2018 Alumni Weekend in San Francisco - Saturday Program

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We are delighted that the next Alumni Weekend in North America will be on the West Coast for the first time ever and look forward to seeing many alumni and friends in San Francisco!

Saturday 7 April
8:30 AM Full Academic Program featuring The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson.

Includes opening and closing sessions, two breakout sessions, lunch, coffee breaks and drinks reception.

Tolkien Exhibition – on view at the Westin Saturday 7 April
In June 2018 the Bodleian Libraries will open its summer exhibition ‘Tolkien: maker of Middle-earth’. The Oxford exhibition will show treasures from the Tolkien archive, and for the first time in 50 years re-unite the manuscripts of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings with Tolkien’s original drawings. During the Alumni Weekend, we are delighted to show some highlights from the exhibition including five beautiful watercolors, painted especially for the first American edition of The Hobbit, and the dust jacket design, as well as a recently-discovered printed map of Middle-earth, annotated by Tolkien and his illustrator Pauline Baynes.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is a parking garage at the Westin St. Francis, but more reasonable rates are available at https://unionsquareshop.com/parking.html.

What's the refund policy?

The last day to request a refund is Thursday 29 March 2018.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No need to bring a printed ticket.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email events@oxfordna.org with any questions.

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