Author Archives: Mary Morrissey

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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Congratulations to our Chancellor’s Award winners!

Congratulations to Tara Healy (English Literature, Part 3) and Rebecca Ludbrook (English Language and Literature, Part 2) who are this year’s recipients of the Chancellor’s Awards for our Department. The Chancellor’s Awards are awarded each year to the highest achieving … Continue reading

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New publication by Professor Lesnik-Oberstein

Having published in the past in newspapers about the changes being brought into English universities, and the problems some of these are causing for both staff and students, I was asked to write on some of these issues by the … Continue reading

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