Inauguration of the Dr James Naughton Faculty Prize for Czech with Slovak at the University of Oxford

10 June 2022
Date: 
Friday 10 June 2022, 17:30-19:00
Venue: 
Old Dining Room, St Edmund Hall
Admission: 
Free

All are warmly invited to gather to launch the Faculty undergraduate prize for Czech and Slovak, named in memory of Dr James Naughton

 

Jim Naughton established the teaching of Czech at Oxford in the 1980s, eventually creating the degree in Czech with Slovak that thrives today. A hugely knowledgeable, unfailingly kind, witty and much-loved teacher, Faculty member and fellow at St Edmund Hall, he wrote the classic textbooks, Colloquial Czech and Colloquial Slovak, Czech: An Essential Grammar and many other learning resources and academic studies. Over a glass of wine, we shall pay tribute to his legacy, now enshrined, thanks to the fundraising efforts of one of his students and generous donations from colleagues, students, family and friends, in this annual prize for the best undergraduate performance in Czech with Slovak.

St Edmund Hall
Queen's Lane
Oxford
OX1 4AR
United Kingdom
01865 279000
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