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Oxford University Gazette, 14 June 2007: Lectures


Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama

PROFESSOR ERIN B. MEE, Professor of Theater, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Monday, 25 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Classics Centre. (Enquiries: telephone (2)88210 or e-mail:

Subject: 'Political translations of Antigone in Manipur, north-east India: the fight for regional autonomy through regional culture.'

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Medical Sciences

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

DR ROBERT NUSSENBLATT, National Eye Institute, NIH, USA, will lecture at 1 p.m. on Monday, 2 July, in the EPA Seminar Room.

Subject: 'The role of the immune response in eye disease: moving from the known to the unknown.'

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St Antony's College

Elliott Lecture

LORD SKIDELSKY will deliver the Elliott Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 15 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies.

Subject: 'Russia's role in the future government of the world.'

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St John's College

Robert Penson Lecture

PROFESSOR GERHARD WOLF, Director, Max-Planck-Institut (Kunsthistorisches Institut), Florence, will deliver the Robert Penson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 June, in the Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: 'The pineapple, the peacock, and the Pope: a gift from Mexico for Paul III.'

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Friends of the Bodleian

Annual General Meeting

The sixty-second Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, 21 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre. The meeting will be chaired by Professor Ewan McKendrick, Pro-Vice- Chancellor for Research, Academic Services, and University Collections.

After the formal business meeting, PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS, Professor of Poetry, will address the meeting.

Subject: 'Of marring many books there is no end.'

Dr Sarah Thomas, Bodley's Librarian and Director of University Library Services, will propose a vote of thanks to the speaker and report on library matters.

A selection from the year's purchases and donations will be exhibited in Convocation House, at the far end of the Divinity School, 2–3 p.m. and 4–5 p.m.

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