Corsican Language & Expressive Culture
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | Corsican language and expressive culture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2014-12-02
Since the mid-20th century, a variety of social, economic and political factors have affected the cultural practices and conceptions of identity on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Linguistic anthropologist Alexandra Jaffe discusses the Corsican language and Corsican expressive culture. She addresses both the island's shift towards the French language and the Corsican language revitalization movement that began in the early 1970s. Drawing on ethnographic...
Jaffe, Alexandra - Jaffe, Alexandra M. (Alexandra Mystra) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Documenting the Freedom Struggle in Southwest Georgia
Freedom struggle in Southwest Georgia | Many paths to freedom: looking back, looking ahead at the long civil rights movement | American Folklife Center lecture, 2014-02-27
Glen Pearcy and David Cline discuss Pearcy's documentary work with the Southwest Georgia Project, which documented local people at work and in their homes during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
Pearcy, Glen - Cline, David P. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Blacks in Government (U.S.). Library of Congress Chapter