Pūrātoke: (Maori: 1. (verb) to glow, gleam / 2. (noun) glowworm / 3. (noun) bright spark, clever person).
Pūrātoke is an online, peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the publication of high-quality undergraduate student research within the creative arts and industries.
This pilot issue, edited by Scott Wilson and Samuel Holloway, features the work of eleven emerging researchers from key tertiary institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Click here to read Pūrātoke issue 1.
Caitlin Lynch, Post-colonial New Zealand Cinema: Gothic aesthetics and the repression of Pākehā violence in Fantail
Georgia Scott, Xala (1975): A close textual analysis
Hamish Parker, Post-modern Westerns and the Endangered Woman
Jesse Austin-Stewart, Creating Interfaces for Live Octophonic Spatialisation of Sound
Kerri-Lyn Wheeler, Examining Sex and Climaxes in Blue is the Warmest Colour and Carol
Rebecca Hawkes, Local Nazis in your Area: Public shaming and communal disgust in the doxing of white nationalists at Charlottesville
Holly Walker, My female body.
Luka Venter, Evocations of the Other: Treatments of the exotic and the feminine in nineteenth-century music – The redemption of Sheherazade
Matthew Everingham, Orchestrating Film: The contrasting orchestral-compositional approaches of Bernard Herrmann and John Williams and their modern legacy
Molly Robson, Politics, Affect and Intimacy: The mediated sentencing of Metiria Turei
Samantha Smith, How can Herman and Chomsky’s Ideas Function in a Post-communist World?