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--- 2017 ARSC RESEARCH GRANTS RECIPIENTS --- The ARSC Grants Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Research Grants. The ARSC Research Grants Program supports scholarship and publication in the fields of sound recording research and audio preservation. Project categories eligible for consideration include: discography, bibliography, historical studies of the sound recording industry and its products, and any other subject likely to increase the public's understanding and appreciation of the lasting importance of recorded sound. -- Terri Brinegar -- Terri Brinegar, of the University of Florida, received a grant of $750. She will travel to Philadelphia to interview the remaining family member of Rev. A. W. Nix, and inspect archives at his church, for a study of his commercially-recorded sermons. -- Red Kelly -- Independent discographer Red Kelly received a grant of $750. He will travel to interview session musicians for his ongoing Web biodiscography of guitarist Reggie Young. -- Jocelyn Moon -- Jocelyn Moon, of the University of Washington, received a grant of $750 for travel to the International Library of African Music in Grahamstown, South Africa. She will compile a field-recordings discography of matepe mbira music from Zimbabwe and Mozambique, recorded by Hugh and Andrew Tracey, with a view to repatriation through the ILAM website and her own blog. -- Steve Smolian -- Independent researcher Steve Smolian received a grant of $750. He will travel to consult the papers of Eldridge R. Johnson at the University of Wyoming, as a part of his ongoing project on change in the recording industry. For more information about the Research Grants, visit: http://post.spmailtechn.com/f/a/3f1dScHYUTGTdp-cIYFmxQ~~/AABF2wA~/RgRbBjlbP0EIACySPuUfjl9XA3NwY1gEAAAAAFkGc2hhcmVkYQdoZWxsb181YA01Mi4zNy4xMTkuMTk2QgoAANsFJVnFVL1nUhhhcmNoaXZlQG1haWwtYXJjaGl2ZS5jb20JUQQAAAAARDhodHRwOi8vd3d3LmFyc2MtYXVkaW8ub3JnL2NvbW1pdHRlZXMvcmVzZWFyY2hncmFudHMuaHRtbEcCe30~ Questions about the Research Grants Program should be directed to Suzanne Flandreau: arscgra...@aol.com The deadline for receipt of applications for the next grant cycle is February 28, 2018. The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals -- everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound. ---- _______________________________________________ Phono-L mailing list http://post.spmailtechn.com/f/a/L3JN61f-OfrOcij9DtA1mQ~~/AABF2wA~/RgRbBjlbP0EIACySPuUfjl9XA3NwY1gEAAAAAFkGc2hhcmVkYQdoZWxsb181YA01Mi4zNy4xMTkuMTk2QgoAANsFJVnFVL1nUhhhcmNoaXZlQG1haWwtYXJjaGl2ZS5jb20JUQQAAAAARBJodHRwOi8vcGhvbm8tbC5vcmdHAnt9 Unsubscribe: phono-l-unsubscr...@oldcrank.org