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Making Visible the Critical Sound Archive
WhenFriday, Mar. 15, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Campus locationAllen Library (ALB)
Campus roomAllen Library Auditorium
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUW Libraries Media Arcade, UW Ethnomusicology Archives, UW Simpson Center for the Humanities
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Description

In this talk, Dr. Shepperd describes current discourses between academic, federal, and philanthropic sectors at the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board. He looks at how the logistics of historical memory work are changing under recent Music Modernization Act legislation and will also discuss how sound preservation initiatives are contributing to historiographical debates in critical archival studies.

Josh Shepperd is National Director of the Library of Congress Radio Preservation Task Force and Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Catholic University.

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