Douglas, J.K. (2013). Telling Tales: Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth. Prose Studies, 35(1) pp. 1-6.
    [10.1080/01440357.2013.781340] [Scopus]
  • Cardell, K. (2012). Comics Growing Up (book review) LiNQ: Literature in North Queensland, 39(12)
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K. and Haggis, J. (2011). Contemporary Perspectives on Epistolarity. Life Writing, 8(2) pp. 129-133.
    [10.1080/14484528.2011.559731] [Scopus]
  • Cardell, K. (2005). The Personal Really Is Political: Human Rights and Narrated Lives: The Ethics of Recognition by Sidonie Smith and Kay Schaffer (review) Australian Women's Book Review, 17(1) pp. 44-46.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2014). How the Diary Became a Public Way of Getting Personal.
    [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K. (2010). Drawing a Diary: Graphic Art Autobiography. University of Sussex
    [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K. (2009). Diary Drawings by Sarah Lightman. Another Roadside Attraction Gallery, London
    [Web Link]
  • Douglas, J.K. and Cardell, K.J. (2017). Visualising travelling lives in a digital age." Studies in Travel Writing,
    [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. and Robertson, R. (2017). Essay now: the contemporary essay in Australia and beyond. Text, 39 pp. 1-8.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2017). Modern Memory-Making: Marie Kondo, Online Journaling, and the Excavation, Curation, and Control of Personal Digital Data. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, 32(3) pp. 499-517.
    [10.1080/08989575.2017.1337993] [101080/08989575.2017.1337993]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2017). The Future of Autobiography Studies: The Diary. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, 32(2) pp. 347-350.
    [10.1080/08989575.2017.1288979] [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. and Douglas, J.K. (2016). Why Literature Students Should Practise Life Writing. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education,
    [10.1177/1474022216635825]
  • Cardell, K.J. and Maguire, E.P. (2015). Hoax Politics: Blogging, Betrayal, and the Intimate Public of A Gay Girl in Damascus. Biography-An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 38(2) pp. 205-221.
    [10.1353/bio.2015.0021] [Scopus]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2014). Creating the creative subject: The 1000 Journals Project, creativity and autobiographical identity. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 28(4) pp. 545-557.
    [10.1080/10304312.2014.907872] [Scopus]
  • Cardell, K. and Douglas, J. (2013). "Indecent Exposure? Margaux Fragoso and the Limits of Abuse Memoir" Prose Studies, 35(1) pp. 39-53.
    [10.1080/01440357.2013.781347] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K. (2012). "Read My Lips": Genre, Rhetoric, and the Baghdad Diaries of Nuha al-Radi. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, 27(2) pp. 316-337.
  • Cardell, K. and Kuttainen, V. (2012). The Ethics of Laughter: David Sedaris and Humour Memoir. Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 45(3) pp. 99-114.
    [10.1353/mos.2012.0027] [Scopus]
  • Cardell, K. (2006). Bloodsport: Thomas Goltz and the journalist's diary of war. Biography-An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 29(4) pp. 584-604.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2014). Dear World: Contemporary Uses of the Diary. Wisconsin, United States of America: University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Cardell, K.J. and Douglas, J.K. (2016). Travel Blogs. In Carl Thompson, ed. The Routledge Companion to Travel Writing. London, United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 298-307.
  • Cardell, K.J. (2017). Modern Memory-Making: Marie Kondo, Online Journaling, and the Excavation, Curation, and Control of Personal Digital Data. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, 32(3) pp. 499-517.
    [10.1080/08989575.2017.1337993] [101080/08989575.2017.1337993]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2017). The Future of Autobiography Studies: The Diary. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, 32(2) pp. 347-350.
    [10.1080/08989575.2017.1288979] [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. and Robertson, R. (2017). Essay now: the contemporary essay in Australia and beyond. Text, 39 pp. 1-8.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Douglas, J.K. and Cardell, K.J. (2017). Visualising travelling lives in a digital age." Studies in Travel Writing,
    [Web Link]
  • Cardell, K.J. and Douglas, J.K. (2016). Why Literature Students Should Practise Life Writing. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education,
    [10.1177/1474022216635825]
  • Cardell, K.J. and Maguire, E.P. (2015). Hoax Politics: Blogging, Betrayal, and the Intimate Public of A Gay Girl in Damascus. Biography-An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 38(2) pp. 205-221.
    [10.1353/bio.2015.0021] [Scopus]
  • Cardell, K.J. (2014). Creating the creative subject: The 1000 Journals Project, creativity and autobiographical identity. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 28(4) pp. 545-557.
    [10.1080/10304312.2014.907872] [Scopus]
  • Cardell, K. and Douglas, J. (2013). "Indecent Exposure? Margaux Fragoso and the Limits of Abuse Memoir" Prose Studies, 35(1) pp. 39-53.
    [10.1080/01440357.2013.781347] [Scopus] [Web Link]

Professional and community engagement

Editorial Board, LiNQ (Literature in North Queensland)
Member, IABA (International Auto/Biography Association)

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Censorship
  • Culture
  • Ethics
  • Literature - Australian
  • Literature - English
  • Television
  • Testimony
  • Writing

Interests

  • Diary Studies: (Uses of the diary in contemporary and twentieth century cultures. Diaries online, on television, in print and in new forms.)
  • Life Narrative: (Memoir, Autobiography, Biography, "Reality TV" and online lives. )
  • Life Writing and Culture: (Hoaxes, Ethics, Scandals and Controversies)
  • New Media: (digital culture, first-person and confessional writing, social networking)
  • Writing and Therapy

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