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Dr James Adams FBA

About this Fellow

Philology Classics and Ancient History

Website: http://www.all-souls.ox.ac.uk/people.php?personid=1

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Latin, University of Manchester, 1993 - 1995
  • Professor of Latin, University of Reading, 1995 - 1997
  • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1998 - 2010
  • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1998 - 2010

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1995 - 1998

Publications

The Latin sexual vocabulary 1982

Aspects of the language of Latin poetry (_PBA_ 93, 1999)

Pelagonius and Latin veterinary terminology in the Roman Empire 1995

Bilingualism and the Latin language 2003

The regional diversification of Latin 200 BC - AD 600 2007

Other Linguistics and Philology Fellows

Professor Adam Ledgeway

The comparative history and morphosyntax of the Romance languages; Italian and Romance dialectology; Latin; Italo-Greek; syntactic theory, linguistic change and language contact

Professor Paul Kerswill

Sociolinguistics; English, Norwegian; language and migration; new dialects; multicultural youth language; language and social structure; sociolinguistics of West Africa; language, media and public dissemination