At the University of Sydney, Georgia Monaghan has taught the following Creative Writing course within the English Department's undergraduate program. She was awarded a Dean's Citation for Excellence for her teaching in 2019.
(second year undergraduate; seminars and workshops)
This unit fosters students' practice and knowledge of creative writing through interactive workshops, seminars and lectures led by established writers and academics. Exploring the theoretical and practical dimensions of developing a personal creative writing practice, the unit emphasizes writing as a mode of intellectual, historical and aesthetic engagement with the contemporary.
At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- understand the relationship between literary and writing-focused theory and creative practice, and the fundamental significance of reading
- respectfully and usefully critique both their own and others’ writing in the classroom as well as online, and to assess and use constructive feedback
- position their own creative and critical writing within contemporary practices and debates
- sustain and continue their creative writing practice.
Selected Conference Papers
“In Search of the New York City New Woman novel: Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie and the NYC New Woman as Actress,” Department of English Research Seminar Series, University of Sydney, 6 October 2021
“Neith Boyce's The Bond and the NYC New Woman as Bohemian,” Nineteenth Century Studies Group, University of Sydney, 18 November 2021
"Physical vs Metaphysical Sites of Memory: The Spectacular Feminine in Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire," “The Place of Memory and Memory of Place” International Conference, St Anne’s College, University of Oxford, 22-23 June 2019