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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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Creativity in the Community Returns in 2016

Expressive Arts staff are delighted with the success of the new and innovative creative activism paper, 139.333 Creativity in the Community, and proud to announce that it will be offered again at both Wellington and Auckland campuses in 2016. Launched in 2015, the paper generated three groundbreaking and diverse student projects in its first year.  Staff are […]

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. […]

Students turn creative lens on dementia

Massey University theatre and media students have been using their creative talents for social good by exploring new ways to communicate with people who have dementia, as well as helping others to better understand the condition. Students at Massey’s Auckland campus have developed short films, music videos and a theatre performance in partnership with a […]

Arts on Wednesday – Binge Culture Collective

This audaciously inventive and interactive show, titled ‘For your Future Guidance’, was nominated for Most Original at NZ Fringe, and runner-up for Fringe of Fringe in Auckland. Reviewers have said it shows Binge’s “commitment to creating daring, unpredictable performances that challenge conventional distinctions between ‘real’ and ‘staged’ performance”. Binge Culture Collective have been described as […]

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, […]

Enthusiastic, talented people: Fifty years of drama at Massey University

‘Enthusiastic, talented people: Fifty years of drama at Massey University’: so runs the title of an article just published by Lucy Marsden about  the rich and innovative tradition of theatre at Massey University.  Marsden writes: “drama has been very popular at Massey; since the 1960s hundreds of Massey staff and students have collaborated with others … to stage a wide variety […]

Modern Drama 139.303 Performances

On 31st August, students in the expressive arts 139.303 Modern Drama paper coordinated by Associate Professor Angie Farrow took part in a series of devised performances influenced by texts from Ibsen, Brecht and more. The performances were held at the Black Sheep Theatre on Massey’s Manawatu Campus.  

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