Recent Submissions

  • A Means to an End: Challenging the Notion of 'Torture Porn' in the French Film 'Martyrs' 

    Harrington, E. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2011)
    For the last decade, the horror genre has been populated with films more realistically violent and graphic in their gore than almost anything else fictional and legal. Films featuring brutal murders, dismemberments, ...
  • 'Sweet sounds the ancient pibroch': Authentic Ceòl Mór in New Zealand 

    Milosavljevic, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. School of Music, 2015)
    Material describing the current cultural parameters, meaning and value of piobaireachd (also known as pibroch/ceòl mór), either within or beyond Scotland, is limited in its contemporary and global application. This ...
  • Steve Carr at DPAG 

    Voilet Gilmore, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. School of Fine Arts, 2014)
  • Conversing with some chickadees: Cautious Acts of Ontological Translation 

    Sepie, A.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Religious Studies, 2014)
    This essay explores the challenges and the promise offered by the task of translation between Euroamerican and Native cosmologies, ontologies, and worldviews. It traces how insufficient hospitality toward Native cultures ...
  • Communication in a Postdisaster Community: The Struggle to Access Social Capital 

    Matheson, D.; Jones, A. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2016)
    This article conceptualizes social capital in communicative terms to describe the social resources available to members of one suburb in Christchurch, New Zealand, as they seek to recover from a natural disaster. It notes ...
  • New Zealand and the Asia-Europe Meeting: Three Years On 

    Doidge, M. (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2013)
    New Zealand, alongside Australia and Russia, formally acceded to the Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) in October 2010. This followed fifteen years of drift, a period during which initial strong interest, derailed by the ...
  • New Zealand and the Asia-Europe Meeting 

    Doidge, M. (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2013)
    This article considers New Zealand?s accession to the Asia-Europe Meeting, considering both its formal path to membership and the evolving calculus by which its views of the process were structured, focusing on elements ...
  • A Means to an End: Challenging the Notion of 'Torture Porn' in the French Film 'Martyrs' 

    Harrington, E. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2011)
  • NCEA Japanese Workshop held in Christchurch 

    Payne, R.; Boyd, T.; Chen, D. (University of Canterbury. Global, Cultural and Language StudiesUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)
  • Haunted by a Present Absence 

    Tonkin, L. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2012)
    This is a sociological ghost story of sorts but rather than the malevolent ghosts of people who have died, the ghostly subjects of this story are those of children and of maternal subjectivities which are ‘only’ fantasies, ...
  • Gaining acceptance: Discourses on training and qualifications in peer support 

    Scott, A. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2015)
    The debate relating to formal qualifications for peer support in mental health reflects conflicting ideas about the nature of this new occupation. Three discourses among peer supporters/peer support managers in New ...
  • A Warning to the Curious: Medieval and Early Modern Collections in Aotearoa New Zealand 

    Jones, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. History, 2015)
  • The hands, head and brow: A sociolinguistics study of Māori gesture 

    Gruber, J.; King, J.; Hay, J.; Johnston, L. (University of Canterbury. Aotahi School of Māori and Indigenous StudiesUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Vice-Chancellors OfficeUniversity of Canterbury. LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour, 2016)
    This paper examines the speech-accompanying gesture and other kinesic behaviour of bilingual English-Māori and monolingual English speakers in New Zealand. Physical expression has long been regarded a key component of ...
  • Casual wear meets cultural criticism 

    Harrington, E. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2015)
  • Hyperreality, Intertextuality, and the Study of Latin Poetry 

    Sciarrino, E. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. Classics, 2015)
  • Open Principles, Open Data: The Design Principles and Architecture of the UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive 

    Smithies, J.; Millar, P.; Thomson, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. EnglishUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2015)
  • The Chinese writer as empty signifier: a corpus-based analysis of the English-language reporting of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature 

    Xin, J.; Matheson, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Communication DisordersUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2015)
    This study examines the English-language reporting of the award in 2012 of the Nobel Prize in Literature to the Chinese author, Mo Yan. Through the corpus-based analysis of news reporting in four countries, the study found ...
  • Contested meanings of recovery: a critical exploration of the Canterbury earthquakes-voices from the social sciences 

    McManus, R.; Johnston, D.; Glavovic, B. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2015)
    The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-2012 have been generation shaping. People living and working in and around the city during this time have had their lives and social landscapes changed forever. The earthquake response, ...
  • Examining the Role of Craft in Post-Earthquake Recovery: Implications for Social Work Practice 

    Tudor, R.; Maidment, J.; Campbell, A.; Whittaker, K. (University of Canterbury. Human Services and Social WorkUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)
    This article reports on research conducted in Christchurch, New Zealand, after the 22 February 2011 earthquake. This quake and thousands of subsequent aftershocks have left the city of Christchurch with serious infrastructure ...
  • Use of domestic craft for meaning-making post-disaster 

    Maidment, J.; Tudor, R.; Campbell, A.; Whittaker, K. (University of Canterbury. Human Services and Social WorkUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)

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