Twang: Striking the Southern Note

CFS Workshop with eponymous text
May 11, 2009
All Day
Sci & Eng Library 070-090


Robert Cantwell is Professor of American Studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He has received NEA, ACLS, and Guggenheim fellowships, the ACLS-Deems Taylor Award for Bluegrass Breakdown: The Making of the Old Southern Sound (U. of Illinois, 1984) and also has written Ethnomimesis: Folklife and the Representation of Culture (Chapel Hill, 1993), When We Were Good: The Folk Revival (Harvard, 1996), and the just-published If Beale Street Could Talk: Music, Community, Culture (Illinois, 2008).