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Exploring learning Gaelic: Oban (film screenings)

November 17, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 19 November, 2017

Film screenings

This event will feature two new short films on rotation, which tell stories about the un-seen aspects of languages – the anxieties, emotions and challenges involved in finding the right place and group of people that are required to learn Gaelic in Scotland today.

Gaelic Journeys is a new 15 minute film by Deirdre MacKenna exploring what it feels like to learn and speak Gaelic in Scotland today. This will be screened along with the film Growing up with a Minority Language (6 minutes, 2017) by Maria Garraffa and Timea Katusi of Heriot Watt University.

The screenings will run Friday 17 November-Sunday 19 November 11:00am-7:00pm

There is a related discussion taking place on Saturday 18 November 2:00pm

This series is organised by the University Council for Modern Languages Scotland with support from Scotland’s National Centre for Languages and British Council Scotland.

No booking required

 


This event is part of the series Languages lost and found.
For event information, please contact Marion Sporing at m.m.g.sporing@dundee.ac.uk

Details

Date:
November 17
Time:
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Website:
http://uod.ac.uk/beinghuman17-languages

Venue

The Rockfield Centre
Stevenson Street, Oban, Argyll PA34 5NA United Kingdom