On May 9 in Philadelphia, Bruno Nettl delivered the 2014
Haskins Prize Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the American Council of Learned
Societies (ACLS). The text
and a video of the lecture ("A
Life of Learning”), as well as a biographical note, are now
available on the ACLS website.
The ACLS Haskins Prize is one of the most distinguished awards in the
humanities in the U.S. Among the various previous winners are
Joyce Appleby, Milton
Davis, John Hope Franklin, Clifford Geertz, Henry Glassie,
Martin E. Marty, Linda Nochlin,
Yi-Fu Tuan, and Helen Vendler.
Bruno Nettl is
Professor Emeritus of Musicology and
Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Since the 1950s, Professor Nettl has
served the Society for Ethnomusicology in a wide range of capacities, including
a term as President and two terms as Editor of Ethnomusicology.
SEM congratulates Professor Nettl on this high honor from ACLS!