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Supervisory Interests

 

Jess Moriarty is  Course Leader for the Creative Writing MA, Creative Writing BA and English Literature and Creative Writing BA here at the University of Brighton. Her research focuses on autoethnography and pedagogy in writing practice. Jess works on engaging students in community projects and using innovative and personal writing to challenge traditional academic discourse.

Supervisory Interests:

Research I am interested in supporting and supervising includes:

  • Creative Writing
  • Autoethnography
  • Community Projects
  • Creative Research Methods
  • Writing and Social Justice
  • Writing and Wellbeing

 

PhD Supervision

Russell Heywood - The Doom of Clowns: An autoethnosatire - completed 2018

Ali Williams - The passive heroine in Mills and Boon: a feminist response

Helen Dixon - Pearlfield, a poetic fictional archive (decolonial feminism in Nicaragua)

External Examiner

Elizabeth Bennett - Walking the South Downs Way - 2018

Finlay McInlay - How is the patient performing? - 2018

 

 

How I like to Teach - films by students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZgB8YsCrj8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hcv5XIUAN4

 

Publications and awards

2019

  • Conference organizer and Journal Editor. Creative futures: Every day and extraordinary utopias, 11th July 2019, University of Brighton

  • Bid to Leverhulme. Telling Stories with Pride: devising a literary archive of the HIV and AIDS epidemic in Brighton in the 1980s.

  • Adamson, R. and Moriarty, J. (Ed.) (2019) Storying the Self, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice Volume 8 Number 1, Intellect Ltd Introduction. English language

  • Awarded £3,600 by Ignite for a project entitled: The clothes on our backs:

         A community-university partnership to encourage diversity and inclusion within the curriculum (with Diversity Lewes and Brighton Museum)

 

2018

  • Moriarty, J. (20xx) Writing to resist, writing to know: Autoethnographies from Higher Education, Routledge: London

  • Panelist at Autoethnos: stories from the self, 13 April – 2 July 2018 C&C Gallery

  • Judge for the Martlet’s Hospice poetry/anthology competition, People usually are the happiest at home, May 2018

  • Moriarty, J. (2018) Empowering students as researchers: Teaching and learning autoethnography and the value of self-narratives in Jacobs, R. (Ed.) Teaching Narrative in the series Teaching The New English Series Editor B. Knights. London. Palgrave.
  • Awarded £2000 by the Information Knowledge Exchange, Rise up: Creative workshops with survivors of Domestic Abuse

 

2017

  • Conference Organizer and Journal Editor, Storying the Self (JWCP), 29th March and 14th June, University of Brighton.

  • Hayler, M. & Moriarty, J. (2017) Self-narrative and pedagogy: Stories of experience within teaching and learning, Voicing Experience: The 4th British Conference of Autoethnography, 15-16 June, 2017, University of Sussex, Brighton

  • Moriarty, J. (2017) "Writing to Resist: Storying the Self and Audit Culture in Higher Education" in Cole, K. & Hassel, H. (Ed.) Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership. Oxford, Routledge

  • Judge for the Brighton and Hove Arts Council poetry competition and festival, http://www.bhacpoetryfestival.org.uk/  November 2018

  • Hayler, M. & Moriarty, J. (Eds) (2017) Self-narrative and pedagogy: Stories of experience within teaching and learning. Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense.

  • Moriarty, J. (2017) An autoethnography from higher education: Soaring and tumbling in (Ed) Hayler, M. & Moriarty, J. Self-narrative and pedagogy: Stories of experience within teaching and learning. Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense.
  • Part of a Heritage Fund Lottery funded project (£10,000) with Diversity Lewes, promoting Sussex BME role models via an exhibition and pamphlet.

 

2016

  • Ashmore, N. and Moriarty, J. (2015), ‘From student to artist: Supporting students’ creative development through place-based work’, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, 8: 1, pp. 37–54, doi: 10.1386/jwcp.8.1.37_1

  • Aughterson, K. and Moriarty, J. (Ed.) (2016) Place-Based Arts, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice Volume 8 Number 1, Intellect Ltd Introduction. English language. doi: 10.1386/jwcp.8.1.3_7

  • Aughterson, K. and Moriarty, J. (Ed.) (2016) Place-Based Arts: Industrial Landscapes, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice Volume 8 Number 2, Intellect Ltd Introduction. English language. doi: 10.1386/jwcp.8.1.3_7

  • Ashmore, N and Moriarty, J 2016 Living Archives – Supporting

  • Creative Practice Students Learning Leaps in Interdisciplinary Workshops. C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings, X(X), pp. 1–18, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.16995/c21.8

 

            2015

  • Conference Organizer and Journal Editor, Place Based Arts (JWCP), 29th May, University of Brighton.

  • Conference Organizer, From Page to Stage: Scriptwriting, 15th-16th May, University of Brighton

  • Conference Organizer, Autoethnography, 13th May, University of Brighton

  • Moriarty, J. (2015). Analytical Autoethnodrama, Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense.

  • Reading, C. and Moriarty, J. Action and reflection: Supporting creativity in learners via interviews and inter-disciplinary workshops. The University of Birbeck, 17th April, Conference title: Inner resources:  the roles of reflexivity, self-awareness and emotional responses in the work of the academic researcher.

  • Moriarty, J. (2015). Leaving the blood in: Experiences with an autoethnographic doctoral thesis. In N. Short, Zeeman, L., & Grant, A. (Ed.), British Contemporary Autoethnography. Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense.

2014

  • Moriarty, J. How can we leave the blood in?: Autoethnodrama as a methodology that captures lived and imaginary experiences in higher education The Inaugural Conference of British Autoethnography, 22nd February 2104, University of Brighton: Grand Parade

2013

  • Moriarty, J. & Ashmore, N. Resisting the Gove-effect: Stories from cross-disciplinary workshops Towards a Progressive Arts Education: Inclusion, Change, and Intervention, British Library/UAL, 6-8 November 2013

  • Awarded 20,000 Euros for a Leonardo project entitled Vocational Training for Writers which brings together European partners to discuss ideas on playwriting and professional practice.

  • Moriarty, J. Work Write Live – Connecting creative writing with the world beyond the lecture hall Great Writing 2013 29-30th June, the 16th anniversary international creative writing conference.

  • Awarded £7,500 for Widening Participation project with local schools.

  • Adamson, R., Moriarty, J. & Rajapillai, V., ‘But is it academic enough?’: The second post,E-reading between the lines: 21st century literature, digital platforms and literacies, The Higher Education Academy Discipline Workshop and Seminar Series, 2012-13, 5th July

  • Moriarty, J. (2013). Autobiographical and Researched Experiences with Academic Writing: An Analytical Autoethnodrama. Thesis. University of Brighton. 

  • Moriarty, J. & Ashmore, N. Living Archive – Stories from creative cross-disciplinary workshops, Storyville: Exploring narratives of learning and teaching, the 2nd annual HEA Arts and Humanities conference, 29-30th May 2013, Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton

  • Moriarty, J. Leaving the blood in: Autoethnodrama as a methodology in academic research (a theoretical paper) Qualitative and Ethnographic Research: Sharing and shaping pedagogies – learning through doing. University of Exeter May 10th 2013

  • Moriarty, J. Leaving the blood in: Autoethnodrama as a methodology in academic research (a theoretical paper) Great Writing 2012 (16-17 June 2012), the 15th anniversary international creative writing conference.

2012

  • Moriarty, J. Leaving the blood in: Autoethnodrama as a methodology in academic research (a theoretical paper)

  • Great Writing 2012 (16-17 June 2012), the 15th anniversary international creative writing conference.

  •   Awarded £5,000 for a Widening Participation project entitled Writing the Blood.

  • Shaw, Katy and Moriarty, J (December 2012) Creating the sustainable: How can a creative writing module promote the sustainability agenda with the purpose of furnishing undergraduates with personal, academic and vocational skills for post-degree life?" London International Conference in Education November 2011 – Paper accepted for presentation and journal publication Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ), Volume 3 Issue 4, http://www.infonomics-society.org/LICEJ/Contents%20Page%20Volume%203%20Issue%204.pdf

  • Moriarty, J and Reading, C (2012) Linking creative processes with personal, vocational and academic development in cross-disciplinary workshops. International Journal for Cross-Displinary Subjects in Education (IJCDSE), Special Issue, Vol 1 Issue 2 ISSN:  2042 6364 (Online), http://www.infonomics-society.org/LICEJ/Published%20papers.htm

  • 2011

2010

  • Moriarty, J and Moriarty, P (2010) Using writing to motivate change: The social responsibility of the writer, the student and the educator. Writing in Education, 51 . ISSN 1361-8539

  • Moriarty, J and Reading, C (2010) Helping creative writing and visual practice students to make links between their creative processes and their personal, vocational and academic development Journal of Writing in Creative Practice Volume 3 Number 3 Intellect Ltd Article. English language. doi: 10.1386/jwcp.3.3.285_1

  • Moriarty, J and Reading, C (2010) Helping creative writing and visual                                     practice students to make links between their creative processes and their                           personal, vocational and academic development, CLTAD International Conference,12–13 April 2010, Berlin

  • Awarded £5000 by the Creative Campus Initiative to act as Project

Manager and Editor for a collaborative anthology with the universities of

Sussex and Brighton The Creative Writing Olympics Anthology (2010)

The University of Brighton: ISBN:978-1-905593-13-2

2009

  • Reading, C & Moriarty, J, 'Telling their stories: Students’ experiences with creativity', (2009) GLAD09 Conference, York St John University, (Conference and post-Conference publication),

  • Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Brighton (Conference and post-Conference publication)

  • Rajapillai, V and Moriarty, J, 'Using virtual and real spaces to enhance student learning experiences',(2009) Teaching and Learning Conference University of Brighton (Conference)

  • Funded by the Centre for Inquiry-based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences £4150 – Writing for Social Purpose

  • Funded by Creative Campus Initiative £5000 to produce and edit a collaborative creative writing anthology with Sussex and Brighton University.

2008

  • Timotijevic, J & Moriarty, J, (2008) Helping students link their academic study with reflective self-awareness through engagement with Personal Development Portfolios, Institutional Research Conference, University of Southampton (Conference and post-Conference publication)

  • Timotijevic, J & Moriarty, J, 'Helping students link their academic study with reflective self-awareness through engagement with Personal Development Portfolios,' (2008) Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Brighton (Conference and post-Conference publication)

  • Antoniou, M & Moriarty, J, 'What can academic writers learn from creative writers? Developing guidance and support for lecturers in higher education', (2008) Teaching in Higher Education

  • Funded £2000 by the Creativity Fellowship for Creative Inspiration Project

2007

  • Moriarty, J, 'The effect of writing retreats on academic staff development,' (2007) Society for Research in Higher Education (Conference)

  • Antoniou, M & Moriarty, J, 'Creative Space: Writing retreats for HE lecturers', (2007) National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) (Post- conference publication)

  • Moriarty, J, 'The Social Responsibility of the Writer,' (2007) Lapidus Conference – Writing in Health (Conference)

  • Antoniou, M & Moriarty, J, Case study: Writing retreat for academics, (2007) The Story of Research, University of Sussex (Conference)

  • Funded £35000 to run creative writing retreats with academics CETL in Creativity

  • Funded £20,000 by the commercial fellows to turn retreats into the business model www.workwritelive.com

  • Awarded an Innovation Award for workwritelive.com

 

Education

2006-2012       University of Brighton                        Professional Doctorate in     

                                                                                    Education (EdD)               

2004-2005       University of Brighton                        Postgraduate Certificate in

                                                                                    Higher Education

2001-2002       University of Sussex                           MA in Creative Writing

 

 

 

 

External positions

External Examiner, University of East London

1 Oct 20181 Oct 2022

Keywords

  • PR English literature
  • creative writing
  • autoethnography
  • pedagogy
  • community projects
  • performance

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experience Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
creativity Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
narrative Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
university teacher Social Sciences
writer Social Sciences

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Research Output 2006 2019

Conference Report: Carnival of Invention

Fennessy, J., Woods, S., Johnson, H., Rivas, C., Norbury, D., Almeida-Harvey, I., Moriarty, J., Wimpenny, K., Bushell, K. & Blake, P., 31 May 2019, In : Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 20, 2, 11 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
carnival
invention
event
art
artist

Reaching forward and back: learning from our past as pedagogy in undergraduate Creative Writing teaching

Moriarty, J. & Adamson, R., 26 Nov 2019, Autoethnographies from the Neoliberal Academy: Rewilding, Writing and Resistance in Higher Education. Moriarty, J. (ed.). 1st ed. Abingdon: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Teaching
pedagogics
qualitative research
narrative
methodology

The neoliberal academic: an autoethnographic rewilding

Moriarty, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Routledge. 287 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored

Activities 2007 2019

Extraordinary and Everyday Utopias

Jessica Moriarty (Organiser)
11 Jul 2019

Activity: EventsConference

Journal of Writing in Creative Practice (Journal)

Jessica Moriarty (Editor in chief), Ross Adamson (Editor in chief)
5 Jul 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

An archive of elderly MSM lives in Brighton from the 1980s to now

Jessica Moriarty (Member of expert group), Nicola Ashmore (Member of expert group)
1 Jul 2019

Activity: External funding peer-review

Languages (Journal)

Jessica Moriarty (Reviewer)
1 Jun 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review

Journal of Writing in Creative Practice (Journal)

Jessica Moriarty (Editor in chief), Ross Adamson (Editor in chief)
Jun 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work