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AHRI Christmas Lecture Wed 13 December 17- ‘A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Christmas’

The AHRI’s Christmas lecture will be held on Wednesday 13 December, 6.00 – 7.30pm in Baxter 1.36. Our speaker is Dr Jeremy Brooker — historian of magic lanterns and current Chairman of the Magic Lantern Society — and the title of his “lecture-entertainment” is ‘A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Christmas’. There will be a Yuletide

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Visiting Speaker Jeffrey Geiger on ‘Intimate Media: New Queer Documentary and the Sensory Turn’

Visiting Speaker Jeffrey Geiger will present a talk on ‘Intimate Media: New Queer Documentary and the Sensory Turn’ on Wed 31 January 2018, from 4.30 – 6.30pm. Venue to be confirmed. Jeffrey Geiger is Professor of Film Studies and Director of the Centre for Film and Screen Media at the University of Essex.

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Professor Peter Beck – ‘H.G. Wells, the Time Traveller: Travelling between Different Worlds over Time’

We are delighted to announce that Professor Peter Beck, (Emeritus Professor of International History, Kingston University) will be speaking on 4 October 2017. The title of Professor Beck’s talk will be: ‘H.G. Wells, the Time Traveller: Travelling between Different Worlds over Time’. Time and venue to be confirmed.

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Screening of Hitchcock’s ‘The Lodger’ (1927) with live musical accompaniment, Thursday 28th September, 5.15-7.15pm, Dalhousie LT4

Steve Gellatly performs an original live musical score to a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s silent film, The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927). This event is open to all staff and students and is particularly recommended for students studying film noir and Hollywood and European cinema. Please come and join us in Dalhousie

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Professor Mark Robson – Seminar: Is there a Politics of Suicide?

4 Dec 3:00PM Location: Room 4.34, Scrymgeour Building This seminar hosted by the Tayside Suicide Research Network will be delivered by Professor Mark Robson (Chair in English & Theatre Studies, University of Dundee). Professor Robson joined UoD in 2013 as Chair of English and Theatre Studies. He has expertise in modern literature, including Shakespeare; literary

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AHRC Funded Creative Economies PhD Studentship Available!

The Centre has made a successful bid to the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities for funding for a PhD to start this October, and is now in the process of recruiting. The deadline is close (31 July), with interviews scheduled for 18 August. The studentship is under the Creative Economies scheme, so the

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Martian Autopsy – video now available!

Dundee’s Martian Autopsy was performed live by Dame Professor Sue Black, one of the UK’s leading forensic scientists, as the highlight of our programme of events for the 2016 Being Human national Festival of the Humanities, which was themed around H.G. Wells @150 Hope and Fear. It was commended by Professor Sarah Churchwell, director of

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Creative Writing Speakers announced for new Academic Year

We are very pleased to welcome the following speakers to Dundee in autumn 2017: Wednesday 27 Sept 2017, 5 – 7pm – Prof Rory Stewart, Poet and Professor of English Literature at Stirling University (Venue to be confirmed) Wednesday 25 October 2017, 5 – 7pm – Dan Shand – Novelist who graduated with MA (Hons)

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Lauren’s Adventures in Ohio-land!

Lauren Christie began her PhD in English at the University of Dundee in January 2017 under the supervision of Dr Daniel Cook, an expert on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature. Lauren recently received the Jacqueline M. Albers Guest Scholar in Children’s Literature Fellowship at Kent State University. Her research examines the relationship between the history of

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Notting Hill Editions essay prize short list featured on DURA!

Dundee University is delighted to have world exclusive access to the international Notting Hill Editions essay prize short list due to the role of Writing Practice and Study and its associated on-line arts magazine, DURA. In advance of the prize’s announcement in two weeks’ time, Dr Gail Low has secured rights to publish excerpts from

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