Lectures and seminars in Oxford

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Bodleian Libraries Seminar series: Telling sheep from goat

This series is offered to those who hold a Bodleian reader card or University card

David Pearson (Lyell Reader in Bibliography, Oxford, 2017-18, and Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London)

2 Feb: The importance of bookbindings for humanities researchers: the questions we should ask of bindings, and key principles for interpretation
9 Feb: Materials and structures: what bindings are made of, and how to recognise that
16 Feb: Dating bindings, I: the chronological development of decorative styles
23 Feb: Dating bindings, II (including cheap and temporary structures) 
4 pm to 5:15 pm in the Horton Room, Weston Library

 

Thursday 22 February 2018 The annual D.F. McKenzie Lecture

Professor Stefan Collini (Cambridge) 'The idea of "the reading public": literary history or cultural criticism?'
5pm, Lecture Theatre 2, English Faculty, St Cross Building, Oxford

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