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Modernist Periodicals Reading Group

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Sarah MacDougall, ‘Rediscovering the Whitechapel Girl’

A free public lecture as part of the exhibition, ‘Colours more than sentences’: Illustrated editions of The Ballad of Reading Gaol.  Clare Winsten (1894-1989) was the sole female member of the ‘Whitechapel Boys’, a group of artists and poets who emerged … Continue reading

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Archives & Texts Seminars: Guest lecture

Dr Rod Rosenquist (Northampton) will speak in “Autobiography, Authorial Celebrity and Sales: Gertrude Stein and Wyndham Lewis in the Archives”       5pm-6pm, Thursday 19th April, Edith Morley building, 257. All welcome

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RUSU Award for Diverse and Inclusive Teaching

The Department of English Literature is pleased to announce that Dr Maddi Davies has won the ‘RUSU Excellence Award for Diverse and Inclusive Teaching’. Maddi writes, ‘Thank you to all our students who nominated me for this award; I’m truly … Continue reading

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The Business of a woman’s life

Female authorship, celebrity, and fandom in the long 19th century An interdisciplinary conference. University of Reading, 26th March 2018. Plenary speaker:   Prof. Alexis Easley, University of St. Thomas Sponsored by the British Association for Victorian Studies and the University of Reading. … Continue reading

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Rural Riders and Radicals: the DEL-MERL visiting speakers series

22nd March, 12-1pm, Museum of English Rural Life. Jos Smith, Vibrant localism: the story of Common Ground Jos will introduce the work of Common Ground and explore the group’s relationship to rural England, in which ideas of the local are … Continue reading

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GCMS Seminar

Thursday, 15th March at 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124 Victoria Flood (University of Birmingham) ‘Fairy Narratives from the Welsh March: Re-localisations of the Melusine Legend’ Drinks and nibbles to follow in G27L

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Teachout: Wednesday March 7th, Rising Sun Arts Centre. 11-7 All welcome.

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‘Colours More Than Sentences’

An exhibition of illustrated editions of Oscar Wilde’s The Ballad of Reading Gaol, curated with Michael Seeney, and held in the 120th anniversary year of the Ballad’s first publication Opens Wednesday, 14th March 2018 at Berkshire Record Office, Coley Avenue, Reading … Continue reading

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Teachout, starting March 5th

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