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Upcoming Events

Johnson and Shakespeare 2015

7 August 2015 - 9 August 2015

A Conference to mark the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Samuel Johnson’s The Plays of William Shakespeare will be held at Pembroke College, Oxford on 7–9 August 2015. For further details click here.

A free exhibition on Johnson and Shakespeare is also open at the Bodleian Library until 6 September 2015. Please click here for more information.

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Samuel Daniel, Poet and Historian: A two-day conference

10 September 2015 - 11 September 2015


Thursday and Friday, 10-11 September 2015, at The Royal College of Music


Conference Organizers: John Pitcher (St John’s College, Oxford) & Yasmin Arshad (UCL)

This is the first Conference devoted to Samuel Daniel (1562-1619), and it is presented by a consortium of universities—UCL’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges, the English Faculty at Oxford University, St John’s College Oxford, and the Royal College of Music.

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Homiletics/The Game of the Name

7 November 2015

Corpus Christi College, Oxford

English Faculty members may be interested in this conference, organised by the Christian Literary Studies Group.

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Dignity and the Novel Since 1948

7 November 2015


Dignity and the Novel Since 1948

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

St Cross Building, Oxford- The Cube

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Conquest: 1016, 1066

20 July 2016 - 23 July 2016

An Interdisciplinary Anniversary Conference

Worcester College, Oxford, and TORCH, 20-23 July 2016

A major conference to mark the 950th anniversary of the Norman Conquest and 1000th anniversary of Danish conquest.

Topics include (in no particular order):

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