Monthly Archives: March 2017

POSTMODERNIST BIOFICTIONS’ CONFERENCE – THANK YOU!

Dr Madeleine Davies writes: Dr Bethany Layne and I would like to express our sincere thanks to our undergraduate and postgraduate students who helped us organise the ‘Postmodernist Biofictions’ conference in the Department on Saturday 25th March, as well as … Continue reading

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Wendy O’Shea-Meddour at the Oxford Literary Festival

Wendy O’Shea-Meddour (English Literature Lecturer) is delighted to be appearing at the Oxford Literary Festival on April 1st, alongside her illustrator (and teenage daughter), Mina May. They will be in conversation with The Sunday Times children’s book editor, Nicolette Jones, … Continue reading

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RUSU Excellence Awards 2017

RUSU have announced the launch of their student-led Excellence Awards for 2017. These aim to recognise members of University of Reading staff who students believe have gone above and beyond expectations. As RUSU states: ‘ Why are [these awards] important? … Continue reading

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Reading Creative Arts Anthology 2017 is launched next Monday

We are delighted to be able to invite you to the launch of the 2017 edition of the University of Reading Creative Arts Anthology, titled Truth is Like a Lazarus; or, A Roof Bursting with Stars. As ever, the publication would not be … Continue reading

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Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies research seminar

Dr Joanna Bellis (Merton College, Oxford) will be talking on “Constructing a Genre: Eyewitness Writing in the Middle Ages”. Dr Bellis works on medieval and early modern English literary accounts of the Hundred Years War. The seminar is on Thursday 16th March, 4.30pm … Continue reading

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Department Student Awards

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LITERATURE STUDENT AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION   For the first time, English Literature is awarding prizes for outstanding academic achievement and for outstanding contributions to the life and work of the Department. This summer there will be … Continue reading

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Postmodernist Biofictions Conference

Postmodernist Biofictions Conference Schedule HumSS Building, University of Reading, 25th March 2017   9.00-9.30 – Registration 9.30 – 10.30 – Keynote Lecture 1 Professor Maggie Gee, Bath Spa University ‘Onceness: Biofiction and the Truth of the Individual Body’ 10.30 – … Continue reading

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