Wednesday meetings (see below for details) are held at 8pm in Jesus College in Seminar Room A.
Library meetings: (Sunday evenings from 8-11pm) are held in Balliol College from the beginning of 2nd week (there will be no library meeting in 1st week). Come along to browse the library, drink tea, and chat to other people interested in science fiction and fantasy. More details, and directions to the library...
NB. The video meeting in 8th Week will be held in Alx and Archie's house, 48 Cranham Street (here's a map to direct you to where the library used to be, but Cranham St is also shown).
|12 Oct||Saturday||0th Week||Freshers' drinks|
|16 Oct||Wednesday||1st Week||Discussion||
First Contact - got good/bad examples of
first contact from SF or your own head? How should and how would we deal
with meeting real aliens? Come along and join in or just listen to the
This meeting is particularly aimed at Freshers who are interested in joining OUSFG and want to find out who we are and what we are about - but if you can't make it then please come along to any other event.
|20 Oct||Sunday||2nd Week||Library|
|23 Oct||Wednesday||2nd Week||Videos||Memento then Total Recall|
|27 Oct||Sunday||3rd Week||Library|
|30 Oct||Wednesday||3rd Week||Discussion||Time Travel - Fact and Fiction by Dr. Tim Adye.|
|3 Nov||Sunday||4th Week||Library|
|6 Nov||Wednesday||4th Week||Videos||The Matrix and Tron|
|10 Nov||Sunday||5th Week||Library|
|13 Nov||Wednesday||5th Week||Discussion||Celebrity SF character deathmatch. This will involve nominating a number of your favourite SF-type characters and choosing which ones go into the tournament then arguing about which one should win each match and coming up with an eventual winner.|
|16 Nov||Saturday||6th Week||Bonus Videos||Firefly - Joss Whedon (creator of Buffy and Angel) has just debuted his new SF series in the States. See the first episodes of this exciting new series first with OUSFG.|
|17 Nov||Sunday||6th Week||Library|
|20 Nov||Wednesday||6th Week||Speaker||Brian Aldiss|
|24 Nov||Sunday||7th Week||Library|
|27 Nov||Wednesday||7th Week||Silly games night!|
|30 Nov||Saturday||7th Week||Christmas party|
|1 Dec||Sunday||8th Week||Library||Lyndsey and William's house|
|4 Dec||Wednesday||8th Week||Videos||Fight Club and The Princess Bride (Alx and Archie's house)|
Freshers' drinks: Saturday 0th week 3pm-6pm in the Old Refectory, Wadham College. Come along and meet people!
The Bonus video meeting on Saturday of 5th week will be in Angharad's house in Marston (directions will be emailed closer to the date), unless anyone can offer a bigger living room!
SF guru and OUSFG founder, Brian Aldiss, will be speaking to the society in 6th Week.
Christmas party Saturday of 7th Week (30th November), 7:30pm, the Larkin and Prestwich rooms, St John's College. £10 for drinkers and £5 for non-drinkers. £1 off if you pay the treasurer by cheque before Wednesday of 7th Week. Optional fancy dress, with prizes for the best costumes, plus lots of wine, beer, the inevitable punch, and nice softdrinks, along with music, balloons, and disco lights.
Latest news: We have now confirmed Peter F. Hamilton and China Mieville as guests for Hilary Term.