Monthly Archives: January 2018

Early Modern Research Centre Seminar Series

5 FEBRUARY Dr. Mary Morrissey, “Rhetoric and belonging in Donne’s sermons” 19 FEBRUARY: Richard Blakemore, Chloë Houston, Michelle O’Callaghan Early Modern Travel: A Research Conversation. 5 MARCH: Dr. Rachel Foxley “Hierarchies of Slavery in Early-Modern Republicanism” For further information, please … Continue reading

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Prize-winning authors appointed to creative writing posts at Reading

The Department of English Literature is delighted to announce the appointment of two exciting writers to teach on our courses on creative and persuasive writing, and to join in our research and outreach activities. Kate Clanchy is a writer of … Continue reading

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Archives & Texts 2018

              Thursday 18th January (wk 3), 5-6pm (please note change of date!) Dr Cathy Clay (English, Nottingham Trent) ‘Rereading the Time and Tide Archive: The Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine’ Thursday … Continue reading

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RURAL RIDERS AND RADICALS: The DEL-MERL visiting speaker series 2018

                18 January Alexandra Harris The marsh and the visitor 1 February Clover Stroud The wild other: on landscape and grief 15 February Simon Kövesi John Clare and place 1 March James Grande … Continue reading

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Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Seminars

  GCMS Seminars, Spring 2018 Seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124 Drinks and nibbles follow each seminar in G27L   18 January, Sethina Watson (University of York) ‘Hospitals and the Law: the problem … Continue reading

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Feminism 100: A series of events for students and staff in English Literature and History

2018 marks the centenary of the extension of the franchise to include (some) women, and the Department of English Literature is collaborating with colleagues in the Department of History and with a group of Part 3 students to present a … Continue reading

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In memory of Tony Watkins

I first met Tony Watkins in the early 1990s at a children’s literature conference in Oxford, little imagining that I would be able to join him as a colleague at Reading just a few years later in 1995, when I … Continue reading

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