Archive for May, 2012

Report on Woman of Words

Report on Woman of Words

The event was co-hosted by the New Zealand Studies Network and the Katherine Mansfield Society and held on Saturday 25 June 2011 This event which took place during lunchtime at the October Gallery in Old Gloucester Rd., London, was a…

19 Jun 2012: Kids In The City

19 Jun 2012: Kids In The City

A lecture by Dr Penelope Carroll, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand Tuesday 19th June 2012 at 6 p.m. Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St (Room 612) Dr Carroll will talk on her team’s study of children in inner city Auckland,…

15 Jun 2012: NZUGA Buffet Supper 

15 Jun 2012: NZUGA Buffet Supper 

“From Medieval English to Postcolonial Studies” This talk will consider the recent shift in arts and humanities disciplines taught in New Zealand universities away from the study of early European culture and language towards national history, culture and politics.  My…

Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia, Inaugural Conference

Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia, Inaugural Conference

We are happy to announce the launch of the Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA). Please visit our web site for more information on events, initiatives and our inaugural conference: www.ganza.co.nz. Call for Papers Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary…

The Maori Collections of the British Museum

The Maori Collections of the British Museum

The British Museum has recently launched an illustrated catalogue of its Maori collections. The catalogue includes a “history of the study of Maori material culture in Britain and New Zealand and a history of the BM collection and how it was acquired”…

The Conductor – Sarah Quigley

The Conductor – Sarah Quigley

New book by Sarah Quigley.  “‘The Conductor’ is a riveting and brilliant blend of fact and fiction. It tells the story of the writing of Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony, its historic and moving performance in besieged Leningrad – and the ambitions…

Stories without End – Judith Binney

Stories without End – Judith Binney

Stories without End: Essays, 1975-2010 by Judith Binney, Bridget Williams Books, 424 pp, £30.00, May 2010, ISBN 978 1 877242 47 2 Read a review of the book on London Review of Books

Encircled Lands – Judith Binney

Encircled Lands – Judith Binney

Encircled Lands: Te Urewera, 1820-1921 by Judith Binney, Bridget Williams Books, 670 pp, May 2009, ISBN 978 1 877242 44 1  

C.K. Stead – Berlin Festival 2011

C.K. Stead – Berlin Festival 2011

C.K Stead talks about his experiences at the Berlin Festival, 30 Sep 2011 Write up of the ‘Woman of Words’ event at the October Gallery, 25 June 2011 The ‘Woman of Words’ event, co-hosted by the New Zealand Studies Network and…