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About English Literature at Reading

The Department of English Literature at Reading has been an internationally recognised centre for research and teaching in English Studies for over a hundred years. Our teaching system, with its emphasis on seminars and tutorial work, encourages our students to discuss ideas with tutors and other students in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. All of our students have access to dedicated study advisors; our academic placement scheme and 'professional track' programme provide invaluable preparation for subsequent careers.

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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