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Prof Kirsty Gunn wins major short story award

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Kirsty Gunn, Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Dundee, has won the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 for her collection Infidelities (Faber & Faber).   Professor Gunn was one of six authors shortlisted for the prize, which was presented at a ceremony in London recently.  Her collection includes stories about love, marriage, and beyond, and was praised by judges for its haunting imagery and the bea...

Researchers and public to explore what it means to be human at national humanities festival

Being Human Festival 2015

Frankenstein author Mary Shelley’s formative experiences in Dundee will be revisited at the UK’s national festival of the humanities later this year. The University of Dundee will host ‘Mary Shelley’s Dundee: Re-animating a City’ as part of the Being Human 2015 festival. The festival will see events take place at 41 universities and other organisations across the UK from 12th to 22nd November. The...

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Joint Annual Conference of the Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy

The Joint Annual Conference of the Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy, SEP-FEP 2015, will be held at the University of Dundee in September.

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Languages for All Advice and Registration Session

Thinking of learning a new language, or improving an existing one? Find out more at our Languages for All Advice / Registration Session.

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Comics and the City

The statues of Desperate Dan and Minnie the Minx in Dundee city centre are a tangible reminder of the importance of comics to Dundee’s heritage and identity. In this event, four guest speakers will discuss this unique legacy in a series of short talks.

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