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Celtic Students Conference 2021, 22–24th October 2021, University College Dublin and online

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  ūüö® Our 2021 Celtic Students Conference starts TOMORROW, 22nd October 2021! Make sure to register & fill an attendance form to receive the Zoom links! (all info below) We have papers on all Celtic languages, all aspects of #CelticStudies , modern and medieval, historical, literary, linguistic & more! We are particularly proud to have papers in 5 of the 6 Celtic languages : #Cymraeg , #Gaeilge , #Kernewek , #Brezhoneg and #G√†idhlig . Simultaneous interpretation will be provided for these papers! ūüó£ Our keynote speakers this year are Prof. Barry Lewis and Prof. Regina U√≠ Chollat√°in. Prof. Barry Lewis, of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, will speak on Friday night about "Literary beginnings: Thinking about the origins of literature in #Irish and #Welsh " Prof. Regina U√≠ Chollat√°in of University College Dublin and Foras na Gaeilge will speak on Saturday night about "M√°ir√≠n U√≠ Mhuir√≠osa (1906-1982): Scol√°ire ceannr√≥da√≠och an L√©inn Cheiltigh agus COB√ĀC&q

Celtic Students Podcast, season 2, ep 10: Linguistic Anthropology and Irish

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[Gaeilge] San eipeas√≥id seo, labhra√≠onn Alexandra Philbin agus Kieran Walker le Steve Coleman , antraipeola√≠ teangeola√≠och at√° ag obair mar l√©acht√≥ir sa Roinn Antraipeola√≠ochta in Ollscoil Mh√° Nuad. Pl√©ann siad an tr√©imhse a chaith Steve sa Ghaeltacht i R√°th Chairn le linn a dhocht√ļireachta, an taighde antraipeola√≠och at√° idir l√°mha aige a bhaineann leis an nGaeilge agus na molta√≠ at√° aige do mhic agus d’in√≠onacha l√©inn a bhfuil suim acu sa chine√°l taighde seo. T√° an eipeas√≥id seo i nGaeilge agus i mB√©arla. √ďstaigh: Alexandra Philbin agus Kieran Walker Aoi: Steve Coleman F√©ach ar an liosta th√≠os de na heagra√≠ochta√≠, ceolt√≥ir√≠, scr√≠bhneoir√≠, acad√≥ir√≠ agus saothair a luadh san eipeas√≥id seo chun tuilleadh eolais a fh√°il. [English] In this episode, Alexandra Philbin and Kieran Walker speak to Steve Coleman , a linguistic anthropologist working as a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology in Maynooth University. They discuss the time Steve spent in the Gaeltacht in R√°th Chairn d

Celtic Students Podcast, season 2, ep 9: Gwneud Doethuriaeth mewn Pandemic

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Dyma ein podlediad Cymraeg cyntaf! Mae'n sgwrs rhwng Alan Kersaudy, myfyriwr o Lydaw, a Jack Pulman-Slater. Myfyriwr doethuriaeth ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd ydy Jack, arbenigwr ar gwestiynau goslef ag ynganiad y Gymraeg, a thiwtor Cymraeg cyfeillgar ac angerddol hefyd. Gwnaeth Alan ofyn iddo am y profiad o ysgrifennu traethawd doethuriaeth mewn pandemic, am yr asgogiadau a'i dywysodd ar y ffordd 'ma, ac am ei syniadau ar y gwahanol ddulliau dysgu Cymraeg ar lein ar y pryd...  This is our first Welsh-language podcast, and a conversation between Alan Kersaudy, a Rennes 2 University student and Jack Pulman-Slater, a PhD student in Cardiff University, specialist on the Welsh prosodic system and a friendly and passionate Welsh tutor. In this talk, Alan asked him about the endeavor of making a dissertation during this challenging time, the motivations that guided him on this path, and his thoughts and doubts on the different Welsh self-teaching apps and online tools available out th

European Day of Languages - 2021

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European Day of Languages web banner   This Sunday, September 26 2021, is the European Day of Languages, and this year represents 20 years since the initiative began as part of the European Year of Languages in 2001. The European Year of Languages was an initiative by the Council of Europe and the European Union, with the stated aim of promoting linguistic diversity and language learning in Europe. That year, it was decided within the Council of Europe to continue celebrating a European Day of Languages every year on the 26th of September, and it has done so together with the European Commission since. The website dedicated to the day, available in English here , informs us that three of the general objectives of the day are: 1) raising awareness about the importance of language learning to increase plurilingualism and intercultural understanding, 2) promoting European linguistic and cultural diversity, and 3) encouraging lifelong language learning, be that for the sake of studies, wor

Irish Language and the Queer Experience: Dublin Fringe Festival 2021

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T√° sc√©al suimi√ļil le hinseacht ag pobal aiteach na Gaeilge i Me√°n F√≥mhair i mBaile √Ātha Cliath agus t√° muid sa t√≥ir ar lucht f√©achana!   Sa l√©iri√ļ corraitheach √ļrnua Idir Mise agus Craiceann do Chluaise (24-26/09/2021) b√©arfar an lucht f√©achana ar aistear g√°ire, damhsa is foghlama tr√≠ 30 bliain den mhoth√ļch√°n aerach, trasna na farraige √≥ √Čirinn go Sasana agus ar ais ar√≠s.   Sa sc√©al faoistini√ļil a chloisfear in Idir Mise agus Craiceann do Chluaise c√≠orfaidh an t√Čireannach aerach Alan Walpole cuimhn√≠ a shaoil go neamhbhalbh. Theith Alan √≥n duairceas a bh√≠ ag br√ļ ar an bpobal – agus an pobal aiteach go h√°irithe – in √Čirinn sna 1980id√≠ go dt√≠ dathanna na gclubanna aeracha i Sasana. Sa t√≥ir ar shaol n√≠os fearr agus saoirse phearsanta a bh√≠ s√© ach i gcaitheamh a shaoil bh√≠ s√© scartha ina aigne idir an d√° th√≠r. D’fhill s√© ar √Čirinn sa bhliain 2018, tr√≠ bliana tar √©is an reifrinn um chomhionannas p√≥sta. N√≠or aithin s√© an t√≠r a bh√≠ roimhe amach ar theacht abhaile d√≥.   T√° an l√©iri√ļ seo ar ch

Celtic Students Podcast, season 2, ep 8: Urban Gaelic Sociolinguistics

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In this episode, Alexandra Philbin interviews Chris Oates, a PhD researcher at the University of Edinburgh whose work focuses on urban Gaelic sociolinguistics. They discuss, among other things, what this focus involves, Chris’ PhD research project and research design and applying academic research to work on language policy and planning. Chris also shares advice with other early career researchers interested in studying Celtic languages in an urban context.  Please consult the list below for more information about some of the themes and organisations that were mentioned in this episode.  Language and Law   Ethnography   Sociolinguistics   Glasgow City Council   Language Policy and Planning   Misneachd  Gaelic Medium Education   PhD Internships  This episode is in English. It was recorded in June 2021.  Host: Alexandra Philbin  Guest: Chris Oates  Music: “Kesh Jig, Leitrim Fancy” by Sl√°inte, CC BY-SA 3.0 US ( creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/ ), available from freemusicarchi

Celtic Students Podcast, season 2, ep 7: B√©aloideas na h√Čireann (Irish Folklore)

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[Gaeilge] San eipeas√≥d seo, labhra√≠onn Stiof√°n √ď Briain le hAilbe van der Heide, scol√°ire b√©aloidis at√° ag obair i gCnuasach Bh√©aloideas √Čireann, faoin mb√©aloideas agus faoi bh√©aloideas na h√Čireann. Pl√©ann siad a bhfuil i gceist leis an mb√©aloideas, stair an Chnuasaigh, traidisi√ļn an luchta s√≠, leigheasanna d√ļchais in √Čirinn, b√©aloideas na r√≥nta agus √ļs√°id an √°bhair bh√©il mar ionspar√°id chruthaitheach.  [English] In this episode, Stiof√°n √ď Briain talks to Ailbe van der Heide, a folklore scholar who also works in the National Folklore Collection, about folklore and Irish folklore. They discuss what folklore means, the history of the Collection, Irish fairy-lore, traditional cures in Ireland, seal-lore and the use of folklore as a creative inspiration.  F√©ach ar na h√°iseanna agus na saothair th√≠os le tuilleadh a fhoghlaim faoi bh√©aloideas na h√Čireann | Take a look at the resources and works below to learn more about Irish folklore:  M√°istreacht i mB√©aloideas agus Eitneola√≠ocht UCD | Mast