Poetry volume launch honours lecturer's legacy

Colleagues of a University of Dundee lecturer who died in 2016 will celebrate his life this week by publishing a volume of his poetry. Staff of the University’s English Programme in the School of Humanities hosted a crowdfunding campaign to raise the £2,000 needed to publish ‘THIS’, a collection of work by Dr Jim Stewart. Despite having shown little interest in making his poems public during the early s...

Frankenstein Returns 'home'

The University of Dundee will next month host a series of events celebrating Mary Shelley in the city that inspired the teenage pioneer of science fiction to become a writer. Frankenstein Returns takes place at venues throughout Dundee from Friday 16 to Saturday 24 November as part of Being Human 2018, the national festival of the humanities that has this year expanded to include events in Australia, France, Italy, Singapore a...

Forthcoming Events

Frankenstein's Medical Marvels (Being Human 2018)

We are taking over the Dundee Science Centre, with some special Frankenstein-themed activities.

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Frankenstein Returns! (Being Human 2018)

Come along to the eagerly awaited return of our own home-made superhero, Frankenstein’s monster, on his 200th birthday.

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Frankenstein Re-membered (Being Human 2018)

An exclusive screening of a commissioned 'Frankenstein' film by local experimental filmmaker and PhD student Chris Gerrard.

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