A/Pr Kelly McWilliam


NameA/Pr Kelly McWilliam
Email Addresskelly.mcwilliam@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor (Communication and Media)
QualificationsBA(Hons) Griffith, GCertArts Qld, PhD Qld
DepartmentSchool of Humanities and Communication
AffiliationsCentre for Heritage and Culture
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3991-4593
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Teaching

MSD1000 Understanding Media

MSD1502 Australian Media Industries

MSD2500 Reading Film: Hollywood

MSD2550 Television and Streaming Platforms

MSD3502 Games and Gaming Cultures

Fields of Research

  • 360501. Cinema studies
  • 390406. Gender, sexuality and education
  • 470214. Screen and media culture
BA(Hons)
Griffith
2000
GCertArts
Qld
2002
PhD
Qld
2006

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Gender as Genre: Feminizing the Western FrontierPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2024
Textual Queer-Coding within Star Trek Across the ErasAssociate SupervisorMasters2022

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
The phenomenological and discursive practice of place in lifestyle migration: A case study of Stanthorpe, QueenslandAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018

‘Searing glory holes’, a shapeshifting cat and outback UFO tours: what we’re streaming this April

Altman, Dennis, Ford, Jessica, McWilliam, Kelly, Hart, Phoebe, Gaunson, Stephen and Richards, Stuart. 2024. "‘Searing glory holes’, a shapeshifting cat and outback UFO tours: what we’re streaming this April." The Conversation.

Larrimah-inspired series Population: 11 is a charming watch – if a tad heavy on the Aussie cliches

McWilliam, Kelly. 2024. "Larrimah-inspired series Population: 11 is a charming watch – if a tad heavy on the Aussie cliches." The Conversation.

Queer disorientations in Only the Brave, Head On, and Blessed

McWilliam, Kelly and Gildersleeve, Jessica. 2022. "Queer disorientations in Only the Brave, Head On, and Blessed ." Studies in Australasian Cinema. 16 (2-3), pp. 54-64. https://doi.org/10.1080/17503175.2022.2095160

International franchises love filming in ‘Aussiewood’ — but the local industry is booming too

Ryan, Mark David and McWilliam, Kelly. 2021. "International franchises love filming in ‘Aussiewood’ — but the local industry is booming too." The Conversation.

Australian genre film

McWilliam, Kelly and Ryan, Mark David. 2021. Australian genre film. New York. Routledge.

‘Growing up was never easy’: coming of age in the teen film

McWilliam, Kelly. 2021. "‘Growing up was never easy’: coming of age in the teen film." McWilliam, Kelly and Ryan, Mark David (ed.) Australian genre film. New York. Routledge. pp. 170-185

Courting the romance film

McWilliam, Kelly. 2021. "Courting the romance film." McWilliam, Kelly and Ryan, Mark David (ed.) Australian genre film. New York. Routledge. pp. 138-152

Australian genre film studies

Ryan, Mark David and McWilliam, Kelly. 2021. "Australian genre film studies." McWilliam, Kelly and Ryan, Mark David (ed.) Australian genre film. New York. Routledge. pp. 1-25

Undergraduate programs in Cultural Studies in Australia and New Zealand/Aotearoa: a survey of the field

Hickey, Andrew, McWilliam, Kelly and Hourigan, Sally. 2019. "Undergraduate programs in Cultural Studies in Australia and New Zealand/Aotearoa: a survey of the field." Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. 33 (4), pp. 405-422. https://doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2019.1627287

Ana Kokkinos: an oeuvre of outsiders

McWilliam, Kelly. 2019. Ana Kokkinos: an oeuvre of outsiders. Edinburgh, United kingdom. Edinburgh University Press.

The Book of Revelation: othering the centre

McWilliam, Kelly and Bickle, Sharon. 2019. "The Book of Revelation: othering the centre." McWilliam, Kelly (ed.) Ana Kokkinos: an oeuvre of outsiders. Edinburgh, United kingdom. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 64-80

Re-imagining the rape-revenge genre: Ana Kokkinos’ The book of revelation

McWilliam, Kelly and Bickle, Sharon. 2017. "Re-imagining the rape-revenge genre: Ana Kokkinos’ The book of revelation." Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. 31 (5), pp. 706-713. https://doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2017.1315928

Digital storytelling and the ‘problem’ of sentimentality

McWilliam, Kelly and Bickle, Sharon. 2017. "Digital storytelling and the ‘problem’ of sentimentality." Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources. 165 (1), pp. 77-89. https://doi.org/10.1177/1329878X17726626

‘It was the summer when everything changed…’: coming of age queer in Australian cinema

McWilliam, Kelly. 2017. "‘It was the summer when everything changed…’: coming of age queer in Australian cinema." Ryan, Mark David and Goldsmith, Ben (ed.) Australian screen in the 2000s. London, United Kingdom. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 191-206

Girl meets girl: sexual sitings in lesbian romantic comedies

McWilliam, Kelly. 2017. "Girl meets girl: sexual sitings in lesbian romantic comedies." Padva, Gilad and Buchweitz, Nurit (ed.) Intimate relationships in cinema, literature and visual culture. London, United Kingdom. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 145-155

Investigating the potential of peer-to-peer communications in Australian bullying campaigns targeting youth

McWilliam, Kelly, King, Robert, Drennan, Judy and Cunningham, Stuart. 2016. "Investigating the potential of peer-to-peer communications in Australian bullying campaigns targeting youth." Communication Research and Practice. 2 (2), pp. 213-228. https://doi.org/10.1080/22041451.2016.1185929

Digital storytelling as 'national cinema'?

McWilliam, Kelly. 2016. "Digital storytelling as 'national cinema'?" Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. 30 (6), pp. 706-713. https://doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2016.1231788

Spatially negotiating the queer body in Australian cinema

McWilliam, Kelly. 2015. "Spatially negotiating the queer body in Australian cinema." 17th Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand (FHAANZ) Conference 2015. Brisbane, Australia 01 - 03 Jul 2015 Brisbane, Australia.

My teacher told me Toowoomba will never flood: regional community uses of Facebook during the 2011 Queensland floods

McWilliam, Kelly. 2013. "My teacher told me Toowoomba will never flood: regional community uses of Facebook during the 2011 Queensland floods." Queensland Review. 20 (1), pp. 86-95. https://doi.org/10.1017/qre.2013.7

Digital storytelling around the world

Hartley, John and McWilliam, Kelly. 2010. "Digital storytelling around the world." 27th National Informatics Conference 2010. Ankara, Turkey 22 - 23 Sep 2010

Mediatisation and institutions of public memory: digital storytelling and the apology

Burgess, Jean, Klaebe, Helen and McWilliam, Kelly. 2010. "Mediatisation and institutions of public memory: digital storytelling and the apology." Australian Historical Studies. 41 (2), pp. 149-165. https://doi.org/10.1080/10314611003716861

Romance in foreign accents: Harlequin-Mills & Boon Australia

McWilliam, Kelly. 2010. "Romance in foreign accents: Harlequin-Mills & Boon Australia." Moran, Albert and Keane, Michael (ed.) Cultural adaptation. Oxford, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 31-40

Co-creative media: theorising digital storytelling as a platform for researching and developing participatory culture

Spurgeon, Christina, Burgess, Jean, Klaebe, Helen, McWilliam, Kelly, Tacchi, Jo and Tsai, Mimi. 2009. "Co-creative media: theorising digital storytelling as a platform for researching and developing participatory culture." Flew, Terry (ed.) 2009 Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference: Communication, Creativity and Global Citizenship (ANZCA 2009). Brisbane, Australia 08 - 10 Jul 2009 Wellington, New Zealand.

Computational power meets human contact

Hartley, John and McWilliam, Kelly. 2009. "Computational power meets human contact." Hartley, John and McWilliam, Kelly (ed.) Story circle: digital storytelling around the world. United Kingdom. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 3-15

Story circle: digital storytelling around the world

Hartley, John and McWilliam, Kelly (ed.) 2009. Story circle: digital storytelling around the world. United Kingdom. Wiley-Blackwell.

The global diffusion of a community media practice: digital storytelling online

McWilliam, Kelly. 2009. "The global diffusion of a community media practice: digital storytelling online." Hartley, John and McWilliam, Kelly (ed.) Story circle: digital storytelling around the world. United Kingdom. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 37-75

Romance in foreign accents: Harlequin-Mills & Boon in Australia

McWilliam, Kelly. 2009. "Romance in foreign accents: Harlequin-Mills & Boon in Australia." Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. 23 (2), pp. 137-145. https://doi.org/10.1080/10304310802710488

Star struck: fandom and the discourse of celebrity

McWilliam, Kelly. 2009. "Star struck: fandom and the discourse of celebrity." Stadler, Jane and McWilliam, Kelly (ed.) Screen media: analysing film and television. Sydney, Australia. Allen & Unwin. pp. 245-271

Genre: something new based on something familiar

McWilliam, Kelly. 2009. "Genre: something new based on something familiar." Stadler, Jane and McWilliam, Kelly (ed.) Screen media: analysing film and television. Sydney, Australia. Allen & Unwin. pp. 217-243

Screen media: analysing film and television

Stadler, Jane and McWilliam, Kelly. 2009. Screen media: analysing film and television. Sydney, Australia. Allen & Unwin.

Digital literacy [Introduction to MIA : journal issue 128]

McWilliam, Kelly, Hartley, John and Gibson, Mark. 2008. "Digital literacy [Introduction to MIA : journal issue 128]." Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources. 128, pp. 46-48.

The uses of multimedia: three digital literacy case studies

Hartley, John, McWilliam, Kelly, Burgess, Jean and Banks, John. 2008. "The uses of multimedia: three digital literacy case studies." Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources. https://doi.org/10.1177/1329878x0812800108

Digital storytelling as a 'discursively-ordered domain'

McWilliam, Kelly. 2008. "Digital storytelling as a 'discursively-ordered domain'." Lundby, Knut (ed.) Digital storytelling, mediatized stories: self-representations in new media. New York, NY. United States. Peter Lang Publishing. pp. 145-160

We're here all week: public formation and the Brisbane Queer Film Festival

McWilliam, Kelly. 2007. "We're here all week: public formation and the Brisbane Queer Film Festival." Queensland Review. 14 (2), pp. 79-91.