Casual lecturer, United States Studies Centre
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".
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