The department offers ethnomusicology courses every summer through UCLA Summer Sessions. These courses are available to the public. Read more
Ph.D. student Scott Linford's essay considers the role of history in the relationship between the akonting and the banjo, including both the challenge of tracing historical documentation and the ways that historical narrative has been produced by cultural activity in Senegambia and the United States. Read more
Listen to just-released oral history of Emeritus Professor Tony Seeger. The interview was done by UCLA Oral History's Alex Cline.
UCLA's Center for Oral History Research collects oral history interviews related primarily to the history of Southern California and the Los Angeles metropolitan region. Read more
The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive announces that the second round of recordings from their collections is now available at California Light and Sound Collection. "...the videos are a treasure trove for researchers interested in Los Angeles black music..." —Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology.