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McClure on Scots

6th October 2011

Professor J Derrick McClure will be giving a talk to the Montrose Natural History and Antiquarian Society on Tuesday 11 October 2011 called 'Scots: a Language for Poetic Translation'.  Professor McClure taught Scottish Literature and courses on the Scots language for 40 years at the University of Aberdeen. He has long been an advocate for the Scots language and has produced many publications, including the well known Saltire booklet 'Why Scots Matters'. He is himself an accomplished translator of foreign language poetry into Scots.

Doors open at the Montrose Museum at 7pm for a 7.30pm start and everyone is welcome.