School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Joy McEntee took her BA Hons 1 in English from the University of Western Australia and her PhD from Monash University. She has worked in the Department of English and Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide since 1998. Her research and teaching interests focus on American film, American literature, and Adaptation studies, and she teaches courses in all those subjects. She has published on Frankenheimer's The Manchurian Candidate and on the cinema of Stanley Kubrick in Adaptation, Literature/Film Quarterly, The Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, Camera Obscura and Screening the Past. However, she is most passionate about teaching, and has won 6 prizes including 2 national awards. She has also won $160,000 to lead projects to make learning better for students. She is currently engaged in projects that have to do with harnessing elearning in the Humanities. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and an Associate Fellow of HERDSA. She is currently Chair of the Executive of the Adelaide Education Academy.
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My work focusses on American film, and particularly the work of Stanley Kubrick and on literature-to-film adaptation.
Date Position Institution name 2018 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 1998 - 2018 Lecturer University of Adelaide 1994 - 1997 Tutor Monash University
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2018 Achievement Echo360 ANZ Academic Champion Grant Echo360 / ANZ Australia $3000 2017 Fellowship Associate Fellow HERDSA Australia — 2017 Fellowship Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy United Kingdom — 2016 Award Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence University of Adelaide Australia $8000 2015 Award OLT Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Office for Learning and Teaching Australia $10,000 2015 Award Faculty of Arts Excellence in Teaching Award University of Adelaide Australia 1000 2006 Award Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Carrick Institute Australia 10,000 2003 Award Fulbright American Studies Institute Award Australian-American Fulbright Commission Australia — 2000 Award Stephen Cole the Elder Prize for Excellence in Teaching University of Adelaide Australia —
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 1994 - 1998 Monash University Australia PhD 1984 - 1988 University of Western Australia Australia BA (Hons)
Date Title Institution name Country — Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (Online Learning) University of Adelaide — — Graduate Certificate in Higher Education University of Adelaide — — Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) Cambridge/RSA —
Year Citation 2022 McEntee, J. (2022). Alex’s voice in A Clockwork Orange: Nadsat, Sinny and Cold War Brainwashing Scares. In M. Melia, & G. Orgill (Eds.), A Clockwork Orange: New Perspectives. Palgrave. 2022 McEntee, J. (2022). What about the daughters? Parenthood in Eyes Wide Shut. In N. Abrams, & G. Orgill (Eds.), Behind Eyes Wide Shut: Reassessment, Reception, and Legacy. Liverpool University Press. 2022 McEntee, J. (2022). From the Golem to David: Programmed Children in Inter-war German Cinema and Stanley Kubrick’s Science Fictions. In N. Abrams, & J. Szaniawski (Eds.), Kubrick's Mitteleuropa. Berghahn. 2022 McEntee, J. (2022). Someone to care about: Children in Stanley Kubrick's Films. In K. A. Ritzenhoff, J. Szaniawski, & D. Metlic (Eds.), Gender, Power and Identity in the Films of Stanley Kubrick. Routledge. 2022 McEntee, J. (2022). Someone to Care about: Children in Stanley Kubrick’s Films. In K. Ritzenhoff, J. Szaniawski, & D. Metlic (Eds.), Gender, Power and Identity in the Films of Stanley Kubrick. Routledge. 2021 McEntee, J. (2021). Kubrick, Marriage and Family. In N. Abrams, & I. Q. Hunter (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Companion to Stanley Kubrick (pp. 277-291). New York, London, Oxford, New Delhi, Sydney: Bloomsbury Academic. 2010 McEntee, J. (2010). Squinting at the Matrix: Critical astigmatism, the grotesque and masculine immanence in the era of digital movies. In G. Menegaldo (Ed.), Gothic N.E.W.S. Volume 2 : Studies in classic and contemporary Gothic Cinema (pp. 153-170). France: Michel Houdiard Editeur. 1999 McEntee, J. (1999). Tasmania, History and Images. In The Oxford companion to Australian film (pp. 486-487). Oxford University Press. 1999 McEntee, J. (1999). Did he smile his work to see?' The Compelling Aesthetics of Murder in The Silence of the Lambs. In eXtensions essays in English studies from Shakespeare to the Spice Girls (pp. 172-185). Wakefield Press.
Year Citation 2017 McEntee, J. S., & Harper, R. (2017). A Delicate Balance: Systematising Interdisciplinary Collaboration on Generic Skill Development Using the Research Skill Development (RSD) Framework. In None. University of Queensland, Brisbane. 2017 McEntee, J. S. (2017). Transphobia and the camp psychiatrist in the movies 1960-1992. In NA. Queen Mary University, London. 2017 McEntee, J. S., Glouftsis, T., Abram, S., Brown, J., Hick, G., & Nunan, S. (2017). Post truth, alternative facts, and the importance of research education. In NA. University College London, London. 2016 McEntee, J. (2016). Trauma, Shame and Men's Tears in The Manchurian Candidate (1963). In None. Oxford, UK. 2013 McEntee, J. S. (2013). Oblivious to the Obvious: Point - of - View blindness in an undergraduate literature/film adaptation course. In None. University of Tasmania. 2013 McEntee, J. S., & Rathore, P. (2013). Virtual Classrooms: web-based synchronous classroom systems & their potential learning/teaching uses in higher education. In HERGA. Adelaide. 2010 McEntee, J. S. (2010). The Weeping Assassin: Melodrama and Tragedy in The Manchurian Candidate. In None.. Adelaide. 2008 Falkner, K., McEntee, J., Palmer, E., & Botten, J. (2008). Establishing an education community of practice. In Proceedings of HERDSA 2008 (pp. 1-9). NZ: HERDSA. 2007 McEntee, J. (2007). "When strong men scream": the cinematic grotesque and the struggle with masculine immanence in Fight Club and The Matrix. In Proceedings of the International Congress of Aesthetics 2007 'Aesthetics Bridging Cultures' (pp. 1-22). www: SANART. 2006 Coulson, M., McEntee, J., & Willison, J. (2006). Annotated bibliographies can help maximize benefit of literature research skills exercises. In International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference (pp. 43-44). Washington DC: International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. 2006 McEntee, J., Coulson, M., Botten, J., & Willison, J. (2006). Supporting research-readiness in PhD candidates through undergraduate research skills development. In Quality in Postgraduate Research: Knowledge Creation in testing times (pp. 269). Canberra: The Australian National University. 2005 McEntee, J. (2005). 'Residual self-image' and the problem of theorising the cinematic 'grotesque'. In Imagining the Future: Utopia, dystopia and science fiction conference (pp. 1-17). Monash University, Melbourne: Monash University, Melbourne. 2002 McEntee, J. (2002). Billy Connolly's revenge. In Film and History Conference, 2002 (pp. 1-36). Melbourne, Victoria: Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Year Citation 2018 McEntee, J. S. (2018). But You Can't Do That in the Humanities!. Poster session presented at the meeting of ECHO360 Australia and New Zealand Conference. Sydney. 2013 McEntee, J. S., & Rathore, P. (2013). Virtual Classrooms: web-based synchronous classroom systems and their potential learning/teaching uses in higher education. Poster session presented at the meeting of None. Adelaide.
Original Creative Works
Year Citation 2011 Authors: McEntee J. Title: A Ghastly and Inappropriate Splendour: Illuminating Gothic. Description: Extent : 4 pages. Extent: 4 pages.
Year Citation 1997 McEntee, J. S. (1997). Household Justice: Feminism and the Revival of Revenge Tragedy in the Movies. (PhD Thesis, Monash University).
|2017||Learning and Teaching Advancement Grant Scheme||Joy McEntee||DVCA, University of Adelaide||9,853|
|2016||Learning and Teaching Advancement Grant Scheme||Joy McEntee||DVCA, University of Adelaide||3,977|
|2016||Learning and Teaching Advancement Grant Scheme||Joy McEntee||DVCA, University of Adelaide||3,883.33|
|2016||SGDE Development Grant Scheme||Joy McEntee et al||DVCA, University of Adelaide||39,712|
|2014||Online learning||Joy McEntee||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences||2,000|
|2009||Making feedback more useful for students||Joy McEntee et al||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences||82,350|
|Date||Course Title||Institution||Course Level|
|2009||Adaptation||University of Adelaide||Advanced|
|2003||Fleshpot: American Film Melodrama||University of Adelaide||Honours|
|2002||Hollywood or Bust!||University of Adelaide||2/3|
|2001||American Gothic||University of Adelaide||2/3|
|2000||English for Professional Purposes (ESL)||University of Adelaide||2/3|
|Date||Course Title||Institution||Course Level/ Code|
|2009-present||Adaptation||University of Adelaide||3|
|2002-present||Hollywood or Bust!||University of Adelaide||2|
|2007-present||Film Studies||University of Adelaide||1|
|2014-present||English for Professional Purposes||University of Adelaide||2|
|2001-2007||American Gothic||University of Adelaide||2/3|
|2001-2006||Media Studies||University of Adelaide||1|
|1998-2002||English for Professional Purposes & English for Professional Purposes (ESL)||University of Adelaide||2/3|
|1998-2004||English 1a||University of Adelaide||1|
|1997||Drama into Film||Monash University||2|
|1996-1997||Novel into Film||Monash University||2|
|1994-1997||Communication Studies||Monash University||1|
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2020 Principal Supervisor Astronaut Adaptations: What reboots and revisions reveal about shifting attitudes toward astronauts and space exploration Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Dr Bronwyn Denise Lovell 2019 Co-Supervisor Metafictional Television: an Exegesis Investigating How Metafictional Techniques Can Add to the Quality Or Sophistication of a Television Comedy, Plus a Creative Work (Comedy Television Series) About a Creative Writing Student’s Life In a Postgraduate College Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Dancey Elizabeth Gordon 2018 Principal Supervisor Comparative Study of Australian and Canadian Womens Literature Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Jacqueline Sloan Morgan 2016 Principal Supervisor “. . . a story in an obscure corner of the front page . . .” American White Women Novelists: New Recognitions (1950s-1965) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Azadeh Feridoun Pour
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 - 2020 Co-Supervisor We are the granddaughters of the witches you couldn't burn’: Feminist Afterlives of the Witch in Popular Culture Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Brydie Kosmina 2016 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Volume 1 Dignity of Boundary "Jack London Slept Here (A Novel)
Volume 2 Dignity of Boundary "Foregrounding Dialogue: An Ethical Approach through Courageous Risk" (An Exegesis)
Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Robert Meldrum Sedlack 2015 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Volume 1: My Killer Secret
Volume 2: 'Literary' Crime Fiction - an Analysis
Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Phillipa Deanne Martin 2012 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Volume 1: The Ocean Road
Volume 2: On Writing the Ocean Road
Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Megan Janice Clark 2009 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Worthy and Quasi-Medieval Tendencies in High Fantasy: How Why and moving On Master of Arts Master Full Time Mrs Joanna Louisa Jarose 2006 - 2011 Co-Supervisor Postclassical Hollywood/Postmodern Subjectivity - Representation in Some 'Indie/Alternative' Indiewood Films Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Jessica Murrell 2002 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Confronting the Limits: Renditions of the Real in the Edge of the Construct Film Cycle Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Katherine Greenwood 2002 - 2009 Principal Supervisor Frontier Mythology in the American Teen Film Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Rowena Harper 2000 - 2004 Principal Supervisor THE WORLD IS CHANGING: ETHICS AND GENRE DEVELOPMENT IN THREE TWENTIETH-CENTURY HIGH FANTASIES Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Kerrie Le Lievre
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 2015 - ongoing Member Academic Board Adelaide Central School of Art Australia
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2016 - ongoing Chair Executive, Adelaide Education Academy University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - ongoing Representative Faculty of Arts Learning and Teaching Committee University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - ongoing Chair School of Humanities Learning and Teaching Committee University of Adelaide Australia 1998 - ongoing Member Department of English and Creative Writing Assessment Committee University of Adelaide Australia 1996 - 2015 Member Department of English and Creative Writing Examinations Committee University of Adelaide —
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