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Oxford University Gazette, 2 June 2005: Lectures

CLASSICS

Dionysus recast: ancient drama in the modern world

Unless indicated otherwise, the following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College. Two papers will be given at some of the meetings.

Enquiries should be directed to apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk.

Conveners: Kathleen Riley, Avery Willis, and Amanda Wrigley.

THELMA HOLT, CBE
8 June: 'Greek tragedy on stage (Ninagawa-style).'

PROFESSOR EDITH HALL, Durham
8 June: 'Recasting Euripides in contemporary fiction.'

AMY RUSSELL
15 June: 'The aria of the Phrygian slave: new music in modern performance.' (Followed by a presentation on the 2005 Oxford Greek play , Orestes)

ZACHARY DUNBAR, Royal Holloway, London
15 June: 'Crossbreed: cult, cattle, and chorus (Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus transposed to the Texas Bible Country).'

PROFESSOR LORNA HARDWICK, Open University
22 June, 5.30 p.m., Classics Centre: 'Contested genealogies in modern productions of Greek drama.'

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Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama

JOHN THEOCHARIS, former BBC Radio Drama director, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. Enquiries should be made to apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk or Oxford (2)88210.

Subject: 'Greek drama on the air.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, HISTORY OF ART, MUSIC, THEOLOGY

The Bible in art, music, and literature

PROFESSOR H. HORNIK, Baylor University, will lecture in this series at 5 p.m. on Monday, 13 June in the Danson Room, Trinity College.

Conveners: Professor C. Rowland and Dr C. Joynes.

Subject: 'Michele di Rodolfo del Ghirlandaiao (1503–77): a Strozzi Villa fresco cycle of redemptive epiphany.' (Hussey Seminar )

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HISTORY OF ART, PHILOSOPHY

Philosophy and theory of the visual arts

The following interdisciplinary research seminars will be given at 5 p.m. mon Fridays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.

Conveners: Dr J. Hyman, Queen's, and Dr K. Reed-Tsocha, Trinity.

PROFESSOR L. GOEHR, Columbia
3 June: 'Modernist narratives of the end of art: Adorno and Danto.'

PROFESSOR M. IVERSEN, Essex
10 June: 'On the spectator of painting: Hegel's legacy.'

PROFESSOR M. SMITH, Warwick
17 June: 'Originality (in Cézanne): William Webb-Ellis v. Wittgenstein.'

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

British Academy sponsored lecture

PROFESSOR N.J. VAN DER MERWE, Professor of Natural History, University of Cape Town, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 13 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History. Enquiries should be directed to Professor Robert Hedges (e- mail: robert.hedges@rlaha.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: 'The diets of early hominins in Africa.'

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School of Archaeology: Meyerstein Lecture 2005

PROFESSOR G. BARKER, Cambridge, will deliver the Meyerstein Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: 'The prehistoric colonisation of island south-east Asia: recent investigations at Niah Cave, Sarawak.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Research Seminar in Spanish and Spanish American Studies

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.

Further information on this and other events can be found under the 'Research' link on the sub-faculty Web page: www.mod- langs.ox.ac.uk/spanish/.

Conveners: Professor Edwin Williamson and Dr Jacqueline Rattray.

DR RATTRAY
7 June: 'From surrealism to nationalism: the poetry of Salvador Dali.'

DR INGRID SIMSON, Oxford Brookes
14 June: 'Borges and Derrida: writing and memory.'

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

Oxford Finance Summer Symposium

The following lectures will be given at the times shown in the Said Business School. Enquiries should be directed to professorial.secretary@sbs.ox.ac.uk.

LUCY WHITE, Harvard
Tue. 7 June, 5 p.m.: 'Finance liberalisation and capital regulation in open economics.'

PATRICK BOLTON, Princeton
Wed. 8 June, 9 a.m.: 'Structuring and restructuring the sovereign debt: the role of seniority.'

OREN SUSSMAN
Wed. 8 June, 5 p.m.: 'Financial distress, bankruptcy law, and the business cycle.'

HOWARD ROSENTHAL, Princeton
Thur. 9 June, 9 a.m.: 'Power rejected: Congress and bankruptcy in the early Republic.'

HULYA ERASLAN, Wharton
Thur. 9 June, 5 p.m.: 'Debt restructuring and voting rules.'

CELICE ROCHON, Cergy
Fri. 10 June, 9 a.m.: 'Debt and monetary policy neutrality, indeterminacy, and government finance in Walrasian dynamics without rational expectations.'

ITAY GOLDSTEIN, Wharton
Fri. 10 June, 5 p.m.: 'The effects of biased self-perceptions in teams.'

ANDREW ELLUL, Indiana
Mon. 13 June, 9 a.m.: 'Reputation effects in trading on the New York Stock Exchange.'

MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
Mon. 13 June, 5 p.m.: 'Markets and asset pricing.' (Clarendon Lectures: 'Microstructure in a theory of finance'—Lecture I)

JAN WERNER, Minnesota
Tue. 14 June, 9 a.m.: 'Information revelation and market crashes.'

MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
Tue. 14 June, 5 p.m: 'Markets and corporate finance.' (Clarendon Lectures: 'Microstructure in a theory of finance'—Lecture II)

PETER KYLE, Duke
Wed. 15 June, 9 a.m.: 'A two-factor model of value and growth with adjustment costs.'

ERIC HUGHSON, Colorado
Thur. 16 June, 9 a.m.: 'Bounded rational agents make optimal decisions? A natural experiment.'

MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
Wed. 15 June, 5 p.m.: 'The role of microstructcure.' (Clarendon Lectures: 'Microstructure in a theory of finance'—Lecture III)

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

PROFESSOR WILLIAM ROFF, Edinburgh, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Centre for Islamic Studies.

Subject: 'Onomastics and the Umma Below the Winds.'

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BEGBROKE SCIENCE PARK

Begbroke Seminar

DR G.K. TAYLOR will hold a seminar at 6.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 June, in the Blenheim Room, Begbroke Science Park.

To reserve a place, e-mail: reception@begbroke.ox.ac.uk, or telephone: Oxford (2)83700).

Subject: 'Life off earth: trade secrets of animal flight.'

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE

Chichele Lectures

To the margins of the Establishment: All Souls after 1945

DR SIMON GREEN will deliver the Chichele Lectures at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls College.

3 June: 'Fading grandees and fractious dons.'

10 June: 'The Year of Three Wardens.'

17 June: 'Crisis and renewal.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Reuters Memorial Lecture

NIALL FITZGERALD, KBE, Chairman of Reuters and Chair, the Nelson Mandela Legacy Trust, will deliver the Reuters Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: 'A future lost opportunity: does the media lead or follow? Will the media miss the story on Africa?'

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Alan Emery Lecture

PROFESSOR D. DONNAI will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.

Subject: 'Dysmorphology and development: clues from the clinic.'

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE

An archaeology of fairy tales

DR RUTH B. BOTTIGHEIMER, Adjunct Professor of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Stony Brook, will deliver the following lectures at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College.

Mon. 13 June: 'Two Grimm histories: the folk as creator, the book as source.'

Tue. 14 June: 'Taming the Italians: Perrault, Lhéritier, and their successors.'

Wed. 15 June: 'The two inventors of fairy tale tradition: Giovanfrancesco Straparola (1551, 1553), and Giambattista Basile (1634–6).'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

African Studies Centre

Annual African Studies Lecture

JOHN GITHONGO, former Permanent Secretary, Office of the President of the Republic, Kenya, will deliver the annual African Studies Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 June, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to Kate Rogers (telephone: Oxford (2)84996, e-mail: african.studies@sant.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: 'Phase two of the fight against corruption in Africa: taking on the politics.'

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Middle East Centre

George Antonius Lecture

SONALLAH IBRAHIM, novelist, will deliver the George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: 'The development of an Egyptian writer.'

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Astor Visiting Lecture

PROFESSOR SAMUEL ISSCHAROFF, Harold R. Medina Professor of Procedural Jurisprudence, Columbia Law School, will deliver the Astor Visiting Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Faw Faculty Board Room, the St Cross Building. Professor Christopher McCrudden will chair the lecture.

Subject: 'When rights break down: US constitutional responses in times of national security crisis.'

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