Tuesday, November 28, 2017
7:00 p.m.

The Coop
Brennan Hall (North End)
St Michael's College
81 St Mary Street, Toronto

Gillebrìde MacMillan as Gwyllyn the Bard

The St Andrew's Society of Toronto and the Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph invites you to attend the 2017 St Andrew's Society of Toronto's Lecture: "Gaelic song collecting and collectors in the Outer Hebrides: A historical perspective and present day Opportunities" presented by renowned Gaelic scholar and musician Gillebrìde MacMillan from the University of Glasgow - notable for his appearance as Gwyllyn the Bard on the popular television series Outlander, based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon.

Gillebrìde works as a Native Language Assistant in Celtic and Gaelic teaching Gaelic grammar and language classes for undergratuate and postgraduate levels and is the Celtic and Gaelic representative on the School of Humanities Learning and Teaching committee and is also the Celtic and Gaelic Examinations Officer. His research interests include:

• Gaelic song transmission
• oral tradition in Gaelic communities
• Gaelic grammar and Gaelic education
• Gaelic translation and interpretation skills and embedding these in his teaching

We welcome you all to join us for what promises to be an illuminating discussion of Gaelic music and tradition. For more information, please contact:

Scottish Studies Office
MacKinnon Building, Room 253
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1
Tel: 519-824-4120 ext 53209
Email: scottish@uoguelph.ca