School of Humanities
Welcome to the School of Humanities
Our school encompasses six academic programmes: Art History and Theory, Cinema Studies, Classics, Cultural Studies, English and History. Here you will find some links to useful resources and information.
Christchurch's 'Garden City' image put under spotlight
James Logie Memorial Collection
| Petrena Fishburn, studying towards a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Art History
Major collection of earthquake stories to go live (23 May 2013)
The first release of earthquake stories collected by UC's QuakeBox recording studio will be available from tomorrow on the CEISMIC Canterbury digital archive.
Role of forensics in justice system being studied (20 May 2013)
A University of Canterbury historian is investigating forensics and its developing role in the justice system.
History Department Seminar 29 May 2013
Wayne Stack, History Department, presents
First Among Equals: Combat Officer-Men Relations
in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces of the
First and Second World Wars Wednesday 29 May 2013 at 12:30 p.m. Room 456, Von Haast Building, UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY
The English Department presents The Wounded Brick Film screening 25 May 2013 at 6pm CPIT, DL lecture theatre, Madras Street.
Congratulations to Luke Towart, Cinema Studies student, who is the recipient of a Masters Scholarship.
Congratulations to Art History and Theory majors Sarah Askey and Harriet Maher who have both been awarded UC Arts Scholars scholarships for 2013.
Congratulations to our two Art History Summer Scholarship recipients.
Current MA student Petrena Fishburn was involved in cataloguing the Austen Deans Legacy Collection, and BA(Hons) and graduate Lucy Holland has been working alongside the Historic Places Trust and the Hitlab NZ at the University of Canterbury.
Hear more about Petrena's and Lucy's projects.
The James Logie Memorial Collection has recently received a generous donation of 12 rare classical texts (PDF 56KB) belonging to the late Professor Douglas A. Kidd. You can read more about the donation here.
Congratulations to English Department graduate Rebecca Jury on the publication of her book BA: An Insider's Guide.
Congratulations to Associate Professor Philip Armstrong (English) who won the prestigious Landfall essay prize for his essay on life following the Christchurch earthquakes, On Tenuous Ground. The essay is in the latest issue of Landfall and you can read more about the award here.