CAM is excited to host a talk with visiting scholar Josh Shepperd. 5pm October 1st at Butler School of Music, MRH 3.114.
Dr. Shepperd is an Assistant Professor at Catholic University and directs the #RPTF as Sound History Fellow of the Library of Congress’s National Recording Preservation Board. In 2018/2019 he is a Humanities and Information Fellow at Pennsylvania State University. His book project examines the institutional origins of public media in advocacy work conducted by the media reform movement during the New Deal, and Josh is under contract to co-update the “official” History of Public Media for Current and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. His research has been supported by the Mellon Foundation, Rockefeller Archive, CLIR, NEH, and Library of Congress.