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Dr Clare O'Farrell

Faculty of Education,
School of Teacher Education and Leadership

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Name
Dr Clare O'Farrell
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Education,
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Discipline *
History and Philosophy of Specific Fields, Cultural Studies, Philosophy
Phone
+61 7 3138 3429
Fax
+61 7 3138 3985
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Australian National University), DESU (Universite de Paris VIII), BA(Hons) (University of New South Wales)

Keywords

Cult and genre film & TV, Cultural studies and film, French theory & culture, Historiography, History of Ideas, Intellectuals - history, Michel Foucault, Social philosophy, Web media studies

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Clare O’Farrell is a senior lecturer in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership in the Faculty of Education at QUT. Qualifications

  • University of NSW: BA (Hons 1/1) – French and the History and Philosophy of Science
  • University of Paris-VIII: DESU (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures d’Université) in Philosophy.
  • ANU – History of Ideas Unit: PhD on the work of French philosopher Michel Foucault
Research
Clare has conducted extensive work on the French philosopher Michel Foucault (1926-1984)
Current Teaching
  • Professional Dialogues in Education (EDN610. Core entry unit in the M.Ed. )
  • Movies and Popular Culture. (B.Ed)
  • Literature and Secondary Teaching (B.Ed)
Teaching history
Prior to joining QUT in 1989, Clare designed and ran courses in French philosophy and feminist philosophy. Since 1989 she
  • was  involved in the development of the first M.Ed that ran at QUT
  • has taught philosophy of education
  • has convened and taught in large first year core units in the sociology of education.
  • has taught in the areas of creative writing, ICTs, leadership, philosophy of education, cultural studies, literature and literary theory, social and political theory, education policy

Supervision Clare has helped supervise doctoral students working in such diverse areas as:

  • the design of women’s shelters
  • the education of science laboratory workers
  • disability education
  • legal education at the tertiary level.
  • professional standards and Queensland teachers
This information has been contributed by Dr Clare O'Farrell.

Teaching

Current Teaching
  • Professional Dialogues in Education (EDN610. Core entry unit in the M.Ed. )
  • Movies and Popular Culture. (B.Ed)
  • Literature and Secondary Teaching (B.Ed)
Teaching history
Prior to joining QUT in 1989, Clare designed and ran courses in French philosophy and feminist philosophy. Since 1989 she
  • was  involved in the development of the first M.Ed that ran at QUT
  • has taught philosophy of education
  • has convened and taught in large first year core units in the sociology of education.
  • has taught in the areas of creative writing, ICTs, leadership, philosophy of education, cultural studies, literature and literary theory, social and political theory, education policy
This information has been contributed by Dr Clare O'Farrell.

Publications

  • O'Farrell CD, (2006) Foucault And Post Modernism, The Sydney Papers p182-194
  • O'Farrell CD, (2005) Michel Foucault p1-184
  • Meadmore DA, O'Farrell C, McWilliam E, Symes CT, (2000) Taught Bodies, Peter Lang
  • O'Farrell C, (1997) Media Republics: Intellectuals Strike Back, Continuum: The Australian Journal of Media and Culture p54-60
  • O'Farrell C, (1997) Foucault: The Legacy, Queensland University of Technology

For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Supervision