Dr Adam Brown

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer In Media, Communication And Public Relations

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, Deakin University, 2004
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Deakin University, 2005
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2010
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012

Contact

adam.brown@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43956

Research interests

Holocaust studies; digital media; surveillance; Holocaust studies.

Affiliations

Australia and New Zealand Communications Association (ANZCA).

Teaching interests

ALC101: Making Sense of Text, Image and Meaning (mixed mode).

ALC102: Making Sense of New Media (mixed mode).

ALC201: Exploring New Media: Users, Settings, Implications (mixed mode).

Professional activities

Service to university:

Faculty of Arts and Education Access and Equity Reference Group (AERG).

Joint Institute of Koori Education / Faculty of Arts and Education Committee.

School of Communication and Creative Arts Teaching and Learning Committee.

Service to community:

Volunteer at Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Awards

Isi Leibler Prize, Deakin University, 2009 (Vice Chancellors Award for the thesis which best contributes to advancing knowledge of racial, religious or ethnic prejudice in any time or place, or to advancing knowledge of multiculturalism and community relations in Australia).

Naomi and Isi Leibler Prize, Deakin University, 2009 (for the best MA or PhD thesis approved during the previous year in the area of Social Sciences; joint winner).

Deans Award for Excellence in Teaching (Sessional Staff), Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, 2009.

Highly Commended Iain Brash Prize (University of Western Australia), 2009 (for the refereed article Marginalising the Marginal in Holocaust Films: Fictional Representations of Jewish Policemen, published in Limina).

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship, 2005.

Rabbi Dr Israel Porush Prize for the best overall academic record in the area of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University, 2003.

Projects

Representations of women in Holocaust film.

Digital media in museums.

Publications

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2015

Representing rape in Holocaust film : Exhibiting the eroticised body for the camera’s gaze

Dr Adam Brown, Deb Waterhouse-Watson

(2015), pp. 169-184, Aftermath : Genocide, memory and history, Caulfield East, Vic., B1

chapter

Educating generation next: screen media use, digital competencies and tertiary education

Dr Toija Cinque, Dr Adam Brown

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 1-18, Digital culture and education, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2014

Narratives of judgement: representations of 'privileged' Jews in Holocaust documentaries

Dr Adam Brown

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. -, La Revue LISA, Caen, France, C1

journal

Reconfiguring narrative in contemporary board games: Story-making across the competitive-cooperative spectrum

Dr Adam Brown, Deb Waterhouse-Watson

(2014), pp. 5-19, Intensities: the journal of cult media, unknown, C1

journal

When the Holocaust Comes to Harlem: Traumatic Memory, Race, and Economic (In)Justice in American Holocaust Film

Dr Adam Brown, Danielle Christmas

(2014), pp. 8-38, Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives, Newcastle upon Tyne, B1

chapter

Between whores and heroes: Women, voyeurism and ambiguity in Holocaust Film

Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Dr Adam Brown

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 1-1, Outskirts: feminisms along the edge, Western Australia, Australia, C1

journal

The other side of a slap in the face: Judgement and the ambiguities of violence in holocaust testimony

Dr Adam Brown, Deb Waterhouse-Watson

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 1-17, Dandelion, London, England, C1

journal

Playing for their lives: Music, musicians, and trauma in Holocaust film

Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Dr Adam Brown

(2014), Vol. 29, pp. 1-16, Dapim : Studies on the Holocaust, Bingley, England, C1

journal

The Future of the Past: Digital Media in Holocaust Museums

Dr Adam Brown, Deb Waterhouse-Watson

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 1-32, Holocaust Studies: a journal of culture and history, , C1-1

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2013

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s multiplatform projects : industrial logics of children’s content provision in the digital television era

Dr Leonie Rutherford, Dr Adam Brown

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 201-221, Convergence : the international journal of research into new media technologies, London, England, C1

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Judging 'privileged' Jews: Holocaust ethics, representation, and the 'grey zone'

Dr Adam Brown

(2013), New York, NY, A1

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Holocaust testimony and the question of 'guilt'

Dr Adam Brown, Deb Waterhouse-Watson

(2013), pp. 116-127, Testimony, witness, authority: the politics and poetics of experience, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, B1

chapter

Runebound

Dr Adam Brown

(2013), pp. 30-31, The Place of Rest, Geelong, J3

works

Happiness

Dr Adam Brown

(2013), pp. 31-32, The Place of Rest, Geelong, Vic., J3

works

To Be Torn Like This

Dr Adam Brown

(2013), pp. 31-31, The Place of Rest, Geelong, Vic., J3

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2012

Beautiful, unethical, dangerous : screening surveillance and maintaining insecurities

Dr Adam Brown, Dr Tony Chalkley

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-12, Reconstruction : studies in contemporary culture, Bowling Green, Oh., C1

journal

Enigma of evil

Dr Adam Brown

(2012), pp. 44-44, Lightstream, Geelong, Vic., J3

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Enigmatic moments

Dr Adam Brown

(2012), pp. 45-46, Lightstream, Geelong, Vic., J3

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Shame

Dr Adam Brown

(2012), pp. 41-41, Light falls, Geelong, Vic., J3

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On October 19th, 2012

Dr Adam Brown

(2012), pp. 41-42, Light falls, Geelong, Vic., J3

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Screening women’s complicity in the holocaust : the problems of judgement and representation

Dr Adam Brown

(2012), Vol. 17, pp. 75-98, Holocaust studies : a journal of culture and history, Edgware, England, C1

journal

What was unseen now seen

Dr Adam Brown

(2012), pp. 1-1, Writing on : 2011 Geelong writers anthology, Barwon Heads, Vic., J3-1

works
2011

Multiplatform innovation and participatory citizenship : the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s digital children’s television projects

Dr Leonie Rutherford, Dr Adam Brown

(2011), Vol. 2, pp. 44-65, Citizenship and Globalisation Research Papers, v.2, no.3, Burwood, Vic., C1

journal

‘No one will ever know...’ : the Holocaust, ‘privileged’ Jews, and the ‘grey zone’

Dr Adam Brown

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 95-116, History Australia, Clayton, Vic., C1

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Women in the "Grey Zone"? Ambiguity, Complicity and Rape Culture

Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Dr Adam Brown

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. -, M/C journal, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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Postcolonial play : constructions of multicultural identities in ABC children's projects

Dr Adam Brown, Dr Leonie Rutherford

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 1-6, M/C : a journal of media and culture, Brisbane, Qld, C1

journal
2010

Beyond ‘good’ and ‘evil’: breaking down binary oppositions in holocaust representations of ‘privileged’ Jews

Dr Adam Brown

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 407-418, History Compass, Oxford, England, C1

journal

"Privileged' Jews, holocaust representation and the 'limits' of judgement : the case of Raul Hilberg

Dr Adam Brown

(2010), pp. 63-86, AAEH 2009 : Proceedings of the XVIIth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Association of European Historians : Europe's Expansions and Contractions, Unley, S.A., E1

conference

Confronting 'choiceless choices' in Holocaust videotestimonies : judgement, 'privileged' Jews, and the role of the interviewer

Dr Adam Brown

(2010), Vol. 24, pp. 79-90, Continuum : journal of media and cultural studies, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Proposal in the highlands

Dr Adam Brown

(2010), pp. 40-45, World enough, Geelong, VIC, J3

works

Oedipus today

Dr Adam Brown

(2010), pp. 38-39, World enough, Geelong, VIC, J2

works
2009

Trauma and holocaust video testimony : the intersection of history, memory, and judgment in the interview process

Dr Adam Brown

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 44-54, Traumatology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1-1

journal

Marginalising the marginal in holocaust films : fictional representations of jewish policeman

Dr Adam Brown

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 1-10, Limina : a journal of historical and cultural studies, Nedlands, W.A., C1

journal

A cold coming we had of it

Dr Adam Brown

(2009), pp. 50-50, Border land, Geelong, VIC, J3-1

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Goodbye, Emily Dickinson

Dr Adam Brown

(2009), pp. 52-52, Border land, Geelong, VIC, J3-1

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Letter home

Dr Adam Brown

(2009), pp. 52-53, Border land, Geelong, VIC, J3-1

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Happiness

Dr Adam Brown

(2009), pp. 53-53, Border land, Geelong, VIC, J3-1

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December 1938

Dr Adam Brown

(2009), pp. 51-52, Border land, Geelong, VIC, J3-1

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2008

Traumatic memory and holocaust testimony : passing judgement in representations of Chaim Rumkowski

Dr Adam Brown

(2008), Vol. 15, pp. 128-144, Colloquy : text theory criticism, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal

Naught remains of fire and ash

Dr Adam Brown

(2008), pp. 40-40, Chance encounters, Geelong, Vic, J3-1

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Facing up to things

Dr Adam Brown

(2008), pp. 43-44, Chance encounters, Geelong, VIC, J2-1

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See what I see

Dr Adam Brown

(2008), pp. 38-39, Chance encounters, Geelong, Vic., J2-1

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Back and forth

Dr Adam Brown

(2008), pp. 41-42, Chance encounters, Geelong, VIC, J2-1

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2007

Santa's place in the 21st Century

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 53-55, Altered parts, Geelong, Vic, J2-1

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I remember

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 89-89, Tributaries : 2007 Geelong Writers anthology, Barwon Heads, Vic., J3-1

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O mask of day

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 90-91, Tributaries : 2007 Geelong Writers anthology, Geelong, Vic, J3-1

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Skeleton in the closet

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 47-49, Altered parts, Geelong, Vic, J3-1

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Santa is dead

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 50-52, Altered parts, Geelong, Vic, J3-1

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So far from the sunlit mountain

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 88-88, Tributaries : 2007 Geelong Writers anthology, Geelong, Vic, J2-1

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The cloud

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 92-95, Tributaries : 2007 Geelong Writers anthology, Geelong, Vic, J2-1

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The trauma of choiceless choices: the paradox of judgment in primo levis' 'grey zone'

Dr Adam Brown

(2007), pp. 142-163, Trauma, history, philosophy, Newcastle, England, B1

chapter
2006

An evaluation of Shakespeare

Dr Adam Brown

(2006), pp. 69-71, Groundwork, Geelong, Vic, J3

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Portrait of a sister

Dr Adam Brown

(2006), pp. 72-73, Groundwork, Geelong, Vic, J2-1

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The path least travelled

Dr Adam Brown

(2006), pp. 74-74, Groundwork, Geelong, Vic, J3-1

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2005

Fragments

Dr Adam Brown

(2005), pp. 33-33, Rags of time, Geelong, Vic, J2-1

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2003

A change of heart

Dr Adam Brown

(2003), pp. 28-29, Conjurings : the magician's art, Geelong, Vic, J2

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