Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature

PROFESSOR HERMIONE LEE will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 21 October, in Lecture Room 2, the St Cross Building. The Vice-Chancellor will be present.

Subject: `Reading in bed.'

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PROFESSOR OF POETRY

Inaugural Lecture and other lectures

The end of the poem

PROFESSOR PAUL MULDOON will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following Tuesdays, in the Examination Schools.

2 Nov.: `The end of the poem: "All Souls' Night" by W.B. Yeats.' (Inaugural Lecture)

25 Jan.: `The end of the poem: "The Literary Life" by Ted Hughes.'

2 May: `The end of the poem: "The Mountain" by Robert Frost.'

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SLADE LECTURES 2000

Ruskin today

PROFESSOR ROBERT HEWISON, University of Lancaster, Slade Professor of Fine Art 1999–2000, will deliver the Slade Lectures in Hilary Term 2000 in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History. The inaugural lecture will be given on Wednesday, 19 January, to be followed by a further seven lectures, which will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays, from 27 January to 9 March.

The lectures, which are open to the public, will consider in particular Ruskin's role as a critic of the art of his own day.

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GREEN COLLEGE

Radcliffe Lecture 1999

DR GEOFFREY TYACK, Director, Stanford University Centre in Oxford, will deliver the Radcliffe Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 30 September, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `The Radcliffe Observatory and neo- classical architecture in Oxford.'

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE

Rowe Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR T. CARTER, Professor of Music, Royal Holloway, University of London, will deliver the Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 5 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Io la Musica son': Monteverdi and the problems of opera.'

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Colloquium: the history of St Hugh's in the twentieth century

The Association of Senior Members of St Hugh's is holding a colloquium on `The history of St Hugh's in the twentieth century', on Saturday, 18 September, from 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the college. Speakers will include Barbara Castle, Colin Matthew, Betty Kemp, Marjorie Reeves, and Marilyn Butler. All are welcome. Tickets (£25 or £15 for students) include a buffet lunch. Enquiries should be made to Trish Carter in the Development Office, St Hugh's College, Oxford OX2 6LE (telephone: Oxford (2)74958).

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