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.


Jan23ConferencesConference - Women and Nineteenth-Century Literature
Date: 23 January 2015
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington
This one-day conference will explore the theme of women and nineteenth-century literature from a range… Read more

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15 October 2014 A tribute to Agnes Owens
MA postgraduate in English, Rupert Pirie-Hunter's tribute to Agnes Owens' passing. Read more
30 September 2014 Flying Trapeze Fundraising for Wellington
Dr Miriam Ross, Film Lecturer and Wellington Flying Trapeze president teams up with Wellington Circus Trust. Read more
29 September 2014 Theatre PhD Student wins 3 Minute Thesis Competition
Museum inside pizza box by Michele Fontana wins Three Minute Thesis contest. Read more

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Welcome from the
Head of School

Thierry Jutel Nau 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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Māori Television and Onscreen Indigeneity

Jo SmithDr Jo Smith has received a grant from the prestigious Marsden Fund to research Māori Television.

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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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