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Our new Head of Department

We are delighted to announce that Professor Peter Stoneley took up his post as Head of Department at the start of this term. Peter has been with the department for twelve years and was most recently Director of Postgraduate Studies … Continue reading

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Wilde in prison

Peter Stoneley writes: The art production company, Artangel, has set up an exhibition in Reading Prison, to run from 4 September to 30 October.  It features well-known artists such as Steve McQueen (director of “Twelve Years a Slave,” Felix Gonzalez-Torres, … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Many congratulations to CIRCL PhD student Krissie West! Krissie passed her PhD viva on 10-05-2016 with her thesis”To be boy eternal”: Locating the Child in the Literature and Criticism of Ralph Waldo Emerson. External Examiner: Professor Peter Buse (Kingston University), … Continue reading

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What would Mark Twain make of Donald Trump?

Peter Stoneley, Professor of English at Reading, was asked to contribute a blog to the Oxford University Press website.  Peter decided to combine his research interest in the American novel with contemporary politics, in a blog entitled “What would Mark … Continue reading

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Professor publishes prison poem to mark National Poetry Day

Professor Peter Robinson composed ‘Time for Time’ after visiting Reading Prison last year. Reading publisher Two Rivers Press, with which Peter is connected, has also published The Ballad of Reading Gaol recently. He had been invited to the prison to discuss poetry … Continue reading

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Enemies of the State?

The Department has just completed a project on the Easter Rising of Irish patriots in 1916.  Led by Professor Peter Stoneley, and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the project focused on the notable Irish detainees held in … Continue reading

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Professor Peter Stoneley talks on O’Hara – all most welcome.

  A reminder about today’s Monday Literary Seminar at 5pm, at which Professor Peter Stoneley  is speaking about FRANK O’HARA, BLACKNESS & THE PRIMITIVE.      Looking forward to seeing you there!    

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Annual Review Help

The Postgraduate Research Group …will be meeting in HumSS 110 at 1pm this Tuesday (27th November) for a guided discussion session on preparing for annual review. Led by Peter Stoneley and Helen Bailey, this is an opportunity for postgraduates to … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Research Group

This term we are pleased to be able to offer our postgraduate students a new form of support: a forum which combines subject-specific training, guided discussions and problem-solving presentations. The first of these is to be held in HUMSS 110 … Continue reading

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