Theories of Reading Study Day

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Provisional Timetable 

14th October 2019

This timetable is provisional and may be subject to change. If you have any questions about this timetable, please contact Ellen and Lillian at


Study Day

Radcliffe Humanities Building

09:00 - 09:30 Registration and coffee (Seminar Room)

09:30 - 10:00 Welcome and introduction - ‘Definitions of Reading’ (Seminar Room) 

10:00 - 11:30 ‘Around the table’ presentations by participants (Seminar Room, Common Room and Meeting Room 8) 

11:30-11:45 Coffee break (Common Room) 

11:45 - 12:45 Theory Lucky Dip Session (Seminar Room and Meeting Room 8)

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch (Common Room) 

13:45 - 14:00 Walk to Ashmolean  

14:00 - 16:00 Reading Art at the Ashmolean (Ashmolean Museum)

16:00 - 17:00 Reading Oxford City: An Uncomfortable Oxford Tour (Tour begins at the Ashmolean) 

Evening Activities (optional):

English Faculty, St Cross Building

17:00 - 17:30 Walk to English Faculty 

17:30 - 18:45 ‘Theories of Reading’: A Literary Roundtable (Lecture Theatre 2, speakers tbc) 

18:45 - 19:30 Drinks Reception (English Faculty Foyer)


Study day participants are cordially invited to dinner at 8pm, at Pizza Express at the Golden Cross. More information, including costs, will be available nearer the time.

We extend thanks to TORCH for funding the Theories of Reading Study Day. 


Radcliffe Humanities Building

Radcliffe Humanities

Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Woodstock Road




The Radcliffe Humanities Building is fully accessible. See here for more information:

Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street




All areas of the Ashmolean Museum are accessible. See here for more information: 

English Faculty

English Faculty

St. Cross Building

Manor Road




The English Faculty is located at the St Cross Building, Manor Road. The rooms booked for our use are accessible to those with mobility impairments. See here for more information: