Tag Archives: Dr Rebecca Bullard

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in school

On 7 December, Dr Rebecca Bullard visited Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave to lead a workshop with children in Year 6 (aged 10 and 11) who have been studying William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this term. Each class … Continue reading

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Secret History

Rebecca Bullard writes: Last week, I was delighted to give a public lecture at Chawton House Library in Alton, Hampshire. Chawton House is a grand, Elizabethan manor house that was once owned by Jane Austen’s brother, Edward. These days it … Continue reading

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Celebrating teaching and learning

On the 17th March last term, RUSU held their Partnership in Teaching and Learning Showcase at which winners of the Teaching Excellence Awards were invited to speak. These teaching awards aim to recognise members of University of Reading staff who … Continue reading

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Prize winning essay

Dr Rebecca Bullard’s essay, ‘Gatherings in Exile: Interpreting the Bibliographical Structure of Natures Pictures Drawn by Fancies Pencil to the Life (1656)’, published in the journal English Studies, has been awarded the Sylvia Bowerbank Award 2013 by the International Margaret Cavendish Society. … Continue reading

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Books are absolutely not dead things…

Dr Rebecca Bullard asks whether the digital revolution means we no longer have a need for old books?  In an attack on the censorship of books, the poet John Milton declared that ‘Books are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a potencie of … Continue reading

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EMRC Colloquium, 22 March 2013

  ‘Printed Image and Decorative Print, 1500-1750’ Friday 22 March 2013   Early Modern Research Centre, University of Reading, London Road Campus, Building LO22, Room 111 Session 1: Eric Kindel, ‘Recording knowledge: Christiaan Huygens and the invention of stencil duplicating’ … Continue reading

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Congratulations

  Delighted congratulations to Rebbecca, whose new arrival is Constance Mary Angharad Bullard. She was born on 14 April 2012 at 1.35pm weighing 8lbs. The whole family is doing well and we all look forward to meeting Constance.

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Anna Walter talks about her academic placement

  Way back in October 2011, at the beginning of the Autumn Term, Parts 2 and 3 English students were told about a fantastic opportunity. We were now able to go and seek experience beyond the university and go on … Continue reading

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INSET day in the English Department

On 14th March the English Department will welcome around twenty secondary school teachers to an INSET day. Our training days are themed, and the subject this time is Shakespeare. The programme is designed to be engaging whilst supporting the demands of … Continue reading

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