Madam Black, a short film written by Matthew Harris, one of our senior tutors in Auckland, has recently picked up Best Short Film at The Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards (the ‘Moas’). The film has now won 38 international awards, including the Prix du Public at the Clermont-Ferrand in France – the biggest audience prize […]
A Book published, and a play: Ingrid Horrocks launched a co-edited book (with Cherie Lacey), Extraordinary Anywhere: Essays on Place from Aotearoa New Zealand (Wellington, Victoria University Press, 2016) at Unity Books, Wellington, on Tuesday 26 July. http://vup.victoria.ac.nz/extraordinary-anywhere-essays-on-place-from-aotearoa-new-zealand/ Three essays by School of English and Media Studies staff are included in the collection: Horrocks, I.A. […]
In this post we focus on some of the 2016 successes of our brilliant tutors. Our English and Media Studies tutors have been especially active in the creative areas. Bronwyn Lloyd participated in the Conference Influence and Confluence in the Short Story: East and West at East China Normal University, Shanghai (13-16 July, 2016). Bronwyn […]
Another 2 books, a special issue of a journal, and a play Dr Thom Conroy had his second novel published: The Salted Air published by Random House Books New Zealand. The Salted Air was ranked in the top ten (2nd, 6th, 9th then 8th) on the Nielsen Weekly Bestsellers List during the month of June […]
School of English and Media Studies tutor Dr Jan Sinclair recently featured in an article on climate change reporting.
We’ve been busy. Here’s a snapshot of some of the research that’s come out of the School in the first four months of 2016. Three staff books! Dr Pansy Duncan had a book published: The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film. Routledge, 2016. Dr Jenny Lawn, J. had a book published: Neoliberalism and cultural transition in […]
Massey Albany’s Creativity in the Community students continue to receive well-deserved news coverage of their work with the residents of a local dementia care facility. Click here to see the segment on last week’s TV3’s “Newsworthy” programme.
Madam Black (2015), a short film written by Matthew Harris, tutor at Massey University’s Albany campus, will appear in New Zealand’s Best Competition at the New Zealand International Film Festival on Saturday 25th July, 6:15pm at Sky City Theatre. Described by selector Christine Jeffs as a “sweet and quirky tale which abounds with charm and humour”, the film […]