Open day for prospective students in Year 12 interested in studying Russian or other Slavonic Languages at Oxford. Programme below:
10.30–11.00 am Arrival & coffee: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College, Parks Road, Oxford (ask at college lodge for directions)
11.00-11.30 am Students, Teachers and Companions: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College
Introduction and overview of course (Prof. Philip Bullock)
11.30 am Students: Group discussions with members of the Sub-Faculty and undergraduates of various colleges.
11.30 am Companions/teachers: Parallel discussion of issues of interest with Dr Jennifer Baines (Knowles Room, Wadham College)
12.15 pm Students, Teachers and Companions: Taster session designed to introduce prospective applicants to the study of language and literature at Oxford, including beginners’ Russian (Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room)
Mini-lecture: Prof. Catriona Kelly, ‘Russian Literature: Where are all the Women?’
Mini-lecture: Prof. Rajendra Chitnis, ‘Picking a Side in the Cold War: The Case of Two Czech Pop Stars'
1.00 pm End of formal programme. Visitors will be free to explore the city and the colleges independently.