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James Hogg: Scotland's Shepherd Poet

Co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the University of Stirling

February 21, 2020
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at 202-707-6362 or [email protected]

Schedule

   
1:00 Welcome, Introduction, and General Information:
  • Betsy Peterson, American Folklife Center [biography]
  • Adrian Hunter, University of Stirling [biography]
   
1:15 "Why James Hogg (still) Matters at 250: Collector, Song-maker, National Treasure," Valentina Bold, folklorist, Stirling, Scotland [biography]
   
2:00 "James Hogg's Scots Language," Billy Kay [biography]
   
2:45 Break
   
3:00 "'Brethren Beyond the Atlantic': James Hogg and America," Adrian Hunter, University of Stirling [biography]
   
3:45 "Woody Guthrie, Huddie Ledbetter (Lead Belly), and Other Americans Who Challenged Boundaries between Folk Music, Popular Music, Songwriting and Scholarly Collecting”
  • Nancy Groce, American Folklfie Center, Library of Congress [biography]
  • Todd Harvey, American Folklfie Center, Library of Congress [biography]
  • Stephen Winick, American Folklfie Center, Library of Congress [biography]
   
4:15 Sheena Wellington Sings James Hogg Songs [biography]
   
5:00 Closing remarks and refreshments
   

 

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