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Welcome New Executive Director, Jorge Arévalo Mateus, Ph.D.

Date posted: February 29, 2016

We are pleased to introduce Jorge Arévalo Mateus as new Executive Director of ACE. Read more about his goals for ACE here.

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Date posted: January 12, 2016

Mark Davidson, University of California, Santa Cruz, organized and chaired the a fascinating session at SEM entitled Alan Lomax at 100: A Critical Re-evaluation of Lomax’s Legacy in the Twenty-First Century, sponsored by the Historical Ethnomusicology Section. Gage Averill, University …

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Lomax Family Manuscripts now online at the AFC

Date posted: November 2, 2015

The American Folklife Center has announced the online publication of the Lomax Family manuscripts. This phased project begins with access to 25,000 pages created primarily by Alan Lomax during the 1940s and 1950s at

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The Lomax Kentucky Recordings

Date posted: October 20, 2015

The Association for Cultural Equity, in partnership with Berea College Special Collections & Archives, University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center, and the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress, are proud to announce the launch of The Lomax Kentucky Recordings, an online exhibition of over 70 hours of Eastern Kentucky folk music and lore, collected under the auspices of the Library of Congress between 1933 and 1942.

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Folksongs from Another America – Lomax’s Upper Midwest recordings

Date posted: September 25, 2015

2015, Lomax’s Centennial year, has been an exciting one with regard to his 1938 recordings made in Michigan. With the support of the National Endowment for the Arts, ACE has been able to collaborate with several diverse partners to bring …

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