Brackley du Bois, Ailsa

Deakin University Australia

Ailsa Brackley du Bois is undertaking interdisciplinary PhD studies with Deakin University's School of Communications and Creative Arts. Her thesis is titled ‘Stardust on the Goldfields: Theatrical Entertainment, Popular Culture and Public Place in Victoria 1851-1911’. Ailsa receives the support of an 'Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship'. Her research interests include historiography of theatrical entertainment 1851-1911; cultural heritage and political sociology of the Victorian Goldfields; adaptive reuse of heritage buildings and streetscapes; the reinvention of cityscapes; and narrative non-fiction.