Dr Trisha Pender

Dr Trisha Pender

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Social Science (English and Writing)

Women, words and writing

Traversing the genteel palaces of 16th century England through to the supernatural Hellmouth of 21st century Sunnydale, Dr Trisha Pender is challenging assumptions regarding the roles of women as cultural influencers and producers.

Dr Trisha Pender

Having published two books, co-edited a third, and close to finishing her fourth, Trisha is leading the charge in the expanding international field of research into early modern women’s writing, with a sideline interest in gender and popular culture.

In her latest book, I’m Buffy and You’re History: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Contemporary Feminism (I. B. Tauris, 2016) Trisha explores one of the most widely analyzed texts of contemporary popular culture, particularly investigating its gender and feminist politics.

Trisha completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney, before a Fulbright scholarship took her to the USA, where she spent 12 years earning her doctorate at Stanford and teaching as an Assistant Professor at Pace University in New York City.

Upon returning to Australia to take up a five-year UON Research Fellowship in 2007, Trisha and Associate Professor Rosalind Smith initiated the Early Modern Women’s Research Network (EMWRN), which has continued to gain momentum and global recognition since its inception in 2007.

Trisha has matched her prodigious publication history with funding wins, having attracted more than $1 million in grants since arriving at Newcastle.

The Rhetoric of Modesty

Trisha explains that the term ‘early modern’ is preferable to ‘Renaissance’ to identify the era of focus in which she is a research leader.

Where the term ‘Renaissance’ has been used in the past to signal the ideological triumph of an elite group of Protestant men, ‘early modern’ places the period in a longer historical perspective, and includes the concerns of marginalised groups such as women, the working classes, and religious and racial minorities.

"Early modern takes away that triumphal rhetoric; it then becomes a more historicist perspective."

Assisted by funding from UON and the Australian Academy of Humanities, Trisha published her first book, Early Modern Women’s Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty (Palgrave) in 2012.

“It was basically a book length argument against people reading early modern women writers too literally,” Trisha explains.

“Women in that period were constantly apologising for not being good enough, and not really being a poet or writer, just a woman.”

“We don't believe Milton when he says ‘I'm unworthy to write this poem!’ and then he writes Paradise Lost.”

“My argument is it that feminine modesty is just a trope.”

Material Cultures

Broadening scope to include the activity and influences surrounding early modern women’s writing, in 2012 Trisha and Rosalind Smith lead a group of international EMWRN scholars on an ARC Grant project to investigate Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing: Editing, Reception and Mediation.

By studying material cultures, the team focused not so much on the authors and their biographies but on what they wrote and how it was disseminated. Part of the project is researching the history of the book.

"We looked at the production, transmission and reception of the work. How was it produced in print? How was it circulated? How have these been received?"

Trisha explains that this project aimed to transform early modern book history by considering agents and forms of literary labour that have previously been deemed marginal to the discipline as a whole.

"In doing so, we challenge and refine categories of authorship that have been defined in almost exclusively masculine terms, providing a more complete and historically nuanced account of authorial institutions crucial to the future of early modern literary studies."

Institutions of Authorship

With the aid of another sizeable ARC Discovery grant, Trisha is investigating early modern women’s roles in publishing, extraneous to writing, in even greater depth. Her third book will focus on this topic, Early Modern Women and Institutions of Authorship.

“I am looking at women not so much as writers, but as patrons and translators and editors," Trisha says.

“It's all those, what I call, “extra-authorial” tasks. That has opened up to me this really interesting world of women who are cultural producers that influence the culture in interesting ways.”

Trisha explains that there is a surprising amount of preserved historical material relevant to this topic, and that she is even discovering resources that have not yet been subject to scholarly analysis.

Some of her findings challenge the assumptions of previous generations of feminist scholarship.

“I decided to focus on the early modern period because I didn't want to just reinforce my own ideas about gender; I wanted to challenge that with historical difference.”

Dissecting the Slayer

The fictional adventures of Buffy the Vampire Slayer began with the movie’s release in 1992. Director Joss Whedon resurrected, relocated, and remodelled Buffy for the television series of the same name, first airing in 1997 and continuing until 2003.

Trisha admits to being fascinated with all things Slayer from the outset.

“I think I first fell in love with the show because it was about the struggle to remain human when you are fighting the bad guys all the time.”

“I love Buffy because she is a fighter. My book is about how it is a feminist TV show, it is about fighting against injustice.”

“Watching Buffy kick ass is a very vicarious thrill because those of us who are fighting social injustice normally don't get such spectacular results,” Trisha says, laughing.

But this book is no fangirl tribute to Buffy. Trisha also identifies problematic elements within the show, such as, “a blonde middle class American white girl saying to the rest of the world this is how you become empowered.”

The essays within Trisha’s book examine the Slayer’s postmodern politics, her position as a third wave feminist icon, her placing of masculinity in extremis, and her fandom and legacy in popular culture.

Humanities for Humans

Challenging perspectives and reviewing traditional outcomes of the study of humanity and its cultures is the impetus behind Trisha’s involvement in the UON’s new Centre for 21st Century Humanities.

“I am interested in how the Centre might make humanities research accessible to the public, by trying to make research in the humanities relevant to real people.”

“I like to think of it as humanities for humans, rather than humanities for academics.”

“The Centre is obviously very academically rigorous and does fantastic work, but this is my particular interest in its potential.”

It is this interest in reaching, and empowering, regular humans that also fires Trisha’s passion for teaching.

“One of the reasons I wanted to go into academia is that giving people the tools to fight back against power is part of teaching.”

“It is that attitude of privilege and elitism that my work, both the early modern work and the postmodern work, is arguing against.”

Ever humble, Trisha credits her own success to consistency and good fortune more than talent.

“I work hard because I love it, and I think it is a privilege to be able to do what I do. That privilege is an onus on me to do it well.”

Women, words and writing

Dr Patricia Pender is a Lecturer in English at the University of Newcastle, has active research interests in early modern literature, feminist literary history

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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]
Citations Web of Science - 1
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 - 2
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 $1,034,270

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

20143 grants / $169,309

Early Modern Women and the Institutions of Authorship: Publication, Collaboration, Translation$157,309

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

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

20132 grants / $35,000

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

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 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1400958
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

Masters0.9
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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News

Buffy and Contemporary Feminism - New book Making News

August 10, 2016

Dr Trisha Pender's new book, I'm Buffy and You're History: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Contemporary Feminism, has been attracting plenty of media attention following its recent UK release.

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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