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Saturday, March 21 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Alan Lomax at 100: A Centennial Retrospective

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2015 marks the centennial of the birth of Alan Lomax, America's foremost folklorist of the 20th century. This panel will survey his work documenting, preserving, and promoting traditional music and culture from 1933 to 1991, both in America and around the world; explore the technological, media, cultural, and social influences of that work; and discuss contemporary - and future - outlets and applications, and the ongoing importance, of Alan Lomax's collections.

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avatar for Don Fleming

Don Fleming

Exec Dir, Alan Lomax Archive
Don Fleming is Executive Director of ACE and the Alan Lomax Archive. He supervises all ACE preservation, publication, dissemination and repatriation projects. Don developed a proactive system of locating artists/heirs and maintaining correspondence, agreements, and royalty payments... Read More →
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Todd Harvey

Folklife Specialist, Reference, American Folklife Center/Library Of Congress
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Betsy Peterson

Dir, American Folklife Center/Library Of Congress
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Nathan Salsburg

Curator, Alan Lomax Archive


Saturday March 21, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
ACC Room 11AB Austin Convention Center

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