Friday, June 21, 2019

Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies (Visual Culture Special Issue) 7.1 is now available

Intellect is pleased to announce that the Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies 7.1 is now available! This is a Special Issue looking into 'Visual Culture’.

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Aims & Scope

The Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies covers disciplines including the humanities and social sciences, and subjects such as cultural studies, history, literature, film, anthropology, politics and sociology. Each issue of this publication aims to establish a balance between papers on New Zealand and papers on the South Pacific, with a reports and book reviews section included.

Issue 7.1


Special issue: Visual culture 

Ian Conrich and Laura Sedgwick


A portrait that asks questions: John Dempsey’s 1828 painting John Rutherford, the Tattooed Englishman
Leonard Bell

The representation of the New Guinea tree house in the historical popular medium of the trade card
Hermann Mückler

Waving the flag, anchoring the shot: The National Film Unit’s colonizing optic in Showing the Flag… H.M.N.Z.S. “Arbutus” in Pacific (1947)
Simon Sigley

Superfauna and superheroes: Re-imagining New Zealand and the Pacific in the impossible worlds of comic books
Ian Conrich

Deterritorialization and the landscape of New Zealand video games
David Callahan


jane says, an exhibition of works by Ann Shelton
Amanda White

Review Article

Selling the Dream: The Art of Early New Zealand Tourism, Peter Alsop, Gary Stewart and Dave Bamford (2013) Promoting Prosperity: The Art of Early New Zealand Advertising, Peter Alsop and Gary Stewart (2013)
Ian Conrich

  • Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand: The Maori Portraits, Ngahiraka Mason and Zara Stanhope (eds) (2016) Mandy Treagus
  • Strangers Arrive: Emigrés and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930–1980, Leonard Bell (2017) Andrea Wright
  • Bloomsbury South: The Arts in Christchurch 1933–1953, Peter Simpson (2016) Laura Sedgwick
  • Photographies calédoniennes d’antan: Des premiers contacts à la Grande guerre (1848–1918), Frédéric Angleviel (2017) Max Quanchi
  • Working Lives c.1900: A Photographic Essay, Erik Olssen (2014) Rognvald Leask
  • Dancing With the King: The Rise and Fall of the King Country, 1864–1885, Michael Belgrave (2017) Malcolm MacLean
  • In Haste with Aloha: Letters and Diaries of Queen Emma, 1881–1885, David W. Forbes (ed.) (2017) Hilke Thode-Arora
  • Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim, Kate DarianSmith and Penelope Edmonds (eds) (2015) Max Quanchi
  • The Empires’ Edge: Militarization, Resistance and Transcending Hegemony in the Pacific, Sasha Davis (2016) Roy Smith
  • Discovery and Empire: The French in the South Seas, John WestSooby (ed.) (2013) Katherine Arnold
  • Doctors in Denial: The Forgotten Women in the ‘Unfortunate Experiment’, Ronald W. Jones (2017) Linda Bryder
  • To the Mountains, a Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writings, Laurence Fearnley and Paul Hersey (eds) (2018) Gregory Albisson
  • Rugby: A New Zealand History, Ron Palenski (2015) Rognvald Leask
  • Good-Bye Maoriland: The Songs and Sounds of New Zealand’s Great War, Chris Bourke (2017) Hilary Bracefield
  • Hard Frost: Structures of Feeling in New Zealand Literature 1908–1945, John Newton (2017) Alessandra De Marco
  • The Expatriate Myth: New Zealand Writers and the Colonial World, Helen Bones (2018) David Callahan
  • Freelove, Sia Figiel (2016) Ana Cristina Gomes da Rocha