Dr James Marland - Nat Sch of Arts (Faculty of Education and Arts)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor


James began teaching theatre and literature in 1989. Since this time he has also worked in the theatre indsustry and was co-director of the Melbourne based theatre company Polemic Productions Pty Ltd.

James completed his PhD at Sydney University in 2010. His research focused on the intersection of theatre, religion and sexuality, evaluating the way in which performance can assist in dismantling socio-political prejudice.


Phone :4050 (Strathfield)
Email :James.Marland@acu.edu.au
URIs : Staff Directory Profile

Research Interests

Theatre ; Modernism ; Postmodernism ; Queer Theory ; Spirituality ; LGBTI Literature ;

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Research Projects

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Selected Publications


Student skills and the Bradley agenda in Australia, in Higher Education Research & Development DOI:10.1080/07294360.2014.956698

"LASSI: An Australian Evaluation of an Enduring Study Skills Assessment Tool", in Journal of Academic Language and Learning (Forthcoming)


"'A Sort of Buzzing' Queer Sound in David Malouf's Blood Relations", in Colloquy. 28 (2014): 45-58.

Review "The Theater of Terrence McNally: A Critical Study, by Peter Wolfe", in Comparative Drama. 48.3 (2014): 321-4.


The Changing Nature of Student-ship: Social Inclusion and Paid Employment Practices in Bradley Years, in Journal of the Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association 42 (2013): 1-14.


Patterns of Paid Work Among Higher Education Students: Implicaitons for the Bradley Reforms, in Journal of Academic Language and Learning. 6.2 (2012): 60-72

This is the word of God: Acceptance Theatre and the validation of a gay religious sensibility. An analysis of Terrence McNallya??s Corpus Christi, in Sydney Studies in English 38 (2012): 132-153


So you think you can write?: An evaluation of BYDS Artist in Residence Program in creative writing, at two NESB schools in Sydneya??s South West, in AARE Conference, Hobart, November 2011

So you think you can write?: A report into the BYDS Artist in Residence Project, in Compiled for Bankstown Youth Service and the NSW Department of Education.

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