News and events

Arts on Wednesday

Arts on Wednesday features emerging arts talent at Massey, national and international talents. Arts on Wednesday performances includes multi-media, film, drama, dance and music.

Research seminars

The school runs a regular programme of research seminars featuring Massey staff and visiting professors on topics as diverse as documentary film, science writing and poetry.

Off the Page writers series

The Off the Page writers series features some of New Zealand’s best writers. Past readers have included Bill Manhire, Elizabeth Knox, Owen Marshall, Fiona Farrell and Vincent O’Sullivan.

Memory Research in Aotearoa
New Zealand and the Pacific

Over the last two decades or more, memory research has established itself as an interdisciplinary field spanning (and often crossing) subject areas. 

Performing Arts and Justice Symposium

A two-day symposium/hui drawing together performers, arts practitioners, researchers and justice professionals to explore the potential of theatre and the creative arts to transform the justice system. 

Visiting artist scheme

The Visiting artist scheme enables three artists per year to be based for one semester each at the School of English and Media Studies. Massey University and Palmerston North Community Arts have run the scheme since 2004.

News – School of English and Media Studies

Lifetime Achievement Award for Massey Luminaryexternal link

11:33 AM Thu 21 Mar 2019

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 theatre at Massey, an inter ... view full item.

Massey University and Square Edge Visiting Writer 2019 – Pip Desmondexternal link

1:11 PM Wed 6 Mar 2019

Massey University and Square Edge Visiting Writer 2019 to work on Topical True Story Massey University’s School of English and Media Studies and Square Edge Community Arts are excited to be hosting award-winning nonfiction author Pip Desmond as the Visiti ... view full item.

Arts + Climate Innovation: The Role of the Artsexternal link

12:24 PM Thu 28 Feb 2019

Join our very own Professor Angie Farrow and a panel of expert climate scientists and special local guests, to learn the very latest climate science and be inspired by creative projects within our community that help us care about our planet. Read more an ... view full item.

Massey Theatre Cleans Up at Regional Awardsexternal link

1:08 PM Tue 26 Feb 2019

The Regional Theatre Awards this year played host to a myriad of theatre companies from all across the Manawatu, and amongst the throng of talent shone Massey Community Theatre, made up of students and staff from Massey University’s varied drama pro ... view full item.

Events – School of English and Media Studies

Lifetime Achievement Award for Massey Luminaryexternal link

11:33 AM Thu 21 Mar 2019

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 theatre at Massey, an inter ... view full itemexternal link.

Create1World 2019external link

2:53 PM Wed 6 Mar 2019

Create1World 2019 Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to the Create1World 2019 Competition and Conference information pages – Join us to create one world through expressive arts and creativity! Hono atu ki te whakataetae Create1World.  Mahi tahi mo te rangi ... view full itemexternal link.

Massey University and Square Edge Visiting Writer 2019 – Pip Desmondexternal link

1:11 PM Wed 6 Mar 2019

Massey University and Square Edge Visiting Writer 2019 to work on Topical True Story Massey University’s School of English and Media Studies and Square Edge Community Arts are excited to be hosting award-winning nonfiction author Pip Desmond as the Visiti ... view full itemexternal link.

Arts + Climate Innovation: The Role of the Artsexternal link

12:24 PM Thu 28 Feb 2019

Join our very own Professor Angie Farrow and a panel of expert climate scientists and special local guests, to learn the very latest climate science and be inspired by creative projects within our community that help us care about our planet. Read more an ... view full itemexternal link.

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