A series of courses will study literature, identity and folklore from the Scottish Highland perspective with courses available from the 2018/19 academic year from University of North Carolina.
The visiting lectureship funding comes after a campaign by the Scottish Gaelic Foundation of the United States (Gaelic USA) to establish the lectureship. It describes Scottish Gaelic culture as a “missing piece” of America’s national story.
The university is the oldest public university in US and is ranked as one of the top 30 universities and colleges in the country by the US News and World Report and the Wall Street Journal. The university is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Carolina regularly ranks as the best value for academic quality in U.S. public higher education.
To find out more in please visit the Scottish Gaelic Foundation of the United States.