Dr William Lamb is a Lecturer in Celtic and Scottish Studies and the Programme Director for the MSc in Celtic and Scottish Studies. Prior to joining the University of Edinburgh in 2012, he was a lecturer in Gaelic Language and Music at Lews Castle College (University of the Highlands and Islands) and an Honorary Research Fellow of Glasgow University. He is currently on the steering committee of the inter-university project Faclair na Gàidhlig (Historical Dictionary of the Gaelic Language) and is a recent subject specialist reviewer for the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).
BA, MSc, PhD, TQFE
Lamb, W. (Ed.). (2012). Keith Norman MacDonald's Puirt-à-Beul. Broadford: Taigh na Teud.
Lamb, W. (2008) Scottish Gaelic Speech and Writing: Register Variation in an Endangered Language, Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona.
Lamb, W. (2003) Scottish Gaelic (2nd edition), Muenchen: Lincom Europa.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Lamb, W. (2013 a: Forthcoming).‘Reeling in the Strathspey: The Origins of Scotland's National Music’, Scottish Studies
Lamb, W. (Forthcoming: 2013 b). ‘Recitation or Re-creation? A Reconsideration: Verbal Consistency in the Gaelic Storytelling of Duncan MacDonald’.
Lamb, W. (2012). ‘The Storyteller, the Scribe and a Missing Man: Hidden Influences from Print in the Gaelic Tales of Duncan and Neil MacDonald’, Oral Tradition, 27/1: 109-160.
Lamb, W. (2006). ‘The noun phrase in Gaelic speech and writing’, in W. McLeod, J. E. Fraser & A. Gunderloch (Eds.), Cànan & Cultur/ Language & Culture: Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 3, 153-178. Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press.
Lamb, W. (2005). ‘Towards a corpus of spoken Scottish Gaelic’, in J. M. Kirk & D. P. Ó. Baoill (Eds.), Legislation, Literature and Sociolinguistics: Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland, 126-137. Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona.
Lamb, W. (1999). ‘A diachronic account of Gaelic News-speak: The development and expansion of a register’, Scottish Gaelic Studies, XIX: 141-171
This article was published on Mar 19, 2013