Joe Hickerson's 2011 Archer Taylor Lecture (Video)

One important event in the Society’s Meetings is the invitational Archer Taylor Lecture Series, given by a folklorist of note. Some lectures are published in the Society’s journal, Western Folklore. In 2011, Joe Hickerson, of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress gave a talk titled “Exploring the Record Record Record Record: Reflections on My Adventures with Sound Recordings in the Field of Folklore, Especially at the National Folk Archive at the Library of Congress.” The talk was videotaped and the Society is happy to present it here in its entirety (NB: the video is a little over one hour in length). To view the video, use the controls below: