11 Jul 2015

Deborah Cameron: language and gender

From Saturday Morning, 9:05 am on 11 July 2015

Deborah Cameron, Professor of Language and Communication at Oxford University, is an internationally recognised expert on issues concerning language and gender. She is the author of the 1995 book, Verbal Hygiene, and The Myth of Mars and Venus (2007), and writes a popular blog, Language: a Feminist Guide.

She is visiting New Zealand as Victoria University of Wellington's 2015 Ian Gordon Fellow, and will deliver two lectures at the university: Our Tremendous Opportunity: a Look at the Hidden History of BBC English (14 July), and Sex, Lies and Stereotypes: Do We Ask the Right Questions About Language and Gender? (16 July).