Category: Writing

Towards a Grammar of Race: In Aotearoa New Zealand, 2022

A search for new ways to talk about race in Aotearoa New Zealand brought together this powerful group of scholars, writers and activists. For these authors, attempts to confront racism and racial violence often stall against a failure to see how power works through race, across our modern social worlds. The result is a country […]

Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival Symposium Paper

This paper looks at the role of the Indigenous writer in relation to Indigenous intellectual property. It was delivered at the Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival Symposium, Melbourne, Australia. This paper was made possible with generous support from Creative New Zealand and Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust. “We are the best authors of our own stories & history” […]