Archived News from 2007

3 December 2007

Saltire Award Success
David Robb wins 'Research Book of the Year' for Auld Campaigner, A life of Alexander Scott.
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3 December 2007

New Writing Dundee - Update
Confirmation of some of the authors appearing in Issue 3 of New Writing Dundee and a reminder that submissions are still being accepted.
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3 December 2007

Semester 2 Timetable
The Semester 2 timetable for all levels is available online but consult the VLE and the Levels 1-4 noticeboards in 162 and 164 Nethergate in case of last minute alterations.
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17 November 2007

New MLitt Module in Creative Writing
An exciting new MLitt Module starts in January and can be taken as part of your 'Writing Culture' or 'Women, Culture and Society' degree.
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14 November 2007

December exam timetable
The exam timetable for December 2007, including a guide to examination venues, is available on the Registry Website.
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13 November 2007

Literary salons
A novelist, a poet and an agent is the exciting line up planned for this season's series of Literary Salons at DCA.
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5 November 2007

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 3.
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19 October 2007

New student representatives
The list of Student representatives for 2007-08 is now available. Representatives may be contacted by email or via the School of Humanities Office.
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22 September 2007

Romance - A conference in honour of Victor Skretkowicz
International experts in Renaissance literature will gather at the University of Dundee next month in honour of Dr Victor Skretkowicz, who is set to retire at the end of October.
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21 September 2007

Three exciting writers visit...
James Robertson, Jackie Kay and Caryl Phillips will be reading at the DCA in conjunction with the conference 'A Triangular Traffic: Literature, Slavery and the Archive'.
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20 September 2007

Programme and Registration Form for 'A Triangular Traffic'
The Programme and Registration Form for 'A Triangular Traffic: Literature, Slavery and the Archive' to be held at the University on 2-3 November, are now available.

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19 September 2007

Visiting speaker programme
The programme of visiting speakers for Semester 1 is now available. All welcome.
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18 September 2007

Important website updates
Various updates have been made to the English website, including the addition of the new English Handbook  Access is open to users within the Dundee campus. (essential reading for all students).
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15 September 2007

English secretary moves to the Tower Building
The English discipline secretary, Jennifer Byers, is now in the School of Humanities Office.
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14 September 2007

New English Literature and Film Studies Society website
The Society has launched their new site, which includes a programme of events for the year.
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06 September 2007

2007-08 Timetables (Revised)
Revised timetables for Semesters 1 and 2 are now available.
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27 August 2007

2007-08 Draft timetables
The draft timetables for Semesters 1 and 2 are now available.
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21 August 2007

Professor Kirsty Gunn wins award
Kirsty Gunn, Professor of Creative Writing, has been named winner of the Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year for The Boy and the Sea (Faber).
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15 August 2007

Programme and registration form for the Conference 'Debating the Difference: Gender, Representation and Self-Representation'
The Programme and Registration form are now available for this interdisciplinary event to be held at the University on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th September 2007.
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10 July 2007

Level 3 and 4 module choices for 2007-8
Students entering Level 3 and Level 4 in September 2007 have now been allocated to modules.
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7 June 2007

Programme and registration form for the conference 'InVisibilities: Absence and Presence in Cultural Texts and Images'
The Programme and Registration Form for the Fifth Annual English Postgraduate Conference, to be held at the University on Wednesday June 20th 2007, are now available.
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1 June 2007

Symposium - 'A Triangular Traffic': Literature, Slavery and the Archive
This symposium will take place at the University on 2-3 November 2007 as part of the 'Investigating the Archive' Project.
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1 June 2007

'Investigating the Archive' project
'Investigating the archive' is a Royal Society of Edinburgh sponsored project to encourage innovative research into the concept and role of the archive.
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18 May 2007

Kitson elected President of English Association
Professor Peter J. Kitson was elected President of the English Association at its Annual General Meeting in London on 15th May, both in recognition of his services to the profession and his presence as a leading scholar of Romantic period literature.
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15 May 2007

Call for Papers - "Debating the Difference: Gender, Representation and Self-Representation"
Proposals are invited for this conference to be held on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th September 2007 at the University of Dundee.
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3 May 2007

Exam timetable
The Exam Timetable, including recent timetable changes and a guide to examination venues, is available on the Registry Website.
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24 April 2007

Job Vacancy: Enterprise Gym Seeks Journalist
The Enterprise Gym is seeking a student to work as a part-time Journalist.
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28 March 2007

Programme and Registration Form for "Bif! Bam!! Crikey!!! Comics as Art, Entertainment and Design"
The Programme and Registration Form for the above conference, taking place on Fri 25th & Sat 26th May 2007, are now available. Free entry and all welcome!
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28 March 2007

Call For Papers - Fifth Annual English Postgraduate Conference
The Fifth Annual English Postgraduate Conference will be held at the University of Dundee on Wednesday June 20th 2007. This interdisciplinary postgraduate conference invites proposals for papers under the heading 'InVisibilities: Absence and Presence in Cultural Texts and Images'.
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22 March 2007

Honours Fair
All Level 2 & Level 3 Students are invited to attend the Honours Fair on 27 March.
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9 March 2007

Amy Jones is Running for Motor Neurone Disease
Amy Jones is taking part in the Flora London Marathon for her uncle, Victor Skretkowicz, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease.
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30 January 2007

Spring Programme of Visiting Speakers
The spring programme of visiting speakers is now available. The programme includes details of the School of Humanities seminars.
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3 January 2007

Job Vacancy: Chair in English
Applications are invited for an established Professorship. We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an outstanding research record in English literatures post-1550, with extensive experience of teaching and administration.
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