Curriculum Vitae: Dr Garry Gillard

Personal

Name: Garry Michael GILLARD
Date of birth: 21 November 1943
Nationality: Australian
Former work address: School of Media Communication & Culture, Murdoch University, Western Australia 6150
Email: garrygillard@gmail.com
Website: garrygillard.net

Qualifications

PhD Murdoch 1994
M Phil Murdoch 1976
BA Hons (2A, English, W.Aust. ) 1973
Dip Ed W.Aust. 1970
[BA W.Aust. 1965]
TC Claremont T.C. [now Edith Cowan University] 1963
Grad Dip Distance Ed SACAE [now University of SA] 1986
Certificate in Distance Education AECS 1989

Present Position

Retired. Until end 2008, Senior Lecturer in the School of Media Communication and Culture, Faculty of Creative Technologies and Media, teaching MCC231 Australian Cinema, and screen studies generally.

Previous Positions

July 1994 - December 2004

Tenured Lecturer in Communication Studies, SSHE, Murdoch University.

In 2004, I coordinated MED231 (later MCC231) Australian Cinema, as I did from 1998 at Rockingham and 2000 at the main campus. I co-coordinated MED116 (later MCC116) Introduction to Screen Studies 2003-8.

In 2002, my position was returned to the main campus.

In 1997 I was invited by the then Dean of what was then the School of Humanities to be the first fulltime member of Humanities staff at the then new Rockingham campus. There I coordinated the Rockingham delivery of six units: H102 Introduction to Cultural Studies, H116 Introduction to Screen Studies, H211 Television and Popular Culture, H231 Australian Cinema, H232 Screen Texts, and H235 Popular Culture and Everyday Life. In 2002 my position was returned to the South St campus.

In 1995 coordinated H229 Narrative Fiction I, H237 Narrative Fiction II, and H241 Postcolonial Writing. Various guest lectures. In 1994 coordinated H229 Narrative Fiction I, tutored and lectured in H102 Introduction to Cultural Studies and H116 Introduction to Screen Studies, and lectured in H237 Narrative Fiction II, H241 Postcolonial Writing.

Committee 1995: Network Communications for Teaching Committee (University Committee).

(October 1985 - July 1994)
Lecturer B Education Officer [Instructional Designer] in the External Studies Unit, Murdoch University.

Units coordinated: H263 Language, Culture and the Unconscious, H423 Language as Ideology, H424 Comparative Period Study: Classic and Romantic, and (jointly) H237 African Literature; and lectured in H237 Narrative Fiction II, H121 Introduction to World Literature (Literary Studies), and tutored in addition in A105 Structure, Thought and Reality, H116 Introduction to Screen Studies, and H289 Literary Theory II.

Sept 1983—Oct 1985

Coordinator of Course Development (fixed-term lectureship, three-year renewable contract, appointed at the top of the lecturer salary scale), Extension Services, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji. The University of the South Pacific is a regional University. Extension Services included the system of University Centres and Continuing Education activities in twelve South Pacific countries, and had a staff of 80, including 25 academics.

Main responsibility was co-ordination of the development and maintenance of all credit courses (in 1985: 92) offered externally by the University through its nine Centres in countries of the Region. Supervised four Course Developers (academic staff) in designing, editing, printing and delivery of course materials. Also supervised work of four staff engaged in materials preparation, keyboarding and paste-up. Acted for Head of Distance Education and Director of Extension Services in their absence.

Supervised Som Naidu's dissertation for MEd. (Distance Education). The degree was awarded in 1986. Professor Naidu is now a Pro-Vice Chancellor at USP.

Committees: Board of the School of Social and Economic Development, University Research Committee, Extension Services Committee, Computer Services Committee, Equipment Committee.

Jan 1979—Sept 1983

Senior Tutor (tenurable)—Course Development, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.

Worked as a course developer (instructional designer and educational technologist) with course teams in Humanities and Education. For the School of Humanities also wrote parts of and taught in the courses Myth in Literature and Society and Narrative. In the School of Education supervised the work of four course assistants (general staff), and worked with academic course teams preparing material for the M Ed and M Ed Admin programs. Involved in the making of audio and video programs. Administrative work included budgeting, ordering, keeping records, obtaining copyrights.

Committees: Senior Management Committee, Convenor of the Research & Development Group, Centre for Educational Services.

Co-editor of Open Campus, a serial publication of Deakin University in the area of Distance Education.

1975-8 Tutor (part-time) in the Comparative Literature (formerly World Literature) programme at Murdoch University. Taught in the courses Perception Symbol & Myth, Structure Thought & Reality, Introduction to World Literature, Introduction to Literary Studies, African Literature, both internally and externally, including some lectures. Jointly responsible for the design and offering of African Literature in both internal and external modes.

1978 Consultant for (and writer of) Study Skills Guide for Structure Thought & Reality, external version.

1978 Editor, Innovations Newsletter, Australian Schools Commission in WA (part-time position).

1977-8 Tutor (part-time) English Dept, University of WA, in Critical Introduction to English, and Modernism.

1977 Tutor (part-time) in Learning Skills, Murdoch University.

1977-8 Assistant Talks Producer, Assistant Music Producer, radio station 6UVS FM [RTR-FM], part-time and full-time. Acted as Station Manager in his absence.

1976 Tutor (part-time) in Writing , Dept. of English, WA Institute of Technology.

1976 Producer and musician on short contracts for schools broadcasts, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Perth.

1974-5 Student (full-time) for MPhil, Murdoch University.

1964-74 Schoolteacher at various secondary schools in WA and (1968-9) in England. Last school (1971-4) Christ Church Grammar School, Claremont, WA.

Awards

Secondary School Scholarship to Perth Modern School 1956
Murdoch University Studentship 1974-6
Special Research Grant, Murdoch University, 1987-8

Research Interests

Australian Cinema. Many refereed and commissioned articles.

Narrative. Book: Empowering Readers: Ten Approaches to Narrative, Wakefield Press, Adelaide, May 2003.

Internet. One refereed article. Formerly webmaster of large Murdoch website, of the order of 1000 pages, called the Culture and Communication Reading Room: wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/

Psychoanalysis and cultural studies. One chapter published in refereed journal. Completed PhD on Supertext and the Mind-Culture System: Freud, Lévi-Strauss, Bateson, 1994. The book is available at http://garrygillard.net/writing/

Email. Special Research Grant from Murdoch University, 1988, to evaluate the use of an electronic mail network for use by the University and associated WA country post-secondary institutions. Report published by the Australian Open Learning Information Network, Victoria, 1989.

African Literature. Two refereed articles. Research for the degree of Master of Philosophy was on forms of narrative in African Literature. The book is available at http://garrygillard.net/writing/

Distance Education. Three refereed articles.

Publications

Books

Empowering Readers: Ten Approaches to Narrative, May 2003, Wakefield Press, Adelaide, in association with AATE.

Ten Types of Australian Film, second edition, Murdoch University, 2008

Film as Text, ed. Garry Gillard, 2009 [not published elsewhere]

Refereed journal articles

'The new writing in Australia: whodunnit?' Meanjin, 2, 1981.

'Collaboration between two universities in course development' (first author, with S. Kemmis and L. Bartlett), Higher Education Research & Development, 3, 1, 1984.

'Student persistence in distance education: a cross-cultural multi-institutional perspective' (contributor; first author James C. Taylor), Distance Education, 7, 1, 1986. This article was also published in the Pakistan Journal of Distance Education, II, 2, 1985.

'Improving satellite tutorials at the University of the South Pacific' (second author, with A. I. Williams), Distance Education, 7, 2, Sept 1986: 261-274.

'Narrative situation and ideology in five novels of Ayi Kwei Armah', Span, 33, May 1992: 8-16.

'Ayi Kwei Armah: Postcolonialism/space/postmodernism', Span, 36, May 1993: 320-329.

'Mind and culture: Freud and Slovakia', M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture (online), The Media and Cultural Studies Centre, University of Queensland, Volume 3, Issue 2: 'culture', eds Susan Luckman & Alec McHoul, 2000.

'Australism and mattering maps: websights of the South Pacific', Pacific Tourism Review, 3, 4, 2000: 19-24.

'Aborigines, ambivalence and Australian film', (with Dave Palmer), Metro, 134, 2002: 128-134.

'The representation of madness in some Australian films', (with Lois Achimovich), Journal of Critical Psychology Counselling and Psychotherapy, 3, 1, Spring 2003: 9-19.

'New Australian Gothic cinema', (with David Thomas), Metro, 136, 2003: 36-44.

'Indigenous youth and ambivalence in some Australian films', (with Dave Palmer), Journal of Australian Studies, 82, 2004.

Commissioned journal articles

'Teesh and Trude: everyday life as heroic', Metro, 134, 2002: 20-23.

'Perspectives on Radiance', Australian Screen Education, 29, 2002: 179-182.

'Walkabout: simply a road movie?', Australian Screen Education, 32, Spring 2003: 96-99.

'Strictly Ballroom: no fear!', Australian Screen Education, 33, Summer 2003: 143-146.

'The Fellowship of the Ring: the smallest of things' (with Katherine Nash), Australian Screen Education, 34, 2004: 107-110.

'The Tracker: more than the sum of its types', Australian Screen Education, 34, 2004: 115-119.

'"A path of great courage": The Piano' (with Helena Sharp), Australian Screen Education, 35, 2004: 109-112.

'"I have become a Virgin": Elizabeth', Screen Education, 37, 2004: 153-155.

'The invisible deity of "Good Form": The Age of Innocence', Screen Education, 37, 2004: 159-161.

'A sort of war memorial on celluloid: Gallipoli', Screen Education, 38, 2005: 129-131.

'"It's the way things are": Once Were Warriors', Screen Education, 39, 2005: 119-123.

'"Close your eyes and you can start all over again": Memento', Screen Education, 40, 2005: 115-117.

'Signs, lines, tracks and trails: Rabbit-Proof Fence', Screen Education, 40, 2005: 119-122.

'It's the music that matters? Brassed Off', Screen Education, 41, 2006: 124-126.

'The Truman Show and the programming of reality' (with David Thomas)', Screen Education, 41, 2006: 116-118.

'Crocodile Dundee: "like a Tarzan comic"', Screen Education, 44, 2006: 125-128 .

Other non-refereed journal articles

'Centre and periphery in Achebe's novels', The Literary Half-Yearly, XXI, 1, Jan 1980.

'Satellite and kerosene lamp: distance education at the University of the South Pacific', (first author, with A. I. Williams), ICDE Bulletin, 12, Sept 1986.

Review of Peter Malone, Myth and Meaning: Australian Film Directors in Their Own Words, Currency Press, Sydney, 2001, Journal of Australian Studies, 2001.

'Quirkiness in Australian cinema', Australian Screen Education, 29, 2002: 30-35.

Book chapters

'Publishing a professional journal', Developing teachers: a celebration of teachers' learning in Australia, ed. Barbara Comber & Joelie Hancock, Methuen Australia, 1987: 226-229.

'Reconceptualising distance education', in Research in Distance Education 2: Revised Papers from the Second Research in Distance Education Seminar, Institute of Distance Education, Deakin University, 1992: 16-20.

'Deconstructing contiguity', Terry Evans & Daryl Nation eds, Reforming Open and Distance Education: Critical Reflections from Practice, Kogan Page, London, 1993: 182-195. This was translated into Armenian and published separately as a short monograph, Yerevan.

Dissertations, monographs, reports, reviews, submissions and handbooks

Formal Aspects of Fictive Narrative in Africa (MPhil dissertation), Murdoch University, 1977.

Study Skills Guide for the course unit Structure Thought & Reality, Murdoch University, 1978.

Low Cost Interactive New Technology and Distance Education at Murdoch University. Submission to the House of representative Working Party on Educational Technology and Education, August 1988. (With Atkinson, R.J. and Guiton, P.)

The WA.Regional Project: The Establishment and Evaluation of an Electronic Mail Network in Rural Western Australia, AOLIN, Victoria, 1989.

Designing Study Materials: A WADEC Guide for Authors, Western Australian Distance Education Consortium, Murdoch University, Perth, second edition, 1992. (With Jan Herrington [first author], Robert Fox & Jim Rainford). [First edition, with same authors, 1990.]

The External Tutors Guide (ed.), External Studies Unit, Murdoch University, eleventh edition 1991.

The ESU Manual: Guidelines for the Preparation of External Courses (ed.), External Studies Unit, Murdoch University, 1991.

The Humanities Manual (ed.), School of Humanities, Murdoch University, third edition 1995 (and previous editions).

Supertext and the Mind-Culture System: Freud, Lévi-Strauss, Bateson (PhD dissertation), Murdoch University, 1994.

Papers published in course material publications

'The structuralist approach', Myth in Literature and Society, Deakin University, 1980.

'A local habitation and a name', Place to Place, Deakin University, 1982.

'No place like home', Place to Place, Deakin University, 1982.

'The implied teacher-learner relationship in distance education', Curriculum Evaluation, Vol. 5, Deakin University, 1982.

'Transaction as a telling point' (second author, with Ian Reid), Narrative Exchanges, Deakin University, 1988.

Conference and seminar papers

'A word to the wise: advising educators', ASPESA Workshop, Adelaide, May 1981.

'The implied teacher-learner relationship in distance education', ASPESA Forum, Suva, Sept 1981.

'The light at the end of the text', Narrative Research Group, Deakin University, April 1982.

'The Four Nostalgias: reader realest?' Narrative Research Group, Deakin University, October 1982.

'Ayi Kwei Armah's viaticum for the journey into space', Association for Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies Ninth Triennial Conference, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, 13-20 August 1992. Paper not presented, nor published.

'Ayi Kwei Armah: Postcolonialism/space/postmodernism', South Pacific Association for Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies Ninth Triennial Conference, Maritime Museum and Notre Dame University, Fremantle, 9-11 December 1992.

'Australism and mattering maps: websights of the South Pacific', Eighth SPACLALS Triennial Conference, University of the South Pacific Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji, 6-8 July 1999.

Audiovisual Materials

Videotapes

Member of the production team for Reviewing the migrant story: time, Deakin University, 1982.

Audiotapes

Produced several programs for Life in words (1979), and for Myth in Literature and Society (1980), Deakin University.

The use of audiotapes in distance education, Deakin University, 1982.

Supervision

MLitCom thesis

1997
Stewart Douglas, 'So who's got ops? Power, control and the virtual community of the undernet'

Honours supervision

2001
Stuart Moffat, 'Into the darkness: the evolution of a dark film style in Australian cinema'; First Class
2002
David Thomas, 'New Australian Gothic cinema'; First Class
Adam Trainer, 'The auteur within popular cultural narratives: David Bowie on screen', First Class
2004
Helena Sharp, 'Re-viewing Jane Campion and the woman's film'; First Class
2007
Patrick Herford, 'Hollywood Sign Girls'

PhD supervision

2003-6
David Thomas, 'Extraordinary undercurrents: Australian cinema and the shadow of normality': degree awarded 2006

Teaching

1975 Tutored in H121 Introduction to World Literature.
One lecture on Albert Camus, The Outsider (L'étranger).

1976 Tutored in H121 Introduction to World Literature.
One lecture, on Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness.
Tutored in A101 Perception, Symbol and Myth
Tutored in H237 African Literature.

1977 Joint Course Coordinator H237 African Literature.
Tutored in A101 Perception, Symbol and Myth
Tutored in H121 Introduction to World Literature.
Tutored at UWA in English 100 Modernism

1978 Tutored internally in A105 Structure Thought & Reality.
Tutored in H121 Introduction to Literary Studies.
One lecture, on Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
Tutored at UWA in English 100 Modernism.
Tutored at UWA in English 120 Critical Introduction to English.
Tutored at Curtin UT (then WAIT) in 'Writing 300'.

1979 Moved to Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.

Sept 1983 Moved to USP, Fiji.

10 Oct 1985 Returned to Murdoch

1987—first semester
Tutored in A105 Structure Thought & Reality—external mode—9 students
second semester
Tutored in H121 Introduction to Literary Studies
internal mode—1 tutorial
external mode—4 students
Tutored in H289 Literary Theory II—external mode—20 students

1988—first semester
Tutored in A105 Structure Thought & Reality
internal mode—2 tutorials
external mode—5 students
second semester
Tutored in H121 Introduction to Literary Studies
internal mode—1 tutorial
external mode—10 students

1989—second semester
Course Coordinator of H424 Comparative Period Study: Classical and Romantic
external mode—tutored 6 students
Tutored in H237 Narrative Fiction II—external mode—23 students

1990—second semester
Tutored in H116 Introduction to Screen Studies—internal mode—2 tutorials
Tutored in H263 Language Culture & the Unconscious—external mode—17 students

1991—second semester
Course Coordinator of H263 Language, Culture and the Unconscious
internal mode—1 tutorial
external mode—1 student
One guest lecture for H237 Narrative Fiction II

1992—second semester
Course Coordinator of H263 Language, Culture and the Unconscious
internal mode—1 tutorial
Course Coordinator of H423 Language as Ideology
One guest lecture for H237 Narrative Fiction II

1993—first semester
OSP leave for first six months
second semester
Two guest lectures for H237 Narrative Fiction II
Two guest lectures for H263 Language, Culture and the Unconscious

1994—first semester
Course Coordinator H229 Narrative Fiction I
One guest lecture in A105 Structure Thought & Reality—on Freud and Szasz
One guest lecture in H288 Literary Theory I (on psychoanalysis and literature)
1994—second semester
Tutored in H102 Introduction to Cultural Studies: 3 tutorials
Tutored in H116 Introduction to Screen Studies: 3 tutorials
One guest lecture on Casablanca and narrative for H116 Introduction to Screen Studies
Two guest lectures for H237 Narrative Fiction II: on Conrad and Camus.

1995—first semester
Course Coordinator H229 Narrative Fiction I
1995—second semester
Course Coordinator H237 Narrative Fiction II
Guest lecture on Casablanca and narrative for H116 Introduction to Screen Studies?

1996—first semester
LSL
1996—second semester
OSP

1997—first semester
OSP
1997—second semester
Coordinator H1027 Introduction to Cultural Studies (Rockingham)
Coordinator H2357 Culture and Everyday Life (Rockingham)

1998—first semester
Coordinator H1167 Introduction to Screen Studies (Rockingham)
Coordinator H2317 Australian Cinema (Rockingham)
1998—second semester
Coordinator H1027 Introduction to Cultural Studies (Rockingham)
Coordinator H2327 Screen Texts (Rockingham)

1999—first semester
Coordinator H1167 Introduction to Screen Studies (Rockingham)
Coordinator H2117 Television and Popular Culture (Rockingham)
1999—second semester
Coordinator H1027 Introduction to Cultural Studies (Rockingham)
External tutor H102 Introduction to Cultural Studies
Coordinator H2357 Culture and Everyday Life (Rockingham)

2000—first semester
Coordinator H1027 Introduction to Cultural Studies (Rockingham)
Coordinator H231, H2310, H431 Australian Cinema
Coordinator H2317 Australian Cinema (Rockingham)
External tutor H211 TV & Popular Culture
2000—second semester
Coordinator H1167 Introduction to Screen Studies (Rockingham)
Coordinator H2327 Screen Texts (Rockingham)

2001—first semester
Coordinator H1027 Introduction to Cultural Studies (Rockingham)
Coordinator H231, H2310, H431 Australian Cinema
Coordinator H2317 Australian Cinema (Rockingham)
2001—second semester
Co-co-ordinator H116 Introduction to Screen Studies
Coordinator H1167 Introduction to Screen Studies (Rockingham)

2002—first semester
Co-co-ordinator H116 Introduction to Screen Studies
Coordinator H231 Australian Cinema
Coordinator H231 Australian Cinema (Rockingham)
2002—second semester
Co-co-ordinator H116 Introduction to Screen Studies
Coordinator H116 Introduction to Screen Studies (Rockingham)

2003—first semester
Co-co-ordinator H116 Introduction to Screen Studies
Coordinator H231 Australian Cinema
2003—second semester
OSP

2004—first semester
Coordinator MED231 Australian Cinema
Tutor MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies
2004—second semester
OSP

2005—first semester
Coordinator MED231 Australian Cinema
Coordinator MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies
2005—second semester
Coordinator MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies

2006—first semester
Coordinator MED231 Australian Cinema
Tutor MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies
2006—second semester
LSL

2007—first semester
Coordinator MED231 Australian Cinema
Tutor MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies
2007—second semester
Coordinator MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies

2008—first semester
Coordinator MCC231 Australian Cinema
Tutor MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies
2008—second semester
Coordinator MCC116 Introduction to Screen Studies

Units coordinated

H237 African Literature, 1977
H424 Comparative Period Study: Classical and Romantic, 1989
H263 Language, Culture and the Unconscious, 1991-2
H423 Language as Ideology, 1992
H229 Narrative Fiction I, 1994-5
H237 Narrative Fiction II, 1995
H102 Introduction to Cultural Studies (Rockingham), 1997-2001
H235 Culture and Everyday Life (Rockingham), 1997, 1999
H116 Introduction to Screen Studies (Rockingham), 1998-2001
MED116 Introduction to Screen Studies, 2001-7
MCC116 Introduction to Screen Studies, 2008
H231 Australian Cinema (Rockingham), 1998, 2000-2
MED231 Australian Cinema, 2001-7
MCC231 Australian Cinema, 2008
H211 Television and Popular Culture (Rockingham), 1999
H232 Screen Texts (Rockingham), 1998, 2000


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