‘A hotbed of aggressive transphobia’ or ‘Philosophy in the Bookshop’

Image Description: Naomi Wolf. On Thursday, Blackwell’s hosted a ‘Philosophy in the Bookshop’ talk with Naomi Wolf to promote her new book Outrages. Her recently-published work explores the life and work of John Addington Symonds, a queer English poet who fought for gay rights through persistent expression of his homoerotic experience, and more poignantly, tormented […]

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King Lear – A Review

Walking into Blackwell’s to see Creation Theatre’s King Lear on Monday evening was a surreal experience. The books were all there, yet appeared unfamiliar under the blue stage lights, the customer service sign hidden by a lighting rig, and rows of seating posited between the shelves (“it’s like being in a private box!” as one […]

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What’s On This Week: Fifth Week

Thursday 4th Week (May 16th), 7:00pm Poetry Reading Blackwell’s plays host to Alan Jenkins and John Fuller, reading from their most recent poetry collections. FREE   Until Friday 6th Week (May 31st), Office hours A Life in Shadows Head over to Wolfson college to view photographer Francesca Phillips’ most recent collection. FREE   Thursday, Friday, Saturday 4th […]

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