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Mathew Sperling recently posted to the Apollo blog here – http://www.apollo-magazine.com/books/ – about a recent symposium he attended entitled ‘Art, Poetry and the Making of the Book’.
Karin Lesnik-Oberstein writes: On January 8th I will be giving a paper critiquing neuroscience at the University of Ghent in Belgium: “Depsychologizing/deneurologizing modern subjectivity? / One-day symposium & Book launch” http://www.criticalphilosophy.ugent.be/event/depsychologizingdeneurologizing-modern-subjectivity-2 My paper at the event will be about how … Continue reading
RUSU is holding an event this week at which Professor Karin Lesnik-Oberstein will be speaking. Entitled ‘The Big Question’, the event asks ‘Do stereotypes cause harm or empower?’ Event details: Thursday 28 November 2013, 2pm – 3pm, Lower 3sixty, RUSU Building
Professor Alison Donnell, who takes up her post as Head of School of Literature and Languages from January, has been researching and writing about Anglophone Caribbean Literature for the past twenty years. Alison was recently asked to write about her intellectual … Continue reading
We are always pleased to hear about how well our graduates are doing, and we are especially pleased when they tell the world about how much their degree has helped them to succeed. Sophie Longley, one of graduates who is … Continue reading
John Holmes is giving a talk and a pop-up exhibition on the Victorian architect Alfred Waterhouse on Friday lunchtime at the Museum of English Rural Life. Waterhouse built Foxhills, the Town Hall, Reading School and the main building of MERL … Continue reading
The School Research Group on Theatre History and Performance Studies is delighted to invite you to a talk by 2009 English literature gradutes Michael Clarkson and Gemma Hurley. Their new play ‘Death Ship 666′ is a parody of ‘Titanic’ and … Continue reading
Wednesday 20 November: ‘The Levellers and civil war radicalism: current research and new directions’ Dr. Elliot Vernon and Dr. Rachel Foxley (Reading) The seminar will be held at 5 pm in HUMSS 124.
Professor Karín Lesnik-Oberstein writes: My research in the past few years has primarily been concerned with critiquing ideas of neuroscience (brain scans) in relation to literature and children’s literature. Many Humanities scholars have recently been very excited by the idea … Continue reading
On Wednesday 6th November, from 1 pm to 3 pm, in HUMSS 106, Whiteknights Campus, CIRCL PhD student Krissie West will give a CIRCL seminar on ‘Observation and Conversation: A. Bronson Alcott’s Constructions of Childhood’.