Catherine Driscoll

Position: Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies
Institution: The University of Sydney
Geographical area: Australia & New Zealand

Research areas: Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Youth Studies, Girl Studies, Modernity and Modernism, Popular Culture, Cultural Theory, Rural Studies

Relevant Publications

Driscoll, Catherine, interviewed by Richard Nowell. ‘More slippery than it used to be’. Iluminace 6, special issue on “American Youth Cinema: New Global Histories” (2014).


Driscoll, Catherine, ‘Afterword: Imagine Becoming Someone’ in Generation Multiplex: The Image of Youth in Contemporary American Cinema, ed. by Timothy Shary, revised edn, (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014), pp. 303-308.


– The Australian Country Girl: History, Image, Experience (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014).


– ‘She’s All That: Girl Sexuality and Teen Film’ in Girls’ Sexualities and the Media, ed. by Katie Harper, Yasmina Katsulis, Vera Lopez and Georganne Scheiner (New York: Peter Lang, 2013), pp. 93-108.


–  ‘Subjects of Distance: The Modernity of the Australian Country Girl’, Special Issue on ‘Gender, Modernity and Media in the Asia-Pacific’, ed. by Meaghan Morris and Catherine Driscoll, Cultural Studies, 27(2) (2013), 186-206.


– ‘Girl Culture and the Twilight Franchise’ in Twilight: Essays on Genre, Adaptation, and Reception, ed. by Anne Morey (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012), pp. 95-112.


– ‘Modernism, Cinema, Adolescence: Another History for Teen Film’, Screening the Past, 32 (2011).


– Teen Film: A Critical Introduction (London: Berg, 2011).


– ‘Girls Today: Girls, Girl Culture and Girlhood Studies’, Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1(1) (2008), 13-32.


– Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (New York: Columbia University Press, 2002).

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