oxford

# Title Description Contributor
1 Why should we study Dickens?

Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst of Magdalen College, Oxford, discusses his current research and...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Ilana Lassman
2 Language and History

Prof. Simon Horobin examines how the English language has changed over time, addressing such...

Simon Horobin
3 Dons, Deaths and Detectives: Oxford in Crime Fiction

Professor Colin Bundy, University of Oxford, talks at the Crime Fiction Day at St John's...

Colin Bundy
4 Shakespeare and the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Professor Charlotte Brewer introduces the methodology behind the creation of the OED and how...

Charlotte Brewer
5 History of English Pronunciation

Do we really know what Chaucer's poetry sounded like? Professor Simon Horobin introduces...

Simon Horobin
6 English and Gender

Professor Deborah Cameron explores some of the key theories surrounding the use of language by...

Deborah Cameron
7 Peter McDonald on Literature

Summary: Peter McDonald talks about how he became to be interested in Literature, how he became...

Peter McDonald, Oliver Lewis
8 Translations as Literature

Matthew Reynolds, Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for...

Matthew Reynolds
# Title Description Contributor
1 Dons, Deaths and Detectives: Oxford in Crime Fiction

Professor Colin Bundy, University of Oxford, talks at the Crime Fiction Day at St John's...

Colin Bundy