Heather Sparling

D’Arcy McGee Beacon Fellow 2021:
Professor Heather Sparling PhD
Canada Research Chair in Musical Traditions
General Editor, MUSICultures
Cape Breton University


Host and University: 
Dr Daithí Kearney
Creative Arts Research Centre
Dundalk Institute of Technology


Title of Beacon Lecture held on 10th March 2021:   

Death Culture, Vernacular Memorialization, and Disaster Songs of Atlantic Canada


YouTube link to Beacon Lecture: 


Other Links:

Heather Sparling – Cape Breton University : Cape Breton University (