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Mystic Sea Music Symposium

RTim 12 May 16 - 10:40 PM
RTim 13 May 16 - 01:48 PM
ChanteyLass 13 May 16 - 08:15 PM
CupOfTea 14 May 16 - 01:40 PM
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Subject: Mystic Sea Music Symposium 2016
From: RTim
Date: 12 May 16 - 10:40 PM

The schedule for the Sea Music Symposium at Mystic in 2016 is as below:
Symposium Schedule
Friday, June 10, 2016 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Auditorium, University of Connecticut at Avery Point
Moderator: Craig Edwards

8:30 a.m. – Coffee and morning refreshments
9 a.m. – Official Welcome
9:15 a.m. – Clayton Parr and Philip Meyer, Albion College, " 'Hitchhike 1919': Great Lakes Sailing Songs from the Journals of Franz Rickaby"
10 a.m. – Margaret Smith, Independent Scholar, "Music Aboard an Aircraft Carrier during World War II as Exemplified by The Children's Songbook of the 33rd SCU"
10:45 a.m. – Morning break
11 a.m. – Mary K. Bercaw Edwards, University of Connecticut, " 'Heartening the Weaklings': The Fraught Relationship between Labor and Music in Jack London's Early Works"
11:45 a.m. – Tim Radford, Independent Scholar, "Rhapsodic Sea Sentiments"
12:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:45 p.m. – Glenn Gordinier, Williams College, "Connecticut Women and the War of 1812 in Song"
2:30 p.m. – Afternoon break
2:45 p.m. – Stephen Sanfilippo, Maine Maritime Academy and University of Maine at Machias, "'SINGING in the FLOW': Three Rivers, Three Ballads, Six Stories"
3:30 p.m. – Mary Garvey, Independent Scholar, "Themes Emerging from a Collection of Salmon Songs"
Saturday, June 11, 2016 – 9:30 a.m.
Greenmanville Church, Mystic Seaport
Moderator: Craig Edwards

9 a.m. – Coffee
9:20 a.m. – Official welcome
9:30 a.m. – Bob Zentz, Independent Scholar, "Shackleton's Banjo Man"
10:15 a.m. – Craig Edwards, Mystic Seaport, "'Sing, Now, and Raise the Dead': Unburying the Chantey"
11 a.m. – Morning break
11:15 a.m. – Michelle Moon, Museum Studies Program, Harvard University Extension, "A Horse of a Different Color: Re-examining the Dead Horse Ceremony Through Travelers' Accounts"

Tim Radford

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Subject: RE: Mystic Sea Music Symposium
From: RTim
Date: 13 May 16 - 01:48 PM


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Subject: RE: Mystic Sea Music Symposium
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 13 May 16 - 08:15 PM

Lots of good stuff there, Tim, including yours. And I knew Mary Garvey was hoping to present and am pleased that her work was accepted. And we'll get to see Craig in a suit again!

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Subject: RE: Mystic Sea Music Symposium
From: CupOfTea
Date: 14 May 16 - 01:40 PM

I'm coming as soon as I win the lottery & quit my job, but doesn't look promising for this year. I dearly wish I could hear the Great Lakes sailing songs session. Any chance that would ever be on the schedule of the Chicago Maritime festival? It's as close as this Cleveland folkie is likely to manage & I've been trying to collect and perform songs from our Great Lakes heritage. It seems like the Republican circus in town has eliminated us from this summer's Tall Ships tour. Bad luck for all those "traditional maritime" Jimmy Buffett tribut bands, they usually hire, eh?

I'll be on the shores of Lake Erie, thinking of Mystic that weekend.

Joanne in Clevland, with occasional tours of Put in Bay

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