Posts by: nzstudiesnetwork

Role Descriptions

Role Descriptions Executive Committee Honorary Chair The Chair sets the date of each (usually quarterly) committee meeting and chairs them as well as the AGM. He or she is also tasked with maintaining an overview of the organisation, promoting its…

REVIEW: The Lives of Colonial Objects

The Lives of Colonial Objects, edited by Annabel Cooper, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla, Otago University Press, 2015, 376 pp. ISBN: 978-1927322024, £22.50, $NZ 50. Full colour. The Māori proverb or whakatauki ‘Ka mura, ka muri’ suggests we should look…

FLEUR ADCOCK: A SYMPOSIUM

FLEUR ADCOCK: A SYMPOSIUM Saturday 21 May 2016, at University of Winchester Co-hosted by the University of Northampton Fleur Adcock, one of Britain’s best loved poets, celebrated her 80th birthday last year while her  most recent book  The Land Ballot…

Book review: The Chimes by Anna Smaill

The Chimes, Anna Smaill, Septre Books, February 2015 304 pages, £8.99 pb, ISBN: 1444794523  Anna Smaill’s first novel, long-listed for the 2015 Booker Prize and the NZ Book Circle’s choice for October, is a fantasy on the theme of cataclysm,…

NZSN Membership Manager – Volunteer

New Zealand Studies Network is looking for an experienced Membership Manager to help develop their network and contribute to the future strategy of the organisation. As a volunteer member of the NZSN Committee, the Membership Manager will work alongside a…

Review: Petals and Bullets: Dorothy Morris

Petals and Bullets, Sussex Academic Press (UK), 1 June 2015 192pp, £19.33, kindle edn £18.36 Reviewed by Murray Rowlands This is an intriguing book which seeks to interpret the world-changing events of the Spanish Civil War and World War Two…

Help Kea complete NZ’s global census

Kea has recently launched its latest Every Kiwi Counts survey. Designed to give NZ a broader view of the interests, experiences and thoughts on NZ from the diaspora, it offers all entrants the possibility of free flights to New Zealand….

Erewhon Press

This scholarly press is in the process of being established by Dr Damien Love, Otago. He says ‘I think there is a need for a publisher with a strong academic focus that is able to operate on a smaller scale…

JNZL essay prize

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015 The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies. The prize is available to graduate students and to…