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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action

Join us for Waves, a provocative afternoon of short plays by international and local playwrights, spoken word poetry, and readings from the finalists in our Expressive Arts Club Climate Change Creative Writing Awards.           Waves is our contribution to Climate Change Theatre Action (#‎ClimateChangeTheatreAction‬), a series of worldwide readings and performances […]

Palmerston North-made Theatre

A collection of short plays written in Palmerston North by Massey University students opens on October 1 and runs until October 3 at the Globe Theatre. Follow the link for more information: http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/lifestyle/72338760/palmerston-northmade-theatre

Families at War at Agincourt: Shakespeare’s Henry V to be performed in Palmerston North

It’s 1415: King Henry V of England makes a grab for France. His cousin, French King Charles VI, sitzkriegs. Henry and his army capture the French port city of Harfleur. Winter’s looming, Henry’s army is sick and hungry, and everyone just wants to go home. The French King has other ideas, and blockades their escape. […]

National Poetry Week – Palmerston North

Various School of English and Media Studies staff are taking part in a poetry showcase being held in Palmerston North next week. Specifically Thom Conroy and Joy Green are in a team competing in 50 GREAT PHOTOS, 50 SMALL POEMS, pitting their skills against others to write a poem in 10 minutes about a photograph […]

Pukeahu: An Exploratory Anthology Launch

Join us in Wellington on Wednesday 12 August for the launch of an exiting new online anthology. A  collaboration between staff and students in Massey University’s School of English and Media Studies and the School of Design, produced in partnership with the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa. […]

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