Visiting Professor of Creative Media lecture with Jeanette Winterson: The Word Tardis

Jeanette Winterson is our current Visiting Professor of Creative Media. She will be holding a talk and Q&A on the theme of 'The Word Tardis' at 5.30pm on 4 May in the Gulbenkian Theatre, St Cross Building, Oxford.

All welcome. No booking is required; seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jeanette Winterson CBE is a British writer.  Her first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published in 1985, when she was 24. She later scripted it into a BBC Bafta winning drama. Twenty-seven years she returned to that material in her 2011 memoir Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? She has written more than 20 books of fiction and non-fiction, including a collaboration with the sculptor Antony Gormley: LANDHer latest book is a collection of essays on AI: 12 Bytes at AI – How we got here and where we might go nextHer work is published in 27 countries.

The Visiting Professorship of Creative Media was established in 1996, as part of a generous benefaction from Rupert Murdoch. It is an annual appointment and the Professor will give a series of lectures during the academic year. 

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