Below is a list of my academic publications. Scroll down to view conference presentations from before 2011. For conference presentations from 2011 onwards go to the events page. For creative publications and creative performances, go to the Poetry page of this site.
Johnson, H., Macaulay-Rettino, X., Banderob, S., Lalani,I., Carson-Apstein, E. and Blacher, E. (2018) A Rose by any Other Name? Developing a Method of ‘Collaborative Poetics.’ Qualitative Research in Psychology. Available online
Johnson, H. and Wimpenny, K. (2018). Collaborative Poetics Network: A Pilot Study Exploring the Potential of Collaborative, Arts-based Research. Paper presented at ABR5 Conference, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Full paper available here.
Johnson, H., Carson-Apstein, E., Banderob, S. and Macualay-Rettino, X. (2017). 'You Kind of Have to Listen to me': Researching Discrimination through Poetry. Forum Qualitative Social Research/Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung, 18 (2). Available at: http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/2864 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-18.3.2864.
2016Johnson, H. (2016). "Nothing's Solid." Exploring the Lived Experiences of People with Dementia Through Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. The Qualitative Report, 21 (4): 695-711.
Joiner, R., Cuprinskaite, J., Dapkeviciute, L., Johnson, H. and Brosnan, M. (2016). Gender Differences in Response to Facebook Status Updates from Same and Opposite Gender Friends. Computers in Human Behavior, 58: 407-412.
Gregory, H. (2015). Prospecting with the 'Poetry Pioneers': Youth Poetry Slam and the U.K.'s WordCup. Liminalities, 10 (3-4). Available online here.
Cobain, D. (2014, August 2) Interview with Helen Gregory, Organiser of Glasonbury Festival's Poetry&Words Tent. Retrieved August 2, 1014 here.
Gregory, H. (2014). "I'm No Different." The Psychologist, 27 (8): Centre page spread.
Gregory, H. (2014). ‘I Will Tell You Something of My Own’ – Using the Arts and Science to Explore Life with Dementia. Journal of Dementia Care, March/April.
Gregory, H. (2014). "I Will Tell You Something of My Own" – Promoting Personhood in Dementia Through Performative Social Science. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 15 (3): Art 18. Available online here.
Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Brosnan, M., Cromby, J., Gregory, H., Guiller, J., Maras, P. & Moon, A. (2014). Publically Different, Privately the Same: Gender Differences in Response to Facebook Status Updates. Computers in Human Behavior, 39: 165-169.
Gregory, H. (2013). Youth Take the Lead: Digital Poetry and the Next Generation. English in Education, 47 (2): 118–133.
Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Brosnan, M., Cromby, J., Gregory, H., Guiller, J., Maras, P. & Moon, A. (2013). Comparing First and Second Generation Digital Natives’ Internet Use, Internet Anxiety and Internet Identification. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 16 (7): 549-552.2012
Gregory, H., Hayes, K., Jones, V. and Opher, S. (2012). Poetry in Dementia Care: Overcoming the Challenges. Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 1 (4): 22-25.
Gregory, H., Hayes, K., Jones, V. and Opher, S. (2012). Poetry in Dementia Care: One Project, Four Voices. Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 1 (3): 25-27.
Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Brosnan, M., Cromby, J., Gregory, H., Guiller, J., Maras, P. & Moon, A. (2012). Gender, Internet Experience, Internet
Identification and Internet Anxiety: A Ten Year Follow-up. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15 (7): 370-372.
Gregory, H. (2012). Poetry Performances on the Page and Stage: Insights from Slam. In, S. Gingell and W. Roy (eds.) Listening Up, Writing Down, and Looking Beyond: Interfaces of the Oral, Written, and Visual, pp. 77-96. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
Gregory, H., Hayes, K., Jones, V. and Opher, S. (2012). Using Poetry in Dementia Care: Four Voices, One Journey. Journal of Dementia Care, Jan/Feb: 27-30.
Gregory, H., Hayes, K., Jones, V. and Opher, S. (2012). Issues and Impacts of Poetic Interventions in Dementia. Journal of Dementia Care, March/April: 20-23.
Shake the Dust. (2012). The Importance of Youth Slam: An Interview with Dr Helen Gregory. Click here to read.
Gregory, H. (2011). Using Poetry to Improve the Quality of Life and Care for People with Dementia: A Qualitative Analysis of the Try to Remember Programme. Arts & Health, 3 (2): 160-172.
Gregory, H. (2009). Texts in Performance: Identity, Interaction and Influence in U.K. and U.S. Poetry Slam Discourses. PhD Thesis. Link to this here.
Gregory, H. (2008). The Quiet Revolution of Poetry Slam: The Sustainability of Cultural Capital in the Light of Changing Artistic Conventions. Ethnography and Education, 3 (1): 61-71. Link to a pre-proof copy of the paper here.
Gregory, H. (2008). (Re)presenting Ourselves: Art, Identity and Status in U.K. Poetry Slam. Oral Tradition, 23 (2): 201-217. Link to this paper here.
In March 2007 the abstract for my paper The Quiet Revolution of Poetry Slam: The Sustainability of Cultural Capital in the Light of Changing Artistic Conventions was published as part of The European Sociological Associations' Sociology for the Arts Conference in Luneburg, Germany. An abridged draft of this paper was published in the same year in the National Association of Gifted Children's regular newsletter, and reprinted in Gray Matters. You can access the Gray Matters copy here.
In July 2007 I published a two part article about my experience of researching poetry slam, entitled Studying Slam, on the Metaroar website. The article can be accessed here
In 2006 my paper Telling Tales: Performance Poets' Accounts of Why they Perform was presented and published as part of the 2006 Psychology Postgraduate Conference at the University of the West of England.
For presentations from 2011 onwards see the events page of this site.
Gregory, H. June 2010. Performing Poetry's Publics: Local and Global Practice Performing Publics: Performance Studies International, Toronto, Canada. (Panel discussion)
Gregory, H. September 2010. The Educational and Developmental Potential of Youth Poetry Slam Programmes. ESA RN02 Midterm Conference Great Expectations: Arts and the Future, University of Surrey, England
Gregory, H. September 2010. Art Inside Out: On Being a Poet Studying Slam. 8th International Qualitative Research Conference, Bournemouth University, England. (Helen hosted and performed poetry at this event.)
Gregory, H. & Opher, S. November 2010. Try to Remember: A Preliminary Evaluation. General Practitioners' Summit, Cheltenham, England.
Gregory, H. April 2009. Studying Social Processes at the University of Bath: Poetry Slam and the Discursive Performance of Identity. Annual British Psychological Association Conference, Brighton, England. (Helen represented the University of Bath at this conference.)
Gregory, H. September 2009. Art in Action: Exploring Poetry Slam with Ethnographic Discourse Analysis. European Sociological Association Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. (This paper is presented in the form of a short film/photo montage, which you can watch here. Please be patient as this may take a few seconds to load.)
Gregory, H. October 2009. Researching Poetry Slam. European Poetry Slam Conference, Berlin, Germany. (Invited plenary)
Gregory, H. March 2008. Paper presented at University of Exeter's Truth in Arts workshop series, Exeter, England
Gregory, H. March 2008. Performing Discourses on the 'Social' and 'Natural': Authenticity, Politics and Entertainment in U.S. and U.K. Poetry Slam. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Warwick, England. (Paper also highlighted in conference publicity materials)
Gregory, H. June 2008. Selling Slam: Marketing Poetry at the Interface of the Oral and the Written. The Oral, the Written, and Other Verbal Media, International Conference and Festival, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Gregory, H. July 2008. Paper presented at British Sociological Association Theory and Study Group Conference, 1968: Impact and Implications, London, England. (I was also on the organising committee for this highly successful conference, which featured plenaries from Lynne Segal, Ken Plummer, Paul Gilroy and Patricia Hill Collins, amongst others, and attracted international attention.)
Gregory, H. December 2008. Whose Biography is it Anyway? The Performance of Identity in U.S. Poetry Slam. European Sociological Association's Biographies Network Conference, Krakow, Poland. (Also on conference organising committee)
Gregory, H. March 2007. The Quiet Revolution of Poetry Slam: The Sustainability of Cultural Capital in the Light of Changing Artistic Conventions. The European Sociological Association's Sociology for the Arts Conference, L�neburg, Germany
Gregory, H. May 2007. Pen Pals: Hegemony and Counter-hegemony in North American Poetry Slam Discourses. Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference,University of Exeter, Exeter, England
Gregory, H. May 2007. The Quiet Revolution of Poetry Slam: The Sustainability of Cultural Capital in the Light of Changing Artistic Conventions. University of Exeter Mini Arts Symposium, Exeter, England
Gregory, H. January 2006. Telling Tales: Performance Poets' Accounts of Why they Perform. University of the West of England Psychology Postgraduate Conference, Bristol, England. (Awarded the prize for best presentation of the conference.)
Gregory, H. July 2006. Research Writes: Applying Social Scientific Methods to Creative Writing Research. Bath Spa University Conference for the PhD in Creative Writing, Bath, England (Invited paper)