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Kieran Dolin

Assoc/Prof Kieran Dolin

Associate Professor
English and Cultural Studies

Contact details
Address
English and Cultural Studies
The University of Western Australia (M202)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2072
Fax
+61 8 6488 1030
Email
kieran.dolin@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room G11, Arts Building, Crawley campus

Deputy Head of School (Graduate Research)
Humanities, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Humanities
The University of Western Australia (M202)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2072
Fax
+61 8 6488 1030
Email
kieran.dolin@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room G11, Arts Building, Crawley campus
Qualifications
LLB MA PhD W.Aust.
Biography
Professor Kieran Dolin studied and practised Law before completing graduate work in English. His main research interests are in the many connections between law and literature, in Australian Literature, and in the nineteenth century. Professor Dolin has chaired the discipline of English and Cultural Studies at UWA, and was a member of the Curriculum Council examiners' panel for TEE English Literature.
Key research
Australian Literature after Mabo
Publications
‘Continuing Professional Education in Legal Ethics through Literature: An Example Using Dickens’s Bleak House.’ Law and Humanities 6 (2012), 111-21

“Bleak House and the Connections between Law and Literature,” in Teaching Law and Literature, ed. Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson and Cathrine O. Frank. New York: Modern Languages Association, 2011, 288-95.

“Martin Boyd.” Blackwell Companion to Twentieth-Century Fiction in English. Ed. John C. Ball. Oxford: Blackwell, 2011, 986-988.

“The Fence in Australian Short Fiction: A ‘Constant Crossing of Boundaries’? Australian Cultural History 28 (2010), 139-51

“Law and Power at the Fence,” Studies in Australasian Cinema 3.1 (2009), 133-46.

edited, (with Tanya Dalziell and Tony Hughes-d'Aeth) Compulsory Screening: Border Protection, Migration and the Australian Screen, Studies in Australasian Cinema 3.1 (2009)

A Critical Introduction to Law and Literature. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, March 2007.

"Law, Literature and Symbolic Revolution: Bleak House," Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies, 12. 1 (2007), 10-18 http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/AJVS/article/viewFile/724/830

"Continuing Negotiations: Law and Literature in Short Stories by Louis Auchincloss," Law and Literature 15 (2003), 189-207

"Law and Literature - Walking the Boundary with Robert Frost and the US Supreme Court," UWA Law Review 31 (2003), 202-18

Entries on "Law and Literature", "John Mortimer", and "Jeremy Bentham" in Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature (New York: Continuum, 2003).

"The Transfigurations of Caroline Norton," Victorian Literature and Culture 30/2 (2002), 503-27
- Reprinted in Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, vol 205, ed. Kathy Darrow (forthcoming, Gale, 2009)

"Narrating the Notable Trial: The Case of Dr John Bodkin Adams," REAL: Research in English and American Literature (2002), 145-65

Fiction and the Law: Legal Discourse in Victorian and Modernist Literature Cambridge University Press (1999)

"A Woman's Pleading: Caroline Norton's Pamphlets on Laws for Women in Nineteenth-Century England" Australian Feminist Law Journal 10 (1998) 51-60

"Farrago for Australia: Law, Power and Textuality in Three Novels by Nicholas Hasluck", Journal of Commonwealth Literature 33 (1998) 113-24.

"Freedom, Uncertainty and Diversity: the Critique of Imperialist Law in A Passage to India," Texas Studies in Literature and Language 36 (1994), 328-352.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Member, Board of the Graduate Research School
Future research
Teaching Legal Ethics through Fictional Narratives
Funding received
ARC Discovery Grant, 2011-13: Australian Literature after Mabo.
ARC Discovery Grant, 2004: Law and Literature, a Critical and Historical Study
Industrial relevance
Teaching Legal Ethics through Literary Texts
Previous positions
Discipline Chair, English and Cultural Studies, 2007-09, 2011-12
Director, Westerly Centre, UWA, 2001-12
Teaching
Making Form/Breaking Form (level 1)
Australian Literature Classic and Popular (level 2)
Romanticism & Change in the Long Nineteenth Century (level 2)
Victorian Dreams and the Technological World (level 3)
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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