Tag Archives: Dr Neil Cocks

Congratulations!

Many congratulations to CIRCL PhD student Chris Milson for passing his viva successfully on 11-03-2016 with his thesis ‘On Translation: Reading, Representation, and the Desire to Know’! External examiner: Dr Hannah Anglin-Jaffe from the University of Exeter, and internal examiner: … Continue reading

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Reading Poetry Festival children’s event

As part of the Reading Poetry Festival we ran a children’s workshop on Tuesday 20 October. It was attended by a total of 60 Year 2 & 3 children from Shinfield Infant School and Manor Primary School.   Dr Neil Cocks … Continue reading

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The latest publication from Professor Karín Lesnik-Oberstein

Professor Karín Lesnik-Oberstein has just published a new, edited, volume, for which she has also written the introduction and first chapter, and which includes contributions from a wide range of colleagues from CIRCL (The Graduate Centre for International Research in … Continue reading

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Congratulations to CIRCL PhD student Yu-Kuan Chen for passing her viva

Congratulations to CIRCL PhD student Yu-Kuan Chen for passing her viva on 21-01-2013 with her thesis on ‘Objects of Vision: Text, Colour, Gesture’! External Examiner: Professor Sara Thornton of the University of Paris 7 and Internal Examiner Dr Neil Cocks, … Continue reading

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Christmas Lecture a great success

  The Children’s Christmas Lecture at the end of 2012 was a great success. Dr Neil Cocks contributed to the ‘Dickens in December’ theme with a creative exploration of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Work produced by the children attending … Continue reading

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Neil Cocks at the Museum of English Rural Life

Dr Neil Cocks: “Country Education and late-eighteenth century literature” On 27th November 2012, from 4.30-6 pm, CIRCL’s Dr Neil Cocks will be giving a seminar at the Museum of English Rural Life on “Country education and late-eighteenth century literature“.   … Continue reading

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Open Day

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Open Day on Saturday. We enjoyed meeting you and hope that we were able to answer all of your queries. Thanks also for leaving us your email addresses – we will … Continue reading

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Dickens in December

The Department of English is heavily involved in the university event ‘Dickens in December’, with the following events: Tuesday 11 December, 8pm (Palmer G10, Whiteknights Campus): Screening of Scrooge, the Alastair Sim version, introduced by Dr Pete Orford from the … Continue reading

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Christmas Lecture announced

  Children’s Christmas Lecture 2012 Mystery and monsters: exploring the power of Charles Dickens’ creative writing. Dr Neil Cocks from the department of English Language and Literature will give the popular University of Reading Children’s Lecture this year. In this … Continue reading

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Thank you to our open day visitors

  We just wanted to say a big ‘thank you’ to all the students, parents (and grandparents) who visited us on Friday’s open day. We hope you enjoyed the day, and managed to see something of our beautiful campus despite … Continue reading

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