Recognition for groundbreaking theatre studies July 26, 2010 A Murdoch University lecturer has been recognised for her “groundbreaking work of contemporary critical scholarship”. Dr Helena Grehan’s book, Performance, Ethics and Spectatorship in a Global Age, has been given the highest recognition by the Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA). Dr Grehan, a Senior Lecturer in the University’s School of Social Sciences and Humanities, was announced the joint winner of this year’s Rob Jordan Prize, an award presented every two years. The Rob Jordan Prize is given to authors who are ADSA affiliates in recognition of their significant contribution to the study of theatre or drama studies Dr Grehan’s book explores ways in which the forms of ethics developed by Emmanuel Levinas and others can be related to the spectatorship of live performance events. Through the book, Dr Grehan identifies what issues are at stake aesthetically and performatively, as well as ethically and politically. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, Murdoch achievements, School of Social Sciences and Humanities Tags: australasian association for theatre drama and performance studies, author, drama, ethics, helena grehan, performance, performance studies, theatre Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!