Linda Daley is a senior lecturer in Literary and Communication studies in the School of Media and Communication.
Linda is a teacher-researcher in the School of Media and Communication. She has considerable experience in developing and teaching curriculum in literary studies and media and communication studies.
Linda’s research focuses on the combined potential of literature and philosophy to explore and express the interrelations of ethics, politics and aesthetics from feminist, anti-colonial and pedagogic perspectives. Her primary research project focuses on the ways in which Aboriginal literature conveys ways of thinking and feeling that are needed for a shared democratic future.
Linda has extensive leadership experience in managing undergraduate, Higher Degree by Research, and Honours programs.
As the School’s reconciliation advocate, Linda engages internally and externally with others committed to recruiting and embedding First Nations’ peoples and voices within RMIT’s education and research activity.
Linda is on the editorial committee of the Journal of Australian Studies and a member of the research student mentor program of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL).
Linda teaches in the interdisciplinary contextual studies minor of literary studies in the School of Media and Communication.
She teaches the courses Literature’s Ethics, Literary Environments and Narrating the Self.
Linda supervises Masters and PhD candidates in areas that include feminist arts theory and practice (animation, documentary, sound studies, creative writing); fictional music; finance culture and memoir; writing climate change; Indigenous language revival; the ethics and politics of design practice.
- PhD and MA, (Contemporary European Philosophy), Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies, Monash University
- BA (Politics and Sociology), Monash University
- Dip. Ed., La Trobe University
- Member Australian Society for Continental Philosophy (ASCP)
- Member of Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL)
- Cassidy, B.,Daley, L.,Magner, B. (2021). Un-knowing expertise in the time of pandemic: Three teaching perspectives In: TEXT Journal of Writing & Writing Courses, 25, 1 - 19
- Daley, L. (2019). Reinventing Invention: The Event of Poetry and the Time of Difference In: Philosophies of Difference: Nature, Racism and Sexuate Difference, Routledge, New York, United States
- Daley, L. (2018). Rendering visible: Painting sexuate ontologies In: Activating Aesthetics, Taylor and Francis, United Kingdom
- Guntarik, O.,Daley, L. (2017). Indigenous creative practice research: between convention and creativity In: New Writing. The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, 14, 409 - 422
- Daley, L. (2017). Reinventing invention In: Australian Feminist Law Journal, 43, 145 - 159
- Daley, L. (2016). Alexis Wright's fiction as world making In: Contemporary Women's Writing, 10, 1 - 16
- Daley, L. (2016). Fabulation: Toward untimely and inhuman life in Alexis Wright's The Swan Book In: Australian Feminist Studies, 31, 305 - 318
- Daley, L. (2015). Rendering visible: painting and sexuate subjectivity In: Educational Philosophy and Theory, 47, 608 - 621
- Daley, L. (2015). Embodied encounters: The photographic seeds of Rolf de Heer and Peter Djigirr's ten canoes In: De-Signing Design: Cartographies of Theory and Practice, Lexington Books, Lanham, United States
- Daley, L. (2014). Luce Irigaray's Aesthetic In: Generos: Multidisciplinary Journal of Gender Studies, 3, 310 - 325
14 PhD Completions and 4 Masters by Research Completions6 PhD Current Supervisions