Project Title: Vernaculars of the Global Midwest: Music, Architecture, Language
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Project Description: This group formed out of three groups that shared in common questions about Midwetern vernaculars. The three groups were:
  • Rethinking Vernacular Architecture and Cultural Landscapes in the Global Midwest
  • Local Centers / Global Sounds: Historic Recordings and Midwestern Musical Vernaculars
  • Linguistic Mapping of the Midwest

Full project description coming soon.

Organizer Names: Anna Andrzejewski (Art History), Jeanette Casey (Music Library), Susan Cook (School of Music), Jim Leary (Folklore and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures), Thomas Purnell (English), Eric Raimy (English), Joe Salmons (German)

Organizers' University Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison