Monthly Archives: December 2016

Ertegun House seminar in the Humanities – a conversation with Wole Soyinka

First year Scholar Mayowa Ajibade reports on the Inaugural Ertegun House Seminar in the Humanities. Wole Soyinka’s visit to the Ertegun House, on October 20, 2016, was one of the liveliest episodes of my first term as a student at Oxford. Following the inaugural Ertegun House Seminar in the Humanities, where the Director and Elleke […]

Stefano Gandolfo reports on the visit by a group of Ertegun Scholars to see Manon Lescaut at the Royal Opera House.

On December 2nd – at the end of a long day and a long yet quick term – more than twenty Ertegun Scholars had a chance to witness transformation. The Royal Opera House production of Manon Lescaut directed by Jonathan Kent is a great example of how traditional opera can be brought to touch upon […]

Contacts Between the Hellenistic East and West

Ertegun Scholar Mariana Losa E Ferreira De Castro reports on the Colloquium that she convened at the end of October. On the 21st and 22nd of October 2016, the Ertegun Scholarship Graduate Program for the Humanities hosted a conference on the Contacts Between the Hellenistic East and West in the Annex of the Ertegun House. […]