Monthly Archives: May 2012

Contemporary Poetry Discussion Group

  Natalie Pollard writes: Thanks for all the fertile conversation at the last meeting. It was enjoyable and thought provoking. A reminder that the Contemporary Poetry Discussion Group will be meeting again TODAY Thursday 31st May at 5.00 in HumSS … Continue reading

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Sujata Burman on her academic placements

As I was approaching my last two years of university, I knew that I would be required to start entertaining the idea of a career path for myself. With this in mind, I jumped at the chance to incorporate real world experience … Continue reading

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Researchers have their say

The views of some of our research students have recently been captured on film and can be seen at: www.reading.ac.uk/english-literature/PostgraduateResearch/ell-pgr-english-literature-about.aspx

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Dr Natalie Pollard: ‘On Rudeness’

  Dr Natalie Pollard, the department’s new British Academy Research Fellow, will be giving a research paper on: Wednesday 23 May 2.30 pm HumSS 144, Whiteknights Campus ON RUDENESS: Contemporary Poetry and the Tongue’s Territory All welcome!   Do come … Continue reading

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Dr Mary Morrissey at St Paul’s

  St Paul’s have put a video of the ‘Celebration of John Donne’ that Dr Mary Morrissey took part in last month up on their website: http://www.poetinthecity.co.uk/john-donne    

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Two Rivers Press: poetry evening

Event at Museum of English Rural Life Free, no need to book Poetry readings: 6.30pm Tom Phillips, Kate Behrens and Adrian Blamires. 8pm Ian House, Susan Utting and Lesley Saunders Guided tours at 6pm and 9pm Bar open from 6pm … Continue reading

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Contemporary Poetry Discussion Group

      The launch session of the staff-postgraduate CONTEMPORARY POETRY DISCSUSSION GROUP is this week. All interested are welcome on:   THURSDAY 17th MAY at 5pm      in   HUMSS 110 Whiteknights Campus   We’ll be discussing selections from the poetry of ALICE OSWALD, … Continue reading

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Archives and Texts seminar

The Week 3 Summer Term Archives and Texts Seminar features Dr Rosa Maria Medina Granda who will be delivering a paper entitled: ‘Intercomprehension between related languages: reading Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Le Petit Prince and its translations into several Spanish languages’ … Continue reading

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