Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Creative Arts Anthology is back!

Since 2008, the English Department has published its annual Creative Arts Anthology, bringing together the creative work of contributors from the university, and the Reading creative scene. The 2017 edition, Truth is Like a Lazarus; or, A Roof Bursting with … Continue reading

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The Business of a Woman’s Life: Female Authorship, Celebrity and Fandom in the Long Nineteenth Century

CFP: The Business of a Woman’s Life:  Female Authorship, Celebrity and Fandom in the Long Nineteenth Century An interdisciplinary conference to be hosted by the University of Reading, 26th March 2018. Keynote Speaker (provisional): Prof. Alexis Easley, University of St. Thomas Emily … Continue reading

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WALT DISNEY, PSYCHOBIOGRAPHY AND THE “PRACTICALLY PERFECT”

We would like to invite all PGR and 3rd year students to the first Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster seminar given by Reading University doctoral student John Whitney.  John’s talk will be on psychobiography in the works of Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Congratulations to a newly published writer in our department!

Olivia Lowden writes: We are extremely lucky to have such great creative writing modules at our university, and I have found them both inspiring and helpful to my own writing. The second year module Writing and Revising particularly helped me … Continue reading

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Health Humanities Group film festival

In the run-up to Halloween, and beginning next Wednesday, the Health Humanities Group will be running a film festival on the theme Monsters. Date: Wednesday 11, 18 and 25 October 2017 Time: 7pm Venues: 11 & 18 October: Minghella Building; … Continue reading

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Editing Modernist Letters workshop – alert for students

Editing Modernist Letters Workshop – For more information and details of registration please see https://barpgroup.wordpress.com/ or send an email to barp.letters@gmail.com Thursday 2nd November 2017 University of Reading, Special Collections From the recently completed Letters of Samuel Beckett to forthcoming editions of Dorothy Richardson’s correspondence, the … Continue reading

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