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Darwin's Beard - and Other Adventures in Victorian Facial Hair

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UD
Leonard Wolfson Auditorium


The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing are hosting a seminar series on 'Fame and Shame'. This seminar is on 'Darwin's Beard - and Other Adventures in Victorian Facial Hair' with Kathryn Hughes. Kathryn, author of Victorians Undone, discusses the politics of facial hair in the nineteenth century and reveals that surprising stories of men and women behind some of the period's best known beards.

All events are free of charge, open to all, and in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

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