Doctor Maria Angel

Doctor Maria Angel

Senior Lecturer,
Communications (Sohca)

Senior Lecturer,
Communications (Sohca)



  • PhD Murdoch University
  • BA Murdoch University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Communications (Sohca)
  • Communications (Sohca)


Phone: (02) 9852 5152
Location: K.1.47
Penrith (Kingswood)

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Chapters in Books

  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2017), 'At the speed of light : cyberfeminism, xenofeminism and the digital ecology of bodies', #WomenTechLit, West Virgina University 9781943665907.
  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2010), 'Memory and Motion: the body in electronic writing', Beyond the Screen: transformations in literary structures, interfaces and genres, Transcript 9783837612585.
  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2009), 'On Moving and Being Moved: The Corporeality of Writing in Literary Fiction and New Media Art', Literature and Sensation, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 9781443801164.
  • Angel, M. (2004), 'Physiology and Fabrication: The Art of Making Visible', Images of the Corpse: From the Renaissance to Cyberspace, The University of Wisconsin Press/Popular Press 0299197905.

Journal Articles

  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2015), 'The futures of writing : experiments in digital exscryption', Journal of Poetics Research, vol 3 .
  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2014), 'The ethos of 'walking' : digital writing and the temporal animation of space', Formules, vol 18 , pp 151 - 163.
  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2013), 'At the time of writing : digital media, gesture and handwriting', Electronic Book Review, vol 2013, no August .
  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2011), 'Geospatial Aesthetics: Time, Space, Agency and Movement in Electronic Writing', Spache und Literatur, vol 108, no 42 , pp 13 - 21.
  • Angel, M. (2009), 'Seeing Things: Image and Affect', Cultural Studies Review, vol 15, no 2 , pp 132 - 146.
  • Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2006), 'Media Affect and the Face: Biomediation and the Political Scene', Southern Review: Communication, Politics and Culture, vol 38, no 2 , pp 24 - 39.
  • Angel, M. (2005), 'Brainfood: rationality, aesthetics and economies of affect', textual Practice, vol 19, no 2 , pp 323 - 348.

Conference Papers

  • Grigar, D., Tabbi, J., Kirschenbaum, M., Tata, M., Heckman, D., Angel, M. and Gibbs, A. (2009), 'E-Ject: On the Ephemeral Nature, Mechanisms, and Implications of Electronic Objects'', Digital Arts and Culture Conference, Irvine, calif.

Other Publications

  • 2015, 'ADELTA: The Australian Directory of Electronic Literature and Text-based Art', Recorded Work

Previous Projects

Title: Dynamic Facial Analysis
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Maria Angel
Years: 2000-05-12 - 2001-05-31
ID: P0012914
Title: Writing in the Image Culture
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Anna Gibbs and Maria Angel
Years: 2007-12-10 - 2008-12-09
ID: P0015904
Title: Creative nation: writers and writing in the new media arts
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Anna Gibbs and Maria Angel
Years: 2011-03-29 - 2014-12-30
ID: P00018284


Doctor Angel is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Online Videogame Critics: Charting the Course of an Emerging Community of Videogame Critics and its Implications for Videogame Discourse.
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Writing Women: Text, Desire and the Feminine Subject
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: From "Work Choices" to "Working Families": Political Marketing and Discourse from Howard to Rudd
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Shared Concerns: Investigating Ways Instrumental Teachers Learn to Teach
Field of Research: Education Not Elsewhere Classified
Thesis Title: Creative Nation: Writers and Writing in the New Media Arts
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: The Image. An Attribution of Meaning
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: 'The Venae Cavae'
Field of Research: Creative Arts
Thesis Title: Theatres of Representation: Discourses of War and Cinema
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: From Rant to Revolution: The Possibilities and Limitations of Motherhood Memoir
Field of Research: Society And Culture

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