Elizabeth Leane

Elizabeth Leane, University of Tasmania

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Elizabeth Leane is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Tasmania, where she holds a research fellowship split between the School of Humanities and the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies. She specializes in representations of Antarctica, and has curated an extensive bibliography of Antarctic fiction. She is currently co-chair of the SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group.

    • Research projects/ interests
      • Representations of Antarctica in literature, film and popular culture
      • Cultural history of the Antarctic, particularly early exploration
      • Human-animal relations
      • The role of the humanities in Antarctic studies
      • Antarctic travel writing and cultural tourism
      • Space, place and text
      • The relationship between literature and science; popularization of science; science fiction
    • For publications visit: http://ecite.utas.edu.au/rmdb/ecite/q/ecite_view_author/4556
Keywords: Literature, Film, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Animal Studies, Travel Writing, History, Place.

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