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

  • Dibley, Ben and Turner, Graeme (2018). Indigeneity, cosmopolitanism and the nation: The project of NITV. Making Culture: Commercialisation, transnationalism and the state of 'nationing' in contemporary Australia. (pp. 129-139) edited by David Rowe, Graeme Turner and Emma Waterton. Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Rowe, David , Turner, Graeme and Waterton, Emma (2018). Introduction: Making Culture. Making Culture: Commercialisation, transnationalism, and the state of 'nationing' in contemporary Australia. (pp. 1-12) Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Rowe, David, Turner, Graeme and Waterton, Emma (2018). Introduction: making culture. Making culture: commercialisation, transnationalism, and the state of ‘nationing’ in contemporary Australia. (pp. 1-12) edited by David Rowe, Graeme Turner and Emma Waterton. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingodm: Routledge.

  • Turner, Graeme (2018). Television: Commercialization, the decline of 'nationing' and the status of the media field. Making Culture: Commercialisation, transnationalism and the state of 'nationing' in contemporary Australia. (pp. 64-74) edited by David Rowe, Graeme Turner and Emma Waterton. Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Turner, Graeme (2016). Celebrity, participation and the public. A Companion to Celebrity. (pp. 83-97) edited by P. David Marshall and Sean Redmond. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley Blackwell.

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

  • Turner, Graeme (2016). The nation-state and media globalisation: Has the nation-state returned -- or did it never leave?. Global media and national policies: the return of the state. (pp. 92-195) edited by Terry Flew, Petros Iosifidis and Jeanette Steemers. New York, NY, United States: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1057/9781137493958_6

  • Turner, Graeme (2015). British cultural studies. International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences. (pp. 852-855) edited by James D. Wright. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.95049-9

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

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

  • Turner, Graeme (2015). The Media and Democratization. The Routledge companion to global popular culture. (pp. 56-65) edited by Toby Miller. 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. Interviews. (pp. 43-59) edited by Noel King and Deane Williams. Fishponds, Bristol, UK: Intellect Books.

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

  • Turner, Graeme (2013). 'It works for me': British cultural studies, Australian cultural studies, Australian film. Cultural Studies. (pp. 640-653) Boca Raton, FL United States: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9780203699140

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

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

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

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

  • Turner, Graeme (2009). Television and the nation: Does it matter any more?. Television studies after TV: Understanding television in the post-broadcast era. (pp. 54-64) edited by Graeme Turner and Jinna Tay. Abingdon Oxford: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203878316

  • Turner, Graeme (2008). Critical literacy, cultural literacy, and the English school curriculum in Australia. Richard Hoggart and cultural studies. (pp. 158-170) edited by S. Owen. London, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1057/9780230583313

  • Turner, G. (2008). Film and Cultural Studies. The Sage Handbook of Film Studies. (pp. 270-284) edited by Donald, J. and Renov, M.. London: Sage. doi: 10.4135/9781849200400.n18

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

  • Turner, G. (2007). The Economy of celebrity. Stardom and Celebrity: A Reader. (pp. 193-205) edited by Redmond, S. & Holmes, S.. London: Sage Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781446269534.n19

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

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

  • Turner, G (2006). Cultural identities. Film as Social Practice. (pp. 170-175) edited by G. Turner. Oxon, UK: Routledge.

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

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

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

  • Turner, G (2006). Spectacle versus narrative. Film as Social Practice. (pp. 35-39) edited by G. Turner. Oxon, UK: Routledge.

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

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

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

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

  • Turner, G. (2003). Ethics, entertainment and the tabloid: The case of talkback radio in Australia. Remote Control: New Media, New Ethics. (pp. 87-99) edited by C. Lumby and E. Probyn. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511481550.007

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Turner, G. (1999). Australian literature & the public sphere. 21st annual Conference of ASAL, Empire Theatre, Toowoomba, 3-7 July, 1998. Toowoomba: Association for the Study of Aust. Literature.

  • Turner, G. (1999). Australian popular music & everyday life. 6th National Aust/NZ IASPM etc, Univ. of SA, June, 1998. Kent Town, SA: Wakefield.

Edited Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision