Adams, Jillian Elaine
Central Queensland University
Jillian completed a Masters in Oral History and Historical Memory at Monash University in 2011 and a doctoral thesis at Central Queensland University in November 2015. Her thesis, used narrative non-fiction and domestic material culture from the 1950s in Australia to challenge the static and often nostalgic impressions of the housewife. She has co-edited a special editions of on-line journal MC, published work in numerous academic journals and presented papers at local and international conferences. She is an adjunct senior lecturer at Central Queensland University and lectures at Federation University and Southern Cross University in Australia.
ArticlesAt a time when a trip abroad was out of the reach of most women, even if they could not make the journey, Australian women could imagine “abroad” just by reading popular women’s magazines such as Woman (later Woman’s Day and Home then Woman’s Day) and The Australian Women’s Weekly, and journals, such as The Progressive Woman and The...Read more