Wolfson College together with the English Faculty announce Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2020.
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4 September 2019Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 20204 September 2019Philomen Probert's book on the Latin Accent published
Congratulations to Philomen Probert on the publishing of her book "Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical...26 July 2019Bryan Magee - Obituary
Bryan Magee, philosopher, writer, broadcaster, politician, died at St Luke's Hospital, Headington, on 26 July 2019 aged eighty-nine.
Lectures and Seminars20 - 20Sep SepBeyond the Picture: Calligraphy and the Arts of the Book in Sultanate IndiaFriday 20 September - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
A lecture by Eloïse Brac de la Perrière. Numerous fields of investigation await the attention of specialists of Sultanate India. In particular, the study of illustrated manuscripts offers many perspectives: the iconography, the text, and the book itself, including its materials and their assemblage. The calligraphy from this period has scarcely been studied, despite its marked peculiarities. Calligraphy also provides a bridge between the artistic, intellectual and spiritual fields.Conference01 - 03Oct OctFutures Thinking ConferenceTuesday 1 October - 8:30am to Thursday 3 October - 1:00pm
Futures Thinking is a TORCH research network that uses Humanities methodologies to think through future-oriented technologies and concerns. This conference seeks to explore the future of reading and narrative in relation to how questions of inequality, bias in programming and developing technologies are changing the way that human beings create and interact with narrative and the self.Networking04 - 04Oct OctRF/JRF Lunch TableFriday 4 October - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
RF/JRF informal lunch table in Hall (12:30-1:30pm). Wine and beer are served. Partners and children are welcome.