Personal details

Name
Associate Professor Kari Gislason
Position(s)
Discipline Leader
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Creative Practice,
Creative Writing
Associate Professor
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Creative Practice,
Creative Writing
Discipline *
Performing Arts and Creative Writing, Literary Studies, Other Language, Literature and Culture
Phone
+61 7 3138 6466
Fax
+61 7 3138 8105
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland), Master of Arts (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Arts with Honour Class 1 (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Laws (University of Queensland)

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

Biography

Background Dr Kari Gislason is Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Literary Studies in the Creative Industries Faculty at QUT. He has previously taught in Writing and Literary Studies at the University of Tuebingen, the University of Queensland, the University of Iceland, and Bond University, as well as at senior secondary colleges. His PhD, a study of authorship in medieval Iceland, was completed at the University of Queensland in 2003, and was included on the UQ Dean’s Commendation List for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses. He has worked in a research capacity on projects that investigated the teaching of Shakespeare in Australian universities, environmental law, and practices of translation and language training. Dr Gislason has published internationally on a range of topics in literature and cultural studies, as well as creative writing pieces in the local and national press, and in Australian literary journals. He currently serves on the editorial advisory board of Australian Book Review. In 2011, he published a family memoir The Promise of Iceland, and in 2015 the novel The Ash Burner. Both works were shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards. He has delivered numerous papers in the areas of authorship studies, narrative theory, and creative writing scholarship. He is currently the unit coordinator of:

  • KWB116 Creative Non-fiction
  • KWB313 Novel and Memoir
  • KWB415 Theory and Practice in Creative Writing and Literary Studies
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Kari Gislason.

Teaching

  • Co-investigator, QUT Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant (2013): The Art of Studio Teaching, an interdisciplinary learning and teaching project by Kári Gíslason, Courtney Pedersen, Marianella Chamorro-Koc, and Anoma Kumarasuriyar (https://vimeo.com/album/311414)
  • Co‐investigator, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant (2011): The Creative Writing Exegesis, a learning and teaching project by Kári Gíslason, Donna Hancox, Vivienne Muller, and Sharyn Pearce
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010)
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Kari Gislason.

Publications


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

Supervision