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Please say hi to us on our social media!

The School of English & Media Studies has joined Twitter! If you’re an EMS student, graduate or simply interested in creative writing, theatre, English literature, media studies, communication, academic writing and the diverse research associated therewith, and you tweet, please get in touch with us at @SEMSMassey and tell us what you’re up to – […]

Lahar awareness research will help save lives – Massey University

Many skiers and snowboarders on Mt Ruapehu do not know how to get to safety if a potentially deadly lahar came rampaging down the mountainside, research from Massey graduate Leleiga Taito shows. Source: Lahar awareness research will help save lives – Massey University Many skiers and snowboarders on Mt Ruapehu do not know how to […]

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 […]

Holidays, what holidays?

Didn’t spot your lecturers on the beach this Summer?  Yes some of us were there hiding under our floppy hats and reading novel after novel … but others were still keeping the EMS ship afloat!  As well as teaching Summer School, many EMS staff have been busy on the research front over the break. Here’s […]

Congratulations Leleiga for scholarship win!

Congratulations to Expressive Arts student Leleiga Taito who has just been announced as the winner of a $5000 scholarship to research safety communication on Mt Ruapehu in 2015. Leleiga is currently finishing her final year of the Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations and Expressive Arts), and will start postgraduate studies (BC Honours) in 2015. Her Honours […]

Mega-month of activity for August research roundup

From Gothic and horror fiction to e-waste and the grand successes of The Naturalist, it’s been another very busy month for EMS research and scholarship – check out our news in this latest Research Roundup! • Dr Erin Mercer co-edited a special issue of M/C – A Journal of Media and Culture on the Gothic, […]

Ruapehu on the radio this week

Keep an ear tuned to Radio New Zealand this week to hear a story about the Ruapehu lahar risk communication test that English & Media Studies staff and students assisted with last week (see previous story at http://masseyblogs.ac.nz/expressivearts/2014/08/26/ski-trip-yields-important-safety-communication-data/) A shorter version of Alison Ballance’s story about the research project will play during ‘Afternoons’ at 3.30pm on […]

Book strikes right anti-colonial note

A book by an English & Media Studies staff member has been described as “a powerful statement of anti-colonialism” by an international reviewer. In a review just published in Ariel: A review of international English literature, Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley’s 2012 book White Vanishing is called “a valuable document within the arena of Australian cultural […]

Research round-up – from ‘Harry’ to the Holocaust, EMS research is diverse and defining

Six English & Media Studies researchers took advantage of the Winter teaching break to present their research at key international conferences from Oslo to Australia last month, on topics ranging from Facebook to forgiveness. Dr Brian McDonnell presented a paper to the New Zealand Studies Association’s “Across the Pacific” conference in Oslo. The theme of […]

Essay key component of Walters Prize shortlisted artwork

A creative essay by School of English & Media Studies senior lecturer Dr Ingrid Horrocks is currently featuring as part of the Walters Prize exhibition at the Auckland Art Gallery. The essay forms a key part of Maddie Leach’s collaborative conceptual art project ‘if you find the good oil let us know’, which is a […]

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