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)

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