Written by: Katherine Power In the arts in Australia, precarious employment, unpaid work and short-lived careers are the norm. Many artists and arts workers have “portfolio careers”, piecing together a mixture of jobs while competing for limited funding and career opportunities in the arts. COVID-19 shone
Kate Power is a critical discourse analyst, whose research and teaching focus on how meaning is made, identities and relationships constructed, and power wielded. Former Secretary of the International Gender and Language Association, she holds a teaching and research position at The University of Queensland, where she works across disciplines to address issues of social justice in which gender and language are key components. Her research addresses diverse academic, economic, media, organizational, and other social contexts, with particular sensitivity to gender, sexuality and sustainability.
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