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VIRGINIA PROGRAMME AT OXFORD 2017 (DRAFT)

St Anne’s College, 26 June to 5 August

 

WEEK 1

Monday 26 June     Arrival

8.00pm Opening meeting

Tuesday 27 June

*9.30   College Library

10.00   Meeting with Tutors

11.00   Introduction     /     Dobson

2.30     Bodleian Library (leave St Anne’s lodge 2 pm sharp)

5.45     From Page to Stage     /     Hutchison

Wednesday 28 July     9.30     The Elizabethan Court     /     Gunn

Thursday 29 June     9.30     Dr Faustus     /     Smith

Friday  30 June     TUTORIALS

[6.00     Drinks Party]

Saturday 1 July     11.00   Excursion to Hampton Court Palace and to the Globe Theatre London to see an evening performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.  Return midnight.

 

WEEK 2

 Monday 3 July      9.30     Shakespeare, Twelfth Night     /     Duncan-Jones

Tuesday 4 July     9.30     The Crisis of the 1590s? Historical and Literary Perspectives     /     Gajda

Wednesday 5 July     9.30     Shakespeare and the History Plays     /     Lake

5.00     Shakespeare, King Lear     /     Ricks

[6.00     Drinks Party]

Thursday 6 July     9.30     Oxford Architecture     /     Ashdown

Friday 7 July     TUTORIALS

 

WEEK 3

Monday 10 July     9.30     Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra     /     Pitcher

4.00     Theatre trip to Stratford-upon-Avon to see a performance by the Royal Shakespeare Company of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Return midnight.

Tuesday 11 July     9.30     Smashing Images: ‘the Sacrament of Forgetfulness’ in the English Reformation     /     MacCulloch

Wednesday 12 July     9.30     Plague in Early Modern Culture     /     Jenner

Thursday 13 July     TUTORIALS

Friday 14 July     NO LECTURES OR TUTORIALS: LONG WEEKEND

 

WEEK 4

Monday 17 July     NO LECTURES OR TUTORIALS: LONG WEEKEND

Tuesday 18 July     9.30     James VI and I     /     Caldari

Wednesday 19 July     9.30     Art and Religious Politics in early Stuart England [lecture in Lincoln College Chapel]     /     McCullough

Thursday 20 July     9.30     Magic and Witchcraft     /     Thomas

Friday 21 July     TUTORIALS

 

WEEK 5

 Monday 24 July        9.30     The Growth of London     /     Archer

Tuesday 25 July     9.30     ‘Such Place, such men, such Language and such Ware’: the Theatre of London Fairs     /     Stern

Wednesday 26 July     9.30     Shakespeare, Julius Caesar     /     Dobson

1.30     Excursion to Stratford-upon-Avon to see a performance by the Royal Shakespeare Company of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.  Return midnight.

Thursday 27 July     5.00     John Donne     /     N. Smith

Friday 28 July     TUTORIALS

 

WEEK 6

Monday 31 July     9.30     Milton and Marvell     /     Southcombe

Tuesday 1 August     9.30     Archbishop Laud     /     Fincham

5.00     The Causes of the English War     /     Holmes

[6.00 Drinks Party]

Wednesday 2 August     9.30     Oliver Cromwell     /     Tapsell

Thursday 3 August     9.30     Conclusion     /     Redworth

Friday 4 August     TUTORIALS

[7.00    Final Party]

Saturday 5 August     Depart by midday