Position

Research Fellow Creative Arts
Department of Drama

Biography

Tully Barnett is a Research Fellow in Creative Arts in the School of Humanities and Creative Arts. She is Associate Director for the Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres. Her research supports the ARC Linkage project Laboratory Adelaide: The Value of Culture looking for qualitative and quantitative methodologies for measuring and reporting the intangible and non-pecuniary benefits of cultural activities, institutions and events. In addition, she researchers literary engagements with new technologies, digital humanities, and life writing. She is a member of the Life Narrative Research Group.

Qualifications

PhD, BA (Hons)

Research interests

Contemporary literature

Digital humanities

Hypertextual literature

Electronic literature

Cultural value

Cultural policy

Life writing

Cultures and technologies of reading in the twenty-first century

Twenty-first centure literatures

Humanities research and pedagogy

New media art

Supervisory interests

  • Apocalyptic fiction
  • Arts organisations
  • Contemporary literature
  • Creative writing (exegeses)
  • Cultural policy
  • Cultural value
  • Digital Humanities
  • Hypertext
  • Life writing
  • Science fiction

RHD research supervision

Current

Associate supervisor : cultural value (1) ;

Publications

  • Barnett, T.S. (2015). "Reading Saved Me": Writing Autobiographically About Transformative Reading Experiences in Childhood. In Kylie Cardell and Kate Douglas, ed. Telling Tales: Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth. London: Routledge, pp. 83-96.
  • Barnett, T.S. (2006). Lucky Escape: Sexuality and Otherness in Lee Kok Liang's 'London Does Not Belong to Me' and 'Sketches & Vignettes & Brush Strokes' In Tully Barnett, Nena Bierbaum, Syd Harrex, Rick Hosking, Graham Tulloch, ed. London Was Full of Rooms. Adelaide, SA: Lythrum Press, pp. 55-66.
  • Barnett, T.S. (2013). Reading Resilience Toolkit. Sydney: Office for Learning and Teaching.
  • Kennedy, R., Douglas, J., Poletti, A., Seaboyer, J. and Barnett, T.S. (2013). Reading Resilience Toolkit. Sydney: Office for Learning and Teaching.
  • Kennedy, R., Douglas, J., Poletti, A., Seaboyer, J. and Barnett, T.S. (2013). Building Reading Resilience: Developing a Skills-Based Approach to Literary Studies. Sydney: Office for Learning and Teaching.
  • Barnett, T., Bierbaum, A., Harrex, S., Hosking, R. and Tulloch, G. (Eds.). (2006). London Was Full of Rooms. Adelaide: Lythrum Press.
  • Barnett, T.S. (2003). The cyborg and the garden: Aspects of Jeanette Winterson's techno-curiosity. In Debi McLachlan, ed. Counterpoints: The Flinders University Online Journal of Interdisciplinary Conference Papers. Bedford Park: Flinders University. Counterpoints, pp. 42-49.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2016). Carnage in the arts: experts respond to the Australia Council cuts: 'Policy confusion is destroying trust' The Conversation. Online. 13 May 2016
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2015). SA arts: enough with the numbers. InDaily. Online. 24 November 2015
  • Barnett, T.S. and Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Senate Inquiry into arts funding: Testimony and Truth in South Australia. The Conversation. Online. 22 September 2015
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2015). Adelaide is spending big on arts infrastructure – but who benefits? The Conversation. Online. 23 March 2015
  • Barnett, T. and Brown, S.J. (2014). Determining the Cultural Value of the Perth International Arts festival: the Flinders University Value of Culture Project, pp. 1-54.
  • Barnett, T.S. (2013). Book Review: Artificial culture: Identity, technology, and bodies. Media International Australia, Incorporating Culture & Policy. 146 pp. 167-167.
    [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2012). Book Review: Designing culture: The technological imagination at work. Media International Australia. 143 pp. 168-169.
    [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2005). The many modern circles of Hell: Dante's legacy in Janette Turner Hospital's literary thrillers. In Baker, M., Coassin, F. and Glenn, D., ed. Flinders Dante Conferences 2002 & 2004. Adelaide, SA: Lythrum Press. The Flinders University of South Australia Second Dante Conference. Flinders University, SA. Sep 2004, pp. 190-199.
  • Barnett, T.S. (2015). Platforms for Social Reading: The Material Book’s Return. Scholarly and Research Communication, 6(4)
    [Web Link]
  • Douglas, J.K., Barnett, T.S., Poletti, A., Seaboyer, J. and Kennedy, R. (2015). Building reading resilience: re-thinking reading for the literary studies classroom. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA)
    [10.1080/07294360.2015.1087475] [Scopus]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2014). Monstrous Agents: Cyberfeminist Media and Activism. Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media and Technology, 5
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2014). Social Reading: The Kindle's Social Highlighting Function and Emerging Reading Practices. Australian Humanities Review, 56 pp. 141-162.
    [Web Link]
  • Douglas, K. and Barnett, T. (2014). Teaching Traumatic Life Narratives: Affect, Witnessing and Ethics. Antipodes: a North American journal of Australian literature, 28(1) pp. 46-62.
    [10.13110/antipodes.28.1.0046]
  • Poletti, A., Seaboyer, J., Kennedy, R., Barnett, T.S. and Douglas, J. (2014). The affects of not reading: Hating characters, being bored, feeling stupid. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education,
    [10.1177/1474022214556898] [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2013). "Reading Saved Me": Writing Autobiographically About Transformative Reading Experiences in Childhood. Prose Studies, 35(1) pp. 84-96.
    [10.1080/01440357.2013.781413] [Scopus]
  • Barnett, T.S. and Kooyman, B.D. (2012). Repackaging Popular Culture: Commentary and Critique in Community. Networking Knowledge, 5(2) pp. 109-134.
    [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2012). Remediating the Infected Body: Writing the Viral Self in Melinda Rackham's carrier. Biography-An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 35(1) pp. 45-64.
    [10.1353/bio.2012.0007] [Scopus]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2009). Technology, the Human and the Sublime in Contemporary Literary Fiction. AUMLA - Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, December pp. 219-230.
    [Scopus]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2015). Platforms for Social Reading: The Material Book’s Return. Scholarly and Research Communication, 6(4)
    [Web Link]
  • Douglas, J.K., Barnett, T.S., Poletti, A., Seaboyer, J. and Kennedy, R. (2015). Building reading resilience: re-thinking reading for the literary studies classroom. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA)
    [10.1080/07294360.2015.1087475] [Scopus]
  • Poletti, A., Seaboyer, J., Kennedy, R., Barnett, T.S. and Douglas, J. (2014). The affects of not reading: Hating characters, being bored, feeling stupid. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education,
    [10.1177/1474022214556898] [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2014). Social Reading: The Kindle's Social Highlighting Function and Emerging Reading Practices. Australian Humanities Review, 56 pp. 141-162.
    [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2014). Monstrous Agents: Cyberfeminist Media and Activism. Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media and Technology, 5
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Douglas, K. and Barnett, T. (2014). Teaching Traumatic Life Narratives: Affect, Witnessing and Ethics. Antipodes: a North American journal of Australian literature, 28(1) pp. 46-62.
    [10.13110/antipodes.28.1.0046]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2013). "Reading Saved Me": Writing Autobiographically About Transformative Reading Experiences in Childhood. Prose Studies, 35(1) pp. 84-96.
    [10.1080/01440357.2013.781413] [Scopus]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2012). Remediating the Infected Body: Writing the Viral Self in Melinda Rackham's carrier. Biography-An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 35(1) pp. 45-64.
    [10.1353/bio.2012.0007] [Scopus]
  • Barnett, T.S. and Kooyman, B.D. (2012). Repackaging Popular Culture: Commentary and Critique in Community. Networking Knowledge, 5(2) pp. 109-134.
    [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. (2006). Lucky Escape: Sexuality and Otherness in Lee Kok Liang's 'London Does Not Belong to Me' and 'Sketches & Vignettes & Brush Strokes' In Tully Barnett, Nena Bierbaum, Syd Harrex, Rick Hosking, Graham Tulloch, ed. London Was Full of Rooms. Adelaide, SA: Lythrum Press, pp. 55-66.

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