#TechTuesday | What on Google Earth are Digital Humanities? (Part 1)

Aleen is the Digital Heritage Specialist for Language in Lyrics. By Aleen Leigh StantonWelcome back to #TechTuesday. In this second post in the Kitchen Table series, we are going to explore something we only mentioned in passing last time: digital humanities. Let’s gather round the (digital) kitchen table for another discussion and see if we … Continue reading #TechTuesday | What on Google Earth are Digital Humanities? (Part 1)

#TechTuesday | Welcome to a New Series: Gather Round the Kitchen Table

By Aleen Leigh Stanton Welcome to the Kitchen Table, a new series of #TechTuesday blogposts I'll be offering over the next little while about digital humanities and technology. Ciamar a tha sibh? Is mise Aleen. Tha mi toilicht' ur coinneachadh! Aleen is the Digital Heritage Specialist for Language in Lyrics. Let me begin by introducing … Continue reading #TechTuesday | Welcome to a New Series: Gather Round the Kitchen Table

#TechTuesday | Sìos toll a’ choineanaich / Down the rabbit hole… Finding Gaelic song texts online.

Gaelic singer Mary Jane Lamond is a member of the Language in Lyrics team. Le Màiri Sìne NicLaomuinn By Mary Jane Lamond Feasgar math dhuibh uile. Tha fios aig an fheadhainn a tha eòlach orm gu bheil mi gu math measail air rannsachadh agus a’ fuasgladh thòimhseachain. Tha na beachdan a leanas a' dol a … Continue reading #TechTuesday | Sìos toll a’ choineanaich / Down the rabbit hole… Finding Gaelic song texts online.

Tha Gàidhlig agad co-dhiù | learning through loving, healing through connecting

Colleen is working as Project Assistant for Language in Lyrics during summer 2019. Tha Gàidhlig agad co-dhiù | learning through loving, healing through connecting By Cailín Laing | Colleen Lynk                   On May 30th, 2016 I attended an event at one of my local libraries for what is known here in Nova Scotia as Mìos … Continue reading Tha Gàidhlig agad co-dhiù | learning through loving, healing through connecting

Ged Tha Mi ’s a Choill’ Am Falach | Although I am Hidden in the Forest

Ged Tha Mi ’s a Choill’ Am Falach| Although I Am Hidden in the Forest By Cailín Laing / Colleen Lynk In the 1800s, Nova Scotia saw the arrival of thousands of families from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland to Cape Breton, Antigonish, and Pictou County. Increasing rent costs, eviction and displacement by unsympathetic landlords, … Continue reading Ged Tha Mi ’s a Choill’ Am Falach | Although I am Hidden in the Forest

Sgioba ‘Language in Lyrics’ a’ leudachadh // ‘Language in Lyrics’ team expanding (1/2)

It has been wonderful to be able to call in the energy and expertise of some additional members of the Language in Lyrics team recently. Working mostly on shorter-term projects, their input has been invaluable as we progress with song cataloguing, database management and developing plans to take the project further in the coming years... … Continue reading Sgioba ‘Language in Lyrics’ a’ leudachadh // ‘Language in Lyrics’ team expanding (1/2)