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
Dr Geoff Stahl has co-edited this collection of work on the history, sociology and musicology of 20th Century popular music of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, including a chapter by Dr April Henderson: 'Giving Back in Wellington: Deep Relations, Whakapapa and Reciprocity in Transnational Hip Hop.'
Associate Professor in Theatre David O’Donnell and co-author Associate Professor Lisa Warrington from the University of Otago have been awarded the Rob Jordan Prize for the best book on a subject related to drama or theatre studies by the Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA).
Foster, Regulate, Exclude: Biopolitical Configurations in the Islamic State’s Administrative Apparatus
Was the caliphate only a zone of endless violence? Or was the Islamic State’s logic of exclusion also directed towards the mundane aspects of everyday life?