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John Cohen at the Museum of the City of New York

Hello all,

I just wanted to pass along that that the legendary John Cohen will be performing at the Museum of the City of New York on 4 August 2015. Dr. Stephen Petrus, co-author of the "Folk City: New York and the American Folk Music Revival" (Oxford University Press 2015), will also be there. Also, if you haven't had the chance the check out the exhibit "Folk City," you should stop on by!

New Book: Between Imagined Communities and Communities of Practice: Participation, Territory and the Making of Heritage

Dear colleagues,

I forward the following book announcement on behalf of Regina F. Bendix.

Stefan Groth

 

Adell, Nicolas; Bendix, Regina F.; Bortolotto, Chiara; Tauschek, Markus (Eds.): Between Imagined Communities and Communities of Practice: Participation, Territory and the Making of Heritage. Göttingen Studies in Cultural Property, Vol. 8. Göttingen: Göttingen University Press 2015.321 Pages, Softcover, 30,00 EUR, ISBN13: 978-3-86395-205-1.

CFP: Virginia Forum 2016

Virginia Forum: March 3–5, 2016

“Convergences and Disjunctures”

The 2016 Virginia Forum will be hosted by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and held at the Jamestown Settlement in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Virginia Forum brings together historians, teachers, writers, archivists, museum curators, historic site interpreters, librarians, and others engaged in the study and interpretation of Virginia history to share their knowledge, research, and experiences.

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