Asian Ethnology Podcast
Interview with Guha Shankar: Folklife and Film
Interviewer: Ben Dorman, co-editor Asian Ethnology
Recorded 22 March 2018, Washington D.C.
This episode's guest is Guha Shankar, Folklife Specialist at the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Asian Ethnology Editorial Board.
Association with Frank Korom, co-editor of Asian Ethnology 3:50
The story behind the film Hosay Trinidad 6:20
Graduate studies in anthropology 11:06
The American Folklife Center: Work, history, and How the Center has evolved 16:15
Concerning the American Folklife Center 27:40
Resources at the Center 28:00
Publications and films discussed in this episode
Bishop, John and Korom, Frank J. Hosay Trinidad . Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources, 1999.
Music used with kind permission of the performer, shamisen master Koji Yamaguchi.Copyright 2019 by Asian Ethnology Podcast