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Film, Video Conversation with Langston Wilkins

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  • Conversation with Langston Wilkins


  • Folklorist and ethnomusicologist Langston Wilkins discussed his life and career in folklife.

Event Date

  • April 24, 2019


  • -  Nancy Groce is a folklife specialist in the American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress.
  • -  Langston Collin Wilkins is a traditional arts specialist at the Tennessee Arts Commission. He earned his doctorate in ethnomusicology from Indiana University. In addition, he served as a fellow for the folklife and traditional arts program of the Houston Arts Alliance and the Houston Museum of African American Culture, where he conducted field work and produced public programs that centered on the traditional arts of Houston's African diasporic communities.

Running Time

  • 29 minutes 32 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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