Putting the Periphery at the Heart

Thomas McKean (Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen)

This paper looks at a so-called “minority” language that is actually part of a national identity of deep relevance and significance, and discusses an activist folklore approach to addressing issues of hegemony, inclusion, and access, using three initiatives around language promotion in the North-East of Scotland.

Part of 03-11 Folklore and Education Advocacy, Thursday, October 13, 2:30 pm–4:30 pm