Dr Jan Shaw

BSc, GradDip Arts, PhD

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7413

Research interests

  • Middle English literature, particularly women and agency
  • Medievalism

Teaching and supervision

  • Middle English literature
  • late 20th century women writers and the fantastic
  • Arthurian literature and medievalism

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Shaw, J., Kelly, P., Semler, L. (2013). Storytelling: Critical and Creative Approaches. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

  • Shaw, J. (2013). Introduction: Story Streams: Stories and their Tellers. In Jan Shaw, Philippa Kelly, L E Semler (Eds.), Storytelling: Critical and Creative Approaches, (pp. 1-12). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Shaw, J. (2013). The Tale of Melusine in A. S. Byatt's Possession: Retelling Medieval Stories. In Jan Shaw, Philippa Kelly, L E Semler (Eds.), Storytelling: Critical and Creative Approaches, (pp. 222-237). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Shaw, J. (2012). Narratives of Identity and Authenticity: The Humanities meets Leadership Studies. In L.E.Semler, Bob Hodge and Philippa Kelly (Eds.), What is the Human? Australian Voices from the Humanities, (pp. 19-34). Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing.
  • Shaw, J. (2009). Feminism and the fantasy tradition: The Mists of Avalon. In Fulton, Helen (Eds.), A Companion to Arthurian Literature, (pp. 463-477). West Sussex: Blackwell Publishers.

Journals

  • Shaw, J. (2010). Papering the Cracks with Discourse: The Narrative Identity of the Authentic Leader. Leadership, 6(1), 89-108. [More Information]
  • Shaw, J. (2009). Troublesome Teleri: contemporary feminist utopianism in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Lady of Avalon. Sydney Studies in English, 35, 73-95.
  • Shaw, J. (2004). Courtly Love And The Tale Of Florie In The Middle English ?Melusine? Leeds Studies in English, New Series 35, 101-120.

Conferences

  • Shaw, J. (2010). Negotiating with the self: how creative writing can teach teaching literary studies students to be better readers. 16th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs AAWP 2010, Melbourne: Australian Association of Writing Programs.
  • Shaw, J. (2009). Teaching from the margins: approaching the feminine register through contemporary fantasy. 14th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs AAWP 2009, Australia: Australian Association of Writing Programs.

2013

  • Shaw, J. (2013). Introduction: Story Streams: Stories and their Tellers. In Jan Shaw, Philippa Kelly, L E Semler (Eds.), Storytelling: Critical and Creative Approaches, (pp. 1-12). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Shaw, J., Kelly, P., Semler, L. (2013). Storytelling: Critical and Creative Approaches. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Shaw, J. (2013). The Tale of Melusine in A. S. Byatt's Possession: Retelling Medieval Stories. In Jan Shaw, Philippa Kelly, L E Semler (Eds.), Storytelling: Critical and Creative Approaches, (pp. 222-237). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

2012

  • Shaw, J. (2012). Narratives of Identity and Authenticity: The Humanities meets Leadership Studies. In L.E.Semler, Bob Hodge and Philippa Kelly (Eds.), What is the Human? Australian Voices from the Humanities, (pp. 19-34). Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

2010

  • Shaw, J. (2010). Negotiating with the self: how creative writing can teach teaching literary studies students to be better readers. 16th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs AAWP 2010, Melbourne: Australian Association of Writing Programs.
  • Shaw, J. (2010). Papering the Cracks with Discourse: The Narrative Identity of the Authentic Leader. Leadership, 6(1), 89-108. [More Information]

2009

  • Shaw, J. (2009). Feminism and the fantasy tradition: The Mists of Avalon. In Fulton, Helen (Eds.), A Companion to Arthurian Literature, (pp. 463-477). West Sussex: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Shaw, J. (2009). Teaching from the margins: approaching the feminine register through contemporary fantasy. 14th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs AAWP 2009, Australia: Australian Association of Writing Programs.
  • Shaw, J. (2009). Troublesome Teleri: contemporary feminist utopianism in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Lady of Avalon. Sydney Studies in English, 35, 73-95.

2004

  • Shaw, J. (2004). Courtly Love And The Tale Of Florie In The Middle English ?Melusine? Leeds Studies in English, New Series 35, 101-120.

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