J C Beaglehole Room seminar, RB106 Access Grid Suite, Tuesday 27 July 2010 – Associate Professors Jane Stafford & Mark Williams, Elizabeth Caffin

Jane Stafford

Mark Williams


Jane Stafford and Mark Williams, Associate Professors, School of English Film Theatre & Media Studies
Anthologising …

 “Mark and Jane have been compiling an anthology for Auckland University Press that covers all genres and periods of New Zealand Literature from contact in the 18th century to the present. They will discuss the scope, organisation and editing principles of the anthology.”

Elizabeth Caffin

Elizabeth Caffin, Former Director, Auckland University Press

Title: Numbers. Wellington [N.Z.] : Numbers Magazine, [1954-1959?]
Description: v. ; 21 cm. Irregular, June 1955- Quarterly, July 1954-Nov. 1954.  Ceased with 10 = v. 3, no. 2 (Sept. 1959)? 1 = v. 1 (July 1954) –

“Elizabeth is writing a history of the New Zealand Literary Fund, a project she took over from the late Andrew Mason. She will explain how an unassuming little literary magazine suddenly attracted national attention in a controversy which prefigured the more celebrated row over the New Zealand Poetry Yearbook and raised some questions about state sponsorship of the arts in the postwar climate.”

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