Talks and Events

Cicero Denounces Catiline by Cesare Maccari
Cicero Denounces Catiline by Cesare Maccari (Wikimedia Commons)

Forthcoming talks and events

7 February 2018: The Word Detective talk at Gloucester Literary Lunch Club

Recorded talks and interviews

The Word Detective was Book of the Week on BBC Radio 4, 13 -17 March 2017. You can listen to it here.

Editor Reflects On His Time At The Oxford English Dictionary In ‘The Word Detective’: radio interview for Radio Boston, 23 December 2016

Online Q&A with Deborah Kalb, 21 December 2016

Exploring Dictionaries and How Technology Affects Language: radio interview for Wisconsin Public Radio, 15 December 2016

On the Trail of Language with the Word Detective: radio interview for Jefferson Public Radio, 15 December 2016

The Word Detective: radio interview for Paperback Radio (Maryland), 8 December 2016

A Career Loving Lexicology: radio interview for Radio New Zealand, 7 December 2016

Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary: radio interview for WAMC (Northeast Public Radio), 2 December 2016

Expressions of Interest: radio interview for Radio National, ABC (Australia), 2 December 2016

What Words Mean: radio interview for KERA (North Texas), 15 November 2016

The Word Detective: Youtube recording of talk at Google, 14 November 2016

The Word Detective: Youtube recording of talk at Politics and Prose, Washington, 12 November 2016

What is a Dictionary, Really?: podcast interview for Slate, 20 September 2016

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