Annual Tony Watkins Lecture 2018

CANCELLED due to forthcoming strike action, new date will be advertised as soon as known! The Annual Tony Watkins Lecture for 2018 was to have been on Tuesday, February 27thbut will now be given at a later date by the eminent critical psychologist Dr Jan De Vos, on Digitalizing childhood: leading the child via its synapses to a psychologized virtuality. All…

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CIRCL Seminars Spring 2018

31st January 2018, at 1 pm, in room Edith Morley 110, Mrs Sara Zadrozny (former Reading BA and MA(Res) in Children's Literature and current PhD student at Portsmouth University) will speak on 'Skin memory and ageing women in the Victorian Gothic'. All welcome!

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New Book Dr Neil Cocks has been published!

Dr Neil Cocks's new book Higher Education Discourse and Deconstruction: Challenging the Case for Transparency and Objecthood, Palgrave Critical University Studies, Palgrave 2017, has been published!

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CIRCL Seminars Spring 2017

22th February 2017, at 1 pm, in room HUMSS 110, Dr Krissie West, Department of English Literature, will be speaking on The Child as Witch in Three New England Texts, looking at Cotton Mather’s The Family Well-Ordered; Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter; and Emerson’s Domestic Life.

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CIRCL Seminar

7th December 2016, 1 pm, Professor Zhu Ziqiang, Professor of the College of Literature & Journalism of Ocean University of China and Head of the Children’s Literature Institute, will speak about Key Issues in Contemporary Chinese Children’s Literature Theories

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