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Lifetime achievement award for Massey theatre luminary

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lifetime achievement award for Massey theatre luminary

Source: Massey University Professor Angie Farrow speaking at the Manawatū Regional Theatre Awards after receiving her Lifetime Achievement Award. Great theatre can change minds and lives, says Professor Angie Farrow, who credits her childhood amid the lively antics of her extended family in London’s East End with shaping her dramatic sensibilities. Farrow, a professor in […]

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Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, national, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

Source: Massey University Creative activism expert Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley says school students are engaging in citizenship by marching for action on climate change. There are amazing teachers working within our schooling system to promote critical and creative learning – but in the main, our secondary schooling system is still oriented to what is known […]

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New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

Source: Massey University Poetry NZ Yearbook 2019’s featured poet Stephanie Christie, about to read her work at the launch in Devonport Library, with Dr Jack Ross. Launched last week at the Devonport Library in Auckland to a packed room of over 200, issue number 53 of New Zealand’s longest-running poetry journal and the third to […]

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Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

Source: Massey University Humanities and social sciences scholars share their expertise and insights on a diverse local and global topics in the Our Changing World lecture series. China’s influence, Auckland’s superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music, literature – just a few of the sizzling topics in this […]

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‘Salad days’ for Summer Shakespearians

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Salad days’ for Summer Shakespearians

Source: Massey University (from left) Matt Schaw (as Alexas, a high-ranking member of Cleopatra’s court) and Kathleen van Rooyen (Cleopatra) as Cleopatra laments Antony’s absence. (image/Zak Rodgers) Massey students taking part in this year’s outdoor Manawatū Summer Shakespeare production of Antony and Cleopatra might feel they are in their ‘salad days’ – an expression that […]

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Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

Source: Massey University Dr Hannah August, co-organiser of Create1World. Massey’s School of English and Media Studies, in conjunction with the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies, will host the conferences at the University’s Wellington campus on November 15, and the Auckland campus on November 22. The popular event offers a day of workshops, performances and […]

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Palmy students take to streets for explosive WWI show

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Exhabition/Show, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Palmy students take to streets for explosive WWI show

Source: Massey University Student actors Sarah Angland and Cameron Dickons in a rehearsal of Firing Line, which premiers this weekend. Titled Firing Line, ​the performance – developed as part of the School of English and Media Studies’ new Creativity in the Community course – focuses on the impact of the war on the people of Palmerston North and […]

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Love of literature thriving in digital age – Shakespeare man

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Love of literature thriving in digital age – Shakespeare man

Source: Massey University Shakespeare scholar Dr Bill Angus says a love of reading is not at odds with the digital era A preoccupation with digital media does not mean reading books is off the menu for youth – that’s the view of Massey University Shakespeare specialist Dr Bill Angus.  He organised an NCEA English day […]

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Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore-Maori-humanities, feature, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

Source: Massey University In The Imaginary Lives of James Pōneke (Penguin Random House NZ) Dr Makereti, based in the School of English and Media Studies, evokes the grim, gritty feel of Victorian London’s cobbled streets, brick buildings, sewers and smoke stacks from an Indigenous Aotearoa perspective. Her innovative historical novel offers a fresh and highly personalised look […]

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Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

Source: Massey University David Downes – Visiting artist in residence at the Manawatū campus. Composer and experimental multi-media artist David Downes is taking his fascination for building musical instruments that don’t need a human touch in a new direction – with his role as Artist in Residence at Massey’s Manawatū campus. The talented musician is […]

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Studying storytelling through silent comics

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Studying storytelling through silent comics

Source: Massey University Dr Barbara Postema holding a copy of one of her favourite graphic novels, Leaf, by Daishu Ma (Fantagraphics Books, 2015) An avid childhood reader of Tintin, Asterix, Lucky Luke and Donald Duck, Dr Barbara Postema probably didn’t envisage she would oneday be paid to read and research comics. But she is doing just […]

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Theatre award for a haunting Canterbury tale

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Theatre award for a haunting Canterbury tale

Source: Massey University A touching letter and a ghostly encounter in a historic Christchurch homestead sparked the idea for a play exploring the dilemmas of migrant life by Ukraine-born Master of Creative Writing student Nataliya Oryshchuk. She was recently awarded first prize by the Playwrights Association of New Zealand’s 2018 One Act Play Competition for her […]

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