(Charles) Randolph Quirk QUIRK

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1920-07-12
Education Cronk y Voddy Sch, Douglas HS IOM, UCL (MA, PhD, DLitt), Yale Univ
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Recreations N/A
Clubs Athenaeum
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Quirk, CBE, FBA
Career prof of English language: Univ of Durham 1958-60, Univ of London 1960-68, Quain prof of English language and literature UCL 1968-81, vice-chllr Univ of London 1981-85; memb: Bd Br Cncl 1983-91, Cncl RADA 1985-2004, House of Lords Select Ctee 1997-2002; govr English Speaking Union 1980-85; pres: Inst of Linguists 1983-86, Br Acad 1985-89, Coll of Speech and Language Therapists 1987-91; chm: Hornby Educnl Tst 1979-93, Br Library Advsy Ctee 1984-96; tstee Wolfson Fndn 1987-; Hon DUniv: Lund, Uppsala, Paris, Liège, Nijmegen, Salford, Reading, Leicester, Newcastle, Durham, Bath, Open, Essex, Bar Ilan, Southern Calif, Westminster, Brunel, Sheffield, Glasgow, Prague, London, Poznan, Aston, Richmond, Copenhagen, Bucharest, Queen Margaret; foreign fell: Royal Belgian Acad of Sci, Royal Swedish Acad, Finnish Acad of Sci, American Acad of Arts and Sci; fell and res fell UCL; hon master of the bench Gray's Inn; FBA, fell Academia Europaea
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