LGBT+ History Month

As February is LGBT+ History Month Dundee University will be celebrating with lectures, talks, movies and an online party with the hope of highlighting how queer history has shaped our cities and buildings. What can you expect? Kicking off the month there will be a live teams lecture  on the 4th of February at 5pm…Continue Reading LGBT+ History Month

Being Human 2020

Dundee University is once again a key part of Being Human, the UK’s national celebration of the humanities. The festival takes place between the 12th and 22nd of November, with the theme built around “The Lunar City”. Despite the ongoing need for social distancing and Covid-19 restrictions, over 200 workshops, screenings, talks as well as…Continue Reading Being Human 2020

Public Art Tour of Dundee Waterfront by Matthew Jarron

The latest virtual walking tour by University museum curator Matthew Jarron focuses on Dundee’s waterfront. While the previous videos were made using Google Streetview, this one mostly takes place off-road and so was filmed in person on a glorious sunny day in September. The tour covers both familiar landmarks and overlooked artworks, starting at Doug…Continue Reading Public Art Tour of Dundee Waterfront by Matthew Jarron

Celebrating Black History Month – Walter and Angeline Kamaba

To celebrate Black History Month, Dr Kenneth Baxter from the University’s Archives Services takes a closer look at the work and lives of Walter and Angeline Kamba, two of the University’s most notable figures to work at the University with a BAME background. The Kambas came to Dundee in 1969 after they were exiled from…Continue Reading Celebrating Black History Month – Walter and Angeline Kamaba

Flashback Friday Film Festival: An Introduction to the University from 1999

What says Dundee better than panpipes? Watch this rather bizarre but undeniably unique introduction to Dundee and its University produced to a soundtrack that can at best be described as soothing. It is interesting to see what has changed and what hasn’t; there are slightly different residencies, libraries and DUSA / ISE buildings but much…Continue Reading Flashback Friday Film Festival: An Introduction to the University from 1999