Wizard of Oz: why this extraordinary movie has been so influential – Dr Brian Hoyle in The Conversation

“It seems that the tale of Dorothy's adventure on the Yellow Brick Road can reasonably lay claim to being the most influential movie of all time. "Film is a highly collaborative art form and the contributions made by every department to this film – photography, set, costume, music, editing and cast – is immaculate. Indeed, to watch The Wizard of Oz is to watch the Hollywood studio machine working at the very ...

Arctic Researcher to visit Science Fiction Programme in Dundee

Marcin Dymet, of the University of Lapland’s Arctic Centre, Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (Finland), will be visiting the University of Dundee from the 22-28 November 2018. Mr Dymet is joining us to find out about our teaching and research in order to gauge how Science Fiction can be used as a tool for understanding real world issues affecting the human relationship with the Arctic ecology and its...

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