That song never let me down': Aesthetics in Gaelic performance

Starts:
6:00 pm on Monday, March 3, 2014
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/cgs/citl/isic
Contact Name:
Meg Tyler
A lecture by LILLIS Ó LAOIRE, Gaelic singer and scholar. Ó Laoire is an ethnographer and professor at the University of Galway who specializes in Irish folklore and singing. Ó Laoire explores the occasions at which people sing, the significance of these occasions and of the songs and the singers chosen to perform. Professor Sally Sommers Smith will moderate a conversation after the lecture.