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.


Staff and postgraduate students are actively involved in a variety of research

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  • Peter Thompson

    Let’s stop selling ourselves short

    Senior lecturer in Media Studies and Chair of the Better Public Media Trust Dr Peter Thompson writes for Newsroom that we must stand up to Mark Zuckerberg and other social media giants or we sell ourselves short as citizens and as a public.

  • THEA 323 at CubaDupa

    Acting up at CubaDupa

    Theatre programme director Dr Lori Leigh took her THEA 323 class to CubaDupa, collaborating on street performances with performance group 'Insecurity Guards' and the Playshop Performance Company.

  • David O'Donnell

    Converting quantum physics into art

    Associate Professor David O'Donnell (Theatre Programme) is interviewed in the Otago Daily Times about a show he is co-directing in Dunedin. Fission is a physical theatre piece created through a collaboration of Dunedin physics and theatre, music, dance and design professionals.

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  • How much is too much? Interactivity in new immersive media

    As virtual reality reaches mainstream adoptions there are concerns around gimmicky uses of its interactive components and 360-degrees space. This seminar asks, how much is enough to justify the expense of the headsets and VR production and how much is too much?

    Venue: Room 103, 81 Fairlie Terrace (FT81/103)