Joe Neil MacNeil Memorial Lecture- Effie Rankin
Date: Tue, Oct 11 2016
Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive
This year’s Joe Neil MacNeil Memorial Lecture will be given by Effie Rankin, author of As a’ Bhràighe: The Gaelic Songs of Allan the Ridge MacDonald. Her lecture is titled Bannal nan Òran/Women and Waulking. Effie will explore the milling of cloth, its work songs and their themes, from the perspective of women, for whom cloth fulling was a traditional domain. 3 pm.