March 2011

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BSLS Conference, Cambridge, 9 April 2011

I am pleased to announce that we are now ready to take BSLS 2011 Conference Bookings online at:

https://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/browse/product.asp?catid=1086&modid=1&compid=1

The full fee is £75, the reduced rate (for postgraduate students) is £55. Please remember that to attend you need to have paid your BSLS membership fee (£10/year); if you've not yet done so, you can add membership to your virtual basket.

Because we will need to confirm numbers for catering on Monday 4 April, it is planned that the shop will close at midnight local time on Sunday 3 April. For administrative simplicity we would prefer all those planning to attend to book through the online shop, but if this presents difficulties for you, please contact Dan and Michael (daniel.cordle@ntu.ac.uk and michael.whitworth@merton.ox.ac.uk).

In using the shop, please note the following:

(1) You first need to register. This is relatively quick.
(2) The shop will ask for your "delivery address", but in this case you will not receive anything through the post.
(3) We'd like to know your institutional affiliation for the sake of the name badge.
(4) At present the shop does not automatically email you a receipt, so if you need one, please print out the appropriate screen. When you book, the Faculty Office receive a "Sale Notification Email", and they will forward this in due course.
(5) If you want confirmation that the transaction went through, you can log back in again and look at your "Order History" at the bottom

The online shop is hosted by Oxford University, and we're grateful to the English Faculty for setting it up. The Faculty and the University are not involved in the conference in any other way, so please don't address queries to them.

I'll be posting the conference programme here on Friday.

Michael Whitworth, 24 March 2011

Things are coming together for our annual conference on 9 April. Thank you for bearing with us while we've made new arrangements - we look forward to welcoming you to a packed day of stimulating discussion about literature and science.

Further details of the location, and the arrangements, can be found by following the conference link at the top of this page. A full programme, and details of how to register, will be posted as soon as possible.

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