Classical Studies tutor wins Critical Theory Award

Dr. Amanda Wrigley (Associate Lecturer on Exploring the classical world (A219)), who completed her PhD in the Department of Classical Studies in 2009, has won the Philadelphia Constantinidis Essay in Critical Theory Award 2010 for publishing a chapter of her thesis.

Dr Wrigley receives a plaque and $1000 for her article ‘A Wartime radio Odyssey: Edward Sackville-West and Benjamin Britten’s The Rescue (1943)’ in the academic journal Radio Journal – International Studies in Broadcast and Audio Media.

The prize is awarded by the Board of the (American) Comparative Drama Conference for ‘the best comparative essay on any aspect and period of Greek drama or theatre published in English in any journal’.

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