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

Jul6SeminarsSeminar - Matt Cook: Queer Domesticities: taking queer history indoors
Date: 6 July 2015
Time: 12.00 pm
Venue: Room 103, 81 Fairlie Terrace, Gate 10
Matt CookIn this seminar Matt Cook uses his latest book Queer Domesticities: homosexuality and home… Read more

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News

8 June 2015 Surveillance talk by Media Studies lecturer and students
Dr Kathleen Kuehn presented a talk with three MDIA 322 students on surveillance and lost privacy. Read more
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

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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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Māori Television and Onscreen Indigeneity research project

Jo SmithDr Jo Smith, together with Dr Sue Abel from the University of Auckland, 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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