OUSFG Michaelmas Termcard 2017

Wednesday meetings are held at 8pm in one of the Pembroke College (map) meeting rooms. See below for details. We meet in front of the Pembroke main entrance to walk in together. (Location for meetings later in the term still to be confirmed.)

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8 Oct  Sunday 1st Week Somerville Freshers' Cakes Drop in for obligation-free CAKE (not a lie!), drinks, nibbles, introductions, and conversation!
3–6pm in Somerville College room Maitland 19 (centre of college map)
11 Oct  Wednesday 1st Week Pembroke Discussion Desert Planet Books (or 10 books to read before you die). 8pm in the Littlegate Room, Pembroke College. Our Michaelmas term kicks off, as is traditional, with a our annual discussion of the best books of all time. An excellent place to find out about books that you have not yet come across, and hopefully introduce the society to hidden gems that we have not heard of.
18 Oct  Wednesday 2nd Week Pembroke Discussion Oxford in SF. 8pm in the Littlegate Room, Pembroke College. In which we discuss the many fine examples of speculative fiction set in our great city and university, and provide inspiring examples of Oxford authors, some from OUSFG, who wrote great SF. Destroying Oxford is optional.
22 Oct  Sunday 3rd Week OUSFG Library Library An opportunity to socialise, and chat about life, the universe and everything, whilst also perusing and borrowing from OUSFG's library of around 600 books. 8pm till late. Directions to follow.
25 Oct  Wednesday 3rd Week Pembroke Discussion Tentacular Vikings. Working within the constraints of a few required plot elements can we come up with ideas and plot for a book or film? Previous stories have involved biotech (somehow involving the Great God Cthulhu and a cloned murderer played by SM Gellar), the use of a time machine to establish academic priority, and bears who poop in spaaaaace. Oh yes, and tentacular Vikings. (Discussion led by Tim.)
1 Nov  Wednesday 4th Week Pembroke Film Little Shop of Horrors. "I'm just a mean green mother from outer space and I'm bad!"
8 Nov  Wednesday 5th Week Discussion Arts & Crafts, with extra bonus colouring in.
9 Nov  Thursday 5th Week Worcester Quiz Oxford Geek Quiz — battle of wits and knowledge against Docsoc, Tolksoc, HPsoc et al. Bring your own round of questions if you like (don't tell anyone the answers).
8pm, Nazrin Shah auditorium in Worcester College (map; Details from Docsoc).
15 Nov  Wednesday 6th Week Discussion An evening dedicated to playing Werewolf, a game in which everyone is an ordinary villager, and no one saw anyone die. Fresh blood New players are most welcome. Our (ever evolving) rules will be explained; or see here. (meeting led by Ash)
22 Nov  Wednesday 7th Week Discussion Introduction to Filk. Write your own filk and sing along (led by Miriam).
29 Nov  Wednesday 8th Week Party Chirstmas party.

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