Archived News from 2008

8 December 2008

Joot Theatre Company Performs Everyman
The JOOT Theatre Company are to take their production of the medieval morality play 'Everyman' to the Sorbonne in Paris later this month.
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24 November 2008

Major Grant Award: 'Poetry Beyond Text'
Researchers at the Universities of Dundee and Kent have been awarded a major grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to study poetry 'beyond text'.
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18 November 2008

Exam Timetable: Semester 1
The exam timetable for Semester 1, including a guide to examination venues, is now available on the Registry website.
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12 November 2008

Concordance Software Aids Wilson Alzheimer Diagnosis
Dundee English Research Fellow Rob Watt's software programme, Concordance, has been used to show how the language used by Labour Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, in speeches delivered to the House of Commons, demonstrates a decline in cognitive function during his final months in office.
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12 November 2008

Student Representatives for 2008/9
Your student representatives attend regular staff-student meetings and relay student issues, difficulties and comments to English staff.
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8 October 2008

New Writing Dundee - Update
Update on the contents of New Writing Dundee, Issue 4, which is accepting submissions up until 30 November.
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6 October 2008

Visiting Speaker Programme
The programme of visiting speakers for Semester 1 is now available. All welcome.
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6 October 2008

Dundee Poets host Literary Salon
Two teaching staff in English will be hosting a Literary Salon focussing on poetry on Thursday 9 October.
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18 September 2008

English Handbook
A revised version of the English Handbook (essential reading for all students) is now available.
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15 September 2008

Updated Timetables, including Detailed Level 1 and 2 Timetables
Timetables for the Level 1 module EN11001 (Introduction to Literary Study) and Level 2 module EN21001 (Fear and Desire) are now available, along with an updated version of the Semester 1 timetable.
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15 September 2008

Conference: The Art of Becoming - Creativity and the Teenage Self
Bringing together an international group of writers, artists, film makers and philosophers, this event on 10 October 2008 invites you to discover the teenager self that is present in the devising and making of art.
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15 September 2008

Call for Submissions: New Writing Dundee
New Writing Dundee, the literary magazine by Dundee students, invites submissions from fiction writers of all genres and styles for Issue 4.
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1 September 2008

Updated Timetables
The timetables for undergraduates for Semesters 1 and 2, including room allocations, are now available.
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1 September 2008

Staff Relocation
Staff relocate from 164 Nethergate to the Tower Extension.
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22 August 2008

Programme for the Conference 'The Rules of the Game: Structures, Signs and Play in Word and Image'
The Programme and Registration Form for the Fifteenth Annual International Scottish Word and Image Group Conference, to be held on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September, are now available.
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14 August 2008

New Film Appointment for English
The English programme is delighted to welcome its newest member of staff this September, Dr Tony Paraskeva.
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15 July 2008

English at Dundee one of the Top 10 Departments
The English programme at Dundee has been rated the seventh best English Department in the Guardian 2009 league tables.
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14 July 2008

Happy Birthday Beano!
The University of Dundee is hosting "Happy Birthday Beano!", the official 70th anniversary exhibition. The exhibition runs from 18th July to 20th September 2008 and includes a series of talks to be held on Wednesday 30th July 2008.
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14 July 2008

Exam Resit Timetable
The timetable for August exam resits, including a guide to examination venues, is available on the Registry website.
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16 June 2008

Draft Timetables for Session 2008-09
The draft timetables for Semesters 1 and 2 are now available.
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21 May 2008

Programme and Registration Form for the Conference 'Alienation and Resistance: Representation in Text and Image'
The Programme and Registration Form for the Sixth Annual English Postgraduate Conference, to be held at the University on Wednesday 4th June 2008, are now available.
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6 May 2008

English Website Index Wins Award
The A to Z Index of the English website was announced as the winner of the Web Indexing Award 2007-8 on 2 May 2008, at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Indexing.
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17 April 2008

Call For Papers - 15th Annual SWIG Conference
The Fifteenth Annual International Scottish Word and Image Group Conference will be held on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September. Proposals are invited and should directly address issues of structure, sign and play in word and image.
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MLitt Scholarships3 April 2008

MLitt Scholarships
The School of Humanities is offering six partial fee waiver scholarships worth £1,000 each.
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28 March 2008

Call for Papers: 6th Annual Postgraduate Conference
The Sixth Annual English Postgraduate Conference will be held on Wednesday June 4th. This interdisciplinary postgraduate conference invites proposals for papers under the heading 'Alienation and Resistance: Representation in Text and Image'.
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26 March 2008

JOOT Theatre Company Performance
Photos and further information about the performance on March 14th and 15th of John Fletcher's The Tamer Tamed, plus an invitation to get involved in The JOOT Theatre Company's next performance.
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21 March 2008

New Writing Dundee
The third annual issue of New Writing Dundee, featuring writing from around the world by both award-winning published authors and previously unpublished new talent, is available now.
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20 March 2008

Publication of 'Sub/Versions: Cultural Status, Genre and Critique'
Cambridge Scholars Press have announced the publication of Sub/Versions: Cultural Status, Genre and Critique, edited by four Dundee postgrads past and present (Pauline MacPherson, Chris Murray, Gordon Spark and Kevin Corstorphine).
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17 March 2008

Exam Timetable: Semester 2
The exam timetable for Semester 2, including a guide to examination venues, is available on the Registry website.
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5 March 2008

'Auld Campaigner' Shortlisted for Sundial Book of the Year
David Robb's recent biography Auld Campaigner: A Biography of Alexander Scott has been short-listed for the Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year awards.
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7 February 2008

Postgraduate Fair
The Postgradute Fair will be held on Wednesday 13th February in G2, 164 Nethergate, and is an ideal opportunity to find out more about life as a postgraduate in English.
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7 February 2008

Workshop: 'Across the Divide - Interdisciplinary dialogues on the archive'
The programme and registration form are now available for this workshop that brings together scholars from Archive and information studies, History, Literary studies, Cultural and Book history, and Film studies.
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7 February 2008

Professor Aidan Day's 'Discovery Day' Paper
The presentation given by Professor Day at the Discover Day on 10th January 2008 is available online.
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28 January 2008

AHRC Funding for Doctoral Research
An announcement for MLitt students interested in pursuing Doctoral Research regarding applications for AHRC funding.
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28 January 2008

PG Forums
The programme of PG Forums for Semester 2 is now available on the English postgraduate website.
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14 January 2008

Visiting Speakers Programme
The programme of visiting speakers for Semester 2 is now available. All welcome.
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9 January 2008

Recent Retirements
Announcing the retirement of two long-standing members of staff, Victor Skretkowicz and Rob Watt.
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9 January 2008

Staff Relocation
Staff relocate from 162 Nethergate to the Tower Extension.
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