Evans, David Ellis

views updated

EVANS, David Ellis

EVANS, David Ellis. British, b. 1930. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, Classics, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history. Career: University College of Swansea, Wales, assistant lecturer, 1957-59, lecturer, 1960-68, reader, 1968-74, professor of Welsh, 1974-78; University of Oxford, Jesus Professor of Celtic, 1978-96, professor emeritus of Celtic and honorary fellow, Jesus College, 1996-. Language and Literature Section, The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, ed., 1972-88, chief ed., 1989-93; Studia Celtica, chief ed., 1994-95. Publications: Gaulish Personal Names: A Study of Some Continental Celtic Formations, 1967; The Labyrinth of Continental Celtic, 1981. EDITOR: Cofiant Agricola, lywodraethwr Prydain, 1974; Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Celtic Studies, Oxford 1983, 1986; Cofio'r Dafydd, 1987. Address: Jesus College, Oxford, England.