Scottish Highlanders, Islanders, and Outlanders in Fact and Fiction

Code: LH51503

Dates: September 22 - October 20, 2023

Meets: 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

Sessions: 5

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $89.00

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Use Diana Gabaldon's mega-successful book and tv series, Outlander, as a starting point to explore Scottish culture, history and literature. Readings range from Sir Walter Scott's work to John McPhee's memoir on his Scottish heritage and will include some brief selections translated from Gaelic. Conclude by learning a few phrases of Gaelic, especially as found in Outlander. Travel suggestions provided for anyone planning a trip to Scotland -- real or armchair!
Fee: $89.00
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Roslyn Blyn LaDrew

Dr. Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew received her Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. in Celtic Languages and Literature at Harvard University, with study abroad in Ireland (Co. Donegal), Scotland (Stornoway, Isle of Lewis), and Wales (Aberystwyth). She was a columnist for the Irish Edition newspaper for about 25 years, until the paper's final issue. She currently teaches Irish (Gaeilge) at the University of Pennsylvania and also teaches Irish and Welsh online. She is also a musician, singing and playing the fiddle with the group Roz an' the Beaux.


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