Month: May 2014

Mystic Seaport’s 35th Annual Symposium


Sponsored by Mystic Seaport Museum, the University of Connecticut at Avery Point, and The United States Coast Guard Academy

Where: UConn Avery Point

When: June 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Lecture topics include shipboard work songs, songs of maritime or other occupational trades, songs of rivers and lakes, seafaring cultures and cultural change, ethnicity and ethnic influences, cultural exchanges, ballad and broadside traditions, technology, regional interests, the use of sea music in literature, and popular culture.