Emma is a PhD Candidate in the English, Creative Writing and Australian Studies Department at Flinders University of South Australia. Her research interests include autobiography, media, cultural constructions of gender - particularly girlhood, Australian writing, and pop culture.
She is a member of the Flinders University WHIP Postgraduate Association which she founded in 2014 and she is committed to finding new ways to encourage rich postgraduate communities.
Emma is also deeply interested in innovative approaches to university teaching and learning. She is a member of the Flinders LifeNarrative Research Group.
ArticlesIntroduction Let me start by telling you about my “first-world problem”: I study girls’ autobiographical practice in digital spaces but the conceptual tools in my field have been developed chiefly in order to read and analyse printed books. Girls’ digital engagements with self-representation—such as web comics and blogs—are fascinating texts and I want to know what...Read more