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Creative Writing in the Enterprise University

Sparrow, Jeff and Davidson, Rjurik and Papadopoulos, Angelika and Gandolfo, Enza (2009) Creative Writing in the Enterprise University. In: The Margins and Mainstreams Papers: the refereed proceedings of the 14th conference of the Australian Association of Writing Programs. Australasian Association of Writing Programs.

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Abstract

This paper will present the preliminary findings of our research project, Creative Writing and the Enterprise University, aimed at identifying and analysing the implications of the growth of creative writing programs in Australia on Australian literary culture. Through in-depth interviews with key stakeholders (educators, students) from three Victorian universities and those working in the industry, this research project explores the impact of the new political economy of higher education on creative writing programs. In this paper, we examine some of the specific issues for creative writing and creative writing programs emerging from the research and the way they replicate broader arguments taking place within higher education in the context of neoliberalism and the enterprise university. The 14th conference of the AAWP held in Hamilton, New Zealand in November 2009

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780980757323
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID16969, creative writing programs, enterprise university, publishing
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
SEO Classification > 9501 Arts and Leisure
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2014 00:50
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2015 03:41
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/5437
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