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Research Seminars 2021

You're warmly invited to join us at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig (via Zoom) for our new programme of research seminars, starting Wednesday, 10th February.

Seminars begin at 1pm - please join the waiting room ten minutes before to allow us time to admit you (and say hello!); the room will be locked ten minutes after the start of the seminar.

Zoom details:

https://zoom.us/j/6086570437

Meeting ID: 608 657 0437

 

10 February: Professor. Meg Bateman, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI

Làraichean na Fèinne san Eilean Sgitheanach 

 

17 February: Dr Iain Mackinnon, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University

‘This world of Maclean’s words around us like spirits released’: the Highland historian as Gaelic literary critic 

 

24 February: Dr Fiona McNeill, Edinburgh University & Dr Gábor Bella, Trento University

The Unified Scottish Gaelic Wordnet: Lexicon Extension, Gaps, and Integration into a Large Multilingual Lexical Database
 

03 March: Dr Heather Sparling, Cape Breton University

The Language in Lyrics Project: Corpus Planning, Transcription Frolics, and a Nova Scotia Gaelic Song Index 

 

10 March: Dr Sharon Arbuthnot, Faclair na Gàidhlig & Cambridge University

Dad, sgaiteach, pailt ’s eile: the 2019 Update to eDIL and its insights into Scottish Gaelic   

 

17 March: Dr Ailbhe NicGiollaChomhaill, Luimnigh University

Digital folklore archives as ‘Thick Corpuses’: a case study of text and context in the folklore of Maam village, Co. Galway. 

 

24 March: Dr Frances Wilkins, Elphinstone Institute, Aberdeen University

Sacred Singing in Northern Scotland: Reflections of Cultural and Occupational Landscape 

 

31 March: Postgraduate mini-conference