Dr Adam Brown

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer In Screen and Deisgn

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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2017

Witnessing moral compromise: 'privilege', judgement and holocaust testimony

A Brown

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 327-339, Life writing, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Playing with gender: (re-)imagining women and men in fantasy board games

A Brown, D Waterhouse-Watson

(2016), pp. 133-149, Gender and sexuality in contemporary popular fantasy : beyond boy wizards and kick-ass chicks, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter

Playing with the history of Middle-Earth: board games, transmedia storytelling, and The Lord of the Rings

A Brown, D Waterhouse-Watson

(2016), Vol. 3, pp. 1-32, Journal of Tolkien research, Valparaiso, Ind., C1

journal

Mothers, monsters, heroes and whores: reinscribing patriarchy in European Holocaust films

D Waterhouse-Watson, A Brown

(2016), Vol. 30, pp. 142-157, Dapim: studies on the Holocaust, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Playing with other(ed) species: games, representation, and nonhuman animals

A Brown, D Waterhouse-Watson

(2016), Ctrl-z: new media philosophy, Perth, West Aust., C1

journal
2015

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

D Waterhouse-Watson, A Brown

(2015), Vol. 29, pp. 1-16, Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Representing rape in Holocaust film: exhibiting the eroticised body for the camera's gaze

A Brown, D Waterhouse-Watson

(2015), pp. 169-184, Aftermath: genocide, memory and history, Clayton, Vic., B1

chapter

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

T Cinque, A 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

A Brown

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

journal

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

D Christmas, A Brown

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

chapter

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

A Brown, D Waterhouse-Watson

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

journal

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

D Waterhouse-Watson, A 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

Adam Brown, Deb Waterhouse-Watson

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

journal

The future of the past: digital media in Holocaust museums

A Brown, D Waterhouse-Watson

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 1-32, Holocaust studies, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2013

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

L Rutherford, A Brown

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

journal

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

A Brown

(2013), New York, NY, A1

book

Holocaust testimony and the question of 'guilt'

A Brown, D Waterhouse-Watson

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

chapter

Runebound

A Brown

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

works

To Be Torn Like This

A Brown

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

works

Happiness

A Brown

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

works
2012

Beautiful, unethical, dangerous : screening surveillance and maintaining insecurities

A Brown, T Chalkley

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

journal

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

A Brown

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

journal

Enigma of evil

A Brown

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

works

Enigmatic moments

A Brown

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

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Shame

A Brown

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

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On October 19th, 2012

A Brown

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

works

What was unseen now seen

A Brown

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

works
2011

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

A Brown, L Rutherford

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

journal

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

L Rutherford, A Brown

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

journal

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

D Waterhouse-Watson, A Brown

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

journal

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

A Brown

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

journal
2010

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

A Brown

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

journal

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

A Brown

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

journal

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

A 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, Adelaide, S.A, E1

conference

Oedipus today

A Brown

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

works

Proposal in the highlands

A Brown

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

works
2009

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

A Brown

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

journal

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

A Brown

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

journal

December 1938

A Brown

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

works

A cold coming we had of it

A Brown

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

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Goodbye, Emily Dickinson

A Brown

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

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Letter home

A Brown

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

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Happiness

A Brown

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

works
2008

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

A Brown

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

journal

Back and forth

A Brown

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

works

Facing up to things

A Brown

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

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See what I see

A Brown

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

works

Naught remains of fire and ash

A Brown

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

works
2007

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

A Brown

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

chapter

I remember

A Brown

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

works

O mask of day

A Brown

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

works

Skeleton in the closet

A Brown

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

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Santa is dead

A Brown

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

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So far from the sunlit mountain

A Brown

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

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The cloud

A Brown

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

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Santa's place in the 21st Century

A Brown

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

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2006

An evaluation of Shakespeare

A Brown

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

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The path least travelled

A Brown

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

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Portrait of a sister

A Brown

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

works
2005

Fragments

A Brown

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

works
2003

A change of heart

A Brown

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

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Abeykoon Mudiyanselage Shamali Abeykoon

Thesis entitled: Mobile Phones, Empowerment and Female Heads of Households: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2015

Trent Evan Griffiths

Thesis entitled: Documentary tensions and the Filmmaker in the Frame

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts