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Alan Jabbour: 1942-2017

Date posted: January 19, 2017

Anna Lomax Wood says goodbye to Alan Jabbour, founding director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, who passed away on January 13.

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Lomax: Caçador de cançons presented at the Cántut festival

Date posted: December 5, 2016

On November 19, 2016, Spanish-music scholar Judith Cohen attended the Càntut Festival, held in Cassà de la Selva, near Girona, Catalonia, to give a presentation as an introduction and background to Rogier Kapper’s film, Lomax the Songhunter [Lomax: Caçador de cançons]. The presentation followed Alan’s trajectory through Spain, with bits of music.

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ACE at the Society for Ethnomusicology 61st Annual Meeting

Date posted: October 26, 2016

Jorge Arévalo Mateus and Anna Lomax Wood will attend the Society for Ethnomusicology 61st Annual meeting in Washington, D.C., November 9th through the 13th.

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American Quarterly Lomax Archive Article

Date posted: August 8, 2016

Volume 8, Issue 2 of American Quarterly, the official publication of the American Studies Association, featured an article about the Alan Lomax Archive. Read it here.

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Celebrating 40 years with the American Folklife Center in Washington, DC

Date posted: May 24, 2016

On May 18, the ACE staff traveled to Washington DC to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.

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