Events

Week of Monday 4 February 2019

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Six-week linocut workshop

16 January 2019 — 20 February 2019

Linocut printmaking using the Bodleian’s hand-operated presses. This course will enable you to work on a linocut prints, in black and white or colour, working…

Thinking inside the box

19 January 2019 — 17 February 2019

A display of boxes, bags, and satchels used for carrying books at different times and places – inspired by the Bodleian's recent acquisition of a…

Love and the soul

5 January 2019 — 10 March 2019

This display will explore the rich inspiration that the delightful second-century Latin love-story of Cupid and Psyche by Apuleius has provided for book-illustrators since the…

Sheldon Tapestry Map talks

22 June 2015 — 1 January 1970

A member of the Bodleian's Map Room team will talk about the background of the Sheldon Tapestry Map of Oxfordshire, which is displayed in Blackwell…

The D F McKenzie Lecture - learning to read: linking biology and culture via cognition

7 February 2019

Writing systems are cultural inventions that have evolved fairly recently, yet our capacity to read is rooted in our biology. Cognitive architectures developed for other…

Love and the Soul workshop

9 February 2019

Hand-print a Valentine card for your own Cupid or Psyche, and learn about the ancient Roman story that inspired artists from the Renaissance to William…

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