Events

Lingua Britannica Reformata

Thanks for joining us!

Many thanks to everyone who attended Professor Dollinger’s talk last Friday on the past, present, and possible future(s) of the Oxford English Dictionary. It was entertaining, insightful, and provided lots of food for thought. Even if you weren’t able to make it to the talk, the related exhibition, The Road to the OED: A History […]

An English Dictionary

The OED and Miley Cyrus?!

So what does Miley have to do with the Oxford English Dictionary, you may ask? If anyone can tell us, it’s UBC’s Professor Stefan Dollinger. Professor Dollinger will be giving a talk this Friday, November 15, at 12 p.m. entitled: The Oxford English Dictionary, the Grimm Brothers, and Miley Cyrus On the Changing Expectations of […]

The Oxford English Dictionary, the Grimm Brothers, and Miley Cyrus

The Oxford English Dictionary, the Grimm Brothers, and Miley Cyrus

Please join us for a talk sponsored by Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library. The Oxford English Dictionary, the Grimm Brothers, and Miley Cyrus On the Changing Expectations of the OED: Past, Present and (Possible) Futures Stefan Dollinger, assistant professor of English language at the University of British Columbia and editor-in-chief of The […]