Hilary Term 2016: Events (all events free of charge unless otherwise stated)


Thursday 21 January (Week 1), 1-2pm, Haldane Room, Wolfson College

Life-Writing Lunch – Lucasta Miller: ‘Letitia Landon: portraiture and the slippery subject in post-Byronic literary culture’

Register via http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk (browse ‘Products’ for ‘Oxford Centre for Life-Writing’). A buffet sandwich lunch will be provided.

Thursday 21 January (Week 1), 5:30 – 7pm, LWA (Leonard Wolfson Auditorium)

Ian Bostridge (tenor): ‘Schubert’s winter journey: an illustrated talk’



WEINREBE LECTURE SERIES: ‘Variations on Biography’


Tuesday 26 January (Week 2), 5.30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 1: Julian Barnes: ‘Some of my best friends are biographers’



Tuesday 2 February (Week 3), 5.30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 2: Marcus du Sautoy: ‘The life of primes: the biography of a mathematical idea’



Tuesday 16 February (Week 5), 5:30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 3: Adam Phillips: ‘Against Biography’



MONDAY 22 February (Week 6), 5.30-7pm, LWA

Weinrebe Lecture 4: Alexandra Harris:  ‘Tempered Lives: Weathers, Seasons, and Biography’



Saturday 13 February (Week 4), 9:30am-4:45pm, LWA

Life-Writing Workshop: on the theme of ‘Emotional Lives’

Speakers: Hermione Lee, Patrick Hayes


Tickets available to purchase at http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk


Tuesday 8 March (Week 8), 1-2pm, Haldane Room

Life Writing Lunch: Karen Arrandale: ‘Edward J Dent – A Serpentine Life’


Register at http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk (buffet sandwich lunch provided)


Tuesday 8 March (Week 8), 5.30-7pm, LWA

‘Writing War, Writing Lives’ – Chair: Lara Feigel, panellists: Santanu DasHope WolfKate McLoughlinSue ViceVictoria Stewart



Friday 11 March (Week 8), Jesus College 9.00 – 8.00pm

‘We All Have These Thoughts Sometimes’: A Conference on Stevie Smith