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The Ethical HDR Supervision of Literary Journalism: managing long form trauma narrative within the Australian tertiary sector

Project Member(s): Joseph, S.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia

Start year: 2015

Summary: Do supervising academics of long form trauma narrative doctoral research within the field of literary journalism (memoir; life-writing) feel professionally and emotionally equipped to ethically and safely supervise such work; and what further resources and training are needed to ethically and safely support their role?


Joseph, SA & Latona, F 2017, 'Guiding life writers: The supervision of creative doctoral work interrogating personal trauma', New Writing: the international journal for the practice and theory of creative writing, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 23-35.
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Joseph, SA & Rickett, C 2017, 'Supervisor's Perspectives on the Ethical Supervision of Long Form Writing and Managing Trauma Narrative within the Australian Tertiary Sector', Ethical Space: the international journal of communication ethics, vol. 14, no. (2/3), pp. 61-71.
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Rickett, C & Joseph, SA 2017, 'Beyond this point here be dragons: consideration and caution for supervising HDR writing trauma projects', TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Programs, vol. 42, no. Special Issue Writing Trauma, pp. 1-15.
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FOR Codes: Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified, Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing