Lectures and seminars in Oxford

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Jane Austen and Other Women: John Murray's publishing list 

All at 1-1:45 pm, in the Lecture Theatre, Weston Library 

Tuesday 17 October: Dr Carl Thompson (Surrey) 'The Intrepid Maria Graham: John Murray's Most Travelled 'Lady Author''

Wednesday October 25: Dr Gillian Dow (Southampton) '‘Real Solemn History’: Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis and the Historical Novel' 

TORCH Book at Lunchtime Series, MT 2017  [Link for information] 

Tuesday 17 October: Bodleian Printer-in-residence lecture

Russell Maret, 'Making third stream books in the post-digital age' 
5:15 pm in the Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Reception follows. Registration required. 

Thursday 19 October: Bodleian Fellows Seminar

Laurent Haumesser (Conservateur en Chef, Musée du Louvre, and Humfrey Wanley Fellow), 
'Sir John Gardner Wilkinson and the Rediscovery of Etruria'
5.15pm to 6.00pm, followed by a small reception until 6.45pm, in the Visiting Scholars' Centre, Weston Library. Register: email bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Friday 27 October: Ovid at 2000--an Oxford celebration

An afternoon of talks and a display at the Weston Library. Convened by: Oren Margolis (History); Nicola Gardini (Modern Languages)
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, 2-4:45 pm
Free; all welcome 
Presented by Bodleian Libraries in partnership with the Faculties of History and Medieval and Modern Languages. With a display in the Weston Library, 27-29 October.

31 October 'The Earl, the Heir and the Psalter: the puzzle of the Ormesby Psalter reconsidered'

Dr Frederica Law-Turner (J. Clawson Mills Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
1.00pm — 1.45pm
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Friends of the Bodleian - fob@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Thursday 2 November 2017: Print Matters

Workshop open afternoon, drop-in demonstrations of printing type, woodcuts, engravings. Adventures in 3D printing--the old-fashioned way. Find, bring, learn, exchange. Oxford Print Network. All welcome. 3-7 pm in the Bibliographical Press, Schola Musicae, Old Bodleian Library (on the ground floor, accessible directly from the Old Schools Quadrangle). 

Saturday 18 November 2017: 18th-century popular culture in script and print 

Speakers: Kathryn Gleadle, Andrea Immel, Mark Jenner, Freyja Cox Jensen, James Raven (moderator), Catriona Seth, Jill Shefrin, Tessa Whitehouse

For more information, please download the event programme

Friday 24-Saturday 25 November 2017: Two hundred years of Italian manuscripts

Exploring the Bodleian's Canonici collection of Medieval and Humanistic manuscripts; literature, music, medicine and more. Download the event programme.

28 November 2017 'MS. Douce 201: the story of a curious manuscript of eighteenth-century satires'

Dr Paddy Bullard (Associate Professor of English Literature and Book History, University of Reading)
1.00pm — 1.45pm
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Friends of the Bodleian - fob@bodleian.ox.ac.uk Free tickets. Registration is recommended. 
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