October 2019

01 - 03
Oct Oct
01 - 03
Oct Oct
Futures Thinking Conference
Time:
08:30 to 13:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Conference

Futures Thinking is a TORCH research network that uses Humanities methodologies to think through future-oriented technologies and concerns.

01 - 01
Oct Oct
01 - 01
Oct Oct
Mixed Circuit Training
Time:
18:00 to 19:15
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.

03 - 03
Oct Oct
03 - 03
Oct Oct
Mixed Circuit Training
Time:
18:00 to 19:15
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.

04 - 04
Oct Oct
04 - 04
Oct Oct
RF/JRF Lunch Table
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

RF/JRF informal lunch table in Hall (12:30-1:30pm). Wine and beer are served. Partners and children are welcome.

04 - 04
Oct Oct
04 - 04
Oct Oct
Penoyre & Prasad Masterplan Focus Group meeting (Students, Research Fellows...
Time:
13:00 to 14:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

An important opportunity for students, RFs and JRFs to share their views on the existing Wolfson estate and how it might develop in the future. For the architects to produce a good plan, they need to really understand Wolfson College, its culture and how it operates.

04 - 04
Oct Oct
04 - 04
Oct Oct
Penoyre & Prasad Masterplan Focus Group meeting (Wolfson Families)
Time:
15:00 to 16:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

An important opportunity for Wolfson Families to share their views on the existing Wolfson estate and how it might develop in the future. For the architects to produce a good plan, they need to really understand Wolfson College, its culture and how it operates.

08 - 08
Oct Oct
08 - 08
Oct Oct
Mixed Circuit Training
Time:
18:00 to 19:15
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.

08 - 08
Oct Oct
08 - 08
Oct Oct
Wolfson Choir Taster Event
Time:
19:30 to 21:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

Come and try out the Wolfson Choir! No auditions, and no previous singing experience necessary: we'll have a fun evening trying out a few songs, with some snacks in the Cafe to break it up.

All welcome, whether old or new hand at Wolfson :)

10 - 10
Oct Oct
10 - 10
Oct Oct
Death in Venice
Time:
17:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Tenor Mark Padmore is preparing to take on the role of Aschenbach in David McVicar’s production of Benjamin Britten’s Death in Venice at the Royal Opera House.

10 - 10
Oct Oct
10 - 10
Oct Oct
Mixed Circuit Training
Time:
18:00 to 19:15
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.

11 - 11
Oct Oct
11 - 11
Oct Oct
College Freshers Fair
Time:
17:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

This year's freshers fair will take place in the Haldane Room and Hall. Wolfson College boasts a wide range of clubs and societies - meet their members and sign yourself up! 

13 - 13
Oct Oct
13 - 13
Oct Oct
CommUnity Private View
Time:
12:00 to 16:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art Exhibition

Private View and Drinks Reception. A Box Print Exchange Portfolio by 27 artists from Oxford and Pakistan, showcasing a collection of etching, screen print, linocut, and lithography. Curated by Asma Mahmud Hashmi at Magdalen Road Studios, member of Oxford Printmakers.

13 - 13
Oct Oct
13 - 13
Oct Oct
Family Society: Information Session and Welcome Party
Time:
14:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Family Friendly

The Wolfson Family Society:
We have our first event this term, an ‘Information Session,” followed by a “Welcome party” on Sunday, 13 October, from 14:00-17:00 in the Buttery.

14 - 06
Oct Dec
14 - 06
Oct Dec
Shut Up and Write! Series
Time:
09:00 to 11:00
Location:
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

Do you feel like you need structure and a sense of accountability to get some wrtiting done? Want to get a sense of accomplishment first thing in the morning? Then Wolfson's "Shut Up and Write!" series is the right fit for you!

14 - 04
Oct Dec
14 - 04
Oct Dec
CommUnity
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art Exhibition

A Box Print Exchange Portfolio by 27 artists from Oxford and Pakistan, showcasing a collection of etching, screen print, linocut, and lithography.

Curated by Asma Mahmud Hashmi at Magdalen Road Studios, member of Oxford Printmakers.

14 - 14
Oct Oct
14 - 14
Oct Oct
Claudio Santoro: 100 Years
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Brazilian composer Claudio Santoro (1919-1989), one of the major figures in twentieth-century Brazilian music. His musical legacy includes nearly five hundred compositions.

14 - 14
Oct Oct
14 - 14
Oct Oct
University Challenge Watch Party
Time:
20:00 to 21:30
Location:
The East Common Room
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Wolfson College is competing in University Challenge for the first time ever. Come and cheer on our Wolfsonians in the new ECR!

15 - 15
Oct Oct
15 - 15
Oct Oct
Mixed Circuit Training
Time:
18:00 to 19:15
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.

15 - 15
Oct Oct
15 - 15
Oct Oct
Wolfson Choir
Time:
19:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

Come and sing with the Wolfson Choir! We're a relaxed, non-auditioning choir, singing a wide range of musical styles: no previous singing experience necessary, and all welcome (at any point in the term)!

16 - 16
Oct Oct
16 - 16
Oct Oct
Freshers' Concert
Time:
17:00 to 18:15
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Concert and Plays

The Music Society is excited to present the first ever Wolfson Freshers' Concert: come along to hear Wolfson musicians, old and new, performing in a relaxed and informal environment. Light snacks will be provided.

17 - 17
Oct Oct
17 - 17
Oct Oct
Launch of the Digital Voltaire Foundation - The Sous-Oeuvre and Digital Scholarl...
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

The first public lecture to launch the Digital Voltaire Foundation.

17 - 17
Oct Oct
17 - 17
Oct Oct
Mixed Circuit Training
Time:
18:00 to 19:15
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.

18 - 18
Oct Oct
18 - 18
Oct Oct
Guided Tour to "Last Supper in Pompeii" Exhibition at the Ashmolean Mu...
Time:
15:30 to 16:30
Location:
Event type:
Art Exhibition

Dr Paul Roberts, GB Fellow, Sackler Keeper of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum, and curator of the current special exhibition "Last Supper in Pompeii" offers two guided tours to the exhibition to AWRC Members. One on 18 Oct at 3:30 pm and the second on 13 Nov at 10 am.

18 - 18
Oct Oct
18 - 18
Oct Oct
The Barber of Seville
Time:
19:30 to 22:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

Barefoot Opera bring their inventive, exuberant ensemble style to Rossini’s comic masterpiece, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, (The Barber of Seville).

19 - 20
Oct Oct
19 - 20
Oct Oct
Autofiction - Theory, Practice, Cultures - A Comparative Perspective
Time:
09:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Conference

There is no critical consensus regarding the term autofiction. Some see it as describing any novel with autobiographical elements, others apply more restrictive definitions.