Digitizing Folk Music History

The Berkeley Folk Music Festival Project

Revising Humbead’s Revised Map of the World

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Berkeley Folk Music Project Receives NEH Funding

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Students Examine Folk Music History Through a Digital Lens

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Madison Middleton’s Blue Crystal Fire: Transposing Robbie Basho

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Eleanor Pontikes’s Jammin’ with Jerry

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Gabby Meeks’ Nina Simone: The Life, Legacy & Activism of the High Priestess of Soul

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Rhys Glennon’s Atomic Folk: The Folk Music Revival and the Bomb

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Digitizing Folk Music History Artist Residency: Anna Roberts-Gevalt

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Mapping Humbead’s Map Interactively

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Journey to Humbead’s

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Syllabus—Digitizing Folk Music History

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Glitching History

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2018 March 17—When Mississippi John Hurt’s Head Moved

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Christian Reyes’s And It Don’t Stop: Hip Hop’s Place in the Evolving History of the Folk Revival

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2018 January 05—Digital Humanities & Pedagogy

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Brock Stuessi’s The High Lonesome Avant-Garde: Spiritual Fascinations With Roscoe Holcomb

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Folklore, Fakelore, and More Lore

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Digitizing Folk Music History Seminar Introductory Listening Mix

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Striking Some First Chords

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Syllabus—Digitizing Folk Music History

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2017 May 19—Putting the Folk Back in Folksonomies

SF Globe Berkeley Folk Music Festival On As Usual 1968
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Digitization!

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Lily Orlan’s Chronicling Dylan’s Chronicles

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Julia Popham’s A Displaced Legacy: The Story of Omie Wise From 1808 To Now

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Rebecca Klein’s Connection Through Music in the Civil Rights Movement

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Tanner Howard’s Traversing the Borderlands

Tom Dooley Kingston Trio
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Melissa Codd’s Tom Dooley Must Hang: Folk Commodification

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Camille Michelotti’s A Closer Look at the Folkways Anthology of American Folk Music

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What Is Folk Music? Bob Dylan Redux

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Journeys to Big Rock Candy Mountain

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Hang Down Your Head

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What Is Folk Music? Newport Folk Festival Edition

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What Is Folk Music? Big Bill Broonzy Edition

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What Is Folk Music? Bob Dylan Edition

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What Is Folk Music? Pete Seeger Edition

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Syllabus—Digitizing Folk Music History

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Basses Backward

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This Land Is…Not As It Seems

Mississippi John Hurt, Sam Hinton, Doc Watson @ 1964 Berkeley Folk Music Festival. Photographer: Kelly Hart.
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When Mississippi John Hurt’s Head Moved

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2016 May 20—Glitching the Folk

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Distorting History (To Make It More Accurate)

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Line Dancing

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Berkeley & Beyond—Neil V. & Terri Rosenberg Video

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Berkeley Folk Music Festival TV Footage 1968

Neil Terri Rosenberg Some Swell Photo R West
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2016 February 26—Berkeley and Beyond in the Folk Revival: Neil V. and Terri Rosenberg in Conversation & Concert

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2016 February 26—Folklore and History: An Interdisciplinary Conversation with Neil V. Rosenberg

Tom Dooley Kingston Trio
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Tom Dooley Studies

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Sketching the Folk Revival

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Folk Revival Timeline Time Again

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Digitizing Folk Music History: Introduction Music Mix

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Syllabus—Digitizing Folk Music History

Digitizing Folk Music History_WQ16 course flyer 11_9_15
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New Course—Digitizing Folk Music History Seminar

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2015 November 11—Presenting the Past: Using Technology to Enhance Learning in Lecture and Discussion

Mance Lipscomb Silouette Greek Theatre 1961
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A Foreign Sound To Your Ear: Digital Image Sonification for Historical Interpretation

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The Humanities Go Digital @ Northwestern

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History On the Line

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Writing On The Past, Literally (Actually, Virtually)

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It Goes This Way and That Way

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What Is Folk Music, Anyway?

Mance Lipscomb Silouette Greek Theatre 1961
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Thinking Through Sound

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Syllabus—Digitizing Folk Music History

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Syllabus—Digitizing Folk Music History

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The Digital Berkeley Folk Music Festival & the Sonification of the Ephemeral Past

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2013 March 15—Analog Music -> Digital History

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2013 March 08—Alan Lomax, Harry Smith & the Proto-Digital Study of Folk Music

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There Is a Timeline, Turn, Turn, Turn

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Preparing Students for the Digital Age

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Patrick Feaster’s “Pictures of Sound” Box Set for the Digital Sound Studies Crowd

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Notes on McGann’s Radiant Textuality

Annotation Table Example
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What Does Digital Humanities Bring to the Table?

Alice Stuart Full Time Woman
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Ellen Willis on Alice Stuart

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Digitizing Folk Music History: The Students Weigh In

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The Folk Festival As Event

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The Folksonomy of Folk Music

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Folk Riot!

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Berkeley in the Sixties

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Reviving the Revival

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What Is Digital History, Anyway?

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Folk, Roots, Vernacular Music?

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Syllabus—Digitizing Folk Music History

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DH Process as Product

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Alan Lomax’s Global Jukebox Goes Digital

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Digital History Duet

Harry Smith Conference
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Anthology of American Folk Music @ 60 Conference

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Annotation Nation

Lowell Sun BFMF KQED
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O Folk Festival Footage, Where Art Thou?

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Activating the Archive

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Some Crazy Magic

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2011 December 02—Making History in a Virtual Archive

HASTAC
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2011 December 02—Making History in a Virtual Archive

metadata
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Meditation on Metadata

stone wheel
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Reinventing the Wheel

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Ashes to Asch, Dust to Digital

DH 11 Stanford University
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Being Numerous on Digital Humanities 2011 @ Stanford

Sound Studies Reader Jonathan Sterne
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Big Audio Digital Dynamite

BFMF Poster 1968
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Digitizing Folk Music History—Reflections Part 2

Hootenanny TV Show
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Digitizing Folk Music History—Reflections Part 1

BFMF programs
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Coming Up with Guidelines for Student Interpretive Digital History Projects

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Archive Fever: What Is an Archive in the Digital Age?