Wolfson is equally strong in humanities and sciences, making it an ideal home for our interdisciplinary Research Clusters. Covering a variety of subjects, each draws on the scholarly expertise within the College to foster innovative approaches.
The University of Oxford has a vast collection of cultural and scientific artifact which are on public display in our museums, galleries, and libraries.
Find out more about our many research clusters who epitomize the interdisciplinary, egalitarian community that can be found at Wolfson.
The Library is at the heart of Wolfson, contains over 42,000 physical items, and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our new Academic Wing, completed in Spring 2016, has enormously enhanced the College’s facilities for its graduate students, its Fellows, and its Academic Clusters.
Based in leafy north Oxford, Wolfson has 13 acres of beautiful grounds. All areas are open to members to relax in, explore, and enjoy.
Wolfson College has a dedicated archive, which holds a variety of photographs, documents and other materials relating to the history of the College.
23 October 2017Imagining the Divine: Exhibition
Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.23 October 2017The College Record 2017
The Wolfson College Record is a formal account of the past year and includes the final President's Letter from Professor Dame Hermione Lee.9 October 2017Message from the Acting President
A warm welcome to those new to Wolfson, and a warm welcome back to those who have been travelling during the summer or hiding away in libraries or...
Concert and Plays24 - 24Oct OctStaging the Modernist Life: Auto/biography, performance, and H.D.Tuesday 24 October -1:30pm to 2:30pm
In this lecture/performance, Sasha Colby will discuss the process of transforming auto/biographical materials into biographical drama in her recent book project Staging Modernist Lives: H.D., Mina Loy, Nancy Cunard, Three Plays and Criticism (McGill-Queen's UP, 2017). With an emphasis on the poet, novelist, and memoirist H.D.Networking24 - 24Oct OctSlanguages exhibition: launch partyTuesday 24 October -4:00pm to 7:00pm
Our Creative Multilingualism Languages in the Creative Economy exhibition will feature the work, archives and ephemera related to the work of three Birmingham-based artists who use different languages in their musical and artistic work.Lectures and Seminars25 - 25Oct OctTennyson, Celebrity and PortraitureWednesday 25 October -5:30pm to 7:00pm
This lecture will explore how publishers became responsible for promoting authors through portraiture in the mid-Victorian period. In particular it will focus on Edward Moxon and his role in expanding the readership of both William Wordsworth and Alfred Tennyson. While portraits of Wordsworth were relatively scarce, Tennyson was surrounded by sculptors, painters and photographers, which led to a new and disturbing experience of literary celebrity that had a major impact on his career.