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Seminars: The Photography Seminar, Oxford / from 1 May

The History of Art department of the University of Oxford, is holding its Trinity Term Photography Seminar programme. Meetings takes places on Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm in St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Humanities. The convenors are Geraldine Johnson and Sajda van der Leeuw. Open to all. 

May 1st (Tuesday, Week 2 – St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Humanities)
The Literary Photobook: From Grangerisation to Post-Punk Box Sets
Paul Edwards (Paris Diderot University)

May 8th (Tuesday, Week 3 – St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Humanities)
From Sandscapes to Glassworlds: The Visual Imagination of Vaughan Cornish, A Fin-de-Siècle Artist-scientist
Emily Hayes (Oxford Brookes University)

May 15th (Tuesday, Week 4 – St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Humanities)
The Places of Malcolm Lowry and Kurt Schwitters
Cian Quayle (University of Chester)

May 29th (Tuesday, Week 5 – Note: Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities**)
Liu Shiyuan's As Simple as Clay: Photography and the Aesthetics of the Search Engine
Ros Holmes (University of Oxford)

June 5th (Tuesday, Week 7 – St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Humanities)
Performing Portraiture in the GDR: Unreliable Narrators, Restaging Selves & Social Gists
Sarah James (University College London)


* We meet in the Math Institute’s café for an informal lunch from 12:30pm to 1pm,
followed by the talk in St Luke’s Chapel or the Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, from 1pm to 2pm.
Formal presentations begin at 1pm and finish by 2pm.

** Note: in Week 5 (May 22nd) only, we will meet in the Radcliffe Humanities’ Seminar Room.
Sponsored by the Department of History of Art (Centre for Visual Studies)

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