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Dr David Cram

Roles and subjects

Emeritus Fellow



Emeritus Fellow Dr David Cram is a former Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Linguistics at Jesus College.

Academic Background

Modern Languages, Brasenose College Oxford, BA, 1963 (subsequently MA)
PhD Cornell University, General Linguistics, 1972
Lecturer in Linguistics, University of Aberdeen, 1974-1988

Undergraduate Teaching

General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Theory of Translation.

Postgraduate Teaching

Semantics; Pragmatics; History of Linguistics.

Research Interests

History of ideas about language, with special reference to the seventeenth century.

Other Information

Occasional publication of verse translations.


Subject notes for courses formerly taught at Jesus College:

See also Centre for Linguistics and Philology website.