Yearly Archives for 2008

Digital Heritage Repatriation Workshop in South Africa

Date posted: December 9, 2008

Bertram Lyons represented ACE in South Africa at the Digital Heritage Repatriation Workshop held at the International Library of African Music at Rhodes University, December 9-12, 2008, a collaboration between the University of Michigan African Studies Center, ILAM and the …

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1950s Italian Ethnographic Photographs Published

Date posted: November 1, 2008

On November 16, 2008 Il Saggiatore (Milan) published a book of ethnographic photos made by Alan Lomax during his 1954-55 fieldwork in Italy. Edited by Goffredo Plastino, the book is entitled L’anno più felice della mia vita (The Happiest Year of …

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Choreometrics Films on DVD

Date posted: October 1, 2008

Media Generation is publishing Rhythms of Earth, a DVD edition of four remastered Choreometrics films by Alan Lomax and Forrestine Paulay that explores relationships between movement style and culture. The DVD includes a short feature on the Global Jukebox, an interview …

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ACE Dissemination Program Featured at IASA in Sidney

Date posted: September 13, 2008

Bertram Lyons will give a paper on ACE’s efforts to disseminate its collections to regional archives and to repatriate collections made in other countries at the IASA conference in Sidney, Australia, September 13-19. This year’s conference theme : Interconnection and …

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New Civil Rights Songbook by Guy and Candie Carawan

Date posted: August 1, 2008

Sing For Freedom: The Story of The Civil Rights Movement Through Its Songs has been hailed by Coretta Scott King as “a major contribution to our heritage that should be read and treasured by freedom and justice-loving people everywhere.” Harry …

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