The final performance of STORMING UTOPIA is this Saturday: the ‘gala’ opening show of the Oxford Festival of the Arts.
Part of a Knowledge Exchange Partnership between TORCH, the Pegasus Theatre, MML and others within Oxford, Storming Utopia, co-directed by Wes Williams, and featuring a number of MML colleagues and students as performers, is a show generated by discussions about ideal communities and life in post-Brexit Britain: our group of performers includes academics, refugees, students, and primary school children, cellists, dancers, historians of the theatre, and geographers….
DPhil student, Daniel Mandur Thomaz, was interviewed in the Brazilian newspaper, the Folha de São Paulo, about his research into Antonio Callado and the radio plays he produced for the BBC’s Brazilian Service. Click here to read the article.
Telling a story in just 100 words is no easy task, but our entrants were up for a challenge. What impressed the judges was not just how complete these stories could be, but how they managed to surprise the reader, reimagining familiar situations from a new perspective. The judges chose to award a joint first prize in the Years 7-11 category, and a first prize in the Years 12-13 category.
This one day colloquium on Saturday 10th June is organized under the auspices of the Journal of Greek Media and Culture and the Sub-Faculty of Byzantine and Modern Greek, Oxford. It was made possible thanks to a generous grant by the Onassis Foundation. All welcome. No prior booking required.
To celebrate Oxford’s Bonn Week, Oxford’s Chair of Medieval German Literature and Linguistics, Prof. Henrike Lähnemann, is looking for German speakers who would like to take part in a public reading of Martin Luther’s ‘Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen’ in German which is scheduled to take place on 25 May, 4-5:30pm, at the Taylor Institution Library, Oxford.
Friday 5 May saw the culminating event of an exciting collaboration between the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and the Faculty of Music in Oxford. The project, generously supported by the John Fell OUP Research Fund, has been investigating the descriptions of the imaginary sonata for piano and violin of the fictional composer Vinteuil from Marcel Proust’s famous long novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time).