Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry

Research Staff

Dr Judith Crispin

Dr Judith Crispin
PhD (ANU)

Julfa Cemetery Digital Repatriation Project

Judith Crispin
Judith Crispin is a poet and photographer, as well as an academic in the fields of music, poetry, photography and cultural heritage. Her works are variously performed, recorded, published, and exhibited in Australia and Europe. Judith is currently Director of Photography and Co-Chief Investigator for the Julfa Project. Her photographs in remote Aboriginal communities have been published in The Lumen Seed (New York: Daylight Books, 2016). Judith is regularly invited to read her poetry at literary events including, most recently, the 26th Medellin International Poetry Festival in Colombia.

Key Publications

For working papers relating to the Julfa Cemetery project, and other articles and chapters on musicology, please see here.

The Myrrh-Bearers. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2015.

Olivier Messiaen: The Centenary Papers. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Pres, 2010.

The Esoteric Musical Tradition of Ferruccio Busoni and Its Reinvigoration in the Music of Larry Sitsky: The Operas Doktor Faust and the Golem. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2007.