James Joyce and Magic Lanterns

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Some of you may remember the multi-media live show, ‘Ulysses: A Magic Lantern Odyssey’, which Keith Williams took on a ‘three-nation’ tour back in Summer 2022 to celebrate the centenary of Joyce’s novel in Dundee, Dublin and Bristol, supported by Humanities at Dundee. This is part of an ongoing creative research collaboration with magic lantern…Continue Reading James Joyce and Magic Lanterns

Women Emerging Stronger – Dundee Women’s Festival 2023 

Drawing of the V&A with two cyclists in front advertising the festival

Dundee Women’s Festival is an annual event run in the Dundee and Angus area, and online, to span International Women’s Day on 8th March. This year the Festival runs from Saturday 4 March until Sunday 19 March. The theme for this year’s festival is ‘Women Emerging Stronger’ with a tag line ‘Resilience, Rebuilding, Renewal’. To…Continue Reading Women Emerging Stronger – Dundee Women’s Festival 2023 

Through the Lens (Part 1.5) – The Instagram Filter that you can hold

In our museum collections is a small leather wallet with what first appears to be a piece of clear framed glass inside. It doesn’t look like much, but this is actually a diffraction grid – used to separate light into it’s component wavelengths – think something along the lines of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of…Continue Reading Through the Lens (Part 1.5) – The Instagram Filter that you can hold

The Green Room Gallery

Photograph of the Green Room

Have you visited the Green Room Gallery at the Botanic Garden yet? Find out more in this post from the Curator Kevin Frediani. The commissioning of a new structure that could look out from the garden to capture the views over the River Tay towards Fife, marked a unique opportunity for the University of Dundee…Continue Reading The Green Room Gallery

The Global Room

Logo of Global Room

The University’s Global Room has something for everyone. Find out more about what they do with this blog by Anya Farnan. The Global Room is a social space on City Campus for all students to relax, meet new people and celebrate cultural events. The Global Room offers a drop-in zone during the semester with various…Continue Reading The Global Room

History Scotland webinars

From rioting in 17th century Scotland to Scotland’s first printed book – check out the webinars chaired by Dr Allan Kennedy lecturer in Scottish History. Upcoming sessions include ‘Slaves and Highlanders: Silenced Histories of Scotland and Caribbean’ and ‘Musical life in 18th century Edinburgh’. In March find out about Dunfermline Abbey For more information visit…Continue Reading History Scotland webinars