2014 TFS Annual Meeting
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

The 2014 Tennessee Folklore Society Annual Meeting will be held at the Center for Popular Music on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. The meeting will begin with sign-in at 10:00 a.m. CDT and conclude at 4:00 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

10:00    Sign in
10:30   Opening Remarks and Annual Business Meeting
Shawn Pitts, Selmer
11:00 Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program
Robert Cogswell and Dana Everts-Boehm, Nashville
11:30 The Life and Music of Norman Blake, Old-Time Country Musician
 Daniel Fleck, Memphis   
12:00 Lunch Break
1:00   Center for Popular Music Presentation and Tour
 Greg Reish and Martin Fisher, Murfreesboro
1:30    Indexing the Charles K. Wolfe Audio Collection
Karen Hogg, Bowling Green KY
2:00 Recording Tennessee Folk Music for High Water Records
 David Evans, Millington
2:30 Break
3:00 Davis Unlimited Records: Recording Traditional Music in the 1960s-70s
 Steve Davis, Hideaway TX
3:30   Facing the Music: Material Issues Related to Nonprofit and Small Label Release (Panel)
Steve Davis, David Evans, John Fabke, (Moderated by Cogswell)
4:00   Closing Remarks
Shawn Pitts, Selmer


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Folk Arts Presenters

Arts Center of Cannon County, Woodbury
Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis
Jubilee Community Arts, Knoxville


Archival Resources

Archives of Appalachia, ETSU, Johnson City
Center for Popular Music, MTSU, Murfreesboro
Country Music Foundation, Nashville


Academic Programs

East Tennessee State University
M.A. in Storytelling
Middle Tennessee State University
Public History Program

English Department
University of Memphis
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Southern Regional Studies
Western Kentucky University
Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology


Funding and Technical Assistance

Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program
Humanities Tennessee

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