Doctor Helen Koukoutsis

Doctor Helen Koukoutsis

Lecturer,
Arts (sohca)

Associate Lecturer,
Arts (sohca)

Biography

Helen Koukoutsis is an Associate Lecturer in Literary Studies in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre. She was awarded a PhD from Macquarie University and a commendation from the Vice Chancellor for a thesis of exceptional merit. She specialises in nineteenth-century American literature, especially Emily Dickinson and her cultural milieu. Helen's current research project on Dickinson and nineteenth-century Buddhism has been recently funded by a Researcher Development grant at WSU. 

This information has been contributed by Doctor Koukoutsis.

Qualifications

  • PhD Macquarie University

Professional Memberships

  • The Emily Dickinson International Society (2016)
  • Writing and Society Research Centre (2015)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Arts (sohca)
  • Arts (sohca)

Contact

Email: H.Koukoutsis@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9772 6304
Mobile:
Location: 1.G.64
Bankstown

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 100641 Approaches to Text, 2015
  • 100846 Analytical Reading and Writing, 2013
  • 100968 Texts and Traditions, 2012
  • 100968 Texts and Traditions, 2014
  • 101265 Children's Culture, 2012
  • 101626 Children's Literature: Image and Text, 2013
  • 101907 Introduction to Literary Studies, 2015

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Koukoutsis, H. (2018), '"We - Bee and I - live by the quaffing -" : seduction and volitional freedom in Emily Dickinson's alcohol poems', Emily Dickinson Journal, vol 27, no 1 , pp 74 - 93.
  • Koukoutsis, H. (2011), 'Emily Dickinson's encounter with Victorian-American Buddhism', The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol 24, no 2 , pp 1 - 30.

Other Publications

  • 2019, 'Not to be 'enied the excitement of a birth' : the pleasures of ordinary everyday (first) experience in Peter Skrzynecki's poetry', Published Work
  • 2017, 'Cicada Chimes', Published Work
  • 2016, 'Sophia', Published Work
  • 2016, 'Dad', Published Work
  • 2014, 'Waiting for the 412', Published Work
  • 2014, 'Sunday Service at St Sophia's, Bourke Street Surry Hills'', Published Work
  • 2013, 'Stopping at Rookwood: Orthodox Plot 223; At the Station; First Quarrel; Rainbow Lorikeet Bathing; Noisy Miners Count the Seconds', Published Work
  • 2012, '3am', Published Work
  • 2012, ''Paris - 2010' and At 'Serres train station'', Published Work
  • 2012, 'Death of the Happy Man; Easter Poem; Autumn Evening, the Last for the Year', Published Work
  • 2011, 'November Twilight - 2009', Published Work
  • 2011, ''Death Wrenches, Slyly' and 'Lampropholis Delicata'', Published Work
  • 2011, 'Teaching Mahmoud Darwish's Memory for Forgetfulness', Published Work

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