Archived News from 2011

2 December 2010

Postgraduate Information Day
A Postgraduate Information Day will be held on Wednesday 2nd February from 2-7pm in the Bonar Hall.
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12 December 2011

Conference Announcement: 'Comics Rock!'
The next International Comics Conference, co-organised by Dr Chris Murray of the English Programme, is heading to Bournemouth.
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12 December 2011

Comics Exhibition: G’ie Me a Spark o’ Nature’s Fire
An exhibition of 24 graphic prints curated by the English programme’s Dr Chris Murray and produced by Dundee Contemporary Arts opened at Scotland House, the Scottish Government’s EU office in Brussels, on 30 November. 
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7 December 2011

Nicola Streeten Talk
On Thursday 8th December there will be a talk by Nicola Streeten on her autobiographical comic "Billy, Me and You", recently published by Myriad Editions. 
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10 November 2011

SWIG Wins International Conference
The Scottish Word and Image Group (SWIG) has successfully bid to host a prestigious international conference at the University in 2014. 
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24 October 2011

Ian Hague on Multi-sensory Aspects of Comics
Ian Hague (University of Chichester) will give a talk on comics entitled ‘“Comics is [not] a Mono-sensory Medium”: Multi-sensory Aspects of Comics and Graphic Novels’ on Friday 28th October. 
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24 October 2011

Dundee Comics Day 2011
Dundee Comics Day, part of the Dundee Literary Festival, will be held at the University on Sunday 30th October.
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7 October 2011

Karen Brown was Invited Speaker at International Symposium
Dr Karen Brown, an AHRI Visiting Research Fellow in the English programme, was an invited speaker at the international symposium W.B. Yeats & the Arts, held in August at the National University of Ireland, Galway. 
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21 September 2011

Seminar: Battle-Lines - War and Conflict in Popular Texts and Images
This day seminar, to be held on Saturday 1st October, will examine representations of War and Conflict through the diverse relationships between verbal and visual forms.
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6 September 2011

Writers and Artists Event
There will be a Writers and Artists event at Welcome Week, including workshops and the opportunity to find out about local and University literary initiatives. All welcome.
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6 September 2011

Visiting Speaker Programme
The programme of visiting speakers for Semester 1 is now available. All welcome.
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24 June 2011

Conference Announcement: Wildering Phantasies
This interdisciplinary conference devoted to the Pre-Raphaelites will be held at the University on 7-10 July 2011.
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23 June 2011

MLitt in Comics Studies
Announcing our new MLitt in Comic Studies, the only one of its kind in the UK.
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8 June 2011

Hollow Earth: A JOOT Theatre Company Performance
The JOOT Theatre Company will be performing the world premiere of a new play by local writer Anthony Salvador.
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27 May 2011

Don Paterson Poetry Reading & Wine Reception
To launch the Ninth Annual English Postgraduate Conference, we will be running a launch event the previous evening with a reading by the celebrated poet Don Paterson.
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26 May 2011

"High and Low" Ninth Annual English Postgraduate Conference: Programme and Registration Form
The programme and registration form are available for the 9th Annual English Postgraduate Conference/18th Annual Scottish Word and Image Conference, to be held at the University on Thursday 9th June 2011.
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18 May 2011

Joint International Conference: Graphic Novels, Bandes Dessinées and Comics
This major academic conference on comics, bandes dessinées and graphic novels, co-organised by Dr Chris Murray, will be held at Manchester Metropolitan University.
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26 March 2011

Research Grant for Professor Andrew Roberts
Professor Roberts has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council Grant for a partnership with the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh
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24 March 2011

Professor Kitson to Lecture at Re-opening of Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill
Professor Peter Kitson has been invited to deliver one of four keynote lectures to a international conference held to mark the formal re-opening of Horace Walpole’s famous Gothic house Strawberry Hill.
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23 March 2011

Poetry Beyond Text Exhibition
An exhibition marking the conclusion of a research project linking poetry, psychology and fine art will be on show in the Visual Research Centre at DCA until 1st April.
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28 February 2011

Recent Graduate Success
A recent successful doctoral student in English, Susan Rennie, has just heard that her thesis has been accepted for publication by Oxford University Press.
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12 February 2011

Minima Masterclass & Screening
Silent film musicians Minima will give a masterclass on 23 February, followed by a 6pm screening at DCA.
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30 January 2011

Studies in Comics Call for Papers
Studies in Comics, which is co-edited from within the English Programme, University of Dundee, has released the call for papers for Volume 2.2.
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30 January 2011

Research Grant Success for English
Professor Peter Kitson has been awarded a prestigious 'Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan' by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
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19 January 2011

AHRI Visiting Research Fellow
The English programme welcomes Dr Karen Brown, an AHRI Visiting Research Fellow, who is joining the Programme for a semester in January.
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18 January 2011

Visiting Speaker Programme
The programme of visiting speakers for Semester 2 is now available. All welcome.
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17 January 2011

Dundee Comics Prize: The Tartan Bucket
The University of Dundee, in partnership with DC Thomson, is pleased to announce the creation of The Tartan Bucket Prize, a competition to create a new character and a short story in the form of a comic that will be published by DC Thomson.
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13 January 2011

Call for Papers: Ninth Annual Postgraduate Conference
Proposals for papers are invited for the Ninth Annual English Postgraduate Conference on the theme of "cultural levels in word and image".
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12 January 2011

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 6.
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6 January 2011

Discovery Day Lecture
Professor Andrew Roberts will be giving a lecture asking "Is Digital Poetry really Poetry?" as part of the Discovery Day on Friday 14th January 2011.
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