Archived News from 2012

17 December 2012

Dandy Exhibition Success
Following the successful opening event for the University of Dundee's latest comics exhibition, The Dandy exhibition is now running until 7 January.
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5 December 2012

The Digital Dandy Exhibition
On Saturday 8th December at 2pm there will be an opening event for the University of Dundee's latest comics exhibition, celebrating the 75th birthday of the world’s third-longest running comic, The Dandy.
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22 October 2012

Celebrating the Genius of Grant Morrison
One of the world’s most successful comics writers, Grant Morrison, heads the stellar line-up of top industry talent appearing at Dundee Comics Day later this week.
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22 October 2012

Dundee Comics Day: Dave Gibbons Workshop
On Saturday 27 October the University welcomes Dave Gibbons who will deliver a talk and workshop on the theme of "Creating Comics".
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25 September 2012

DURA Launch Success
DURA, the new online arts review magazine, was launched at the English postgraduate party on Wednesday 19 September.
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18 September 2012

Dundee Comics Day 2012
Dundee Comics Day, part of the Dundee Literary Festival, will be held at the University on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October.  Tickets are available now.
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18 September 2012

Arts Review Magazine Launch
The English programme is launching a new online arts review magazine, DURA or Dundee University Review of the Arts, on Wednesday 19 September
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17 September 2012

Visiting Speaker Programme
The programme of visiting speakers for Semester 1 is now available. All welcome.
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25 July 2012

PhD Studentships
Applications are invited for two full-time PhD Studentships funded by the School of Humanities.
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25 July 2012

DURA: More Arts Magazine Entrées
A taste of what's to come in DURA, a new staff-student online arts review magazine to be launched in the autumn of 2012.
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19 July 2012

David Sutherland Exhibition
This exhibition celebrating a legendary figure in comics art continues in The Baxter Suite until 15th August.
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3 July 2012

The Big Music - Dundee Launch Success
Videos and photos from the Dundee launch and an outreach event at Madras College for Kirsty Gunn's latest novel.
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3 July 2012

Dundee Comics Prize 2012
Announcing the Second Annual Dundee Comics Prize - a competition to re-create The Amazing Mr X.
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26 June 2012

New Online Arts Review Magazine
A new staff-student online arts review magazine is to be lauched in the autumn of 2012.
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11 June 2012

Conference Announcement: 'Excavating Time'
The 19th Annual Scottish Word and Image Group Conference will take place on 6-8 July 2012, on the subject of 'Excavating Time: Uncovering and Recovering the Past in Word and Image'.
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12 April 2012

Call for Papers: 'Excavating Time'
Papers are invited for the 19th Annual Scottish Word and Image Group Conference on the subject of 'Excavating Time: Uncovering and Recovering the Past in Word and Image'.
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28 March 2012

'In Memoriam': Celebrating the Silent Teachers
Introducing In Memoriam, an anthology of poetry, essays and prose that commemorates the life of the body before and after death, including details of how to buy a copy and a video from the lecture launching the anthology.
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27 March 2012

Launch of Kirsty Gunn's Latest Novel
An invitation to the launch of Kirsty Gunn’s new novel, The Big Music.
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26 March 2012

Entertaining Dundee: From the Comical to the Comic, the Ridiculous to the Sublime
Two academics, pitted against each other, decide who made the biggest contribution to literature: comic publishing company DC Thomson or notoriously poor poet William McGonagall.  
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23 March 2012

Anthology One Launch & Exhibition
Announcing a launch event for Anthology One – a new collection of stories from aspiring comic creators.
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8 March 2012

Call for Papers: 'The Golden Age - Nostalgia in Word and Image'
Inviting proposals for the Tenth Annual Postgraduate Conference, in conjunction with the Scottish Word and Image Group, on the theme of 'The Golden Age'.
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29 February 2012

Dundee Comics Prize Winners, 2011: The Tartan Bucket Prize
Announcing the winners of the first Tartan Bucket Prize.
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14 February 2012

The Scots Tongue: Origins, Varieties, Uses
Dr Jim Stewart will give a talk on the subject of the Scots language on Saturday 18th February. All welcome.
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27 January 2012

Visiting Speaker Programme
The programme of visiting speakers for Semester 2 is now available. All welcome.
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26 January 2012

Ford Edition Published
The English programme announces the publication by Oxford University Press of The Collected Works of John Ford, Volume I, coedited by Rob Watt.
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17 January 2012

'Intermedial Modernisms' Symposium
The Scottish Network of Modernist Studies will hold a symposium on 'Intermedial Modernisms' at the University of Dundee on Friday 20th January.
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13 January 2012

'Cultural Encounters': New HERA Research Programme
Professor Peter Kitson of the English programme is one of a select group of European scholars formally invited to participate in the new HERA Joint Research Programme theme of Cultural Encounters.
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