Joseph Appleton

Joseph Appleton

Joseph Appleton is a PhD candidate working across the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies and the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. Joseph’s research areas of interest include: embodiment, phenomenology, queer theory, critical disability studies, ethnography, gender/identity/sexuality in performance, political performance/s, dangerous performance/s, and ritual. Previously, Joseph’s research has been focussed on critical and creative pedagogies, as well as issues surrounding performance and ethics when (re)staging asylum in Australia. Joseph also works as an arts practitioner on various group and community developed projects in Melbourne, Australia, and they have taught/coordinated undergraduate subjects for the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, as well as delivered interdisciplinary units across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, at the University of Sydney.