This collection houses research from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Waikato.

  • Backyard activisms: Site dance, permaculture and sustainability

    Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2019)
    Site dance performance offers creative opportunities for social and environmental activism. Conversely, social and environmental activism is becoming increasingly performative in seeking to evocatively engage a wide range ...
  • Dancing Urbanisms [Editorial]

    Hunter, Victoria; Kloetzel, Melanie; Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2019)
    The theme of this special edition on ‘Dancing Urbanisms’ seems timely in an era in which over 50 per cent of the world’s populations now live in cities and urban environments (Chen et al. 2018: 4). Increasingly, people ...
  • Counting Ourselves: The health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Veale, Jaimie; Byrne, Jack; Tan, Kyle K.H.; Guy, Sam; Yee, Ashe; Nopera, Tāwhanga Mary-Legs; Bentham, Ryan (Transgender Health Research Lab, 2019)
    Counting Ourselves is the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people living in Aotearoa New Zealand and was conducted from 21 June till 30 September 2018. We worked with ...
  • Editorial

    Martin, Rose; Barbour, Karen (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Welcome to the fourth volume of Dance Research Aotearoa. We are excited to share with you this unique collection of articles that explore topics connected to community dance, social justice and social transformation. The ...
  • Whispering Birds: Site-specific dance, affect and emotion

    Barbour, Karen (Routledge, 2018)
    Researching embodied experiences of affect, feeling and emotion in site-specific dance offers understandings beyond the visual and aesthetic aspects of performance, opening consideration of both the performers’ and audiences’ ...
  • Editorial

    Longley, Alys; Barbour, Karen (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Welcome to Volume 5 of Dance Research Aotearoa. This journal volume collects together research that reflects the participation of scholars in recent academic events held in Aotearoa New Zealand. In particular, a number of ...
  • De-mythologizing and re-branding of kava as the new ‘world drug’ of choice

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    What seemed impossible 50 years ago is today becoming a reality as ‘soft drugs’ such as cannabis are being decriminalized and accepted for their calming effects as well as their legitimate medicinal properties. Several ...
  • EAP

    Bruce, Ian (2017)
    EAP is a discipline that is famously needs-driven, centrally focused on meeting the needs of students seeking to study or undertake research in English-medium university contexts. However, a significant lacuna in the ...
  • Embodied ways of knowing: Revisiting feminist epistemology

    Barbour, Karen (Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2018)
    Feminist scholarship has developed a focus on articulating alternative women’s ways of knowing and validating women’s experiences. The focus of my feminist interest in epistemology began with my attempt to understand my ...
  • Dieter Mack: In conversation

    Lodge, Martin (Composers Association of NZ, 2004)
    In September 2004, German composer Dieter Mack visited New Zealand supported by the Goethe Institute. The following conversation took place between Mack and Martin Lodge at the University of Waikato in Hamilton on 28 ...
  • History in the making: The John Mansfield Thomson Archive at the University of Waikato

    Lodge, Martin; Ulenberg, Phillippa (Composers Association of New Zealand, 2007)
    The Eminent New Zealand music historian and writer, the late John Mansfield Thomson, was both a prolific writer and a lifelong collector-of books, manuscripts, art works and musical ephemera At the time of his death in ...
  • Liber Amicorum John Steele: A musicological tribute by Drake, Warren (Ed.)[Book Review]

    Lodge, Martin (1998)
    This article reviews the book, Liber Amicorum John Steele: A musicological tribute by Drake, Warren (Ed.)
  • [Review of New Scores From Promethean Editions]

    Lodge, Martin (1997)
    Review of New Scores From Promethean Editions
  • Turning ideas into research: Theory, design and practice, by Barbara Fawcett and Rosalie Pockett [Book Review]

    Hunt, Sonya (Australian Association for Social Work and Welfare Education Association, 2015)
    This article reviews the book "Turning ideas into research: Theory, design and practice", by Barbara Fawcett and Rosalie Pockett
  • John Mansfield Thomson (1926-99) - Obituary

    Lodge, Martin (1999)
    'The motive of history is at bottom poetic'. Those significant words of Trevelyan were used by John Thomson to introduce a speech acknowledging his receipt of the CANZ Citation for Services to New Zealand Music in February ...
  • Reflections on the renewal of music: a polemic

    Lodge, Martin (1998)
    Pluralism has been accepted as the best broad working definition of the current cultural and artistic situation in the West for some time now. In New Zealand, the debate over 'biculturalism' versus 'multiculturalism' drones ...
  • [Review of The New Zealand String Quartet plays the complete Beethoven quartets]

    Lodge, Martin (1997)
    Five years ago the ambitious New Zealand String Quartet gave the first complete cycle of the Bartók quartets in this country to great acclaim. Now they have made an assault on perhaps the highest chamber music peak-the ...
  • Interrelated struggles and the role of the academic in the fight for freedom

    Norris, Adele N. (2019)
    Professor Biko Agozino delivered the keynote address for the launch of the new journal Decolonisation of Criminology and Justice on the 7th June of this year. He began his talk recounting his earliest memories as a child ...
  • 'I just borrowed it...'

    Lodge, Martin (Composers Association of NZ, 2003)
    A student inquiry about my orchestral piece Hinterland recently gave cause to reflect on the use I have made over the years of quoted or borrowed material in my music. From this introspective beginning there grew an ...
  • Pierre Boulez talks to Martin Lodge

    Lodge, Martin (2000)
    In 1988 Pierre Boulez visited New Zealand to participate in the International Festival of the Arts held biennially in Wellington. The Concert Programme of Radio New Zealand recorded an interview of a general nature with ...

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