Tag Archives: Dr Madeleine Davies

University Teaching Fellows in our department – congratulations!

We are delighted to announce that Dr Chloë Houston and Dr Madeleine Davies (Department of English Literature) have been awarded The University of Reading Teaching Fellowship. This is a prestigious award conferred on members of staff who have demonstrated individual … Continue reading

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Dr Madeleine Davies and Dr Bethany Layne visit Vanessa Bell’s home for the Charleston Festival 2017

Dr Madeleine Davies and Dr Bethany Layne write:   On Friday 26th May we travelled to Charleston, Vanessa Bell’s home in Sussex and now a museum of Bloomsbury aesthetics, to hear a series of talks, lectures and debates led by … Continue reading

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The Monroe Group: University of Reading Interdisciplinary Research Network for the study of Politics in the Americas  

  Dr Madeleine Davies writes: Staff and research students are invited to attend the University of Reading’s new interdisciplinary research network launch event on 2 May, 2017. The Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Bell, will launch the network and introduce the keynote … Continue reading

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Dr Madeleine Davies views the Vanessa Bell exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery (April 13 2017)

    If you have an interest in ‘The Bloomsbury Group’, you may enjoy visiting the Vanessa Bell exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Vanessa Bell was Virginia Woolf’s older sister and she was an influential artist in the early … 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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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 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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International Women’s Day Talk and Debate

Wednesday 8th March, 6-8pm, Palmer 102. Human rights matter to everyone and the principle of equal rights is key to its definition. International Women’s Day is an annual opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women across the world, but it’s … Continue reading

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Future Speculations

Madeleine Davies attended a Guardian ‘Live’ event last Tuesday night where Margaret Atwood was  discussing her new novel, ‘The Heart Goes Last’. Held at the Emmanuel Centre in Westminster, the venue was spectacular and the evening was a fascinating blend … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY DEBATE

 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY DEBATE:  HAS ‘EQUALITY FOR WOMEN’ BEEN ACHIEVED? WHAT DOES ‘PROGRESS’ MEAN? WHO’S DECIDING?  International Women’s Day Event (9th March, 2015)   Members of the English Department led an evening of talks and debate to celebrate International Women’s … Continue reading

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