Barbara Postema

Senior Lecturer
Massey University
Participates in 2 items

Dr. Barbara Postema ( is Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University, Aotearoa New Zealand. In 2018 her monograph Narrative Structure in Comics was published in a Brazilian edition. She has contributed articles to Image and Narrative and the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, as well as collections such as The Routledge Companion to Comics and Graphic Novels and The Cambridge History of the Graphic Novel. She is completing a project on wordless comics, considering their history, themes, and the ways this form allows readers to navigate non-verbal narration. She is co-editor of a book series from Wilfred Laurier University Press: Crossing Lines: Transcultural/Transnational Comics Studies.

Sessions in which Barbara Postema participates

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
Perspectives on World Building 50 minutes, 12:00 NZST - 12:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)


Helen Marshall, University of Queensland (Panelist)

Barbara Postema, Massey University (Panelist)

What's Different about New Zealand Comics? 50 minutes, 19:00 NZST - 19:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)


Barbara Postema, Massey University (Panelist)

Laya Rose (Panelist)

Dylan Horrocks, Victoria University of Wellington (Moderator)