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Worcester College

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A week-long event in Oxford exploring the legacy and impact of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.

EVENING TALK: ORWELL AND JOURNALISM
10 October 5.30pm-8pm
The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB

A conversation about contemporary journalism and politics with
Carole Cadwalladr - winner of the Orwell Prize 2018
Fintan O'Toole - winner of the Orwell Prize 2017


SYMPOSIUM: NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR NOW
11 October 2019 9am-5pm
The Nash Room, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB

9.15 Greeting
9.20 Jean Seaton, ‘Orwell and Fear’
9.40 Joshua Dienstag, ‘Orwell’s Pessimism’

10.40-11.10 Coffee Break

11.10 Anna Vaninskaya, ‘Speaking Truth to Power: George Orwell and Victor Serge’
11.30 Dorian Lynskey, ‘Orwellspeak: How the Language of Nineteen Eighty-Four Infiltrated Politics and Journalism in the 1950s

12.30-1.30 Lunch

1.30 Joanna Kavenna, ‘How to Live in an Unreal Reality’: The Power of Fiction in a Post-Truth Age’
1.50 Victoria Bateman, ‘Speaking Naked Truth to Power’

2.40-3.10 Coffee Break

3.10 Nathan Waddell: ‘Oceania’s Dirt: Mess, Filth and Nausea in Nineteen Eighty-Four’
3.30 Greg Claeys, ‘Orwell for the Twenty-First Century’

4.20. Concluding Remarks


EXHIBITION: ROOM 103
11-18 October 9am-7pm
Foyer of the English Faculty Building, Manor Road, OX1 3QU

A selection of art inspired by Orwell's novel
Free to enter - no ticket necessary

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United Kingdom

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