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25 April 2017
Wolfson College Portraits

The renowned American fine art photographer Mariana Cook, whose photographs of people and landscapes are held in many private and museum...

9 March 2017
Rosalind Rickaby awarded the Lyell Medal

Rosalind Rickaby, Professor of Biogeochemistry, is the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Lyell Medal, given by the Geological Society of London....

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8 March 2017
International Women's Day

Professor Dame Hermione Lee joins a team of leading female academics and the Oxford Belles in delivering some fun(damental) advice for women...

Our upcoming events

Art exhibition
26 - 26
May May
Private Viewing of Wolfson College Portraits: Photographs by Mariana Cook
Friday 26 May -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Mariana Cook is a fine art photographer whose work is held in numerous private and museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, New York City; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Bibliothèque Nationale and Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris; and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, among others. She continues to work with black-and-white film and make gelatin silver prints.

Concert and Plays
26 - 26
May May
Wolfson Choir Concert
Friday 26 May -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The Wolfson Choir is having a concert on Friday, May 26th at 8 PM in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, showcasing the work the choir has been doing during the Hilary and Trinity terms.

Conference
27 - 27
May May
The Lives of Houses
Saturday 27 May -
9:30am to 5:00pm

The event brings together academics, biographers and curators to explore the ways in which the life stories of well-known individuals are preserved and presented through the architecture and material culture of their homes. Talks on musicians’, architects’ and writers’ houses will focus on the intersections of life-writing and and celebrity through physical spaces and objects.