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Gemma Blackwood

Registered to supervise postgraduate research

20152017
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Research interests

In the areas of Film Studies and Cultural Studies, she completed a PhD on the subject of film tourism in 2012 at The University of Melbourne. Recently, Gemma co-edited a collection called Motion Pictures: Travel Ideals in Film that was published by Peter Lang. She is currently working on a monograph on film tourism, and researching representations of the Australian landscape in cinema and television. She’s a freelance travel writer, and regularly writes for the online site The Conversation. In Darwin, she was one of the founders of a popular live storytelling event called SPUN: True Stories Told in the Territory. 

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Research Output 2015 2017

Repeating Visions: Hitchcock’s Vertigo and San Francisco

Blackwood, G., 2017, Travel and Representation. Lean, G., Staiff, R. & Waterton, E. (eds.). 1st ed. U.S.: Berghahn Books, p. 23-42 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

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In Motion and On Location: Representing Travel Ideals in Film

Blackwood, G. & McGregor, A., 2016, Motion Pictures: Travel Ideals in Film . Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2016: Peter Lang Publishing, p. 7-14 8 p. (Film Cultures; vol. 8)

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Paradise Glossed: The representation of backpacker ideals in The Beach

Blackwood, G., 2016, Motion Pictures: Travel Ideals in Film . Mcgregor, A. & Met, P. (eds.). Berlin, Germany: Peter Lang Publishing, p. 135-150 16 p. (Film Cultures; vol. 8)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Identifying Tensions in the Development of Northern Australia: Implications for Governance

Stephens, A., Oppermann, E., Turnour, J., Brewer, T., O'Brien, C., Rayner, T., Dale, A. & Blackwood, G., 2015, In : Journal of Economic and Social Policy. 17, 1, p. 1-21 21 p., 5

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governance
governmentality
beauty
neoliberalism
compromise