Beyond the Books is a podcast from the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at research and the people who make it happen. Emma Aviet, a first-year PhD student of English Literature, and LLC Web and Communications Postgraduate Intern 20/21 is taking over for Ellen Davis-Walker as the host of this podcast. In her very first episode, she interviews Wilson McLeod, Professor of Gaelic in the Celtic and Scottish Studies department who also has a background in law. In this episode, they will discuss his recently published book Gaelic in Scotland: Policies, Movements, Ideologies as well as the fact that he’s recently won the Fletcher of Saltoun Award for his contribution to public life, a very prestigious award granted by the Saltire Society.
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