Tag Archives: Evan Hayles Gledhill

The Business of a Woman’s Life: Female Authorship, Celebrity and Fandom in the Long Nineteenth Century

CFP: The Business of a Woman’s Life:  Female Authorship, Celebrity and Fandom in the Long Nineteenth Century An interdisciplinary conference to be hosted by the University of Reading, 26th March 2018. Keynote Speaker (provisional): Prof. Alexis Easley, University of St. Thomas Emily … Continue reading

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Fan studies – a new article

Evan Hayles Gledhill writes: Fan studies is an exciting and developing field that is highly inter-disciplinary; drawing together social science, history, literature, musicology and media scholars. My own research, into Gothic fiction, led me to become interested in audiences and fandoms. Gothic is … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities Reading Group

The Medical Humanities Reading Group welcome you to our upcoming guest speaker event on Tuesday 21st February,  at 5pm, in HumSS 110. How to Have Jazz Hands in an Epidemic: musical theatre as a response to AIDS Emily Garside completed her PhD … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities Reading Group

The Medical Humanities Reading Group has a Guest Speaker on Tuesday 31st January. Dr Sasha Garwood-Lloyd will be talking about sexuality, starvation and selfhood in Early Modern England. Sasha’s research focuses on female self-starvation during the early modern period, and its precise differentiation from … Continue reading

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Doctors as authors

Guest Talk: Doctors as Authors: The reception of medical fiction in the 1890s professional press  On Tuesday, 25th October, at 5pm the Medical Humanities Reading Group is proud to present their first guest speaker of 2016:  Alison Moulds, presenting ‘Doctors as Authors: The … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Medical Humanities Reading Group

Did you enjoy Frankenstein?  Wondering how accurate all those fainting fits are in the old novels you read? Or maybe you’re interested in history, but studying health sciences? If you’d like to know more about interdisciplinary projects, and what that word actually … Continue reading

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Fear, Horror and Terror

Evan Hayles-Gledhill writes: When I was contemplating returning to postgraduate study, to test whether it was what I really wanted, I decided to meet some other students and academics. The conference I went to for this was Monsters and the … Continue reading

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We the Humanities

This week PhD student Evan Hayles Gledhill is the guest curator on the ‘We the Humanities’ Twitter feed, @wethehumanities . Every week, someone from a different school of humanities based research takes over the account and leads discussions, and shares information … Continue reading

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The history of fandom

Evan Hayles Gledhill writes: I was interviewed on the podcast ‘Fansplaining’ this week, about my research into the history of fandom. We talked about commonplace books, the Bronte sisters writing fan fiction about Wellington, and Jane Austen’s community of gothic … Continue reading

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Evan Hayles Gledhill on the BBC

Evan Hayles Gledhill could be found chatting on BBC radio Berkshire about the Gothic this week, just in time for Halloween. It is about an hour into this link on iPlayer: Here’s the link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p034rmls  

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