Mr Roger Hall Nicholson

MA (Well)

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Honorary Academic


  • Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Late medieval and early Renaissance literature, including the works of Chaucer, Malory and the Scottish poets

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Nicholson, R. (2013). Robert Henryson's fabulous 'maner of translatioun': 'Perfite studie' getting 'science'. Paper presented at The Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (ANZAMEMS) - Ninth Biennial International Conference 2013, Melbourne, Australia. 12 February - 16 February 2013.
  • Nicholson, R. (2012). Vincent Ward's middle ages, history to fiction, England to Auckland: Navigator. Gus Fischer Gallery, University of Auckland Centre for Art Research, Auckland. 6 July - 25 August 2012.
  • Nicholson, R. (2012). Battle lines: The poetry of partisanship in mid-fifteenth-century England. In A. C. Reeves (Ed.) Personalities and perspectives of fifteenth-century England (pp. 79-107). Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Romancing the past: History, love, and genre in Vincent Ward’s River Queen. Journal of Popular Romance Studies, 2 (1)
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Billing and killing: mid fifteenth-century treason and its texts. Paper presented at 8th Biennial International Conference, Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand. 2 February - 5 February 2011.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Translatio studii in Henryson’s Aesopic Fables. Paper presented at Literature + Translation, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. 11 July - 12 July 2011.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Excitable Speech: treason texts in Late Medieval England. Paper presented at 11th Annual Conference, Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Devotion and Emotion in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 April - 17 April 2011.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Vincent Ward’s Taranaki War: battle, captivity and romance in River Queen. New Zealand Journal of Media Studies (Online), 12 (2), 44-66.

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 6, Room 601
New Zealand