Emeritus Professor Graeme Turner

Emeritus Professor

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
graeme.turner@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57183

Overview

Graeme Turner is one of the founding figures in media and cultural studies in Australia, and a leading figure internationally. He has published 23 books with international publishers, his work has been translated into 9 languages, and many of his books have gone into multiple editions. A former ARC Federation Fellow, a past President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the founding Director of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies (2000-2012), his most recent projects have been focused on television and new media, and the formation of national communities. His most recent publications include (with Anna Cristina Pertierra) Locating Television: Zones of Consumption (Routledge, 2013), What's Become of Cultural Studies? (Sage, 2012), Ordinary People and the Media: The Demotic Turn (S(Sage, 2010), and (with Jinna Tay) Television Studies after TV: Understanding television in the post-broadcast era (Routledge, 2009). He is an Emeritus Professor in the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies..

Qualifications

  • Fellow of Academy of Humanities
  • PhD, University of East Anglia
  • Master of Arts, Queen's University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), The University of Sydney

Publications

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Turner, Graeme (2016). Setting the scene for commercial nationalism: the nation, the market, and the media. In Zala Volcic and Mark Andrejevic (Ed.), Commercial nationalism: selling the nation and nationalizing the sell (pp. 14-26) New York, NY, United States: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Turner, Graeme (2015). Culture, politics and the cultural industries: reviving a critical agenda. In Kate Oakley and Justin O'Connor (Ed.), The Routledge companion to the cultural industries (pp. 535-544) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Tay, Jinna and Turner, Graeme (2015). Introduction. Television histories in Asia: nation-building, modernization and marketization. In Tay, Jinna and Turner, Graeme (Ed.), Television Histories in Asia: Issues and Contexts (pp. 1-18) Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Turner, Graeme (2015). The Media and Democratization. In Toby Miller (Ed.), The Routledge companion to global popular culture (pp. 56-65) New York, NY, United States: Routledge.

  • Turner, Graeme and King, Noel (2014). "For a lot of people film became a bridge between literary studies and other kinds of cultural studies": Graeme Turner interviewed by Noel King, November 9, 2007, Brisbane. In Noel King and Deane Williams (Ed.), Interviews (pp. 43-59) Fishponds, Bristol, UK: Intellect Books.

  • Turner, Graeme (2014). Reality television and the demotic turn. In Laurie Oullette (Ed.), A companion to reality TV (pp. 309-323) Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118599594.ch17

  • Turner, Graeme (2012). Television and new media. In Ian Donaldson and Mark Finnane (Ed.), Taking stock: the humanities in Australian life since 1968 (pp. 160-165) Perth, WA, Australia: University of Western Australia Press.

  • Turner, Graeme (2011). Convergence and divergence: The international experience of digital television. In James Bennett and Niki Strange (Ed.), Television as digital media (pp. 31-51) Durham NC, USA: Duke University Press.

  • Cunningham, Stuart and Turner, Graeme (2010). Introduction: The media and communications today. In Stuart Cunningham and Graeme Turner (Ed.), The media and communications in Australia 3rd ed. (pp. 1-11) Crows Nest, N.S.W, Australia: Allen & Unwin.

  • Turner, Graeme (2010). Public relations. In Stuart Cunningham and Graeme Turner (Ed.), The media and communications in Australia 3rd ed. (pp. 207-216) Crows Nest, N.S.W, Australia: Allen & Unwin.

  • Turner, Graeme (2009). Television and the nation: Does it matter any more?. In Graeme Turner and Jinna Tay (Ed.), Television studies after TV: Understanding television in the post-broadcast era 1st ed. (pp. 54-64) Abingdon Oxford: Routledge.

  • Turner, Graeme (2008). Critical literacy, cultural literacy, and the English school curriculum in Australia. In S. Owen (Ed.), Richard Hoggart and cultural studies (pp. 158-170) London, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Turner, G. (2008). Film and Cultural Studies. In Donald, J. and Renov, M. (Ed.), The Sage Handbook of Film Studies (pp. 270-284) London: Sage.

  • Turner, Graeme, Bonner, Frances and Marshall, P. D. (2008). The meaning and significance of celebrity. In Anita Biressi and Heather Nunn (Ed.), The tabloid culture reader (pp. 141-148) Maidenhead, United Kingdom; New York, United States of America: Open University Press.

  • Turner, G. (2007). The Economy of celebrity. In Redmond, S. & Holmes, S. (Ed.), Stardom and Celebrity: A Reader 1 ed. (pp. 193-205) London: Sage Publications.

  • Turner, G (2006). Celebrity. In S. Cunningham and G. Turner (Ed.), The media and communications in Australia 2nd ed. (pp. 357-367) Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

  • Turner, G (2006). Celebrity, the tabloid and the democratic public sphere. In P. D. Marshall (Ed.), The celebrity culture reader (pp. 487-500) New York: Routledge.

  • Turner, G (2006). Cultural identities. In G. Turner (Ed.), Film as Social Practice 4 ed. (pp. 170-175) Oxon, UK: Routledge.

  • Turner, G (2006). Informing the public: Is there a place for critical humanities?. In E. Probyn, S. Muecke and A. Shoemaker (Ed.), Creating Value: The Humanities & Their Publics (pp. 141-153) Canberra: The Australian Academy of the Humanities.

  • Turner, Graeme, Bonner, Frances and Marshall, P. David (2006). Producing celebrity. In P. D. Marshall (Ed.), The Celebrity Culture Reader (pp. 770-798) New York: Routledge.

  • Turner, Graeme (2006). Public relations. In S. Cunningham and G. Turner (Ed.), The media and communications in Australia 2nd ed. (pp. 227-237) Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin.

  • Turner, G (2006). Spectacle versus narrative. In G. Turner (Ed.), Film as Social Practice 4 ed. (pp. 35-39) Oxon, UK: Routledge.

  • Turner, G and Cunningham, S. (2006). The media and communications today: Introduction. In S. Cunningham and G. Turner (Ed.), The media and communications in Australia 2nd ed. (pp. 1-9) Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

  • Turner, G. (2005). Discipline wars: Australian studies, cultural studies and the analysis of national culture. In D. Carter and M. Crotty (Ed.), Australian Studies Centre 25th Anniversary Collection (pp. 5-19) St Lucia, Qld.: The Australian Studies Centre, University of Queensland.

  • Turner, G. (2004). Audience decline. In J. Sinclair (Ed.), Contemporary World Television (pp. 44-44) London: British Film Institute Publishing.

  • Turner, G. (2004). Television and democracy: Threats and opportunities. In J. Sinclair (Ed.), Contemporary World Television (pp. 4-6) London: British Film Institute Publishing.

  • Turner, G. (2003). Ethics, entertainment and the tabloid: The case of talkback radio in Australia. In C. Lumby and E. Probyn (Ed.), Remote Control: New Media, New Ethics (pp. 87-99) Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Turner, G. (2002). Editor's introduction. In G. Turner (Ed.), The Film Cultures Reader (pp. 1-10) London: Routledge.

  • Turner, Graeme (2002). Public relations. In Stuart Cunningham and Graeme Turner (Ed.), The Media and Communications in Australia 1st ed. (pp. 217-225) Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin.

  • Miller, T. and Turner, G. (2002). Radio. In S. Cunningham and G. Turner (Ed.), The Media and Communications in Australia (pp. 133-151) Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin.

  • Turner, G. (2002). Television production and distribution. In T. Miller and A. Lockett (Ed.), Television Studies (pp. 46-50) London: British Film Institute Publishing.

  • Turner, G. and Cunningham, S. (2002). The media and communications in Australia today. In S. Cunningham and G. Turner (Ed.), The Media and Communications in Australia (pp. 3-20) Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin.

  • Turner, G. (2001). Australasia. In Toby Miller (Ed.), A Companion to Cultural Studies 1 ed. (pp. 246-258) Malden, Mass.: Blackwell.

  • Turner, G. (2001). Reshaping Australian institutions: Popular culture, the market and the public sphere. In Tony Bennett and David Carter (Ed.), Culture in Australia: Policies, Publics and Programs 1 ed. (pp. 161-175) Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

  • Turner, G. (2001). Sold Out: Recent shifts in television news and current affairs in Australia. In M. Bromley (Ed.), No News is Bad News (pp. 46-58) Harlow: Longman.

  • Turner, G. (2000). Studying television. In Graeme Turner and Stuart Cunningham (Ed.), The Australian TV Book First ed. (pp. 3-12-12) St. Leonards, NSW, Australia: Allen and Unwin.

  • Turner, G. (2000). Television news and current affairs: Welcome to Frontline. In Graeme Turner and Stuart Cunningham (Ed.), The Australian TV Book (pp. 89-102) St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

  • Turner, G. (1999). Making it National reconsidered: The uses of nationalism in contemporary Australia. In Adi Wimmer (Ed.), Australian nationalism reconsidered: Maintaining a monocultural tradition in a multicultural society 1st ed. (pp. 18-28) Tubingen, Germany: Stauffenberg Verlag.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Turner, G. (1999). Australian literature & the public sphere. In: Alison Bartlett, Robert Dixon and Christopher Lee, Australian Literature & the Public Sphere: Refereed Proceedings of the 1998 Conference. 21st annual Conference of ASAL, Empire Theatre, Toowoomba, (1-14). 3-7 July, 1998.

  • Turner, G. (1999). Australian popular music & everyday life. In: Gerry Bloustien, Musical Visions: Selected Conference Proceedings from the 6th National Australian/New Zealand IASPM and Inaugural Arnhem Land Performance Conference. 6th National Aust/NZ IASPM etc, Univ. of SA, (147-155). June, 1998.

Edited Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

Completed Supervision