Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) Hilary Term 2016 Events

Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW)
Hilary Term 2016: Events
(all events free of charge unless otherwise stated)


Thursday 21 January (Week 1), 1-2pm, Haldane Room, Wolfson College

Life-Writing Lunch – Lucasta Miller: ‘Letitia Landon: portraiture and the slippery subject in post-Byronic literary culture’

Register via http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk (browse ‘Products’ for ‘Oxford Centre for Life-Writing’). A buffet sandwich lunch will be provided.


Thursday 21 January (Week 1), 5:30 – 7pm, LWA (Leonard Wolfson Auditorium)

Ian Bostridge (tenor): ‘Schubert’s winter journey: an illustrated talk’


WEINREBE LECTURE SERIES: ‘Variations on Biography’

Tuesday 26 January (Week 2), 5.30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 1: Julian Barnes: ‘Some of my best friends are biographers’

Tuesday 2 February (Week 3), 5.30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 2: Marcus du Sautoy: ‘The life of primes: the biography of a mathematical idea’

Tuesday 16 February (Week 5), 5:30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 3: Adam Phillips: ‘Against Biography’

Monday 22 February (Week 6), 5.30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 4: Alexandra Harris:  ‘Tempered Lives: Weathers, Seasons, and Biography’


Saturday 13 February (Week 4), 9:30am-4:45pm, LWA

Life-Writing Workshop: on the theme of ‘Emotional Lives’

Speakers: Hermione Lee, Patrick Hayes

Tickets available to purchase at http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk


Tuesday 8 March (Week 8), 1-2pm, Haldane Room

Life Writing Lunch: Karen Arrandale: ‘Edward J Dent – A Serpentine Life’

Register at http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk (buffet sandwich lunch provided)


Tuesday 8 March (Week 8), 5.30-7pm, LWA

‘Writing War, Writing Lives’ – Chair: Lara Feigel, panellists: Santanu Das, Hope Wolf, Kate McLoughlin, Sue Vice, Victoria Stewart

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