About the Grant Grant Documents Reports
University of Michigan faculty members Paul Conway (School of Information) and Kelly Askew (Anthropology) lead a project to digitize and disseminate radio programs and selected live field recordings that comprise the Leo Sarkisian Archive from the Voice of America. The project focuses on the preservation and dissemination of music, scripts and broadcast recordings from the Voice of America radio program Music Time in Africa, including field recordings made beginning in the early 1960s. The University of Michigan Library’s Director of Preservation and Conservation Shannon Zachary also supports the project.
Start date: 6/1/2016
End date: 5/31/2018
National Endowment for the Humanities: Ethical Access to Music Time in Africa, $260,000
This project has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.