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Researcher: Williams, KA (Dr Kathleen Williams)

Fields of Research

Screen and media culture
Media studies
Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
Communication technology and digital media studies
Cultural studies
Journalism studies
Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
Environmental communication
Arts and cultural policy
Popular and genre literature
Organisational, interpersonal and intercultural communication
Impacts of tourism
Communication and media studies
Social change
Communication studies

Research Objectives

The media
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Socio-cultural issues in tourism
Other education and training
Expanding knowledge in human society

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

#loveyourshelfie: Mills & Boon books and how to find them; Mémoires du livre/Studies in Book Culture
Can you tell fact from fiction in the news? Most students can’t
Coal versus coral: Australian climate change politics sees the Great Barrier Reef in court; Queensland Review
Editorial: Intersections in film and media studies; Fusion
Eulogies for the Video Store: Remembering the Practices and Objects of the Rental Era; Australian Screen in the 2000s
Extended Attractions: Recut Trailers, Film Promotion and Audience Desire; Cycles, Sequels, Spinoffs, Remakes and Reboots: Multiplicities in Film and Television
Fake and fan film trailers as incarnations of audience anticipation and desire; Transformative Works and Cultures
Insight Five: A snapshot of Media Literacy in Australian Schools
Internet Killed the Video Store: Video Stores, Cultural Memory, Nostalgia and Fandom; Everybody Hurts: Transitions, Endings, and Resurrections in Fan Culture
Intersections in Film and Media Studies; Fusion
Mediated visibility and public environmental litigation: the interplay between inside and outside court during environmental conflict in Australia; Laws
Natural disaster on Instagram: examining representations of the 2018–2019 Tasmanian fires; Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights
Never Coming to a Theatre Near You: Recut Film Trailers; M - C: A Journal of Media and Culture: (Media and Culture)
News media literacy challenges and opportunities for Australian school students and teachers in the age of platforms; Journal of Media Literacy Education
Re-reading the Trailer: The Production and Consumption of ‘Recut’ Trailers; Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference
Recut Film Trailers, Nostalgia and the Teen Film; Fan CULTure: Essays on participatory fandom in the 21st century
Searching for a remnant in pixels and static: the fleeting materiality of plane crashes; The Journal of Media Art Study and Theory
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The invisible architecture of creative and cultural work: the relationship between miscategorisation and sector wellbeing during COVID-19; Creative Industries Journal
The Movie Posters for The World Trade Center and United 93; September 11 and Popular Culture: A Guide
The Recut Trailer as Networked Object: Anticipation and Nostalgia in the YouTube Era
The Wonder Years: nostalgia, memory and pastness in television credits; Alphaville

Research Projects

The Tasmania Project Part 2 Employment patterns
The Tasmania Project: Valuing Tasmania's cultural and creative industries through COVID-19 and beyond

Research Candidate Supervision