Monday, October 21, 2013

Jane Suzanne Carroll 'Landscape History for Imagined Worlds'

We are delighted to have Jane Suzanne Carroll (Roehampton) speaking on Susan Cooper, John Masefield and Penelope Lively for our first talk of the term.

Her talk is entitled 'Landscape History for Imagined Worlds' and will take place at St Cross College on Friday 25 Oct. at 4pm.

Please RSVP cara dot bartels-bland at stx dot ox dot ac dot uk to attend.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Alan Garner to talk at Magdalen College

Alan Garner is giving a talk on two occasions this week at Magdalen College, Oxford. His talk is entitled 'A Bull on My Tongue' and accompanies the Bodleian exhibition Magical Books: From the Midde-Ages to middle earth. The first talk, on Wednesday 23 Oct. at 3pm, is open to all members of the University and free of charge. The second is open to all members of the public and will take place on Friday 25 Oct. at 6pm (tickets cost £ 12).

For more information and to book please email

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Michaelmas 2013 Term Card: Children’s Literature and the Environment

We have two terrific speakers lined up for Michaelmas term 2013 on the emerging and thought-provoking research area of Children’s Literature and the Environment:

Friday Oct. 25th, 4pm: Dr Jane Suzanne Carroll (University of Roehampton) ‘Landscape History for Imagined Worlds'

Friday Nov. 22nd, 4pm: Dr Jenny Bavidge (University of Cambridge)
Natural Causes: Urban Nature and Children's Literature’

The Colloquium will take place at an inspiring new venue: St Cross Room, St Cross College, St Giles, OX1 3LZ, Oxford. As the colloquium will take place at an Oxford College, it is necessary to register for these events. Please do so for the first talk simply by emailing me (cara dot bartels-bland at stx dot ox dot ac dot uk) no later than Wednesday Oct. 23rd