Monthly Archives: February 2018

GCMS Seminars

Thursday 1st March, 4.30, Edith Morley 124. Susan Edgington (Queen Mary, London) ‘Guido of Vigevano’s Rules of Health for an Old Man Going on Crusade’ Drinks and nibbles to follow in G27L

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James Grande, ‘Radical tours and rustic harangues: William Cobbett and John Thelwall’

James Grande, Radical tours and rustic harangues: William Cobbett and John Thelwall 12:00 – 13:00, 1st March, Museum of English Rural Life. This talk will explore the radical tradition of rural writing through the work of Cobbett and John Thelwall, … Continue reading

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Health Humanities seminars

1 March, 6pm, Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading Naomi Lebens (Special Collections, UMASCS) and Eleanor Crook (Anatomical Artist), ‘Anatomy for Artists: the Minnie Jane Hardman Collection and the Medical Body at the Nineteenth-Century Royal Academy of Art’ … Continue reading

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Eary Modern Research seminar

Monday February 19th, Edith Morley G57 Richard Blakemore, Chloë Houston, Michelle O’Callaghan,University of Reading Early Modern Travel: A Research Conversation.

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Health Humanities seminars

20 February, 5pm, Edith Morley Building, 127 Verity Burke (University of Reading), ‘Intermedial Interpretations: Nineteenth-Century Museums, Literature and the Displayed Body’

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GCMS Seminars

Thursday 15 February at 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124 Drinks and nibbles follow each seminar in G27L Phillipa Hardman (University of Reading) and Marianne Ailes (University of Bristol) ‘The Legend of Charlemagne in Medieval England’ and Booklaunch.

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Rural riders and radicals: Simon Kovesi, John Clare and place

  12:00 – 13:00 Thursday 15th February, The Museum of English Rural Life The Romantic labouring-class poet John Clare is regarded as English literature’s first major ecologically-conscious writer. Simon discusses place as a foundation of Clare’s writing, and asks what … Continue reading

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Archives & Texts: Dr Daisy Hay, 5 pm Thursday Feb. 8th, Edith Morley G10

Dr Daisy Hay will give a talk from her new book, a cultural history of English Romanticism entitled Dinner with Joseph Johnson. Daisy is an award-winning author, biographer, and popular speaker. Her books have focused on the intersections between literature, history and politics … Continue reading

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Tony Watkins Annual Public Lecture for 2018

****UPDATE******** Unfortunately The Tony Watkins Annual public lecture has had to be postponed. We will let you know as soon as Dr De Vos has been able to reschedule. ********************* The Tony Watkins Annual Public Lecture commemorates the life and … Continue reading

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