Elizabeth Leane

Dr Elizabeth (Ellie) Leane, English lecturer, School  of Humanities, UTAS.
Friday 29th Nov 2013
picture by Peter Mathew

Elizabeth Leane is Professor of English in the College of Arts, Law and Education at the University of Tasmania, where she is also associate dean of research and performance. She is arts and culture editor of The Polar Journal and a past Australian Antarctic Arts Fellow.

Her publications include Antarctica in Fiction as well as South Pole: Nature and Culture and Anthropocene Antarctica.


Where borders break down

Essay WHEN EXPLAINING MY Antarctic research to new acquaintances, at a dinner party or a barbeque, I can usually predict the direction of the conversation. First comes surprise and – depending on the crowd – perhaps delight that someone working in the...

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