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Folklore and Ethnomusicology Department

Traditional Arts Indiana director receives prestigious American Folklife Center fellowship

Jon Kay

Jon Kay, director of Traditional Arts Indiana and a research scholar in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University, has been awarded an Archie Green Fellowship by the American Folklife Center. Full Story >>

Latino Faculty and Staff Council at IU Bloomington presents awards

La Casa

Indiana University Bloomington faculty members, staff and students will be recognized Friday, April 26, for outstanding service to the university's Latino community. The awards recognize individuals or groups that have participated in service and mentoring, promoted diversity initiatives and developed awareness in the areas of culture, arts, health, economy, language or education. Full Story >>

College of Arts and Sciences moves to Owen Hall, administrative offices open March 19

Owen Hall

The Office of the Dean of the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences is packing and labeling boxes this week, preparing to move to Owen Hall, just steps north of its current home in Kirkwood Hall. The College's administrative offices will close Friday, March 8 at 5 p.m. and remain closed through Monday, March 18. Full Story >>

IU professor invited to present Seeger Lecture at Society for Ethnomusicology's annual meeting

The Society for Ethnomusicology has invited Indiana University Professor Portia Maultsby to be the 2012 Charles Seeger Lecturer for its 57th Annual Meeting in New Orleans on Nov. 1 to 4. One of the highest honors in ethnomusicology, the award is named for the father of legendary folk singer-songwriter Pete Seeger. Full Story >>

Conference will highlight French, Native American and African interaction in colonial Midwest

Workshops, academic papers and a keynote address and performance by a fiddle player who is also a specialist in North American French Creole and Cajun language, culture and music will be part of the 2012 annual conference of the Center for French Colonial Studies this weekend at Indiana University Bloomington. Full Story >>

Regional Emmy nominations

Tyron Cooper

Tyron Cooper, former director of the IU Soul Revue and a Ph.D. candidate in ethnomusicology in the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences, and Marietta Simpson, a voice professor at the IU Jacobs School of Music, have been nominated for regional Emmy Awards. Full Story >>