School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

We offer a fascinating range of undergraduate and Honours courses in English Literature, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies. Our teaching staff are also experienced and innovative researchers who publish their research as books and journal articles. We host a dynamic community of students at MA and PhD levels. Read more about News and Events at the School.

Events

May28SeminarsSeminar - Peter Thompson: Fearful Asymmetry: financial market information flows after the Libor and FX fixing scandals
Date: 28 May 2015
Time: 12.00 pm
Venue: Room 103, 81 Fairlie Terrace
Peter ThompsonNo sooner had the global financial crisis subsided than the banking sector found itself… Read more

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News

12 May 2015 English book published: Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain
Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain offers a new account of women's engagement in the poetic and political cultures of seventeenth-century England and Scotland, based on poetry that was produced and circulated in manuscript. Read more
5 May 2015 2015 QS World University Rankings: Media Studies is no. 1 in NZ and top 150 in the world
2015 QS World University Rankings: Media Studies is no. 1 amongst NZ universities and top 150 in the world. Read more
5 May 2015 2015 QS World University Rankings: English Literature top 100
2015 QS World University Rankings: Victoria's English Literature is in the top 100 Read more

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Welcome from the
Head of School

David O'DonnellNau mai, haere mai. A very warm welcome to the School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies.

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Making Sense of
Mind-Game Films

Simin LittschwagerSimin Littschwager’s PhD thesis The Sensed and the Seen examines the phenomenon of mind-game films.

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The Hobbit research project

hobbitresearchprojectposterHave you seen the latest Hobbit movie? Tell us what you thought of it. You'll be part of a worldwide audience survey. The NZ representatives are Dr Lauren Anderson and Dr Joost de Bruin.

The AUP Anthology of New Zealand Literature

Anthology of New Zealand LiteratureProfessor Mark Williams and Dr Jane Stafford have edited an impressive anthology of New Zealand literature.

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