School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Dr Guillaume Vétu is an Adjunct Fellow in the School of Humanities at the University of Adelaide. His PhD, ‘Beyond the Tree of the Living-dead: A Rhizoanalysis of Japanese Cinematic Zombies’ (2021) explores the proliferation of this genre in Japan and its multifaceted, folkloric, cultural and societal, domestic and transnational interconnectivities; all from which his current research in Media, Screen Studies and Popular Culture expands. Dr Vétu also teaches Media and assists his peers with other research projects.
Alongside his academic activities, Dr Vétu is an active community radio broadcaster, worker and advocate.
PhD thesis 'Beyond the Tree of the Living-dead: a Rhizoanalysis of Japanese Cinematic Zombies' conferred in September 2021.
Guillaume is currently working on several publishing projects stemming from this research, including a comprehensive encyclopaedia of Japanese zombie films, assisting peers with their research and teaching courses with the Department of Media (School of Humanities).
Date Position Institution name 2022 - 2022 Teaching Assistant (MDIA 2338/3328 - Social Issues in Journalism/News in the Digital Age) University of Adelaide 2022 - 2022 Teaching Assistant (MDIA 2336 - Stories on Screen) (Media) University of Adelaide 2022 - ongoing Operations Coordinator Educational Broadcasters Adelaide Inc (Radio Adelaide 101.5FM) 2022 - 2022 Teaching Assistant (MDIA 2302 - Researching Media) University of Adelaide 2021 - 2022 Research Assistant - Graphic Narratives of Displacement (study project by Dr Aaron Humphrey) The University of Adelaide 2021 - 2021 Teaching Assistant (MDIA 2336 - Digital Storytelling) (Media) University of Adelaide 2020 - 2020 Teaching Assistant (Researching Media - MDIA 2302) University of Adelaide 2019 - 2019 Teaching Assistant (Exploring TV & Radio - MDIA 1004) University of Adelaide 2019 - 2019 Teaching Assistant / Guest Lecturer (Media Policy and Media Law - MDIA 2301) University of Adelaide 2017 - 2021 Production / Programming Coordinator Ethnic Broadcasters Incorporated (5EBI 103.1FM)
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review French Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2019 - 2021 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2017 - 2019 University of Adelaide Australia Master of Philosophy (transferred to PhD) 2015 - 2017 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Media
Date Title Institution name Country 2015 Certficate III (Media) University of Adelaide Australia 2014 Certificate IV (TAE - Training and Assessment) TAFE SA Australia 2013 Cert IV (TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) TAFE SA Australia
Social Issues in Journalism / News in the Digital Age - MDIA 2338 /MDIA 3328 (2022)
Stories on Screens - MDIA 2336 (2022)
Researching Media - MDIA 2302 (2022; 2020)
Digital Storytelling - MDIA 2336 (2021)
Media Policy and Media Law - MDIA 2301 (2019)
Exploring TV & Radio - MDIA 1004 (2019)
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