Anna Morpurgo Davies Lectures
In 2011, the British Academy and the Philological Society agreed to collaborate in organising a series of lectures. The lecture was first delivered in 2013, and subsequently named after Anna Morpurgo Davies Hon DBE, FBA (d. 2014), a former President of the Society.
2022 Tracking the history of words – changing perspectives, changing research, by Philip Durkin (event information |text | video)
2019 Why language learning opens the mind: old prejudices, trendy myths, and new research, by Antonella Sorace (event information | audio | presentation)
2017 Language through Deaf eyes, by Bencie Woll (event information)
2015 Observing language change and language processing: Old manuscripts, new brains, by Aditi Lahiri (video)
2013 Parts of Speech: Solid Citizens or Slippery Customers? by David Denison (text | video)