Pacific Poetry

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for ENGLISH 700.


A critical engagement with poetry written in English by the peoples of Oceania (Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia). Pacific aesthetics and epistemologies evident in orature and art, in addition to post-colonial and women of colour feminist theories, will be used in the construction of culturally insightful frameworks to better appreciate this poetry that spans from the 1970s to the present day.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ENGLISH 700.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Not taught in 2022


Lecturer(s) Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh


ENGLISH 700: 30 points