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Conferences, Symposia, Festivals

Year

Title and Description

February 23, 1996

 

Symposium on African Music

Organizer: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje

 

June 5, 1998

 

Music in Urban Environments: A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

Organizer: Timothy Rice

 

April 29-May 1, 1999

 

Duke Ellington Centennial Celebration Concert and Symposium: Duke Ellington and his Contributions to Twentieth-Century Music

Organizer: Kenny Burrell

 

May 28-30, 1999

 

Musical Cultures of Latin America: Global Effects Past and Present, An Interdisciplinary Conference at UCLA

Organizer: Steve Loza

 

Fall 1999, Winter 2000, Spring 2000

 

Year of African Music

Organizer: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje

 

October 20-22, 2000

 

Performing Ecstasies: Music, Dance and Ritual in the Mediterranean. Organized with the Italian Oral History Institute

Organizer: Luisa Del Giudice; A.J. Racy, Faculty organizer

 

November 9-10, 2001

 

Found Sound: University Sound Archives in the 21st Century, A Symposium in Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive.

Organizers: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje and Louise Spear

 

May 13-14, 2005

 

Orientalism, Representation, and the Arts: A Symposium and Concert

Faculty organizer: Tara Browner

 

October 13 - November 6, 2005

 

Festival of African American Music

Organizer: Kenny Burrell

 

April 18-20, 2008

 

Ash Grove 50th Anniversary: Legend and Legacy

Organizer: Ed Pearl; Anthony Seeger, Faculty organizer

 

April 4-5, 2009

 

Duke Ellington's 110th Birthday Anniversary Festival of Music

Organizer: Kenny Burrell

 

October 22-25, 2009

 

Dialogue in Music Project: Africa Meets North America (AMNA), 3rd International Symposium and Festival

Organizers: Kimasi Browne, Akin Euba, Cynthia Kimberlin; Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, Faculty organizer

 

November 9, 2011

 

Alumni Symposium: Fifty Years of Ethnomusicology at UCLA

Organizers: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, Faculty organizer; Committee (in alphabetical order): Donna Armstrong, Munir Beken, Aaron M. Bittel, Vincent M. Cummings, Beto Gonzalez, Jennie Gubner, Priya Gupta, Kathleen Hood, Michael Iyanaga, Cheryl L. Keyes, Steve Loza, David Martinelli, Kathleen Moon, Shilo Munk, Karin Patterson, A.J. Racy, Tim Rice, Martha Rider, Marcos Ruedas.