World Records: Schedule

Note: All events are in the UW-Madison Education Building (1000 Bascom Mall), room 159, unless otherwise noted.


Thursday, March 14

Opening keynote lecture: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Nancy Groce, “Biography of an Archive: The American Folklife Center, The Library of Congress, and Ensuring America‚Äôs Sound Future”
Henry Sapoznik, moderator

Panel 1: 3:15-5:30 p.m.

Sherry Mayrent, “Mayrent on Mayrent:¬† A Collector and Her Collection”
Bill Malone, “Hillbilly Records”
Richard March, “Early Recordings of the Tamburitza Tradition: the Era of 78rpm discs”
Anne Pryor, moderator

Concert: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Morphy Auditorium, Mosse Humanities Building (455 N. Park St.)

Goose Island Ramblers: Bruce Bollerud
Klezmer and Yiddish: Sherry Mayrent, Henry Sapoznik
New MadCity Ramblers: Bill Malone, Tim Meehan, Henry Sapoznik
Tamburitza: Richard March

Jim Leary, emcee

Friday, March 15

Panel 2: 9:00-11:15 a.m.

Janet Gilmore, “Fashioning Digital Tools for Access to Public Folklore Collections and Productions in the Upper Midwest”
Rob Howard, “Back to the Newly-Digital Networked Normal: Durable Media and Commercial Broadcast vs. The Vernacular Web”
Henry Sapoznik, “Of Archives and Reissues: How Historic Recordings Reach Across Generations”
Jessica Courtier, moderator

Panel 3: 11:30 a.m-1:00 p.m.

Jeanette Casey, “1,000 Days”
Shubha Ghosh, “Promoting Traditions”
Sally Jacobs, moderator

Panel 4: 2:15-4:30 p.m.

Tom Caw, “Paramount Records Everywhere: From Wisconsin to the World”
Anna Rue, “‘A Museum of People Who Didn‚Äôt Listen to Grieg’: Diversifying Recordings of Norwegian Americans by Norwegian Americans”
Jim Leary, “Workers and Weddings: Sound Recordings and the Polish American Experience”
Henry Sapoznik, moderator

Closing keynote lecture: 4:45-5:45 p.m.

Ken Frazier, closing remarks
Nancy Groce, moderator