Professor Louise   Ravelli
Professor

Professor Louise Ravelli

BA (Hons) Syd; MPhil, PhD Birmingham

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of the Arts and Media

I am Professor of Communication in the School of the Arts and Media at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. I have a long-standing interest in understanding how language, images and other modalities - including spatial design - work in communication contexts, using multimodal discourse analysis and systemic-functional linguistics. Books include Multimodality in the Built Environment: Spatial Discourse Analysis (Routledge, 2016, with Robert McMurtrie), Museum Texts: Communication Frameworks (Routledge, 2006), and Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts (Libri UK, 2014, with Brian Paltridge and Sue Starfield). I am joint Chief Editor of the journal Visual Communication (Sage). Current supervision includes multimodal research projects in spatial design, web analysis, music and movement.

Phone
+61 2 9385 2420
Location
311N, Level 3 Robert Webster

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2018
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2018, 'Towards a social-semiotic topography of learning spaces: tools to connect use, users, and meanings', in Ellis RA; Goodyear P (ed.), Spaces of Teaching and Learning: Integrating perspectives on teaching and research, Springer, Netherlands, pp. 63 - 80, https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811071546
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2018, 'Multimodal English', in Seargeant P; Hewings A; Pihlaja S (ed.), Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies, Routledge, London, pp. 434 - 446
    Books | 2016
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; McMurtrie RJ, 2016, Multimodality in the Built Environment: Spatial Discourse Analysis, Routledge, New York and London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315880037
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; McMurtrie RJ, 2016, 'Networked places as a communicative resource: a social-semiotic analysis of a redesigned learning space', in Carvalho L; Goodyear P; de Laat M (ed.), Place-based spaces for networked learning, Routledge, New York and London, pp. 111 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315724485
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ; McMurtrie RJ, 2016, 'Networked Places as Communicative Resources', in Place-Based Spaces for Networked Learning, Routledge, pp. 111 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315724485-9
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2016, 'Navigating the gap between text and context: foregrounding and intersemiosis', in Almeida D (ed.), Novas Perspectives Em Analise Visual: do Texto ao Contexto, Mercado de Letras, Campinas, SP, Brazil, pp. 19 - 36
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Starfield, S., Paltridge, B., Ravelli, L., , 2014, 'Researching Academic Writing: What Textography Affords', in Huisman J; Tight M (ed.), Theory and method in higher education research II (International perspectives on higher education research, Volume 10), edn. 1st, Emerald, Amsterdam ; New York : JAI, pp. 103 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1479-3628(2014)0000010011
    Books | 2014
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2014, Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts, Ravelli L; Paltridge B; Starfield S, (eds.)
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Paltridge B; Starfield S, 2014, 'Diversity in Creative and Performing Arts doctoral writing: a way forward', in Ravelli L; Paltridge B; Starfield S (ed.), Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts, pp. 389 - 406, http://libripublishing.co.uk/art-performance-and-music/doctoral-writing-in-the-creative-and-performing-arts?cPath=&zenid=1rjfi1rnu9k8i6hip0uqb31au2
    Edited Books | 2014
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Starfield S; Paltridge B, (eds.), 2014, Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts, Libri Publishing, Faringdon, Oxfordshire
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Starfield S; Ravelli LJ; Paltridge B; Tuckwell K; Nicholson S, 2014, 'Genre in the creative-practice doctoral thesis: Diversity and unity', in Garzone G; Ilie C (ed.), Genres and genre theory in transition, BrownWalker Press, Boca Raton, Florida USW, pp. 89 - 105, http://www.brownwalker.com/book.php?method=ISBN&book=1612337201
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Starfield S; Paltridge B; Ravelli L, 2012, ''Why do we have to write?': Practice-based theses in the visual and performing arts and the place of writing', in Berkenkotter C; Bhatia VK; Gotti M (ed.), Insights into academic genres, Peter Lang, Bern, pp. 169 - 190
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2010, 'Systemic-Functional Linguistics', in Malmkjaer K (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Linguistics, edn. 2, Routledge, London UK, pp. 524 - 537
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2008, 'Analysing Space: Adapting and Extending Multimodal Frameworks', in Unsworth L (ed.), Multimodal Semiotics: Functional Analysis in Contexts of Education, edn. 1, Continuum, London, pp. 15 - 49
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Stenglin M, 2008, 'Feeling Space: Interpersonal Communication and Spatial Semiotics', in Antos G; Ventola E (ed.), Handbook of Interpersonal Communication, edn. 1, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 355 - 396
    Books | 2006
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2006, Museum Texts: Communication Frameworks, 1, Routledge, London and New York
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2005, 'Shopping with ranks', in Hasan R; Matthiessen C; Webster JJ (ed.), Continuing Discourse on Language: A Functional Perspective, edn. 1, Equinox Publishing, London, pp. 155 - 158
    Books | 2004
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2004, Analysing Academic Writing, Ravelli LJ; Ellis RA, (ed.), Continuum, UK
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2004, 'Signalling the organization of written texts: hyper-Themes in management and history essays', in Ravelli L; Ellis RA (ed.), Analysing Academic Writing: Contextualized Frameworks, edn. First, Continuum Publishing Co, London, pp. 104 - 130
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ, 2003, 'Renewal of connection', in Grammatical Metaphor, John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 37 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/cilt.236.04rav
    Books | 2003
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    2003, Grammatical metaphor: views from systemic functional linguistics, VandenBergen A; Taverniers M; Ravelli L, (eds.), John Nenjamins, Amsterdam
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2003, 'Renewal of connection: Integrating theory and practice in an understanding of grammatical metaphor', in Grammatical metaphor: views from systemic functional linguistics, edn. Original, John Nenjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 37 - 64
    Book Chapters | 1999
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 1999, 'Getting Started with functional analysis of texts', in Researching language in schools and communities: Functional linguistic perspectives., edn. Original, Cassell, London, pp. 27 - 65
    Books | 1999
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 1999, Metaphor,Mode and Complexity: an exploration of co-varying patterns;, Original, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ, 1998, 'The consequences of choice', in Linguistic Choice across Genres, John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 137 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/cilt.158.11rav
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 1998, 'The consequences of choices: discursive positioning in an art institution', in Linguistic Choice Across Genres: variation in spoken and written English, edn. Original, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam, pp. 137 - 154
    Books | 1995
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Ferguson L; MacLulich C, 1995, Meanings and messages: language guidelines for museum exhibitions, The Australian Museum, Sydney, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 1995
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ, 1995, '6. A dynamic perspective', in On Subject and Theme, John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 187 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/cilt.118.07rav
    Books | 1992
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 1992, Advances in Systemic Linguistics: Recent Theory and Practice, Davies M; Ravelli L, (ed.), Pinter, UK
    Book Chapters | 1988
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 1988, 'Grammatical metaphor: an initial analysis', in Steiner EH; Veltman R (ed.), Pragmatics, Discourse and Text: Some systemically-inspired approaches, Pinter Publishers, London, pp. 133 - 147
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Wildfeuer J, 2021, 'Editorial Note', Visual Communication, vol. 20, pp. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1470357221991682
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2020, 'Nina Norgaard. 2019. Multimodal Stylistics of the Novel: More than words. Review', RASK, vol. 51, pp. 75 - 80
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2019, 'Pedagogical strategies for developing interpretive language about images: A tertiary experience', English Teaching: Practice and Critique, vol. 18, pp. 100 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ETPC-12-2017-0173
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2019, 'Diversifying readings: Spatial discourse analysis and the Na'vi River journey', Journal of Multicultural Discourses, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17447143.2019.1621324
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Adami E; Boeriis M; Ravelli L; Veloso F; Wildfeuer J, 2019, 'Editorial', Visual Communication, vol. 18, pp. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1470357218817725
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2019, 'Multimodality and the register of disciplinary History: Challenges for new texts and old theories', Language, Context and Text, vol. 1, pp. 341 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/langct
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ; Van Leeuwen T, 2018, 'Modality in the digital age', Visual Communication, vol. 17, pp. 277 - 297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1470357218764436
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Wildfeuer J; Adami E; Boeriis M; Ravelli LJ; Veloso FOD, 2018, 'Special Issue: Analysing digitized visual culture', Visual Communication, vol. 17, pp. 271 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1470357218770584
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Adami E; Boeriis M; Veloso FOD; Wildfeuer J, 2018, 'Visual Communication: Mobilizing Perspectives', Visual Communication, vol. 17, pp. 397 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1470357218794838
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Heberle VM, 2016, 'Bringing a museum of language to life: the use of multimodal resources for interactional engagement in the Museu da Língua Portuguesa, Brazil', Revista Brasileira de Linguística Aplicada, vol. 16, pp. 521 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1984-639820159920
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2016, 'Using a model of verbal art to analyse the visual: Analysing multimodal texts in secondary English', English in Australia, vol. 51, pp. 32 - 40
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2014, 'The Objects of Experience: Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums', Visitor Studies, vol. 17, pp. 225 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10645578.2014.945356
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2014, 'Analise do espaco: adaptacao e ampliacao de esquemas multimodais.', Matraga 34: Estudos Linguisticos e Literarios, vol. 21, pp. 206 - 227
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Paltridge B; Starfield S; Tuckwell K, 2013, 'Extending the notion of 'text': The visual and performing arts doctoral thesis', Visual Communication, vol. 12, pp. 395 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1470357212462663
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Almeida D; Ravelli L, 2013, 'Interview with Louise Ravelli', Ilha do Desterro, pp. 233 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2013n64p233
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Paltridge B; Starfield S; Ravelli L; Tuckwell K, 2012, 'Change and stability: Examining the macrostructures of doctoral thesis in the visual and performing arts', Journal of English for Academic Purposes, vol. 11, pp. 332 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2012.08.003
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2012, 'Review: David Banks, The Development of Scientific Writing: Linguistic Features and Historical Context (Equinox, 2008)', English for Specific Purposes, vol. 31, pp. 284 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.esp.2012.03.004
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ; Starfield S, 2008, 'Typography and disciplinary identity in academic writing', Information Design Journal, vol. 16, pp. 133 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/idj.16.2.06rav
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Starfield S, 2008, 'Typography and disciplinary identity in academic writing', Information Design Journal, vol. 16, pp. 133 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/idj.16.1.06rav
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ, 2007, 'Genre and the Museum Exhibition', Linguistics and the Human Sciences, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/lhs.v2i2.299
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L; Starfield S, 2006, '`The writing of this thesis was a process that I could not explore with the positivistic detachment of the classical sociologist`: Self and structure in New Humanities research theses', Journal of English for Academic Purposes, vol. 5, pp. 222 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2006.07.004
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2006, 'Genre and the Museum Exhibition', Linguistics and the Human Sciences, vol. 2.2, pp. 289 - 317
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2000, 'Beyond Shopping: Constructing the Sydney Olympics in Three-dimensional Text', Text, vol. 20, pp. 1 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/text.1.2000.20.4.489
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2000, 'Retrospective: Looking Back at 20th Century Advertising', Currents-Colgate-Palmolive Staff Magazine, pp. 4 - 6
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ, 1998, 'Review of Ghadessy (1995): Thematic Development in English Texts', Functions of Language, vol. 5, pp. 100 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/fol.5.1.08rav
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 1998, 'Review of Mohsen Ghadessy (ed.), Thematic Development in English Textx in Functions of Language', Functions of Language, pp. 100 - 103
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli LJ, 1996, 'Making Language Accessible: Successful Text Writing for Museum Visitors', Linguistics and Education, vol. 8, pp. 367 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0898-5898(96)90017-0
  • Conference Papers | 2001
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 2001, 'Matching Purpose with Substance: Adding a Meaning Interface to Usability Studies', in A Conference to Explore the Challenges for Workplaces, Colleges and Universities, A Conference to Explore the Challenges for Workplaces, Colleges and Universities, Sept Conrad Jupiters Gold Coast, presented at A Conference to Explore the Challenges for Workplaces, Colleges and Universities, Sept Conrad Jupiters Gold Coast, 02 September 2001 - 04 September 2001
    Conference Papers | 1998
    Professor Louise Ravelli
    Ravelli L, 1998, 'Making meaning: how, what and why?', in Museums making meaning - communication by design, Museums making meaning: communication by design. Papers from the Museums Australia Inc (NSW) 1997 State Conference, pp. 2 - 11, presented at Museums making meaning: communication by design. Papers from the Museums Australia Inc (NSW) 1997 State Conference

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