Dr Trisha Pender

Dr Trisha Pender

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Social Science (English and Writing)

Career Summary

Biography

Patricia Pender is a Lecturer in English at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She is the author of Early Modern Women’s Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty (Palgrave 2012) and the co-editor, with Sarah C. E. Ross and Rosalind Smith, of Early Modern Women and the Apparatus of Authorship, a special issue of Parergon (December, 2012). She has previously published essays on Anne Askew, Mary Sidney, and Anne Bradstreet in journals such as Women’s Writing, SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 and Huntington Library Quarterly and currently coordinates, with Rosalind Smith, a three-year Australian Research Council project on the Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing (2012-2014) Patricia has active research interests in early modern literature, feminist literary history and theory, and contemporary popular culture. In addition to her early modern scholarship, she has published a number of essays on the cult television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer is currently working on a monograph on Buffy and Contemporary Feminism (forthcoming with I.B. Tauris).

Research Expertise
Patricia Pender is a Lecturer in English at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She is the author of Early Modern Women’s Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty (Palgrave 2012) and the co-editor, with Sarah C. E. Ross and Rosalind Smith, of Early Modern Women and the Apparatus of Authorship, a special issue of Parergon (December, 2012). She has previously published essays on Anne Askew, Mary Sidney, and Anne Bradstreet in journals such as Women’s Writing, SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 and Huntington Library Quarterly and currently coordinates, with Rosalind Smith, a three-year Australian Research Council project on the Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing (2012-2014) Patricia has active research interests in early modern literature, feminist literary history and theory, and contemporary popular culture. In addition to her early modern scholarship, she has published a number of essays on the cult television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer is currently working on a monograph on Buffy and Contemporary Feminism (forthcoming with I.B. Tauris).



Qualifications

  • PhD, Stanford University

Keywords

  • Australian popular culture
  • Early modern literature and culture
  • Feminist theory
  • Gender and popular culture
  • Literature and adaptation
  • Women writers 1500-1800
  • Women's literary history

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
190204 Film and Television 20
200503 British and Irish Literature 80

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/07/2007 - 2/07/2007 Fellow UON University 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 (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Pender PJ, Smith R, Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, 232 (2014) [A3]
Co-authors Ros Smith
2012 Pender PJ, Early Modern Women's Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 232 (2012) [A1]
DOI 10.1057/9781137008015

Chapter (8 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Pender PJ, 'Dispensing Quails, Mincemeat, Leaven: Katherine Parr¿s Patronage of the Paraphrases of Erasmus', Material Cultures of Early Modern Women¿s Writing, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 36-54 (2014) [B1]
2014 Pender PJ, Smith R, 'Introduction: Early Modern Women¿s Texts: Production, Transmission and Reception', Material Cultures of Early Modern Women¿s Writing, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 1-13 (2014) [B1]
Co-authors Ros Smith
2013 Pender PJ, Smith R, 'Afterword: Reading early modern women and the poem', Early Modern Women and the Poem, Manchester University Press, Manchester 244-252 (2013) [B1]
Co-authors Ros Smith
2013 Pender PJ, 'Rethinking authorial reluctance in the paratexts to Anne Bradstreet's poetry', Early Modern Women and the Poem, Manchester University Press, Manchester 165-180 (2013) [B1]
2010 Pender PJ, 'Andrew and the homoerotics of evil', Sexual Rhetoric in the Works of Joss Whedon. New Essays, McFarland & Company, Inc, Jefferson 93-105 (2010) [B1]
2010 Pender PJ, 'Between 'Sygne' and 'Substance': Rhetorics of figurality in the 'Examinations of Anne Askew'', Expanding the Canon of Early Modern Women's Writing, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle Upon Tyne 222-233 (2010) [B1]
2009 Pender PJ, 'The third wave feminism suite', The World is a Text: Writing, Reading and Thinking About Visual and Popular Culture, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 448-458 (2009) [B2]
2007 Pender P, 'Mea Mediocritas: Mary Sidney and the Early Modern Rhetoric of Modesty', What is the New Rhetoric, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom 104-125 (2007) [B1]
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Journal article (10 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Pender PJ, 'Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry, and Culture, 1640-1680', The Review of English Studies: the leading journal of English literature and language, 65 933-935 (2014) [C3]
DOI 10.1093/res/hgu040
2014 Kinder E, Pender P, 'A copy of a copy of a copy: Framing the double in fight club', Literature-Film Quarterly, 42 541-556 (2014) [C1]
2013 Pender PJ, 'Abram E. Cutter's Archive of Bradstreetiana in the Boston Public Library', Notes and Queries, 60 268-269 (2013) [C3]
DOI 10.1093/notesj/gjt085
2012 Pender PJ, 'Framing the reformation woman writer: John Bale's prefaces to Anne Askew's Examinations', Parergon, 29 29-45 (2012) [C1]
2012 Pender PJ, Smith RL, 'From paratext to epitext: Mapping the authorial apparatus in early modern women's writing', Parergon, 29 193-201 (2012) [C1]
Co-authors Ros Smith
2012 Ross SCE, Pender PJ, Smith RL, 'Guest editorial: Early modern women and the apparatus of authorship', Parergon, 29 (2012) [C6]
Co-authors Ros Smith
2011 Pender PJ, 'Remapping Early Modern Religious Literature [book review]', Huntington Library Quarterly, 74 353-358 (2011) [C3]
2011 Pender PJ, 'The ghost and the machine in the Sidney family corpus', Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, 51 65-85 (2011) [C1]
DOI 10.1353/sel.2011.0000
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1
2010 Pender PJ, 'Reading Bale Reading Anne Askew: Contested Collaboration in The Examinations', Huntington Library Quarterly, 73 507-522 (2010) [C1]
DOI 10.1525/hlq.2010.73.3.507
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 1
2009 Pender PJ, 'The perfect electrometer: Dorothy Wordsworth's Lover's discourse', Australian Humanities Review, 67-84 (2009) [C1]
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Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Pender PJ, ''This triall of my slender skill': Aemilia Lanyer's Inexpressibility Topoi', Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting 2010 (2010) [E3]
2009 Pender PJ, 'Anne Bradstreet's Rhetoric of reluctance in the prefatory apparatus to The tenth muse', Abstracts for Early Modern Women and Poetry Conference (2009) [E3]
2009 Pender PJ, 'Reading Bale reading Askew: Framing and Interpretation in The Examinations', Sixteenth Century Society and Conference 2009: Program of Events (2009) [E3]
2008 Pender PJ, 'Desperately seeking Dorothy: The 'Perfect Electrometer'', The Art of the Real: National Creative Non-Fiction Conference. Program (2008) [E3]
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Creative Work (3 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Pender PJ, From Isabella with contempt; Crosses, Buladelah, NSW (2014) [J2]
2011 Pender PJ, Australia, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2011) [J2]
2009 Pender PJ, Using shite gifts for academics, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [J2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 17
Total funding $1,026,761

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20161 grants / $14,500

Early Modern Women's Research Network (EMWRN)$14,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team

A Prof Ros Smith; Dr Trisha Pender; Ms Alexandra Day; E Prof Paul Salzman; A Prof Kate Lilley; Dr Sarah Ross; Prof Michelle O'Callaghan; Prof Lorna Hutson

Scheme FEDUA Strategic Networks and Pilot Projects Scheme
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20151 grants / $9,706

The Emmerson Collection at the State Library of Victoria: the early modern book in Australia$9,706

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Associate Professor Rosalind Smith, Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Linkage Pilot Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1501167
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20144 grants / $176,800

Early Modern Women and the Institutions of Authorship: Publication, Collaboration, Translation$149,800

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1300324
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

The Early Modern Wonem's Research Network (EMWRN)$15,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Associate Professor Rosalind Smith, Doctor Trisha Pender, Ms Wendy Alexander
Scheme Strategic Networks Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400958
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

2013 Vice Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Award for Research Excellence
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301446
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Love's Victory Conference, Penshurst Place, UK, 7-9 June 2014$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400525
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20131 grants / $20,000

Early Modern Women and the Institutions of Authorship$20,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Near Miss Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1300464
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20121 grants / $210,000

The Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing: Editing, Reception and Mediation$210,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Associate Professor Rosalind Smith, Doctor Trisha Pender, Professor Paul Salzman, Dr Kate Lilley, Dr Sarah Ross, Professor Michelle O'Callaghan, Professor Susan Wiseman
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1100291
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

20101 grants / $1,000

Renaissance Society of America, Venice, Italy, 8 - 10 April 2010$1,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G1000140
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20094 grants / $15,480

Early Modern Women's Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Early Career Researcher Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0189648
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Early Modern Women's Writing and Rhetoric of Modesty$2,500

Funding body: Australian Academy of the Humanities

Funding body Australian Academy of the Humanities
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Travelling Fellowship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G0189644
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

NEER Research Cluster - Early Modern Womens Writers$1,980

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender, Associate Professor Rosalind Smith
Scheme Research Networks
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0189725
Type Of Funding Scheme excluded from IGS
Category EXCL
UON Y

Sixteenth Century Studies conference, Geneva, 28-30 May 2009$1,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190237
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20082 grants / $3,700

NEER Research Cluster: Early Modern Women Writers$2,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Associate Professor Rosalind Smith, Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Research Networks
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0188553
Type Of Funding Scheme excluded from IGS
Category EXCL
UON Y

PCACA , San Francisco, USA, 19/3/2008 - 22/3/2008$1,700

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0188598
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20072 grants / $575,575

2007 Research Fellowship$560,575

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Research Fellowship
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G0187114
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

2007 Research Fellowship Project grant$15,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Trisha Pender
Scheme Fellowship Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0188108
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed6
Current8

Total current UON EFTSL

Masters1.15
PhD2.7

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2016 Masters Not just a Consort: The Place of Woman in Historical Fiction
M Philosophy (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisor
2016 Masters A Feminist Thriller?
M Philosophy (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD Out of the Margins: Revaluing Feminine Devotional Discourse through an Examination of the Marginalia found in Early Modern Women's Devotional Writing
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD Women's Literary Collaborations in Early Modern England
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisor
2015 Masters Brides of Terror: Marital Anxiety and the Consumer Society in Modern Gothic Romance
M Philosophy (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Hybridity and the Post-Human in Contemporary Women's Science Fiction
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD 'Indianness' and Outsiders: Novels of the British Raj and Contemporary India.
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2013 PhD Coming Home: The Representation of Single Mothers in Contemporary American Romance Fiction
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2016 PhD Harry Potter and the Specular Selves: the Life and After-life of the Image
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD The Strange Potential of Ordinary Things
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD The Pleasure Narrative: Sexual Agency and Teen Feminism in Young Adult Fiction
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2015 PhD Trends, Regimes, Collocations, Co-Expressions and Trees: New Methods for Analysing Sequential Aspects of Literacy Language and Literary Data
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2013 Masters Unruly Women
M Philosophy (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2013 PhD Computational Stylistics, Cognitive Grammar, and the Tragedy of Mariam: Combining Formal and Contextual Approaches in a Computational Study of Early Modern Tragedy
PhD (English), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
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Research Collaborations

The map is a representation of a researchers co-authorship with collaborators across the globe. The map displays the number of publications against a country, where there is at least one co-author based in that country. Data is sourced from the University of Newcastle research publication management system (NURO) and may not fully represent the authors complete body of work.

Country Count of Publications
Australia 5
United Kingdom 1
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News

VC award winners

Research and Supervision Excellence

December 2, 2013

The winners of the 2013 'Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Research Excellence' and the 'Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Supervision Excellence' were announced on Monday 2 December. These awards recognise and reward the outstanding calibre of researchers and supervisors we have at the University.

Dr Patrica Pender

A rising literary star

November 21, 2013

Dr Patricia Pender, from the Faculty of Education and Arts, is a rising star within the University of Newcastle having recently won a range of grants and awards.

Dr Trisha Pender

Position

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts

Focus area

English

Contact Details

Email patricia.j.pender@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5369

Office

Room 143
Building McMullin Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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