Staff News - October 2016

19 Oct 2016
Narrative Research in Practice 

Dr Sol Rojas-Lizana has a chapter featured in the recently published book “Narrative Research in Practice”. Sol’s chapter is entitled “Who is asking the questions? Using Co-constructed Interviews in the Study of Perceived Discrimination from a Discourse Analytical Perspective”.

The book provides an overview of the narrative research landscape, contextualising the rich and varied demonstrations of narrative research. It also encompasses narrative inquiry, ethnography, autoethnography, life history research, discourse studies, and phenomenology.

For those interested in purchasing a copy of the book, a 10% off voucher is available here

Lecturers and tutors recognized for their teaching

Students have nominated their most effective lecturer and tutor for Semester 1 2016. Congratulations to the following staff who made this list.

David Wang

Joe Harding

Marie-Hélène Crémer

Peter Cowley

Anne Pohlman

David Chapman

Kaz Hagiwara

Yuki Sayeg

John McNair

Cathryn Sarjito

Penny Bailey

Will Gatherer

Kayoko Hashimoto

Geoffrey Hall

Olesha Kharina

Natalia Seaman  

Noriko Iwashita

Stephen Heap

Emely Beech

School pays respect to former staff member

Dr Fuji Chamberlain began teaching at UQ in 1971 and had a career here spanning nearly 30 years. In 1997 Dr Chamberlain, was honoured with the Order of Australia by the Australian Government for her service to the promotion of bi-lateral relations in developing cultural and educational programmes. After retirement Dr Chamberlain continued to be active in the Brisbane Japanese community as well as in the Australia- Japan Association and promoted Japanese studies through giving seminars for the local community associations. Dr Chamberlain who passed away in late September leaves behind a legacy to be admired.

Recipient of the John Barrett Award

Honorary Associate Professor Dr Kumi Kato has been awarded the recipient of the John Barrett Award for Australian Studies (Open Category) for her article ‘Australia’s Whaling Discourse: Global Norm, Green Consciousness and Identity’. The award is for the best-written article published in the Journal of Australian Studies each year.