Events for Michaelmas term!

Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW):

Calendar of Events in Michaelmas Term 2013

Please see OCLW’s website (http://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/clusters/life-writing) for more information about the Centre and our forthcoming events. All events take place at the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, Wolfson College, Oxford. Most events are free of charge and open to all. Some events require advance booking.

4 October 2013: ‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’: a one-day conference at Wolfson College, convened by Hannah Sikstrom of the Travel Cultures Seminar. Booking required. Please contact travelculturesseminar@gmail.com or see http://travelcultures.weebly.com

22 Oct 2013, 5.30-7pm: Kathryn Hughes, ‘George Eliot’s Milk Churn’. Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford. Free; open to all; no booking required.

24 Oct 2013, 5.30-7pm: Hermione Lee and Ray Monk (Southampton; author of Robert Oppenheimer: Inside the Centre) in conversation. Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford. Free; open to all; no booking required.

29 Oct 2013, 5-7pm: ‘From Life-Writing to Death Notices: Obituary, Portraiture and Commemoration’. Seminar convened by Professor David Zeitlyn (Oxford), featuring Neil George (Producer of BBC Radio 4’s Last Word), Martin Rowson (cartoonist and writer), Laurence Goldman (editor of DNB), Shearer West (Professor of History of Art, Oxford), Harry de Quetteville (obituary editor, Daily Telegraph). Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Oxford. Free; open to all; no booking required. For more information, please contact david.zeitlyn@anthro.ox.ac.uk .

13 Nov 2013, 5.30-7pm: ‘War Veterans: Memory and Storytelling’. Seminar convened by Kate McLoughlin (Birkbeck) and Celeste-Marie Bernier (Nottingham). Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford. Free; open to all; no booking required. For more information, please contact kate.mcloughlin@bbk.ac.uk.

19 Nov 2013, 5.30-7pm: lecture by David Amigoni (Keele): ‘Writing lives, inscribing familial distinction: inheritance, science and culture in life writings by the Darwins, the Huxleys, and the Batesons’. Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford. Free; open to all; no booking required.

29 November 2013: ‘Intimate Archives: Photography and Life-Writing’: a one-day conference at Wolfson College, convened by Lee-Von Kim (Oxford) and Christine Fouirnaies (Oxford). Booking required. For more information, please contact intimatearchives@gmail.com

3 Dec 2013, 1-2pm: life-writing lunch with Marcus Ferrar. OCLW’s termly life-writing lunchtime seminar:  Haldane Room, Wolfson College. This event is free and open to all (and a sandwich lunch is provided), but you must book in advance, online, via our online booking site at the Oxford University Stores

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