Dr Lauren Butterworth is an associate learning advisor (teaching specialist academic) with the Student Learning Support Service. She teaches academic writing and communication, English language, study skills, and academic integrity. Her scholarship focuses on digital learning design and meta-learning.
Her academic background is in creative writing, specialising in the female gothic and representations of female archetypes. She has taught and lectured in creative writing and English literature since 2012.
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) (Hons.) Flinders University
2017 - Writers SA Writer in Residence
2017 - Arts SA Individual Project Development Grant
2015 – Part Time Teaching Award, School of Humanities
2015 – Faculty Finalist, 3 Minute Thesis Competition
2014 – Flinders University Conference Travel Grant
2014 – Flinders University Research Scholarship Extension
2014 – University Finalist, 3 Minute Thesis Competition
2013 – Flinders University Field Trip Grant
2013 – Flinders University EHL Project Funding Grant
2012 – Flinders University Research Scholarship
Founder of The Hearth Collective
The Hearth is a creative readings event with a focus on bringing together creative readings with intelligent reflection on practice, followed by an audience Q&A style discussion. As a founding member, I am responsible for event management, publicity, digital media and social networking, contacting readers, liaising with venue staff and presenting, MCing and managing the event on the night.
Producer and Host of Deviant Women
Deviant Women is a fortnightly podcast that discussed a different ‘deviant’ woman from history, fiction, mythology and the contemporary world: those who aren’t afraid to break the rules, to subvert the system, to explore, to seek and to challenge the status quo.
Director of Speakeasy
Speakeasy is an undergraduate creative writing showcase with four events annually. As Director I encouraged student participation, mentored students with public speaking and editing and was responsible for event management and publicity.
Member of Flinders University WHIP Humanities & Creative Arts Postgraduate Association
Postgraduate Representative on the Education, Humanities and Law Faculty Board