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Oxford University Gazette, 5 February 2009: Notices


Musical Events

Harris Manchester College

The following concerts will take place at 1.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the chapel, Harris Manchester College. Admission is free, with a retiring collection.

Additional information may be obtained from Myles Hartley (e-mail:

5 Feb. KATHERINE COOPER (mezzo-soprano), and JOHN OXLADE (piano): 'Venice in Song'—song-cycles by Rossini, Head and Hahn.

12 Feb. A musical exploration of bell themes, featuring hand-bell change ringing and carillons by Mulet, Murrill and Vierne (the Oxford University Society of Change Ringers, and Myles Hartley, organ).

19 Feb. LAURENCE LYNDON-JONES (organ): toccatas by Bach, Boëllmann and Buxtehude.

26 Feb. jOHN BUCKLEY (tenor): songs by Finzi and Britten.

Wolfson College

JONATHAN KIRBY, VICTORIA ALEXANDER, and SARAH COOPER (soloists), with YUMI UCHIYAMA (piano) and YUKO KURABAYASHI (violin), will perform the following at 5 p.m. on Sunday, 8 February, in Wolfson College: Chopin, Ballade No. 1, op. 23 (piano); Liszt, Un sospiro (piano); Beethoven, Grande Sonate Pathétique (piano); Kreisler, Prelude and Allegro (violin); Schubert, arr. Smallwood, An Die Musik (soloists); and Lloyd Webber, Pie Jesu (soloists). Admission costs £5, concessions £3; proceeds are in aid of the African Medical and Research Foundation.

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Conferment of the Title of Visiting Professor

On the recommendation of the Philosophy Board, the Humanities Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor on GAIL FINE, BA Michigan, MA PH.D Harvard, Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University, for five years from 1 October 2009.

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The composition of the electoral boards to the posts below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows:

Goldsmiths' Professorship of English Literature

                                    Appointed by

    The Warden of Keble           Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
    The Warden of New College     ex officio
    Professor M. Wood             Council
    Professor L. Marcus           Council
    Professor S. Shuttleworth     Humanities Board
    Professor S. Mapstone         English Language and Literature Board
    Dr D. Bradshaw                English Language and Literature Board
    Professor S. Collini          English Language and Literature Board
    Mr C. Raine                   New College

Professorship of Molecular and Population Genetics

                               Appointed by

    The President of St John's    Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
    The Provost of Queen's        ex officio
    Professor Sir John Bell       Council
    Professor R. Houlston         Council
    Professor P. Ratcliffe        Medical Sciences Board
    Professor Sir Alexander 
       Markham                    Medical Sciences Board
    Professor Y. Jones            Medical Sciences Board
    Professor W. Gillies McKenna  Medical Sciences Board
    Dr J. Morris                  Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust
    Dr C. Norbury                 Queen's College
[1] Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Sects. 10 and 11 of Statute IX (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 108).

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