OCLW Events

This page lists current and forthcoming events in the academic year 2016-2017 and beyond.

Unless otherwise stated, all events are open to all, free of charge, with no reservation required. 

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OCLW events Trinity Term 2017

The Lives of Houses
Saturday, 27 May 2017 -
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 materi

Clio Barnard: The Selfish Giant
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

The Selfish Giant is a 2013 British drama film inspired by the Oscar Wilde story.

Mark Lawson on interviews, with Hermione Lee
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

A ‘meta interview’: critic and biographer Professor Dame Hermione Lee and Arts Journalist and Broadcaster Mark Lawson about the art and method of the interview.

Goodnight Kiss: A tribute to the composers and poets who lived, fought, and died during the Great War
Saturday, 17 June 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

The Great War has been a topic of history that has always fascinated American soprano Alexandria Wreggelsworth, who studies at Guildhall School of Music under Susan Waters and Margaret Humphrey-Cla

Dancing Lives Conference
Saturday, 8 July 2017 -
9:00am to 6:30pm

How do people write about the lives of dancers and choreographers? How does dance as a silent form represent life stories?

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