Dr Joe Hardwick


School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 52277


Dr Joe Hardwick’s research interests include: French cinema; French “existentialist” literature; narrative theory; queer theory; and cultural studies.

His current research projects include:

  • Mobility, marginality and identity in le jeune cinéma français
  • The representation of gay and bisexual male characters in French cinematic love triangles
  • The transition from secondary to university French

He also teaches courses in French language, cinema, literature and cultural studies


  • RSA Diploma in TEFL, RSA
  • Ma�trise, Universite Sorbonne - Nouvelle - Paris III
  • Doctor of Philosophy, French Lit, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), The University of Queensland


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Featured Publications


  • De Nooy, Juliana, Hardwick, Joseph B. and Hanna, Barbara E. eds. (2005). Soi-disant: Life Writing in French. 1st American ed. Monash Romance Series, Newark DE: University of Delaware Press.

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Journal Article

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision