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Research

Research keywords

  • Comics and graphic novels
  • Film studies
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • LGBTIQ studies
  • Postcolonial studies
  • Television studies

Research expertise

  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality
  • Media Culture

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
190299Film, Television And Digital Media Not Elsewhere Classified90
169999Studies In Human Society Not Elsewhere Classified10

Memberships

Editorial Board.

  • Founding member of editorial board of A ranked publication, Nebula

Invitations

'The Role of Music in Queer World-Making for LGBTIQ identified Youth'
Musicologial Society of Australia, Australia (Keynote Address)
2009
Lesbian Language, Memory and the Social Construction of Inclusion
University of Western Sydney, Australia (PHD Examiner.)
2009

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Cultural studies
  • Film studies
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • LGBTIQ Studies
  • Political economy of media
  • Television studies
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Publications

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Book (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Beirne RC, Televising Queer Women: A Reader, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 228 (2012) [A4]
2011Beirne RC, Bennett JE, Making Film and Television Histories: Australia and New Zealand, I. B. Tauris, London, 296 (2011) [A3]

Co-authors: J Bennett

2008Beirne RC, Lesbians in Television and Text After the Millennium, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 233 (2008) [A1]
2008Beirne R, Televising Queer Women: A Reader, Palgrave Macmillan, New York & London, USA & UK, 272 (2008) [A3]
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Chapter (8 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Beirne RC, 'Queer women on television today', Televising Queer Women: A Reader, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 1-10 (2012) [B1]
2012Beirne RC, Habib S, 'Trauma and triumph: Documenting Middle Eastern gender and sexual minorities in film and television', LGBT Transnational Identity and the Media, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire 41-58 (2012) [B1]
2012Beirne RC, 'Interrogating lesbian pornography: Gender, sexual iconography and spectatorship', Hard to Swallow: Hard-Core Pornography on Screen, Wallflower Press, London 229-243 (2012) [B1]
2012Beirne RC, 'Mapping lesbian sexuality on Queer as Folk', Televising Queer Women: A Reader, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 63-71 (2012) [B2]
2011Bennett JE, Beirne RC, 'Introduction', Making Film and Television Histories: Australia and New Zealand, I. B. Tauris, London xvii-xxiii (2011) [B2]

Co-authors: J Bennett

2008Beirne R, 'Introduction: A History of Lesbian Television Criticism', Televising Queer Women: A Reader, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, United Kingdom 1-16 (2008) [B1]
2008Beirne R, 'Mapping Lesbian Desire in Queer as Folk', Televising Queer Women, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, United Kingdom 99-107 (2008) [B1]
2005Beirne R, 'Embattled Sex: Rise of the Right and Victory of the Queer in Queer as Folk', New Queer Aesthetic on Television: Essays on Recent Programming, McFarland & Company, Inc, Jefferson, North Carolina, United States 43-58 (2005) [B1]
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Journal article (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Beirne RC, 'Teen lesbian desires and identities in international cinema: 1931-2007', Journal of Lesbian Studies, 16 258-272 (2012) [C1]
2009Beirne RC, 'Screening the dykes of Oz: Lesbian representation on Australian television', Journal of Lesbian Studies, 13 25-34 (2009) [C1]
2007Beirne R, 'Lesbian Pulp Television: Torment, Trauma and Transformations in The L Word', Refractory: a journal of entertainment media, 11 (2007) [C1]
2007Beirne R, 'Dirty Lesbian Pictures: Art and Pornography in The L Word', Critical Studies in Television, 2 90-101 (2007) [C1]
2007Beirne R, 'Diamond of Darkness: Liberalism and Colonialism in Edward Zuwick's Blood Diamond', Scope: an on-line journal of film studies, (2007) [C3]
2006Beirne R, 'Fashioning The L Word', NEBULA: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship, 3 1-37 (2006) [C1]
2004Beirne R, 'Queering the Slayer-Text: Reading Possibilities in Buffy the Vampire Slayer', Refractory: a journal of entertainment media, 5 (2004) [C1]
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Review (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Beirne RC, 'Queer German cinema', Directory of World Cinema: Germany (2012) [D2]

Report (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Grushka K, Bennett J, Parkes RJ, Beirne R, Donnelly D, Falzon C, et al., 'Visual media texts: Teaching and assessing the humanities & social sciences in a post-literate age', Centre for Learning and Teaching, 18 (2013) [R1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants2
Total funding$6,500

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2011 (1 grants)

The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealands Annual Conference, Auckland, 290611 - 1/7/2011$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Rebecca Beirne
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020112011
GNo:G1100644

2008 (1 grants)

Lesbian in World Cinema$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Rebecca Beirne
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020082008
GNo:G0189587
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.15

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
20132021PhD (Cultural Studies)Co-SupervisorMigrant Children on Chinese Television: modernity and cultural identity
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Dr Rebecca Beirne

Work Phone(02) 4921 5081
Fax(02) 49216933
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaFilm, Media and Cultural Studies
Office
GP223,
General purpose,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/rebecca-beirne