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University of East Anglia hosting Harry Smith conference

University of East Anglia is hosting a conference on Harry Smith's Anthology Of American Folk Music on the 60th anniversary of its release. The conference, titled America Changed Through Music: Harry Smith’s Anthology Of American Folk Music At 60, takes place at UEA's London Middlesex Street campus on 15 September.

The keynote will be delivered by Professor Geoff Ward, and there will be performances by folk artists Rapunzel & Sedayne and Ewan D Rodgers, plus screenings of short films by artists including Drew Christie. More details and booking information here.