Dr Megan Le Masurier

BA (Hons) Sydney, PhD (Media and Communications) Sydney, ASCM (Associate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
Lecturer
Undergraduate Coordinator
Degree Director, Master of Publishing

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3628

Biographical details

Megan Le Masurier began working for the Department of Media and Communications in 2005 and teaches in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs. She studied music at the Sydney Conservatorium, graduated with Honours in History from the University of Sydney and received her PhD there in 2008. Her professional life began briefly in the academy, after which she worked in the magazine industry for many years (as journalist and editor). She is currently researching and writing a book on Magazines, Journalism and Everyday Life.

Research interests

  • Magazine studies: history, theory, practice
  • Popular feminism
  • Slow journalism
  • Independent magazines

Teaching and supervision

Kerrie Davies Mrs L
(D.Arts Literary Journalism)
Toby Creswell Darlinghurst Nights: The party that never ended
(D.Arts Literary Journalism)
Lucy Watson 'Not just like us': A study of how queers read celebrity media
(PhD)

Consultation Times

Wednesdays 10.30 - 11.45; 4.15 - 5.30

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2011

  • The Genres of Journalism: News to Narrative; Giles F, Le Masurier M; School of Letters, Art and Media/ARC Assistance Scheme.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Popular Feminism and the Second Wave: Women's Liberation, Sexual Liberation and Cleo Magazine. Women in Magazines: Research, Representations, Production and Consumption, (pp. 201-213). New York and Oxford: Routledge.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2013). Photograph: Germaine Greer. In Alison Bartlett, Margaret Henderson (Eds.), Things That Liberate: An Australian Feminist Wunderkammer, (pp. 121-126). Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Journals

  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Resurrecting Germaine's Theory of Cuntpower. Australian Feminist Studies, 31(87), 28-42.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism: An Introduction to a New Research Paradigm. Digital Journalism, 4(4), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2015). What is Slow Journalism? Journalism Practice, 9(2), 138-152. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M., Johinke, R. (2014). Magazine Studies: Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field. Text: journal of writing and writing courses, Special Issue 25, 1-16.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2014). What is a Magazine? Text: journal of writing and writing courses, Special Issue 25, 1-16.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Genre with parallels today. Australian Journalism Review, 34(2), 132-134.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Independent magazines and the rejuvenation of print. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 15(4), 383-398. [More Information]
  • Evers, C., Le Masurier, M. (2011). Get Out In Front! An evaluation of a media workshop for young elite sportswomen. Altitude: An e-journal of emerging humanities work, 9, 1-34.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2011). Popular feminism, the second wave and Cleo's male centrefold. Feminist Media Studies, 11(2), 215-229. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2010). Nine ways to reduce plagiarism: Findings from The Plagiarism Project. Synergy, (30), 4-9.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Desiring the (popular feminist) reader: letters to Cleo during the second wave. Media International Australia, 131(May 2009), 106-116.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Telling tales in the negligent office. Angelaki-Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 14(1), 51-64. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2007). My Other, My Self. Australian Feminist Studies, 22(53), 191-211.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2006). Teaching our way through plagiarism in the academy. Synergy, 24(November 2006), 13-18.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2002). Review of Susan Sheridan et al ‘Who Was That Woman? The Australian Women’s Weekly in the Postwar years’. Australian Feminist Studies, 17(38), 236-237.

Edited Journals

  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). [in press] Slow Journalism special issue. Journalism Practice, 10(4).
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). [in press] Slow Journalism special issue. Digital Journalism, 4(4).

Report

  • Le Masurier, M., Evers, C. (2006). Sportswomen: Get Out in front!.
  • Lumby, C., Le Masurier, M. (2005). Gender and Health.
  • Lumby, C., McCarthy, W., Albury, K., Le Masurier, M., Moller, M. (2004). Playing By The Rules : On and Off the Field.

2016

  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). [in press] Slow Journalism special issue. Journalism Practice, 10(4).
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). [in press] Slow Journalism special issue. Digital Journalism, 4(4).
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Popular Feminism and the Second Wave: Women's Liberation, Sexual Liberation and Cleo Magazine. Women in Magazines: Research, Representations, Production and Consumption, (pp. 201-213). New York and Oxford: Routledge.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Resurrecting Germaine's Theory of Cuntpower. Australian Feminist Studies, 31(87), 28-42.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism: An Introduction to a New Research Paradigm. Digital Journalism, 4(4), 1-9. [More Information]

2015

  • Le Masurier, M. (2015). What is Slow Journalism? Journalism Practice, 9(2), 138-152. [More Information]

2014

  • Le Masurier, M., Johinke, R. (2014). Magazine Studies: Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field. Text: journal of writing and writing courses, Special Issue 25, 1-16.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2014). What is a Magazine? Text: journal of writing and writing courses, Special Issue 25, 1-16.

2013

  • Le Masurier, M. (2013). Photograph: Germaine Greer. In Alison Bartlett, Margaret Henderson (Eds.), Things That Liberate: An Australian Feminist Wunderkammer, (pp. 121-126). Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2012

  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Genre with parallels today. Australian Journalism Review, 34(2), 132-134.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Independent magazines and the rejuvenation of print. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 15(4), 383-398. [More Information]

2011

  • Evers, C., Le Masurier, M. (2011). Get Out In Front! An evaluation of a media workshop for young elite sportswomen. Altitude: An e-journal of emerging humanities work, 9, 1-34.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2011). Popular feminism, the second wave and Cleo's male centrefold. Feminist Media Studies, 11(2), 215-229. [More Information]

2010

  • Le Masurier, M. (2010). Nine ways to reduce plagiarism: Findings from The Plagiarism Project. Synergy, (30), 4-9.

2009

  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Desiring the (popular feminist) reader: letters to Cleo during the second wave. Media International Australia, 131(May 2009), 106-116.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Telling tales in the negligent office. Angelaki-Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 14(1), 51-64. [More Information]

2007

  • Le Masurier, M. (2007). My Other, My Self. Australian Feminist Studies, 22(53), 191-211.

2006

  • Le Masurier, M., Evers, C. (2006). Sportswomen: Get Out in front!.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2006). Teaching our way through plagiarism in the academy. Synergy, 24(November 2006), 13-18.

2005

  • Lumby, C., Le Masurier, M. (2005). Gender and Health.

2004

  • Lumby, C., McCarthy, W., Albury, K., Le Masurier, M., Moller, M. (2004). Playing By The Rules : On and Off the Field.

2002

  • Le Masurier, M. (2002). Review of Susan Sheridan et al ‘Who Was That Woman? The Australian Women’s Weekly in the Postwar years’. Australian Feminist Studies, 17(38), 236-237.

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