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Oxford University Gazette, 15 February 2007: Notices


Vice-Chancellor's Question Time

The sixth session of Vice-Chancellor's Question Time will take place at 4 p.m.on Tuesday, 27 February, in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, South Parks Road. Dr Hood will take questions about current university issues. The session will be chaired by Paddy Coulter, Director of Studies at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Full details can be found online at Places are limited, and can be reserved by e-mailing or telephoning the Information Office on (2)70010. Questions for the Vice-Chancellor may be submitted in advance by e-mail by Monday, 26 February. Questions tabled in advance will be taken first.

A webcast of the session will be available after the event at Recordings of previous sessions can be downloaded from this site.

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Musical Events

Harris Manchester College

The following recitals will be given at 1.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the chapel, Harris Manchester College. Admission is free, with a retiring collection for the college's organ restoration fund. Enquiries should be directed to Myles Hartley (e-mail:

22 Feb.: KATHARINE PLATT (soprano): recital of songs and arias, including works by Handel and Mozart.

1 Mar.: THE TYNDALE SINGERS perform music of the English Renaissance.

8 Mar.: PETER BORTHWICK and friends perform favourite songs from the Swing era.

Queen's College

THE CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE and THE QUEEN'S CONSORT (dir. Owen Rees) will perform Act 1 of Monteverdi's Orfeo (marking the 400th anniversary of the first performance in February 1607) and the Psalms from the Vespers (1610), at 8.15 p.m. on Thursday, 1 March, in the chapel, Queen's College.

Admission will be by programme, costing £9/£6/£4. Enquiries should be directed to Rosemary Rey (e-mail:

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Corpus Christi Professorship of the Latin Language and Literature

DENIS FEENEY, BA MA Auckland, D.PHIL Oxf, Giger Professor of Latin and Chairman, Department of Classics, Princeton University, has been appointed to the professorship with effect from 1 August 2008.

Professor Feeney will be a fellow of Corpus Christi College.

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