'Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century' Project Symposium No.4 - 27 November 2015

Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century     Project Symposium 2015

27th November 2015

Lecture Theatre 466 in the Main building, University of Glasgow


Tea and Coffee from 12.15

12.45 Introduction. Gerard Carruthers (University of Glasgow)

12.50-1.20 Gerard McKeever (University of Glasgow) ‘Anxious desire’: George Thomson’s unique treatment of ‘The Jolly Beggars’ 

1.20-2.00 Kirsteen McCue (University of Glasgow) Performing Burns's songs in his own day

2.00-2.25. Vivien Williams, Work and research behind the Scots Musical Museum: A research assistant’s view.

2.25.-2.45  TEA & COFFEE

2.45-3.15  Songs by Bill Adair

3.15-3.40 Pauline Mackay (University of Glasgow) Editing Robert Burns’s Correspondence for the 21st Century

3.40-4.00 Gerard Carruthers, Reflections on Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century

4.00-4.30 Discussion

ADMISSION FREE but please book places at: RobertBurnsStudies@glasgow.ac.uk


In the meantime, we hope that you will enjoy the freely-available song recordings and digital resources on the project website: www.burnsc21.gla.ac.uk

First published: 30 June 2015

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