Lecturer in Festival and Event Management
Associate Professor in Intercultural Business Communication
Stanley, P. (2015). Writing the PhD Journey(s): An Autoethnography of Zine-Writing, Angst, Embodiment, and Backpacker Travels. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 44(2), 143-168. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891241614528708
Doing PhD is a “black box.” While inputs, outputs, and milestones are visible, there is a sizeable gap in our understanding of candidates’ lived experiences. This may cause so...
Stanley, P. (2013). Lessons from China: Understanding what Chinese students want. English Australia Journal : the Australian Journal of English Language Teaching, 28(2), 38-52
Students from the People's Republic of China are the single largest cohort of international students in Australia, and although attempts have been made to understand their nee...
Stanley, P. (2013). A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China: Shanghaied in Shanghai. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Tens of thousands of Western ‘teachers’, many of whom would not be considered teachers elsewhere, are employed to teach English in public and private education in China. Littl...
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication
Zhou, V. X. (2010). Becoming an independent learner through cultural transitions. In F. Su (Ed.), Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys, 89-103. Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys: Trentham Books
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Smith, P. V., & Zhou, V. X. (2008). The dissonance between insider and outsider perspectives of the 'Chinese problem': Implications for one of the UK's largest undergraduate programmes. In T. Coverdale-Jones, & P. Rastall (Eds.), Internationalising the university: The Chinese context, 130-146. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan
Stanley, P. (2015). Language-learner Tourists in Australia: Problematizing 'The Known' and its Impact on Interculturality. In D. J. Rivers (Ed.), Resistance to the Known: Counter-Conduct in Language Education, 23-46. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137345196_2
Think of ‘typical’ Australian scenes, and what springs to mind? Likely images include blond surfers on sun-drenched beaches, Indigenous faces patterned with paint, Sydney Oper...