Annual Lecture 2016

Wolfson Calendar of Events

Find out what is happening at the College.

October 2017

09 - 27
Oct Nov
09 - 27
Oct Nov
Fundamentals of Zen Buddhism
Time:
19:00 to 20:00
Location:
Seminar Room 3 - The Academic Wing
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

A series of talks on the basics of Buddhism What is Buddhism? Who was the Buddha? What did the Buddha discover? How did he teach a way out of suffering? How does consciousness arise? Why do we suffer physically, emotionally and mentally? How can we follow the Buddha’s Way to stop suffering?

18 - 13
Oct Dec
18 - 13
Oct Dec
Yoga Club
Time:
18:15 to 19:30
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Yoga classes every Wednesday at 6.15-7.30pm and every Saturday at 12.15-1.30pm.

The classes are vinyasa style (flow) and are open to yogis of all levels.

19 - 17
Oct Oct
19 - 17
Oct Oct
Boat Club Circuits Training
Time:
18:00 to 19:30
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Run by Wolfson College Boat Club and open to all members of college, these sessions are designed to accommodate all levels of fitness, from complete newbies to elite athletes. Sessions are at 6pm every Tuesday and Thursday year-round.

23 - 10
Oct Nov
23 - 10
Oct Nov
Watercolours: Journeys: People and places from a travelling life
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Private View Sunday 22 October 5 to 8 pm.

Exhibition continues until 10 November. Open daily subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 before visiting.

24 - 24
Oct Oct
24 - 24
Oct Oct
Staging the Modernist Life: Auto/biography, performance, and H.D.
Time:
13:30 to 14:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

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).

24 - 24
Oct Oct
24 - 24
Oct Oct
Slanguages exhibition: launch party
Time:
16:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Networking

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

25 - 25
Oct Oct
25 - 25
Oct Oct
Tennyson, Celebrity and Portraiture
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

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.

26 - 26
Oct Oct
26 - 26
Oct Oct
Guest Night
Time:
19:30 to 22:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during full term and are open to all members of College and Common Room. They provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertaining guests. Dress code is smart (no gowns).

27 - 27
Oct Oct
27 - 27
Oct Oct
Formal Hall
Time:
09:30 to 22:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Formal Hall is a served three course meal, at a lower price than guest nights. Formal Halls take place 2-3 times each term. Drinks are at 7.00 pm, with dinner at 7.30 pm. They are open to all members of College and Common Room and their guests.

27 - 27
Oct Oct
27 - 27
Oct Oct
Oxford Hungarian Society Film Night: ‘Love’ (Szerelem)
Time:
20:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

‘Love’, directed by Károly Makk, who recently passed away at the age of 91, is considered a classic of world cinema. It tells of a young Hungarian woman whose husband has been arrested by the secret police, and who eases his mother’s last months by saying that her son is in America.

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