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
| Emily Spink, Bachelor of Arts in English and Media and Communication
Crimes from Christchurch's colonial past revealed (5 December 2013)
A mysterious severed hand, a slander case involving a prominent merchant, bigamy, fraud and murder all feature in Christchurch Crimes and Scandals 1876-99.
Crimes from Christchurch's colonial past explored (28 November 2013)
A mysterious severed hand, a slander case involving a prominent merchant, bigamy, fraud and murder all feature in Christchurch Crimes and Scandals 1876-99, the latest offering
Dr Patrick O'Sullivan's new book (co-authored with Chris Collard) Euripides: Cyclops and Major Fragments of Greek Satyric Drama has just been published by Oxbow Books. Supported by a Research Grant from the Marsden Fund, this volume breaks new ground in the study of Greek drama. It is the first work ever to include in one volume a major introduction with texts, commentaries and translations of our one complete surviving satyr play combined with all the substantial remains of this important dramatic genre.
Cinema Studies student Mathew Daniel has won a UC Master's Scholarship. Congratulations!!
Classics students Amy White and Hugh Williams have both won UC Master's Scholarships. Congratulations!!
Prof. Graham Zanker is delighted to announce that a Classics doctoral student, Andrew Wong, has been awarded the prestigious Edward Gibbon Wakefield NZ Graduate Scholarship to continue his studies on the Classical Greek concept of the hero of intelligence at Christ Church, Oxford for the coming Oxford academic year. Andrew will be studying under the Regius Professor of Greek, Prof. Christopher Pelling, an expert in Andrew’s field.
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.