Hi Chuck,

We'll have it up in Aviary before long and it will be available to ARSC members and the public, provided every user logs into their free Aviary account.

BTW, these are the public playlists:

And these are all the collections available to ARSC members:

We're looking forward to releasing videos of conference presentations from ARSC's 2011 and 2012 conferences in Los Angeles and Rochester, respectively, in the near future.


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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Charles Reinsch
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] TODAY: ARSC Webinar (11/17) on Stewarding Ethnographic Recording

Will this be available in Aviary?

Chuck Reinsch

On 11/17/2022 7:47 AM, ARSC Continuing Education Series wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> A final reminder that *today* the Association for Recorded Sound 
> Collections 
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> PqF25dn6dK-DvYzHfzzJHaqLU$ > invites you to join us for the latest installment in our Continuing Professional Education series of webinars –– a roundtable conversation about the stewardship of ethnographic sound collections. *As always, this program is free and open to the public*.
> *ARSC Continuing Education Webinar Series Presents:*
> Stewarding Ethnographic Sound Collections
> Led by *Alan Burdette, Tami Hohn, Allison McClanahan, Guha Shankar, 
> Alan Burdette, *and* John Vallier*
> *Nov 17, 2022 1PM EST/10AM PST*
> To register, click here: 
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> It began in 1890 with Jesse Walter Fewkes, a zoologist by training, 
> trekking to Maine with a cylinder recorder. His mission? To "capture"
> sounds from the Passamaquoddy Tribe.
> The 31 wax cylinders he recorded as part of this expedition are 
> regarded as the first ethnographic field recordings. In the 130 plus 
> years since then, anthropologists, ethnomusicologists, and linguists 
> have generated troves of sound recordings documenting the music, 
> languages, and culture of people from around the globe. Motivations 
> have been many. Some recordists were spurred on by a desire to 
> "salvage" or save sounds being erased by colonial encroachment and 
> resulting genocides. Others were concerned with the "cultural 
> gray-out" brought about by the popular commercialization and feared 
> homogenization of music. [related: what were the motivations of native 
> ethnographers/documentarians like Frances LaFlesche?]
> Whatever the motivation, many of these collections were deposited in 
> European and North American sound archives. Framed another way, these 
> sounds were extracted from communities of origin and housed in 
> locations that were, practically speaking, inaccessible to many, 
> including those heard on the recordings.
> With this discussion, archivists, curators, and educators from the 
> Library of Congress, Indiana University's Archives of Traditional 
> Music, and the University of Washington in Seattle, will discuss the 
> challenges and opportunities of working with such collections. From 
> murky ethical and rights related issues to the way in which such 
> recordings can stoke Indigenous language revitalization projects, 
> please join us for a discussion about both the perils and promise of 
> ethnographic sound archives today.
> Funded by a grant from the National Recording Preservation Board, 
> administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources.
> *Speakers*
> *Alan Burdette* has been the Director of the Indiana University 
> Libraries Archives of Traditional Music since 2007 where he is 
> responsible for day-to-day operations and long-term planning. He was 
> part of the planning team for IU’s large scale media preservation 
> effort (MDPI). He formerly served as the Executive Director of the 
> Society for Ethnomusicology and as Director of the EVIA Digital 
> Archive Project, and Associate Director of IU’s Institute for Digital 
> Arts and Humanities. He holds a Ph.D. in Folklore and Ethnomusicology 
> from Indiana University, where he currently also serves as an adjunct professor.
> *Guha Shankar *is Folklife Specialist at the American Folklife Center, 
> Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. At the Center he develops a 
> range of multi-media productions, documentation initiatives and public 
> outreach programs. He serves as co-director of the Civil Rights 
> History Project, an initiative to document, preserve and provide 
> access to born-digital oral histories with activists in the Black 
> Freedom Struggle. He is the coordinator of Ancestral Voices, a 
> collections management and co-curation project undertaken in 
> collaboration with indigenous communities. Shankar conducts workshops 
> in ethnographic research methods and skills-based training in field documentation in a range of communities and institutions.
> His research interests and publications include ethnographic media 
> production, intangible cultural heritage and intellectual property 
> issues in indigenous communities, and cultural politics and 
> performance in the Caribbean. Shankar earned his Ph.D. in 2003 from 
> the Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, with a 
> concentration in Folklore and Public Culture.
> *Allison McClanahan* is the Collections and Cataloging Librarian at 
> the Archives of Traditional Music, where she is responsible for 
> managing public and technical services. Her duties include reference, 
> library maintenance, cataloging, collection management, and outreach. 
> She also conducts tours of the ATM and instruction sessions for 
> courses relevant to the scope of ATM collections. Allison's research 
> interests include representation and description of indigenous and 
> marginalized groups in cataloging and description systems, instruction 
> using ethnographic primary sources, audiovisual and ethnographic field 
> collection cataloging, and the intersections of public and technical 
> services in libraries and archives. She received her Master of Library 
> Science with specializations in music librarianship and archives & 
> records management from Indiana University Bloomington in 2016.
> *Tami Hohn* (Puyallup) is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the 
> University of Washington (UW) Department of American Indian Studies. 
> In this role she teaches the Southern Lushootseed language and acts as 
> the first Native Knowledge In Residence Coordinator for UW’s Center 
> for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (CAIIS). Hohn joined the 
> Department of American Indian Studies informally in Autumn 2017 by 
> teaching free, drop-in language learning and conversation sessions 
> with her colleague Nancy Jo Bob. By the following Autumn, 2018, Hohn 
> was teaching a year-long for-credit course in Salish Language. More information about Tami Hohn can be found here:
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> *John Vallier *is Head of the Ethnomusicology Archives at the 
> University of Washington (UW) in Seattle. In this role he attempts to 
> steward a collection of over 50,000 recordings and films documenting 
> global, regional, and local music traditions. At UW he also teaches on 
> such topics as remix studies, Seattle music, and the colonial legacy 
> of ethnomusicology archives. For the next three years he is managing 
> UW's participation in a collaborative curation project led by 
> Professor Kimberly Christen (Washington State University) and in partnership with nine Native Tribes.
> Before coming to UW, John was the archivist at the UCLA 
> Ethnomusicology Archive where he led repatriation efforts and helped 
> develop documentation partnerships with Los Angeles-based non-profits.
> We hope to see you there!
Charles Reinsch
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