Southern Rim 2 [videorecording] :the narrative tradition in the arts /Birmingham-Southern College and the Birmingham Museum of Art, sponsors

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.birmsout
Creators:
Birmingham-Southern College
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11 videocassettes (U-matic) (ca. 5 hrs.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. + brochure and 3 sound cassettes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Video recordings of 3 day conference on Southern art and artists and the narrative tradition shared with Southern writers. Included are sessions: "Visual Language: The Southern Birthright," moderated by William Dunlap, with Jo Harvey Allen, Harry Crews, Fannie Flagg, Mary Lynn Kotz and Jonathan Williams; "The Home Turf: A Cultivated Mythology," Mitchell Kahan, moderator, with William Christenberry, Frank Fleming, Ke Francis, Jane Livingston and James Surls; "Expatriates: the Southern Artist 'Out There'", Marcia Tucker, moderator, with John Alexander, Terry Allen, James Hill and Ed McGowin; footage of a reception for the exhibition "Southern Narrative"; and a musical performance by Terry Allen.
Scope and Contents
Also included are a brochure from the conference and 3 sound cassettes of a panel discussion held at the 1979 College Art Association meeting in Washington, D.C. relating to the first Southern Rim Conference in 1976. Particpants include John Alexander, John Canaday, William Christenberry, Larry Edwards, Jim Roche, and James Surls, with William Dunlap as moderator.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The 1983 conference was organized by Birmingham-Southern College art professor Linda Burgess, and was funded by NEA and the Committee for the Humanities in Alabama. It was a follow-up to the first Southern Rim Conference held in October 1976 in Valle Crucis, N.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for duplicating 1986 by Bill Dunlap, moderator of the conference.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Southern States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Southern States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander, John Paul, 1945- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allen, Jo Harvey, 1942- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allen, Terry, 1943- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Christenberry, William, 1936- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crews, Harry, 1935- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dunlap, William, 1944- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flagg, Fannie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Francis, Ke Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahan, Mitchell Douglas, 1951- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kotz, Mary Lynn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Livingston, Jane Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McGowin, Ed, 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roche, Jim Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Surls, James, 1943- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
College Art Association of America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Birmingham-Southern College Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Birmingham Museum of Art (Birmingham, Ala.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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