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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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Archive Samples used in Beyoncé’s “Freedom”

Date posted: May 4, 2016

We are pleased that Beyoncé and her production team have found in the field recordings of John and Alan Lomax two samples that have historical as well as contemporary relevance to their concept of Freedom. It heartens us knowing that so many …

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