Tag Archives: Dr Madeleine Davies

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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Taking action – and our thanks

Dr Madeleine Davies writes: As a post-script to Ellie Cox’s summary of the Women’s Event held this week, can I add the sincere thanks of Grace, Karin and myself? In particular we would like to thank Ellie Cox and Carys … Continue reading

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Cake and fighting spirit

“We’re moving into a bigger room” was the necessary announcement from the surprised and elated members of the Reading University Women’s Campaign and the speakers: Dr Madeleine Davies, Professor Grace Ioppolo, and Professor Karin Lesnik-Oberstein. This event on the topic … Continue reading

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Women’s Talks

 Following the huge success of the talk organized to celebrate International Women’s Day in March, Professor Karin Lesnik-Oberstein, Professor Grace Ioppolo and Dr Madeleine Davies will be speaking at a second event organized by the Student Union Women’s Campaign Group … Continue reading

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The last of our International Women’s Day reports

Dr Madeleine Davies writes: As you might be aware from previous blog posts, to celebrate International Women’s Day this year, Dr Madeleine Davies, Professor Grace Ioppolo, and Professor Karin Lesnik-Oberstein (all Department of English staff members) were invited to speak … Continue reading

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