Hanley, Janis

Griffith University

Dr Janis Hanley’s field is critical heritage, and her doctoral research explored New Materialisms and Queensland’s woollen textile industry. Janis’s work investigates the margins between heritage and history as well as the marginalise, the juxtapositions of past, present, and future found through experiencing places, and memories, direct and inherited that continue to haunt.  Janis’s other research interest is in early Chinese in Australia.


  • Articles
    An artful Facebook post after a research event, a spinning circle held at a state heritage listed former mill, is used to explore the intersection of craftivism and the politics around the future of this site. This article takes a new materialism approach to explore the dynamic interactions (intra-actions) and shifting power relations around place (territorialisations). Both the spinning...Read more