Golnar Nabizadeh

Dr, LLB BCom Murd., PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20112017
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Golnar Nabizadeh completed her doctoral dissertation on loss and mourning in literary migrant narratives in the discipline of English and Cultural at UWA in 2012. Her main research interests are in the intersections between visual representation, life narratives and trauma studies in 20th and 21st century fictions.

Funding overview

Perth USAsia Centre
Seed Funding
Project Name: Pop West: A Foundation for understanding multiple Global Wests as mediated by popular culture (with Aaron Nyerges, University of Sydney)
Total Funding: 10,000 AUD

University of Western Australia
Doctoral Completion Scholarship (2011)
Total Funding: 12,000 AUD

University of Western Australia
Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) (2009-2011)
Total Funding: 88,000 AUD

Travel awards from Stanford University, University of Western Sydney, UWA Faculty of Arts.

Previous positions

Peer Reviewer, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics

Senior Appeals Assessor, Office of the Appeals Convenor

Current projects

- "Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels" (Monograph in the Ashgate Publishing Series 'Memory Studies: Global Constellations)

This book responds to the boom in critical visual studies to offer a significant contribution into the study of cultural memory. By working across the disciplines of cultural studies, visual studies, and life writing, this book demonstrates the significance of comics and sequential art in the way that they transpose cultural memory.

- History of Comics in Australia (archival research - National Library of Australia)

- Migrating Wests: Geographic Forms and Cultural Mediations (with Dr Aaron Nyerges, Sydney). Forthcoming publication of the Stanford online journal, "Occasion" on this topic (2016)

Teaching overview

- Contemporary Comics and Graphic Novels
- Visual Studies (theory and practice)
- Gender Studies
- Modernism
- Postmodernism
- Postcolonial theory and literature
- Communication Studies
- Critical Theory

Research

Comics Studies in 20th and 21st Centuries
Trauma and memory studies
Visual literacy and representational modes in photography, film and graphic narratives
Critical theory, human rights, and law

Languages

Farsi

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Research Output 2011 2017

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 5 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Fiction in the age of risk

Hughes-D’aeth, T. & Nabizadeh, G. 16 Apr 2017 In : Textual Practice. 31, 3, p. 439-442 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiction
Climate Change
Nuclear War
Risk Society
Refugees

Comics online: Detention and white space in a guard's story

Nabizadeh, G. 2016 In : Ariel. 47, 1-2, p. 337-357 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Detention
Biopolitics
Reader
Trauma
Refugees

Vision and Precarity in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis

Nabizadeh, G. 2016 In : WOMEN'S STUDIES QUARTERLY. 44, 1 & 2, p. 152-167 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The After-Life of Images: Archives and Intergenerational Trauma in Autographic Comics

Nabizadeh, G. 2014 Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives. Mihăilescu, D., Oltean, R. & Precup, M. (eds.). United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 171-191

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)