Dr Angeline O'Neill
PhD (UWA)
Discipline Head and Senior lecturer, English Literature

Email: Angeline.Oneill@nd.edu.au
Phone: 9433 0114

Biography
Angeline is Discipline Head of English Literature at Notre Dame. She teaches in the areas of Australian literature, Irish literature, Indigenous literatures, Children's literature, Gothic literature, Travel Writing, Literary Theory. She is a recipient of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: For the creation of and outstanding teaching of an exceptionally large number of undergraduate units, forming the basis of an innovative program in English Literature. In 2010 she was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Canadian Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her most recent publications have been in the areas of Transnational literatures, Diaspora, and Indigenous literatures.
Teaching Areas
Australian literature, Irish literature, Indigenous literatures, Children's literature, Gothic literature, Travel Writing, Literary Theory.
Research Expertise and Supervision
Angeline's most recent publications have been in the areas of Transnational literatures, Diaspora, and Indigenous literatures. She is presently researching early twentieth century Irish narratives.

She has supervised and continues to supervise many Doctoral, Masters and Honours students in areas ranging from Children's literature to creative practice. She coordinates the Honours program in the School of Arts and Sciences.

 

Research and engagement

Books
O'Neill, A. and A. Brewster, R. van den Berg Those Who Remain Will Always Remember: An Anthology of Aboriginal Writing. Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2000.
Book Chapters
O'Neill, A. “From Ballarat to Surry Hills: Literature, Architecture and Irish Diaspora in Australia”, in Discovering Diasporas: a Multidisciplinary Approach, T. Vinkemans and N. Miletic. Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press, 2015.
Journal Articles and Proceedings
O'Neill, A. and A. Braz, “Comparatively Speaking”, editorial. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 13.2 (2011) Thematic issue, About Indigenous Literatures http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol13.2/iss2/ >
Conference Papers
  • From Ballarat to Surry Hills: Literature, Architecture and the Irish Diaspora in Australia
    Paper presented at Interdisciplinary.net Conference, Diasporas: exploring critical issues, Oxford University, July 2014
  • Irish-American and Irish-Australian women's writing: an ongoing exploration of freedom and oppression
    Paper presented at Freedom Proclaimed conference, Irish Association for American Studies, University of Limerick, April 2013
  • Scholarship, Conversive Communication and Native Canadian Literature
    Paper presented to the Canadian Comparative Literature Association at The Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Montreal, June 2010
  • The politics of colonial motherhood: Charlotte Barton's A Mother's Offering to Her Children and Catharine Parr Traill's Canadian Crusoes
    Paper presented at The University of Ottawa's Canadian Literature Symposium, the theme of which was `Rediscovering Early Canadian Literature', Ottawa, April 2010
  • Transcending Borders: Imagined/Real and Primitive/Civilised Communities in the Novels of E.L. Grant Watson
    Paper presented at The Centre for the Novel conference: “The Novel and Its Borders”, The University of Aberdeen, July 2008
  • Do Not Go Around the Edges: a comparative approach to Aboriginal Australian and Native Canadian Children's Literature
    Paper presented at the Institute of Advanced Studies “Thinking Society, Thinking Culture” conference, UWA, September 2007
  • Theorising the literary space where oral and written traditions meet
    Paper presented at University of Alberta, June 2006
  • Indigenous Children's Literature in Transformation
    Paper presented at the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia conference, Murdoch University, Perth, December 2004
  • Confluence or Contestation? Place, Nationhood and Literature in Aboriginal Australia and Native Canada
    Paper presented at the Canadian Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Manitoba, June 2004
  • Cultural representation in Native Canadian and Aboriginal Australian literature for children
    Paper presented at the International Forum on Canadian Children's Literature in Ottawa, June 2003
  • “Talking and Writing Towards Treaty”
    Paper presented at Treaty - Advancing Reconciliation conference, Murdoch University, Perth, June 2002
  • “Nothing is new only changed:”
    Literary Space in the works of Josie Boyle and Jeannette Armstrong Paper presented at the Fulbright Conference at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch June 1999
  • Nineteenth Century Women's Writing Symposium (Wollongong University, July 1999)
  • Aboriginal Studies Association of Western Australia Conference (Edith Cowan University, April 1998)
  • Women, Space and Text in the Western Australian novels of E.L. Grant Watson
    Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) Conference, September 1997
  • Considerations of some Western Australian and North American indigenous women's writing
    Paper presented at Interactions conference, December 1997
  • Representations of indigeneity, gender and sexuality in the writing of Leslie Marmon Silko and Janice Slater
    Paper presented at ASPACLS conference, December 1997
Professional Affiliations
  • Centre for Studies in Australian Literature (CSAL)
  • Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand ((ACSANZ)
  • Australian and New Zealand Association for the Study of American Literature (ANZASA)
  • Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA)
  • Canadian Comparative Literature Association
Community Engagement
  • Speaker, Fremantle Heritage Festival: J.B. O'Reilly and the Great Fenian Escape
  • Co-organiser of W.B. Yeats Exhibition, UNDA 2015
  • Speaker, Secondary Student English Symposium, UNDA 2015
  • Speaker, De-Coding Seminar Series UNDA 2014
  • Organised guest speakers:
    Tony Curtis 2013
    Carmen Lawrence 2013
    Morris Gleitzman 2012
    Ashok Mathur 2011
Awards
  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: For the creation of and outstanding teaching of an exceptionally large number of undergraduate units, forming the basis of an innovative program in English Literature.