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Seminar in manuscript studies, Hilary 2023
Bodleian reader cardholders or University cardholders are welcome at the Weston Library for Special Collections, for the following seminars. For more information please contact the convenors Matthew Holford  and Andrew Dunning
2.15 pm – 3.45 pm
Weston Library, Oxford, Horton Room
16 Jan. (week 1)Laure Miolo (University of Oxford), “Astronomy and astrology in fourteenth-century Oxford: MS. Digby 176 in context”
30 Jan. (week 3) Laura Saetveit Miles (University of Bergen), “The Influence of St. Birgitta of Sweden’s Revelationes in Late-Medieval England”
13 Feb (week 5) Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst and Humfrey Wanley Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries): “The ‘Genealogy Industry’: Codicological Diversity in England, c.1400–c.1500.”
27 Feb. (week 7) Laura Light (Les Enluminures, and Peter Selley Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries), “Latin Bibles in England c. 1200-c. 1230”

Saturday 21 January 2023
Zine Fair
Blackwell Hall, Weston Library

Friday 17 February 2023
OBS and CSB event
Paul Babinski (Copenhagen) / Alasdair Watson (Bodleian)
Islamic Manuscripts and Orientalist Learning in Seventeenth-Century Europe
2 pm, Horton Seminar Room, Weston Library
Registration required: e-mail bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Wednesday 1 March 2023
Lecture by Mark Crosby (Kansas), Blake’s Apprenticeship
1-2pm, Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Free, registration required

Saturday 4 March 2023
10.30am – 3.30pm
FIRST FOLIO DAY
Blackwell Hall, Weston Library

Thursday 14 March 2023
Lecture by Thomas Gravemaker, Bodleian Printer in Residence March 2023
Making wood type then and now
1-2pm, Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Free, registration required

Saturday 18 March 2023
Symposium: A New Power: Photography in Britain 1800-1850
9 am, Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Free, all welcome, registration required

The D.F. McKenzie Lecture
18 May 2023
Matt Kirschenbaum (Maryland) on the singularity of digital objects
Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Registration opening soon

18-19 May 2023
Agrippa: a book of the dead
Symposium: in person and online
Registration opening soon

The Lyell Lectures
Ann M. Blair (Harvard)
In the scholar’s workshop: amanuenses in early modern Europe
T & Th: 23 May, 25 May, 30 May, 1 June, 6 June 2023
Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library 5:15 pm
Registration opening soon

8 June 2023
Oxford Bibliographical Society and CSB event
Queer Bibliography: a discussion
With Malcolm Noble (Leicester Vaughan College), Sarah Pyke (Institute of English Studies, London), and James Sargan (University of Limerick). Chaired by Abigail Williams (St Peter’s, Oxford)
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, 5:15 pm

HILARY TERM 2023: EVENTS AND NOTICES FOR CURRENT STUDENTS 

Codicology and the material book seminar
Week 3, Wednesday 1 February 2023 at 2-3:30pm
Provenance, with Laura Light
Weston Library
Open to current students
To attend: email bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Week 7, Tuesday 28 February 2023 at 2-3:30pm
Medieval libraries, with Teresa Webber
Weston Library
Open to current students
To attend: email bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

How literature students can use rare books
Weeks 1-4, Wednesdays at 11 am on 18 January, 25 January, 1 February, 8 February
Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Adam Smyth and Alexandra Franklin
Open to current students

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