April-May 2018

The big news is that my trip to Berea, Kentucky was an overwhelming success. Songs of Slavery and Emancipation now has the official endorsement of Berea College https://www.berea.edu/. Berea, moreover, will furnish practical support of various kinds. This includes...

February-March 2018 News

February was preoccupied with organizing three projects to be completed this year or early next. First and foremost is Songs of Slavery and Emancipation. As many of you reading this know, we are at a critical phase, moving from research and compilation of the...

October-November 2017

Dear Friends: I spent most of October on the East Coast of the US working on Songs of Slavery and Emancipation (see July/August news for background: http://matcallahan.com/?p=575). I met historians in Poughkeepsie, musicians and filmmakers in Brooklyn and had several...

September 2017

Dear Friends: I want to announce the publication of a new book, A Critical Guide to Intellectual Property. With Jim Rogers, I co-edited this collection of essays on a topic vital to our times. Please visit the publisher’s page for more information:...

July-August 2017

Songs of Slavery and Emancipation The big news is that, in June, Songs of Slavery and Emancipation was awarded a grant by the city of Schaffhausen. The project was launched two years ago (see: February 2015 news http://matcallahan.com/?p=162) and headway was made last...