etilley has written 40 posts for School of English and Media Studies

Creative Activism for Highschool Students

Inspired by our innovative Expressive Arts curriculum and its focus on ‘performing the change you want to see’, Massey University College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies are proud to present #create1world, the first Creative Activism & Global Citizenship initiative in New Zealand. This conference, competition and think-tank for […]

Cosplay – it’s no different than wearing your sports team’s colours

  EMS media studies lecturers Dr Alex Bevan and Dr Kevin Veale were interviewed for a stuff.co.nz media story about Cosplay – check out their expert commentary here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/74364898/the-weird-world-of-cosplay

Expressive Arts Club Winning Film!

This is the Expressive Arts Club video that won the MAWSCA a few weeks ago! Beautiful work Olie and Ruth! (Please note, made for educational purposes only.)

More Creative Works from Waves

Last but not least in our series of posts of creative works from Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action Aotearoa (#climatechangetheatreaction), we bring you all in one place the links to the three finalists’ poems from the Expressive Arts Club Climate Change Creative Writing Competition. The Expressive Arts Club is a large and vibrant student club […]

Melting Clocks: Poem from Waves

In the second installment of our creative work posts from Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action Aotearoa (#climatechangetheatreaction), we bring you ‘Melting Clocks’ by Braidicea Warriner.  This poem was Highly Commended in the Expressive Arts Club Climate Change Creative Writing Competition 2015. Braidicea Warriner recently completed a Bachelor of Arts where she developed a passion for […]

Creative Works from Waves

If you couldn’t make it to Waves, our fantastic #climatechangetheatreaction event recently, or you were there, loved it and would like to relive those magic moments, we’ll be posting some of the creative writing work here for your reading pleasure.  So no more fear of missing out! First up, we’re posting Phil Braithwaite’s moving monologue […]

New Postgraduate Paper in Theatre for Innovation

The School of English & Media Studies is launching a new postgraduate communication paper in 2016. The paper, 139.764 Theatre for Innovation and Communication, is available to students in both the Master of Communication and Bachelor of Communication Honours programmes. It is an internal, second-semester paper offered at Wellington, and is timetabled on a Tuesday […]

Waves online programme

                Below you will find the full programme for Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action Theatre Lab, 5D14, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, 1pm November 1. (Waves is a paperless event, and so we have posted the programme here, and will provide free wifi to the audience.)  For more information […]

Summer Scholarship win for Leleiga’s Safety Communication Project

Congratulations to Bachelor of Communication Honours student Leleiga Taito who has won a second award for her potentially life-saving Mt Ruapehu safety communication research.  In January, Leleiga received an award from GNS Science to conduct research into safety communication on Mt Ruapehu.  Now, Leleiga has received a Summer Scholarship to work with Associate Professor Elspeth […]

The Future of the Humanities in the Corporate University

Recently the School of English & Media Studies was lucky enough to host the inspirational scholar who brought cultural studies to the Southern Hemisphere and has shaped its evolution on a global scale ever since, Emeritus Professor Graeme Turner.  During his visit Graeme provided staff with advice and mentoring, as well as delivering a series […]

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