Casual lecturer, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

Tara Colley is the Lecturer for USSC6914, Key issues in American Culture. She received her PhD from the University of Sydney in 2015, and her thesis topic was “Hip-hop and Whiteness in Post-race America”. Her recent publications include: “The New Real: Iggy Azalea and the Reality Performance” and "'The Rare White at the Window': A Reappraisal of Mark Costello and David Foster Wallace's Signifying Rappers".

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer, United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney
  • 2017–2017
    Lecturer, Australian Catholic University

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Sydney, PhD in Hip Hop and Whiteness in Post-Race America

Publications

  • 2014
    Journal of American Studies, "The Rare White at the Window": A Reappraisal of Mark Costello and David Foster Wallace's Signifying Rappers
  • 2014
    Portal Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, The New Real: Iggy Azalea and the Reality Performance