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BBC Radio Broadcast for Daniel Cook and Lauren Christie

Dr Daniel Cook and PhD Student Lauren Christie, will be back on the radio on New year’s Day. BBC Radio Scotland will repeat ‘Frankenstein Dundee’ at 8 am on January 1st, 2019. The article was originally broadcast on 16th September 2018. It will then be available on the iPlayer for one month. Click here for

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First ever Dundee edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein launched.

On New Year’s Day, 1818, Mary Shelley unleashed on the world one of the most iconic works of fiction ever written: Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. Her story begins further back than that. Ensconced in the Villa Diodati by Lake Geneva during the so-called Year Without a Summer, 1816, the teenage author experienced a feverish

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Rex Ingram’s ‘The Magician’ (1926) With Accompaniment by Stephen Geallatly, Wed 5th December

The Centre for Critical and Creative Cultures presents REX INGRAM’S ‘THE MAGICIAN’ (1926) WITH LIVE MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT performed by Steven Gellatly WEDNESDAY 5th DECEMBER 2018, 6pm BAXTER SUITE (1.36), TOWER BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE Steven Gellatly performs an original live musical score to Rex Ingram’s The Magician (1926). The event is inspired by our film

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Unveiling of Historic Environment Scotland Plaque in Honour of Joseph Lee, Great War Poet

You are invited to join the Lord Provost of the City of Dundee, Ian Borthwick, and Professor John Rowan, Vice Principal of the University of Dundee, to celebrate the unveiling of a Historic Environment Scotland commemorative plaque in honour of Joseph Lee, Great War poet, artist and journalist at 2.30pm on Thursday 6 December. Please

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Arctic Researcher to Visit Science Fiction Programme at School of Humanities

Marcin Dymet, of the University of Lapland’s Arctic Centre, Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Finland, will be visiting the University from the 22-28 November. Mr Dymet is coming to find out about our teaching and research in order to gauge how SF can be used as a tool for understanding real world issues

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PhD Researcher Success – New Podcast Durham University Late Summer Lecture Series

Our PhD student, Mr. Adam James Cuthbert, recently gave a public lecture, ‘The Stream of Consciousness in the Works of William Wordsworth and James Joyce’, as part of the Durham University Late Summer Lecture Series. His lecture was recorded as a podcast, which is available here

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PhD Researcher Lauren Christie presenting at Napier University

Congratulations to our PhD researcher, Lauren Christie, who will deliver a guest lecture at Napier University today, on children’s literature and children’s Gothic. The title of Lauren’s lecture will be ‘Working with Child Readers: Implied Readership, Literacy Workshops and Children’s Gothic). This will be part of a course organised by Dr Emily Alder, ‘Reading Experiments:

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Double-bill screening of two films about LGBTQI+ life in Kenya

The Centre is pleased to announce a double-bill screening of two films about LGBTQI+ life in Kenya: Rafiki (directed by Wanuri Kahiu, 2018) Stories of our Lives (directed by Jim Chuchu, 2014) Friday, November 16, 2018, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Frankland Screening Room, University of Dundee Free and open to the public Supported by Africa in Motion

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PhD Researcher Success – Dickens in Aberdeen

Congratulations to our PhD student, Mr. Adam James Cuthbert, who will be giving a public talk on Charles Dickens, the flȃneur, and the ‘camera-eye’ at the Dickens Fellowship Aberdeen Branch Meeting on Wednesday 21st November 2018 in the Belmont Cinema, 7-9pm.

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Silent Film Screening with live music by Steven Gellatly, Wed 24 October, Baxter 1.36

Steven Gellatly performs an original live musical score to a programme of selected silent films inspired by our film studies curriculum and introduced by Dr Brian Hoyle. The introduction will begin at 5.45pm with the screenings starting at 6pm. The event will last for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Film studies students are strongly encouraged

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