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Dr Susan Abasa

Lecturer

School of People, Environment and Planning

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Abasa, SF., & Liu, W. (2007). An overview of school education programmes in Chinese museums. Museum Management and Curatorship. 22(4), 391-408
[Journal article]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF. (2003). Cultural Statistics - Reflections on: A measure of culture: Cultural experiences and cultural spending in New Zealand. Te Ara - Journal of Museums Aotearoa. 28(1), 52-53
[Journal article]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF. (2006). Michael Ames 1933-2006. Te Ara Journal of Museums Aotearoa. 31(1), 55-55
[Journal article]Authored by: Abasa, S.

Book

Butts, D., & Abasa, SF. (2014). Museums. In L. Stone (Ed.) Informing New Zealand - He Puna Whakamōhio mō Aotearoa. (6th ed). Wellington: Open Polytechnic
[Chapter]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, S., & Venkateswar, S. (2011). Senufo Mask. In F. McKergow, & K. Taylor (Eds.) Te Hau Nui The Great Catch: Object Stories from Te Manawa. (pp. 210 - 215). New Zealand: Godwit Random House
[Chapter]Authored by: Abasa, S., Venkateswar, S.

Creative Work

Abasa, SF. (2011, November). Invited curator. "Small Holes in the Silence". an exhibition to mark the 80th Birthday of Ralph Hotere.. Te Manawa, Palmerston North.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Abasa, S.

Thesis

Abasa, SFM. (2015). Policies, practices, public pedagogy: Two case studies of art museum educators in Aotearoa New Zealand. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Abasa, S.Edited by: Roche, M.

Conference

Abasa, SF., Young, M., & Leith, A. (2017, February). The digital world: creating innovative learning spaces and programmes. Presented at Museum Educators Forum. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF.Art museum education: The possibilities and promises of public pedagogy. . University of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF.(2015, November). Performing critical pedagogy in art museums. .
[Conference]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF.Turning to, turning over, and no turning back: Three turning points in art museum education in New Zealand. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF.Public pedagogy and curatorial practice. . Te Manawa, Palmerston North
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF.Innovative research: Opportunities and critical partnerships. . Whanganui Regional Museum
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF. (2015, November). Performing critical pedagogy in art museums. Presented at Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa New Zealand. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF. (2013, October). Performing critical pedagogy in the art museum. Presented at Curators working in New Zealand museums
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF.Art museum education: The possibilities and promises of public pedagogy. . Melbourne, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Symonds, S., Rowatt, A., Jamieson, A., Salapata, G., Abasa, S., & Venkateswar, S. (2011). 21C to 700 b.c in a swipe: The classics meet iPad. In ASCILITE 2011 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education(pp. 1201 - 1203).
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Abasa, S., Jamieson, A., Rowatt, A., Salapata, G., Symonds, S., Venkateswar, S.
Abasa, SF., & Venkateswar, S. (2011, July). Ways of Seeing: local collection – global connections. Presented at 19th. New Zealand Asian Studies Society International Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, S. (2009, November). Giving voice and performing pedagogy: In(ter)ventions in art museum education practice. Presented at 4th National Public Galleries Summit: Raise Your Voice. Townsville, Queensland..
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF. (2008, February). The Massey University Art Collection, Turitea, Palmerston North. Presented at Curators of Tertiary Collections. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF. (2005, July). Innovation in museum education. Presented at Museum Studies Research Seminar. Massey University, Palmerston North.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.

Other

Abasa, SF. (2017, April). Abasa, S.F. (2016). The materialities of lament: reading still lives. Presentation to Alternative Perspectives on WW1 Series, 2016 Instalment, April 27. Series through Geography and Planning Seminar, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University.. In Alternative Perspectives on WW1 Series, 2016 Instalment, April 27. Series through Geography and Planning Seminar, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF. (2015, April). The materialities of lament: Reading still lives. Presented at Geography and Planning Seminar, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Abasa, S.
Abasa, SF.A Report to Museums Aotearoa: Review of the Code of Ethics, 2003. (pp. 1 - 47).
[Other]Authored by: Abasa, S.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 0

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Nick Haig - Doctor of Philosophy
    Museums and the Rhetorics of Remembrance

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