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Listening to the Lomax Archive : The Sonic Rhetorics of African American Folksong in the 1930s

Listening to the Lomax Archive : The Sonic Rhetorics of African American Folksong in the 1930s

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: In 1933, John A. Lomax and his son Alan set out as emissaries for the Library of Congress to record the folksong of the “American Negro” in several southern African American prisons. Listening to the Lomax Archive: The Sonic Rhetorics of African Americ...

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The Race of Sound : Listening, Timbre, and Vocality in African American Music

The Race of Sound : Listening, Timbre, and Vocality in African American Music

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: In The Race of Sound Nina Sun Eidsheim traces the ways in which sonic attributes that might seem natural, such as the voice and its qualities, are socially produced. Eidsheim illustrates how listeners measure race through sound and locate racial subjec...

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Who Gets to Call It Black? Practicing Decentering the United States in Film Programming.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): JCMS: Journal of Cinema & Media Studies. Fall2022, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p1-6. 6p.

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Abstract: Practicing Decentering the United States in Film Programming This is a call I would like to make to every programmer working with Black film in its multiple definitions: I call on you to decenter the United States as the natural provider of Black narra...

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Everything Man : The Form and Function of Paul Robeson

Everything Man : The Form and Function of Paul Robeson

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Abstract: From his cavernous voice and unparalleled artistry to his fearless struggle for human rights, Paul Robeson was one of the twentieth century's greatest icons and polymaths. In Everything Man Shana L. Redmond traces Robeson's continuing cultural resonanc...

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The Central Avenue Borderscape: Racial and Musical Borders in Los Angeles in the Era of Jim Crow.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Pacific Historical Review. Fall2022, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p492-524. 33p.

Abstract: Since the early twentieth century, African Americans in Los Angeles confronted a variety of borders--racial, cultural, economic, and social--in an environment of Jim Crow restrictions. In this article I apply the concept of the borderscape to the multi...

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Black Edens, country Eves: Listening, performance, and black queer longing in country music.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of lesbian studies [J Lesbian Stud] 2017 Jul 03; Vol. 21 (3), pp. 306-322. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Sep 09.

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Abstract: This article explores Black queer country music listening, performance, and fandom as a source of pleasure, nostalgia, and longing for Black listeners. Country music can be a space for alliance and community, as well as a way of accessing sometimes rep...

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NBMC/NASPAAM CELEBRATES 50 YEARS: The National Black Music Caucus/National Association for the Study and Performance of African American Music (1972-2022) welcomes you to its 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Teaching Music. Aug2022, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p36-39. 4p.

Abstract: The article mentions the anniversary of the National Black Music Caucus, National Association for the Study and Performance of African American Music which has been in service for 50 years.

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Regional Variation in West and East Coast African-American English Prosody and Rap Flows.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Language and speech [Lang Speech] 2020 Dec; Vol. 63 (4), pp. 713-745. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Nov 04.

Abstract: Regional variation in African-American English (AAE) is especially salient to its speakers involved with hip-hop culture, as hip-hop assigns great importance to regional identity and regional accents are a key means of expressing regional identity. How...

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Source(s): Sound Studies. Sep2022, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p281-283. 3p.

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