Jenny Lawn

Dr Jennifer (Jenny) Lawn is senior lecturer in the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University's Auckland campus. Her teaching and research interests encompass the postcolonial Gothic, contemporary cultural studies in Aotearoa New Zealand, and representations of trauma in literature and film. Jenny is a co-editor (with Misha Kavka and Mary Paul) of an anthology of essays and visual arts, Gothic NZ: The Darker Side of Kiwi Culture (University of Otago Press, 2006). Her most recent articles include studies on postcolonial apologies, the public administration of creativity, the impact of neoliberalism in Maori fiction, storytelling in Lloyd Jones' novel Mister Pip, and Janet Frame's fictional appropriations of Freud.

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