Dr Maria Freij

Conjoint Lecturer

Faculty of Education and Arts

Career Summary

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle
  • Master of Applied Linguistics, University of Newcastle
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Creative Writing
  • Studies of Interpretation and Translation

Languages

  • German (Fluent)
  • Swedish (Fluent)
  • French (Fluent)

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
190402Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting)90
200599Literary Studies not elsewhere classified10

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - 31/12/2014LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia
1/11/2009 - 30/12/2009HonourariumUniversity of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2010 - LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2007Freij M, Aitken K, Archipelago, Archipelago Group, Newcastle, Australia (2007) [A3]

Chapter (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Germov J, Freij M, 'Media and Health: Moral Panics, Miracles, and Medicalisation', Second Opinion, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne 337-356 (2014) [B2]
Co-authorsJohn Germov
2014Broom D, Freij MHG, Germov J, 'Gendered Health', Second Opinion, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne 122-147 (2014) [B2]
Co-authorsJohn Germov
2014Freij MHG, Germov J, 'Drug Use and Abuse in Australia: Social Origins, Impacts, and Responses', Second Opinion: an Introduction to Health Sociology, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne 280-297 (2014) [B2]
Co-authorsJohn Germov
2014Freij MHG, 'Part I: The poetry of Boris Vian', If I Say 'If': The Poems and Short Stories of Boris Vian, University of Adelaide Press, Adelaide 1-15 (2014) [B1]
2014Freij MHG, 'On not Wanting to Die: Translation as resurrection', If I Say 'If': The Poems and Short Stories of Boris Vian, Adelaide University Press, Adelaide 299-305 (2014) [B1]
2011Freij MH, Germov JB, 'Global risk and the surveillance state: A sociology of new terrorism', Public Sociology: An Introduction to Australian Society, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW 372-396 (2011) [B2]
Co-authorsJohn Germov
2009Germov JB, Freij MH, 'Media and health: Moral panics, sinners and saviours', Second Opinion: An Introduction to Health Sociology, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, VIC 347-363 (2009) [B2]
Co-authorsJohn Germov
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Journal article (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Germov JB, Williams LT, Freij MH, 'Portrayal of the slow food movement in the Australian print media: Conviviality, localism and romanticism', Journal of Sociology, 47 89-106 (2011) [C1]
DOI10.1177/1440783310369021
CitationsScopus - 8Web of Science - 3
Co-authorsLauren Williams, John Germov
2010Freij MH, 'Beneath the Surface and the Scars in Anthony Lawrence's Poetry', Mascara Literary Review, (2010) [C3]
2010Freij MH, 'Translating Boris Vian's Je voudrais pas crever', Australian Journal of French Studies, 47 60-71 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.3828/AJFS.47.1.60
2009Freij MH, 'The lingering fog of childhood', Text: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, - 1-10 (2009) [C1]
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Conference (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Germov JB, Williams LT, Freij MH, 'Slow food, slow progress: Experiencing the slow food movement in Australia', 2nd BSA Food Study Group Conference Programme. Programme by Session, London (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsLauren Williams, John Germov
2010Williams LT, Germov JB, Freij MH, 'Is the slow food movement driven by environmental sustainability, health concerns or conviviality?', Nutrition & Dietetics, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsLauren Williams, John Germov
2008Freij MH, 'The lingering fog of childhood: The image as truth in 'I Was Here'', The Art of the Real: National Creative Non-Fiction Conference. Program, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [E3]

Creative Work (9 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Freij MH, Sugar, Meanjin, Carlton, VIC (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Ahus, 1986, O.L. Society Ltd., Melbourne, VIC (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Amber, Mascara Poetry Inc, Wahroonga, N.S.W (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Kindergarten (I), (II), (III), Mascara Poetry Inc, Wahroonga, N.S.W (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Shoeboxes, Softblow Poetry Journal, Singapore (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, The Archipelago of Stockholm, 1990, Softblow Poetry Journal, Singapore (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Seal Rocks Lighthouse, Softblow Poetry Journal, Singapore (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Swimming, Softblow Poetry Journal, Singapore (2008) [J2]
2004Freij MH, A place to call home, Uniwrite, Callaghan, NSW (2004) [J2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants1
Total funding$10,000

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20101 grants / $10,000

ArtStart$10,000

Funding body: Australia Council for the Arts

Funding bodyAustralia Council for the Arts
Project Team
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNo
Type Of FundingExternal
CategoryEXTE
UONY
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2010To Klagenfurt and Back
Literature, University of Newcastle
Sole Supervisor
2010Windows
Literature, University of Newcastle
Sole Supervisor
2010Beyond Hope
Literature, University of Newcastle
Sole Supervisor

Past Supervision

YearResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014Overflow
Literature, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2013The Influence of Literature on the Pro-Environmental Attitudes of Environmental Educators
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
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Dr Maria Freij

Position

Conjoint Lecturer
Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Emailmaria.freij@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 6012
Fax(02) 4921 6933

Office

RoomW321
BuildingBehavioural Sciences Building
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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