Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Dr Shane Greentree

EDUCATION/TRAINING

2008-2013
Doctor of Philosophy - Macquarie University
Modern History
Scholarship: 'British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1763-1886'.
Thesis: 'Reading the Female Historian: Representations of Catharine Macaulay, 1760-1900'.

2004-2007
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) - University of Sydney
Major: History Minor: English
Thesis: 'From Viragos to Feminists: The reception and legacy of Catharine Macaulay and Mary Wollstonecraft'.

ARTICLES

'Mrs. Macaulay's Footman: The Life and Afterlife of an Anecdote', Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History, 44.3 (Summer 2015), 317-339.  

'Writing Against Sophie: Mary Hays' Female Biography as Enlightenment Feminist Critique of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Emile', Eighteenth-Century Life, 'Ideas and Enlightenment' special issue (2016) [forthcoming]

'Rioting in Intellectual Luxury; The Innovations and Influence of Mary Hays's 'Catherine Macaulay Graham', Women's Writing special issue The Invention of Female Biography [Forthcoming]

CONFERENCE PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS

'Writing Against Sophie: Mary Hays' Female Biography as Enlightenment Feminist Critique of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Emile', 'Ideas and Enlightenment: The Long Eighteenth Century', David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of Sydney (December 2014)

The Problematic Potential of Revising Authorial Reputation: The Case of Victorian Writing on Catharine Macaulay', 'Rethinking Intellectual History', University of Sydney, (April 2015)

'Two Memoirs of Mary: William Godwin and Mary Hays Re-Read Mary Wollstonecraft', Re-Reading Romanticism, RSAA, University of Melbourne (July 2015)

'A generous tear': Gender and Emotion in Catharine Macaulay and David Hume's Accounts of the Death of Charles I', 'Intersections in History', Australian Women's History Network, Queen Victoria Building, Melbourne (April 2016).

'A Cultivated Mind: Early Posthumous Writing on Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1803', Long Eighteenth-Century Reading Group, University of Sydney (July 2016)

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

'Charles James Fox', Love Bites; Caricatures of James Gillray, biographical entry for online exhibition at the Ashmolean. http://www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/lovebites/mgc/map/getbio.php?pid=3 [February 2015]

''Henry Dundas'', Love Bites; Caricatures of James Gillray, biographical entry for online exhibition at the Ashmolean. http://www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/lovebites/mgc/map/getbio.php?pid=15 [February 2015]