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.

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia

Register for the "Cultures of Capitalism" conference being held at Massey University, Wellington, 6 - 8 December 2017.

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.

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.

Summer Shakespeare

Summer Shakespeare has been an annual event within the Palmerston North community since 2003. Each year an artist in residence is chosen to direct a production of their choice in order to collaborate with students, local artists and the community.

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

Massey grad takes flight with first novel – Massey Universityexternal link

8:46 PM Sun 8 Oct 2017

Her e-books for teens have already attracted over one million readers. She has huge international and local fan-bases. Now Massey University graduate Jessica Pawley has just signed off international screen adaptation rights for her just-published science ... view full item.

Becoming Penguin, a Performance Walk.external link

11:15 AM Wed 30 Aug 2017

In your white shirts and black tails, in your navy-blue dresses or in wetsuits and flippers or anything ‘penguin’ from your wardrobe please come and join us on a waddle, a ‘becoming penguin’ performance walk. If you have nothing penguin in your wardrobe, ... view full item.

Still Waving: New Voices Climate Action Creative Writing Competitionexternal link

9:36 AM Fri 18 Aug 2017

Write, inspire and win! As part of our Climate Change Theatre Action 2017 event, ‘Still Waving,’ the Massey University School of English & Media Studies and Pukeahu ki Tua: Think Differently Wellington are proud to announce a climate action creative w ... view full item.

Theatre workshop “outside the box” for prisonersexternal link

11:34 AM Tue 11 Jul 2017

A two-day workshop with an internationally renowned exponent of theatre that promotes social change has given a group of prisoners at Auckland Prison at Paremoremo a unique forum to share their stories. The men performed short plays to a select audience, ... view full item.

Events – School of English and Media Studies

Penguins on stage and street in climate change action – Massey Universityexternal link

8:44 AM Thu 19 Oct 2017

Using theatre to turn people into penguins is a symbolic way to highlight some of the planet’s most vulnerable species in this year’s global Still Waving: Climate Change Theatre Action events in Wellington. Co-organiser Massey University’s Associate Profe ... view full itemexternal link.

Still Waving: Climate Change Theatre Actionexternal link

4:42 PM Wed 18 Oct 2017

With only a few days to go until Still Waving: Climate Change Theatre Action Aotearoa 2017, we are excited to bring you the full programme. On October 23, we will be staging nine short plays at 2pm in the Massey University Wellington Theatre Laboratory: S ... view full itemexternal link.

Becoming Penguin, a Performance Walk.external link

11:15 AM Wed 30 Aug 2017

In your white shirts and black tails, in your navy-blue dresses or in wetsuits and flippers or anything ‘penguin’ from your wardrobe please come and join us on a waddle, a ‘becoming penguin’ performance walk. If you have nothing penguin in your wardrobe, ... view full itemexternal link.

Still Waving: New Voices Climate Action Creative Writing Competitionexternal link

9:36 AM Fri 18 Aug 2017

Write, inspire and win! As part of our Climate Change Theatre Action 2017 event, ‘Still Waving,’ the Massey University School of English & Media Studies and Pukeahu ki Tua: Think Differently Wellington are proud to announce a climate action creative w ... view full itemexternal link.

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