Research Awards and Prizes

Research awards & prizes

  • Peterson, Will, Special Commendation Marlis Thiersch Award 2011 Australasian Association for the study of Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies (ADSA) award for the best article or chapter for “Performing Indigeneity in the Cordillera: Dance, Identity and Politics in the Highlands of Luzon.” Asian Theatre Journal 27.2 2010.
  • Griffiths, Jane, Dean’s Award for Media Engagement, 2011
  • Casey, Maryrose, Monash Research Accelerator Program Fellowship 2011-12
  • Casey, Maryrose, Dean of Arts Early Career Researcher of the Year Award 2010, Monash University
  • Griffiths, Jane, Dean’s Commendation for  Innovation and Industry Engagement (Monash/Malthouse Theatre ARC Linkage) 2010
  • Casey, Maryrose, Short listed Marlis Thiersch Award 2010 ADSA award for the best article or chapter. ‘Theatre or Corroboree, what’s in a name? Framing Indigenous Australian nineteenth century commercial performance practices’ in Creating White Australia, (eds) Jane Carey and Claire McLisky, University of Sydney, 2009.
  • Casey, Maryrose, Short listed Marlis Thiersch Award 2010. ADSA award for the best article or chapter. ‘Ngapartji Ngapartji: Telling Aboriginal Australian Stories’ in Get Real: Documentary Theatre Past and Present. (eds) Chris Megson & Alison Forsyth, Palgrave Macmillan 2009.
  • Casey, Maryrose, Special Commendation: Award for Excellence in Early Career Research 2009 Dean of Arts Early Career Researcher of the Year Award, Monash University.
  • Nobis, Felix, Graduate Research Prize (School of English, Communications and Performance Studies, Monash University) 2008
  • Casey, Maryrose, Shortlisted Marlis Thiersch Award 2008. ADSA award for the best article or chapter. ‘Carnivalising Sovereignty: Containing Indigenous Protest within the ‘white’ Australian nation’,About Performance 7 2007
  • Casey, Maryrose, Honourable mention: Award for Excellence in Early Career Research 2007. Dean of Arts Early Career Researcher of the Year Award, Monash University.
  • Casey, Maryrose, Rob Jordan Prize, 2006. Australasian Association for the study of Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies award for the best book of drama, theatre and performance studies scholarship of the previous 2 years. (awarded to Creating Frames: Contemporary Indigenous Theatre, UQP, 2004)
  • Casey, Maryrose, Dwight Conquergood Award, 2006. Performance Studies international ECR/artist award for work around cultural performance that approaches ‘ethnographic research as an ethical act, an act of performative witnessing’.
  • Casey, Maryrose, Walter McRae Russell Award, 2005. Association for the Study of Australian Literature award for the best work of literary scholarship in the previous 2 years (co-winner). (awarded to Creating Frames: Contemporary Indigenous Theatre, UQP, 2004)

Creative awards & prizes

  • Griffiths, Jane, Sappho…in 9 fragments – shortlisted for NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2011(Best New Play);
  • Griffiths, Jane, Sappho…in 9 fragments – shortlisted for Louis Esson Prize for Drama, Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2011.
  • Griffiths, Jane, R E Ross Script Development Award, 2011
  • Nobis, Felix, R E Ross Trust Script Development Award, 2010

Research fellowships

  • Peterson, Will, Visiting Professor, Theatre Studies/ Theaterwetenschap, University of Amsterdam. Master’s Program in International Performance Research (MAIPR) with University of Warwick and Universities of Tampere & Helsinki.  2010.
  • Peterson, Will, Research Fellow, Dept. of Theatre & Speech Communications, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 2010.
  • Peterson, Will, Visiting Professor, Fine Arts Program, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, 2007.
  • Casey, Maryrose, National and State Libraries of Australasia Fellowship, 2005

External grants

  • Casey, Maryrose, ARC DP10 ‘Performing Indigenous Sovereignty: Aboriginal Australian commercial performances 1800-1949’ ($155,000) 2010-2012
  • Casey, Maryrose, ARC LEIF ‘AusStage Phase 4: Harnessing collective intelligence and pioneering new visual methodologies for innovative research into Australian live performance’, lead CI Prof Julie Holledge, administered by Flinders University.($650,000) Monash CI ($24,000) 2010
  • Griffiths, Jane, ARC Linkage: Staging Sappho – towards a new methodology for performance reception. ($300,000). 2009-2012
  • Casey, Maryrose, ARC LIEF  grant  ‘AusStage: Gateway to Australian live performance, phase 3 – enhancing collaborative research methodologies through digital networking technologies’, lead CI Prof Julie Holledge, administered by Flinders University. ($300,000) Monash CI ($15,400) 2007
  • Casey, Maryrose, ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, Confronting Representations: Performing Indigenous protests.’ ($210,000). 2005-2007