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Researcher: Woollard, JB (Dr Jane Woollard)

Fields of Research

Drama, theatre and performance studies
Creative writing (incl. scriptwriting)
Performing arts
Biography
Religion, society and culture
Performance art
Gender studies
Social and personality psychology

Research Objectives

The performing arts
Conserving intangible cultural heritage
Religious philosophies and belief systems
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
Workplace and organisational ethics (excl. business ethics)
Communication across languages and culture
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Understanding Australia's past
Expanding knowledge in human society
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Communication

Career Best Publications

'The dove peered in through the windows': Theatrical adventures with Hildegard and the medieval mystic sisterhood; The greening of hope: Hildegard for Australia
Aelfgyva
Bright Shiny and Green Night
Ghosts of the Olympic Theatre
Hidden women of history: Eliza Winstanley, colonial stage star and our first female Richard III
Laughing Waters Road: Art, Landscape & Memory in Eltham; Nillumbik Shire Council
Miss W Treads
Passionate, not parochial: local theatre in Launceston; Australasian Drama Studies
Prophet and Loss
The Hammer of Devotion
‘The Elasticity of Her Spirits’: Actresses and Resilience on the Nineteenth-Century Colonial Stage; Australasian Drama Studies

Research Publications

'The dove peered in through the windows': Theatrical adventures with Hildegard and the medieval mystic sisterhood; The greening of hope: Hildegard for Australia
Aelfgyva
Australasian Drama Studies; Australasian Drama Studies
Australasian Drama Studies; Australasian Drama Studies
Australasian Drama Studies; Australasian Drama Studies
Australasian Drama Studies 73 [co-editor of reviews]; Australasian Drama Studies
Bright Shiny and Green Night
Ghosts of the Olympic Theatre
Gordon McMullan and Phillip Mead, with Ailsa Grant Ferguson, Kate Flaherty and Mark Houlahan's Antipodal Shakespeare: Remembering and Forgetting in Britain, Australia and New Zealand, 1916-2016 [Book Review]
Hidden women of history: Eliza Winstanley, colonial stage star and our first female Richard III
Imagined landscapes: Geovisualizing Australian spatial narratives [Book Review]
Kate Mulvany’s The Mares bristles with energetic feminist storytelling
Laughing Waters Road: Art, Landscape & Memory in Eltham; Nillumbik Shire Council
Miss W Treads
Passionate, not parochial: local theatre in Launceston; Australasian Drama Studies
Performance, feminism and affect in Neoliberal Times [Book Review]
Prophet and Loss; Hope for Justice & Reconciliation: Isaiah's Voice in an Australian context
Prophet and Loss
The Hammer of Devotion
‘The Elasticity of Her Spirits’: Actresses and Resilience on the Nineteenth-Century Colonial Stage; Australasian Drama Studies

Research Projects

AusStage 7: The international breakthrough; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development and rehearsal of Last Night of the Season; or, The Ghosts of the Theatre Royal Olympic, a site specific work by Jane Woollard for Junction Arts Festival.; Arts Tasmania (AT)

Research Candidate Supervision