Lectures and seminars in Oxford

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4 July: Bodleian Fellows Seminar

Dr Tara L. Lyons (Illinois State University/Bodleian Libraries Sassoon Visiting Fellow), 'The First English Playbooks in the Bodleian: New Evidence in Library Records'
Wednesday, 4 July 2018
5.15pm-6.00pm (followed by a small drinks reception)
Visiting Scholars’ Centre, Weston Library (Level 2)
(Access to Level 2 is only via the lifts or the stairs from the lift lobby)
All are welcome. Entry to the Weston is by University or Bodleian Reader card via the Readers’ Entrance on Parks Road. Please check bags in the Reader lockers provided (£1 returnable)
(Those without a University card or Bodleian Reader’s ticket: please email at least 24 hours in advance: bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk using subject line “Bodleian Fellows Seminar”)

 

20 October: Re-imagining Christian Frederick Cole, Oxford's first Black African scholar, 1879

The symposium "Re-Imagining Cole", at the Bodleian's Weston Library on 20 October 2018, will explore rediscovered images of Christian Frederick Cole, held at the Bodleian Library. The purpose of the symposium is to examine the context of the images and the depiction of Cole in these student caricatures. The symposium will ask, can Cole’s image be reimagined?

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