2022 August 25—Alan Lomax’s Transatlantic Ballad

 the modern & the traditional in alan lomax’s song performance style studies @ the xxiii international congress of historical sciences, poznań, poland.

Alan Lomax, folklorist, ethnomusicologist, documentarian, with “cantometrics” chart and reel-to-reel machine, ca. 1985.

I will be virtually delivering the paper “Alan Lomax’s Transatlantic Ballad: The Modern and the Traditional in Alan Lomax’s Song Performance Style Studies” as part of the panel Modern Imaginaries (Re)built in Contemporary Americas – Connected Histories Approaches at the XXIII International Congress of Historical Sciences, held in hybrid format—online and in person—in Poznań, Poland.

The full essay will be published soon at Transatlantic Cultures.

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