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Southwestern Community College

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447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
828.339.4000 https://www.southwesterncc.edu

April 2019

(Re)collecting Scottish Gaelic Memories from North Carolina in the Southern Folklife Collection

April 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Southwestern Community College, 447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Dr. Tiber F.M. Falzett is the inaugural Scottish Heritage USA Visiting Lecturer in Scottish Gaelic Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  He has conducted over a decade of fieldwork among Scottish Gaelic speakers in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia and the Outer Hebrides of Scotland exploring the links between the Scottish Gaelic language, its music and its verbal art. A fluent Scottish Gaelic speaker as well as a singer and bagpiper, Tiber especially values the power of language…

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