Two’s Company: Bilingualism and Linguistic Duality

LAC Out Loud 

As part of celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act, LAC Out Loud—a group of professionals at Library and Archives Canada (LAC)—invites you to a public reading of extracts from archival records and published documents.

Type:
Public reading
Language:
Presentation in both official languages with simultaneous translation
Date:
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Time:
Noon to 1:30 pm
Admission:
Free
Details:

Inspired by the "Archives à voix haute des deux rives de l'Outaouais" model, LAC Out Loud aims to encourage discovery of unusual or especially interesting aspects of LAC's documentary heritage related to official languages.

Come and hear extracts from messages by schoolchildren in the Oh! Canada program, observations on "no spitting," and a variety of other nuggets that the group has found for you.

The presentation will take place in both official languages with simultaneous translation. It will be followed by a short film from our audiovisual collection. 

For more information, email bac.invitation.lac@canada.ca.

Location:
Library and Archives Canada
Address:
395 Wellington, Ottawa
Registration:
Seating is limited, so please register.
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