Conference papers are published in a variety of ways - they may be published as a book, or as a special issue or supplement to a journal. Some may not be published at all!
If published promptly they can you give you the latest information on research in your field.
See our guide to finding conference papers for details of specialist sources for finding this type of information.
Reading University theses and dissertations
The Library receives a copy of all theses accepted for the degrees of PhD and MPhil by the University. All theses held by the Library can be found on the Enterprise catalogue. Recently submitted theses might also be available to download from the University's Institutional Repository, CentAUR.
Masters theses can usually be consulted in the relevant school or department.
Finding theses from other institutions
There are a number of specialist sources for finding theses produced at other institutions around the world. Many more are becoming available online making it much easier to get the full-text. For more information see our guide to finding theses.
The University of Reading's institutional repository for research publications has a range of material related to topics around race and ethnicity. These are just a few examples. For more, search CentAUR:
Abram, N. (2014) Staging the unsayable: debbie tucker green's political theatre. Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, 2 (12). pp. 113-130. ISSN 2195-0156
Capstick, T. (2016) Multilingual literacies, identities and ideologies: exploring chain migration from Pakistan to the UK. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137569776
Deb Roy, R. (2020) White ants, empire and entomo-politics in South Asia. The Historical Journal, 63 (2). pp. 411-436. ISSN 1469-5103
Donnell, A. (2015) 'The African Presence in Caribbean Literature' revisited: recovering the politics of imagined co-belonging 1930–2005. Research in African Literatures, 46 (4). pp. 35-55. ISSN 1527-2044
Goff, B. and Simpson, M. (2015) New worlds, old dreams? Postcolonial theory and reception of Greek drama. In: Bosher, K., Macintosh, F., McConnell, J. and Rankine, P. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 30-50. ISBN 9780199661305
Harris, R. (2013) The place of diversity within history and the challenge of policy and curriculum. Oxford Review of Education, 39 (3). pp. 400-419. ISSN 0305-4985
Harris, R. and Reynolds, R. (2014) The history curriculum and its personal connection to students from minority ethnic backgrounds. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 46 (4). pp. 464-486. ISSN 1366-5839
Knox, S. (2019) Representations of British Chinese identities and British television drama: mapping the field. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 16 (2). pp. 125-145. ISSN 1755-1714
Renshaw, D. (2014) Control, cohesion and faith – a comparative discussion of immigrant communal control in the turn-of-the-century East End. Socialist History, 45. ISSN 0969-4331
Renshaw, D. (2016) Prejudice and paranoia: a comparative study of antisemitism and Sinophobia in turn-of-the-century Britain. Patterns of Prejudice, 50 (1). pp. 38-60. ISSN 1461-7331
Thomlinson, N. (2017) “Sisterhood is plain sailing?” Multi-racial feminist collectives in 1980s Britain. In: Schulz, K. (ed.) The Women's Liberation Movement: Impacts and Outcomes. Berghahn. ISBN 9781785335860
Thomlinson, N. (2017) 'Second-wave' black feminist periodicals in Britain. Women: a cultural review, 27 (4). pp. 432-445. ISSN 1470-1367
West, E. and Knight, R. J. (2017) Mothers’ milk: slavery, wet-nursing, and black and white women in the Antebellum South. Journal of Southern History, 83 (1). pp. 37-68. ISSN 0022-4642
West, E. (2018) Reflections on the 'History and Historians' of the black woman's role in the community of slaves: enslaved women and intimate partner sexual violence. American Nineteenth Century History, 19 (1). pp. 1-22. ISSN 1466-4658
West, E. and Shearer, E. (2018) Fertility control, shared nurturing, and dual exploitation: the lives of enslaved mothers in the antebellum United States. Women's History Review, 27 (6). pp. 1006-1020. ISSN 1747-583X
Wong, B. (2015) A blessing with a curse: model minority ethnic students and the construction of educational success. Oxford Review of Education, 41 (6). pp. 730-746. ISSN 0305-4985
Wong, B. (2016) Minority ethnic students and science participation: a qualitative mapping of achievement, aspiration, interest and capital. Research in Science Education, 46 (1). pp. 113-127. ISSN 1573-1898
Wong, B. and Chiu, Y.-L. T. (2019) ‘Swallow your pride and fear’: the educational strategies of high-achieving non-traditional university students. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40 (7). pp. 868-882. ISSN 0142-5692
Ye, L. and Edwards, V. (2015) Chinese overseas doctoral student narratives of intercultural adaptation. Journal of Research in International Education, 14 (3). pp. 228-241. ISSN 1741-2943