UCLA Alumni Symposium and Dinner

Symposium Theme: Fifty Years of Ethnomusicology at UCLA

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

 In 2010-11, UCLA will celebrate 50 years of ethnomusicology with the theme "Worlds of Music at UCLA: 50 Years of Ethnomusicology." As part of the yearlong 50th anniversary celebration, the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology is organizing a symposium in which several UCLA ethnomusicology graduates and non-alumni will make brief presentations on six topics: intellectual and institutional history, geographical regions, UCLA methods (bi-musicality, melograph, archiving, and publications), systematic musicology, professional worlds of ethnomusicologists, and UCLA and the world. In addition to the symposium, an evening dinner is also scheduled. Click here for program.

Symposium - 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
UCLA Schoenberg Music Building

Dinner - 7:00 - 10:00 PM
UCLA Faculty Center
-- With performance by Mariachi de Uclatlán

Click here for online registration (available on August 15)

UCLA alumni, faculty, and staff -- Free (up to and including October 4) and $25 thereafter.

Students with valid student ID from any institution -- Free (up to and including October 4) and $25 thereafter.

Others -- $10 (up to and including October 4) and $25 thereafter.

Note: Registration is required for all, even for those who do not have to pay a fee.

Dinner: $35.00 (Cost for everyone in attendance except presenters).

Deadline: October 4, 2010

The alumni symposium and dinner are open to all who would like to attend.

Local accommodations:

UCLA Tiverton House
The UCLA Tiverton House is within walking distance (approximately 15 minutes) of the conference site.

Royal Palace Westwood
The Royal Palace Westwood is within walking distance (approximately 15 minutes) of the conference site.

Hotel Angeleno
The Hotel Angeleno is about 2.5 miles from the conference site. It is a full-service hotel with restaurant, business center with PCs and Macs, fitness room, and outdoor heated pool.

Other hotels within walking distance of the campus:

Hilgard House
Claremont Hotel

There is one hostel in the vicinity, which is accessible by the Big Blue Bus (line 1):
HI-Los Angeles/Santa Monica, 1436 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA. 90401 Telephone: +1 (310) 393-9913.

A complete directory of hotels/motels in the UCLA area can be found by clicking here.