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Neil Cocks has a new publication: Higher Education Discourse and Deconstruction: Challenging the Case for Transparency and Objecthood.

Neil Cocks has published a new monograph with Palgrave,  Higher Education Discourse and Deconstruction: Challenging the Case for Transparency and Objecthood. Neil writes: My new monograph is concerned with neo-liberalism and Higher Education. We all have at least some idea … Continue reading

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POSTMODERNIST BIOFICTIONS’ CONFERENCE – THANK YOU!

Dr Madeleine Davies writes: Dr Bethany Layne and I would like to express our sincere thanks to our undergraduate and postgraduate students who helped us organise the ‘Postmodernist Biofictions’ conference in the Department on Saturday 25th March, as well as … Continue reading

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Wendy O’Shea-Meddour at the Oxford Literary Festival

Wendy O’Shea-Meddour (English Literature Lecturer) is delighted to be appearing at the Oxford Literary Festival on April 1st, alongside her illustrator (and teenage daughter), Mina May. They will be in conversation with The Sunday Times children’s book editor, Nicolette Jones, … Continue reading

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Reading Creative Arts Anthology 2017 is launched next Monday

We are delighted to be able to invite you to the launch of the 2017 edition of the University of Reading Creative Arts Anthology, titled Truth is Like a Lazarus; or, A Roof Bursting with Stars. As ever, the publication would not be … Continue reading

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Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies research seminar

Dr Joanna Bellis (Merton College, Oxford) will be talking on “Constructing a Genre: Eyewitness Writing in the Middle Ages”. Dr Bellis works on medieval and early modern English literary accounts of the Hundred Years War. The seminar is on Thursday 16th March, 4.30pm … Continue reading

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Department Student Awards

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LITERATURE STUDENT AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION   For the first time, English Literature is awarding prizes for outstanding academic achievement and for outstanding contributions to the life and work of the Department. This summer there will be … Continue reading

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Postmodernist Biofictions Conference

Postmodernist Biofictions Conference Schedule HumSS Building, University of Reading, 25th March 2017   9.00-9.30 – Registration 9.30 – 10.30 – Keynote Lecture 1 Professor Maggie Gee, Bath Spa University ‘Onceness: Biofiction and the Truth of the Individual Body’ 10.30 – … Continue reading

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EMRC seminar

The next EMRC seminar will be held on   Monday 6 March, 1-2 pm, HUMSS 124 Eva Johanna Holmberg (Helsinki), “Travel and Self-Description in Seventeenth-Century English Culture”

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Postmodernist Biofiction: a one-day conference

Postmodernist Biofiction: a one-day conference in the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading.  Saturday 25 March 2017, HumSS Organisers: Dr Bethany Layne and Dr Madeleine Davies (Department of English Literature) Students and colleagues are warmly invited to attend … Continue reading

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Sounds of the Land

DEL-MERL Visiting Speaker Series, Spring 2017 A series of lunchtime talks organized by the Department of English Literature and the Museum of English Rural Life Steven Matthews ‘Sounds of the Land’ talk at The MERL Tuesday 28 February 2017 12-1pm, at The … Continue reading

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