- Rachel Connor
- Alexander Davis
- Lynley Edmeades
- Joan Fleming
- Rajdeep Guha
- Siwan Gwynne
- Genevieve Scanlan
- Orchid Tierney
- Bradley Watson
- Coda Wei
B.A. (Waikato), PGDip Arts English (Otago)
M.A. Topic: Memorials and the reputation of Criseyde in the works of Chaucer, Henryson, and Shakespeare.
Research Interests: Medieval literature, with a particular interest in how English and Scottish texts relate to French and High German. Medieval antifeminist literature. Early modern literature in English and French.
Rachel can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A. English (Tampa, USA)
M.A. Topic: A Very Mobile Meal: Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast in 1964 and 2009
Research Interests: Modernism and postmodernism; modern American literature, especially Melville and Nabokov; Christian evangelical literature; Old English
Alexander can be contacted at email@example.com
B.A. Design (Otago), Dip. Photography (Massey), P.G. Dip. English Lit. (Victoria), M.A. Creative Writing, Dist. (Queens, Belfast).
M.A. Topic: "Exploring the relationship between text and music in the early works of John Cage".
Research Interests: Poetry and poetics; semiotics; musicology; philosophy of language; experimental music.
Lynley can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A. English (Victoria), M.A. Creative Writing (Victoria)
M.A. Topic: The iterative poetics of Anne Carson
Research Interests: Contemporary poetry
Joan can be contacted at email@example.com
M.A. Topic: Family and diaspora in the works of Jhumpa Lahiri and Kiran Desai
M.A. Topic: The Relationship between Costume and the Interpretation of English Renaissance Dramas
B.A.(Hons) English (Otago)
M.A. Topic: Modernism and Politics in the novels of Robin Hyde
Research Interests: Modernism; literary nationalism
Genevieve can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
BA Hons (Otago), MCW (Auckland).
M.A. Topic: Rewiring the Avant-Gardes: Brian Stefans's Digital Poetics.
Research Interests: 20th/21st century poetry and poetics; new media theory; digital networks.
Orchid can be contacted at email@example.com
M.A. Topic: Producing Culture through Repetition and Reiteration in T. Avia and S.T. Marsh's Poetry
M.A. Toic: Feminist Poetics in Works by Bernadette Mayer & Alice Notley, and Connections with Contemporary Women Bloggers.
- Ashley Cook
- Catherine Dale
- Damien Gibson
- Sharon Matthews
- Bumbekile Ncube
- Holly Phillips
- Alison Stone
- Yanwei Tan
- Abid Vali
- Neil Vallelly
- Loveday Why
Ph.D. Topic: Temporality in writing for children, 1840-1914
M.A. (First Class Honours) (Auckland)
Ph.D. Topic: The Problem of Antonin Artaud: Thought, Metaphysics, Body and Theatre.
Research Interests: The dynamic encounter between literature and philosophy; philosophical problems that appear, directly or indirectly, in literary texts and on the poetic and literary tendencies in philosophical and critical texts.
Catherine can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph.D. Topic: The Perennial Philosophy and Modern Utopian Fiction
B.A.(Canterbury, New Zealand), P.G. Dip. English (Otago), M.A. English (Otago)
Ph.D. Topic: Archetypal structures in the plays of James K. Baxter
Research Interest: Twentieth century New Zealand plays and playwrights - with an emphasis on Baxter; New Zealand theatre; adult literacy
Sharon can be contacted at email@example.com
Ph.D. Topic: Sources of Dysfunction in the Shaping of Postcolonial Masculine Identity: A Comparative Study of Selected Maori and Zimbabwean Fiction
M.St. English Literature (1900-Present), (Oxford, UK)
B.A.(First Class) English and Related Literature (York, UK)
Ph.D. Topic: Samuel Beckett and Scholasticism.
Research Interests: Twentieth-Century European Modernism(s); the influence of Medieval thought on the Modernist Aesthetic; Samuel Beckett; Virginia Woolf; Federico Garcia Lorca; Modernism and Philosophy; Synaethesia.
Holly can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about Holly at http://otago.academia.edu/HollyPhillips
M.A. English (Otago)
Ph.D. Topic: Film Adaptations of Shakespeare
Research Interests: Film adaptations of Shakespeare; livecasting
Alison can be contacted at email@example.com
Ph.D. Topic: The Aotearoa/NZ intellectual: through its fiction
Ph.D. Topic: Transnational Poets
B.A.(Hons) English and Modern History, M.A. English (Queen's, Belfast)
Ph.D. Topic: A study of how light was experienced by the early modern subject and the effect these embodied experiences had on theatre in the period (co-supervised by Shakespeare's Globe, London)
Research Interests: Early modern theatre; phenomenology; affect; cultural history.
Neil can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about Neil at http://otago.academia.edu/NeilVallelly
Ph.D. Topic: A Poetics of Water: a comparative ecocritical study of water in contemporary poetry.
Research Interests: Cross-cultural contemporary poetry and poetics; comparative ecocriticism; cross-media poetry and performance.
Loveday can be contacted at email@example.com