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William Lamb (professor)

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Will Lamb
BornBaltimore
🏡 ResidenceEdinburgh
🏳️ NationalityAmerican
Other names
💼 Occupation

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work in Scottish Gaelic linguistics

Dr. William Lamb (sometimes called Will Lamb) is a linguist who was born in Baltimore and came to Scotland in 1996 to do an MSc in Scottish Gaelic at the University of Edinburgh.[1] He was awarded a PhD for his research into the linguistic registers of Scottish Gaelic in 2002[1] and published two books based on the first ever tagged speech corpus of Scottish Gaelic.[1] He subsequently taught Gaelic and music at the Benbecula campus of Lews Castle College.[1]

He was an External Examiner for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig between 2013 and 2017 and was involved in Scottish Gaelic spelling reform as a subject specialist reviewer for the Scottish Qualifications Authority in 2011 and 2012.[2] He was the PI for a Napier grant to develop an "On-Line Part-of-Speech (POS) Tagger and Gold-Standard corpus of Scottish Gaelic."[3][4] He also helped develop the DASG (Stòras na Gàidhlig) corpus.[5]

He is currently working as a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.[2] He is on the steering committee of Faclair na Gàidhlig since 2012 and the Scottish Gaelic Text Society since 2016.[2]

Publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • (2001) Scottish Gaelic München: LINCOM EUROPA 2001, ISBN 3-89586-408-0 Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png.
  • (2008) Scottish Gaelic Speech and Writing: Register Variation in an Endangered Language Belfast Queens University Press ISBN 978-0-85389-895-5 Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png.[6]

Articles[edit]

  • (1999) A diachronic account of Gaelic News-speak: The development and expansion of a register in Scottish Gaelic Studies 19
  • (2005) Toward a corpus of spontaneous spoken Scottish Gaelic JM Kirk/DP Ó Baoill (eds) in Legislation, Literature and Sociolinguistics: Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland Belfast: Queens University Press
  • (2006) The Noun Phrase in Scottish Gaelic Speech and Writing in Cànan & Cultar / Language & Culture: Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 3, Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Lamb, W. Scottish Gaelic Speech and Writing: Register Variation in an Endangered Language (2008) Queens University ISBN 978-0-85389-895-5 Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lamb, William. "William Lamb". www.ed.ac.uk. The University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  3. "IIDI - Projects - An On-Line Part-of-Speech (POS) Tagger and Gold-Standard..." www.iidi.napier.ac.uk. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  4. "The Gaelic Part-of-Speech Tagger Project". www.ed.ac.uk. The University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  5. "Acknowledgements". www.dasg.ac.uk. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  6. Reviews of Scottish Gaelic speech and writing: Rosulek, Laura Felton (November 2010), Language in Society, 39 (5): 710–711, JSTOR 40925827CS1 maint: Untitled periodical (link); Harrison, Margaret; Boyd, Matthieu (November 2009), Language Policy, 8: 415, doi:10.1007/s10993-009-9134-yCS1 maint: Untitled periodical (link); Ni Laoire, Siobhan (2008), "Review", Scottish Language, 27: 115



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