Thu, Jun 27|
The Residences at Eastern Market
Oxford College Heraldry- Conversation & Canapes
Oxford University Society of Washington D.C. invites all Oxonians and friends to an exciting talk on the history of Oxford college heraldry by Dr. John Tepper Marlin on what the college arms mean, their historical significance, and their role in the present day.
Time & Location
Jun 27, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Residences at Eastern Market, 777 C St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA
About the Event
Oxford University Society of Washington D.C. is inviting all Oxonians and friends to an exciting talk on the history of Oxford college heraldry by Dr. John Tepper Marlin (Trinity, Oxford).
Dr. Marlin will discuss his newest book, Oxford College Arms: Intriguing Stories Behind Oxford’s Shields. In his remarks, Dr. Marlin will explain the fascinating heraldic language of Oxford's shields. Since colleges define the student experience at Oxford, Marlin’s book and presentation will shed light on the meaning behind the college arms, their historical significance, and their connection to the present day.
Copies of Oxford College Arms will be available for purchase and signing during the event. Attendees are also encouraged to purchase a book and leave a review on Amazon or Goodreads!
Dr. Marlin will deliver his talk at the Residences' Library and refreshments will be served. A donation of $20 is suggested for this event so OUSDC can continue to support great events and speakers!