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by Melanie Khuddro This week marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act receiving Royal Assent; the week when women were first legally recognised to have voting rights in the UK. Countless flags, banners and badges adorned in … Continue reading
by Prof. Emily West On Tuesday 17th October the University kindly invited me to introduce Reading Film Theatre’s showing of the 1991 film, Daughters of the Dust, written and directed by Julie Dash. Her father grew up in the area … Continue reading
by Dr Dan Renshaw In May 1897 Constable and Co published a limited print run of a new novel by a London-based Irish theatre manager and occasional author named Bram Stoker. Stoker had enjoyed moderate critical recognition with a series … Continue reading
by Dr Rebecca Rist Whan that Averylle with his shoures soote The droughte of March hath perced to the roote, … Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrymages When in April the sweet showers fall, And pierce the drought of … Continue reading