(Meurig) Wynn THOMAS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1944-09-12
Education Gowerton Boys' GS (major state scholar, prize for best arts A-Levels), UC Swansea (Coll scholar, E A Williams jr and sr prizes, major state studentship, BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, music, sport (couch-potato style)
Clubs N/A
Style Prof M Wynn Thomas, OBE, FBA
Career UC Swansea/Swansea Univ: asst lectr 1966-69, lectr in English 1969-88, sr lectr 1988-94, prof of English 1994-, Emyr Humphreys prof of Welsh writing in English 2009-, dir Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales 1998-2008; visiting prof: Harvard Univ 1991-92 (Harvard Summer Sch 1989), Univ of Tübingen 1994-95; Obermann fell Center for Advanced Studies Univ of Iowa 1992; presenter arts progs (BBC Radio Cymru) 1985-88; chm Welsh Books Cncl 2004- (also chm Literature Ctee); vice-chm: Yr Academi Gymreig (Welsh Acad, Welsh language section) 1996-97 (memb 1986-, acting chm 1997-98), Friends of Welsh Books Cncl 1996-2005; sec Univ of Wales Assoc for the Study of Welsh Writing in English 1983-96; memb: Welsh Arts Cncl and chm Literature Ctee 1985-91, Br Library Advsy Ctee for the Arts Humanities and Social Sciences 2000-02, Wales Arts Review 2006; tst memb UK Year of Literature; chm Univ of Wales Press 1998-2004; memb Bd Seren Books 1992-2003, memb Editorial Bd Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, assoc ed Welsh Writing in English: a Yearbook of Critical Essays 1995-2007; nominator The Arts Fndn 1993, adjudicator David Cohen Prize 1996-97; executor of unpublished work to late R S Thomas 2000-07; hon memb Nat Eisteddfod Gorsedd of Bards 2000; hon fell Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol 2012; FBA 1996, FEA 2005, FLSW 2010 (vice-pres 2010-)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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