PhD Candidate, The University of Sydney, University of Sydney

Blythe Worthy is a second year PhD candidate and archivist at the University of Sydney. Her dissertation is concerned with intersections of sensuality and abjection in Jane Campion’s miniseries and telefilms, including Two Friends, An Angel at my Table and Top of the Lake. She is currently completing a project on sex scenes in cinema and will be a visiting scholar at the University of Otago in September of this year.

Blythe’s literary criticism has been published in Philament and she has contributed film reviews to 4:3 and Senses of Cinema. In the past she has also contributed cultural criticism to SBS’s The Feed, Triple J’s Drive programs and Hack. She is Guest Editing an upcoming special edition of Philament entitled "New Waves: Twenty-First Century Feminisms." She was recently accepted as a participant to Melbourne International Film Festival's Critics Campus.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate, The University of Sydney, University of Sydney