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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle, 03/09/2008
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle, 15/12/2003
  • Master of Applied Linguistics, University of Newcastle, 13/12/2004
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle, 11/12/2009

Research

Research keywords

  • Creative Writing
  • Studies of Interpretation and Translation

Research expertise

  • Creative writing
  • Translation and Interpretation Studies

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Swedish

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
190402Creative Writing (Incl. Playwriting)90
200599Literary Studies Not Elsewhere Classified10

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Creative Writing
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Freij MH, 'The lingering fog of childhood', Text: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, - 1-10 (2009) [C1]
2010Freij MH, 'Translating Boris Vian's Je voudrais pas crever', Australian Journal of French Studies, 47 60-71 (2010) [C1]
2008Freij MH, Sugar, Meanjin, Carlton, VIC (2008) [J2]

Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

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

Chapter (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
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 passing away: Translation as resurrection', If I Say 'If': The Poems and Short Stories of Boris Vian, Adelaide University Press, Adelaide 1-12 (2014) [B1]
2014Freij M, Germov J, 'Media and Health: Moral Panics, Miracles, and Medicalisation', Second Opinion, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne 337-356 (2014)
2014Freij MHG, Broom D, Germov J, 'Gendered Health', Second Opinion, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne 122-147 (2014)
2014Freij MHG, Germov J, 'Drug Use and Abuse in Australia: Social Origins, Impacts, and Responses', Second Opinion, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne 280-297 (2014)
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-authors: John 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-authors: John 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]
2010Freij MH, 'Translating Boris Vian's Je voudrais pas crever', Australian Journal of French Studies, 47 60-71 (2010) [C1]
2010Freij MH, 'Beneath the Surface and the Scars in Anthony Lawrence's Poetry', Mascara Literary Review, (2010) [C3]
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
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]
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]
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, Ahus, 1986, O.L. Society Ltd., Melbourne, VIC (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Shoeboxes, Softblow Poetry Journal, Singapore (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Sugar, Meanjin, Carlton, VIC (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Seal Rocks Lighthouse, Softblow Poetry Journal, Singapore (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Kindergarten (I), (II), (III), Mascara Poetry Inc, Wahroonga, N.S.W (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, Amber, Mascara Poetry Inc, Wahroonga, N.S.W (2008) [J2]
2008Freij MH, The Archipelago of Stockholm, 1990, 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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2010 (1 grants)

ArtStart$10,000
Funding Body: Australia Council for the Arts

SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020102010
GNo:114314638
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions3

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20102010Honours Literature
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorWindows
20102010Honours Literature
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorTo Klagenfurt and Back
20102011Honours Literature
University of Newcastle
Sole SupervisorBeyond Hope

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014M Philosophy (English)Co-SupervisorOverflow
2013PhD (Education)Co-SupervisorThe Influence of Literature on the Pro-Environmental Attitudes of Environmental Educators
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Dr Maria Freij

Work Phone(02) 4921 6012
Fax(02) 4921 6933
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
W321,
Behavioural Sciences Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/maria-freij