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Bruno Nettl ACLS 2014 Haskins Prize Lecture Now Online

Thursday, November 6, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Stephen Stuempfle
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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 Babbit, Natalie Zemon 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!

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