Humanities at Dundee: some recent highlights

Division of Humanities colleagues have been busy over the past few months working on some fantastic projects. Allan Kennedy (History) with guidance from Chris Murray (English) has just finished a Scottish History comic, supported by strategic development funding and in partnership with History Scotland magazine. The comic is called ‘The Persecution of Jean Lands’, and…Continue Reading Humanities at Dundee: some recent highlights

DJCAD Masters Show 2023

There is still time to visit this incredible show featuring the work of postgraduate students at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. Covering Animation, Medical Art, Comics, Design, Drawing, Fine Art and more this year’s show has something for everyone. But hurry because the last chance to visit is Sunday 27th August. Opening…Continue Reading DJCAD Masters Show 2023

Tayside’s Treasures

The recording of UoD Museum’s Tayside’s Treasures event hosted by Matthew Jarron is now available on YouTube. This event took place on the 12th of May 2021 and it featured a series of short presentations from curators and collections staff from 16 different museums across the region. From prehistoric textiles to a 1967 electric car,…Continue Reading Tayside’s Treasures

New Worlds in Comics

Join Dundee Comic Creative Space for an online event on the 20th of November at 6pm for the launch of the latest Being Human Comic books as a part of the Being Human festival. The comics being launched are the first to highlight the pandemic, charting responses to the Covid-19 outbreak as well as lockdown….Continue Reading New Worlds in Comics

School transitions: Whose transitions are they anyway? (comic)

By Samuel Stones, Jonathan Glazzard, Divya Jindal-Snape and Chris Murray; Artwork Catriona Laird This comic, posted by TCELT-International Network of Transitions Researchers, illustrates the impact of Covid-19 transitions on school educators and the pupils in their care. It demonstrates how transition experience can be both positive and negative as well as multiple and multi-dimensional (Jindal-Snape, 2012). Examples are offered to illustrate…Continue Reading School transitions: Whose transitions are they anyway? (comic)

Impact of COVID-19: University lives in transition (Comic)

Blog-post written by Divya Jindal-Snape and Jonathan Glazzard. Students across the world have been experiencing multiple transitions related to their studies, family life and employment, to name a few. Students go to university not only to achieve an academic qualification but also for the student experience. They enjoy the social aspect of university life, they enjoy…Continue Reading Impact of COVID-19: University lives in transition (Comic)

COVID-19 and nature connectedness: Staying wild, inside and out (Comic)

The COVID-19 pandemic and the necessary response from it triggered multiple transitions for all. One of the constants during this period was the natural world, and more than 60% of adults turned to the natural world for support at this time. A host of previous research has found that contact with nature in its many forms, as well as…Continue Reading COVID-19 and nature connectedness: Staying wild, inside and out (Comic)