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Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Meetings Hosted by UCLA

Year

Meeting dates

1968

 

13th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology: Santa Monica, California, November 21-24, 1968

Location: Miramar Hotel 
Host institution: UCLA 
Program Chair: Barbara B. Smith

 

1984

 

29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology: Los Angeles, California, October 19-21, 1984

Location: Bayview Plaza Holiday Inn, Santa Monica 
Host institution: UCLA 
Pre-Conference Symposium: Asian music in America 
Program Chair: Anthony Seeger 
Local Arrangements Chair: James Porter 

Theme: "The Applications and Implications of the New Technologies" 
Charles Seeger Lecturer: Jose Maceda, "A Concept of Time in a Music of Southeast Asia"

 

1995

 

40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology: Los Angeles, California, October 19-22, 1995

Location: Biltmore Hotel 
Host institution: UCLA 
Pre-Conference Symposia: "Bartok in Retrospect" and "Music and Technoculture" 
Program Chair: Victoria Levine 
Local Arrangements Chair: Steve Loza

Topics: 1) Musical bonds, boundaries, and borders in the Americas; 2) The music industry; 3) Redefining musical cultures in a changing Eastern Europe; 4) The place of postmodernism in ethnomusicology; 5) Body, mind, and spirit in theory and performance 
Charles Seeger Lecturer: Nazir Jairazbhoy, multimedia presentation

 

2010

 

55th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology: Los Angeles, California, November 11-14, 2010

Location: The Wilshire Grand Los Angeles 
Host Institution: UCLA 
Pre-Conference Symposia: "Music Research and Performance in South Asia: The Life and Work of Nazir Jairazbhoy"
Porgram Chair: Barbara Hampton 
Local Arrangements Chair: Tara Browner

Theme: Sound Ecologies, with a keen interest in environments and soundscapes. 
Topics: 1) Music Displacement and Disaster, 2) Music, Copyrights, and Human Rights, 3) Music and Social Activism, 4) Film Music