5th Annual International Congress of the Mediterranean Studies Association

In this year’s Congress, held in Iberia & the Mediterranean Universidad de Granada in Spain and running from May 29 – June 1, Judith R. Cohen (York University) will chair a panel on “Alan Lomax in the Mediterranean”. Panelists include: Goffredo Plastino, University of Newcastle, England, “The happiest year of my life: Alan Lomax in Italy (1954-55)”; Anna Lomax Wood, Association for Cultural Equity at Hunter College, New York, “Re-presenting the Research of Alan Lomax in Spain and Italy: The Challenges of Cultural and Temporal Mediation”; Ellen Harold, Association for Cultural Equity at Hunter College, New York, “Linguistic and Cultural Mediation from Oral Tradition to Print and Scholarly Tradition to the Public: Issues in Translating the Italian Treasury Series in the Alan Lomax Collection”; Judith R. Cohen, York University, Toronto, Canada, “The Alan Lomax Spain Recordings: Village Music of the 1950′s and of Half a Century Later.”

Originally posted: May 29, 2002