Research Clusters

Research Clusters

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Wolfson Architecture and Society Lecture Series
18 October 2016
From Visions of Utopia to Lipstick on the Gorilla

The Wolfson Architecture and Society Lecture Series kicks off this week with Dark Satanic Towns. The first of five lectures over this academic...

Jon Stallworthy
4 October 2016
Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2017

Wolfson College, together with the English Faculty at Oxford, are delighted to announce the second round of the Jon Stallworthy poetry prize in...

Brock accepts award. Credit: British Academy
28 September 2016
British Academy award for Dr Sebastian Brock

On 27 September, Dr Sebastian Brock FBA was recognised by the British Academy for his extensive contribution to the study of Syriac language and...

Our upcoming events

Lectures and Seminars
27 - 27
Oct Oct
Playwright Nick Payne: In Conversation
Thursday 27 October -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Hailed by The Daily Telegraph as ‘a rival to Tom Stoppard’, Nick Payne debuted with his 2009 play If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet at the Bush Theatre. The play went on to win the prestigious George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright, as well as a New York production starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

Parties and Dinners
27 - 27
Oct Oct
Guest Night Dinner
Thursday 27 October -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during term time. Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm. They are open to all members of College and Common Room, and provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertain guests. Dress code is smart, and academic gowns are not worn. Book online via the Wolfson Gateway, where you can also see menus, and lists of people already signed up.

28 - 28
Oct Oct
Three Ancient Languages in Forty-Five Minutes
Friday 28 October -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

The Early Text Cultures Project first event of term will be an evening of wine and ancient texts. In just fifteen minutes each, our three speakers will make you experts in their fields (in one text from their fields, anyway).