Documenting the Sounds of Africa: Archiving, Instruments, and Researching the Local—Symposium Celebrating the Re-opening of the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive and Honoring the Work of Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
“Documenting the Sounds of Africa” celebrates the re-opening of the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive after the recent renovations. It is also a way to honor Professor Emerita Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, who was Director of the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive from 2000 to 2007, and whose work has focused on African-American and African music. The symposium will feature paper panels, a keynote by Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. We will also have an open house to show off the newly re-designed Archive rooms.
There will be a concert of music from 5:30pm to 7:00pm featuring members of the UCLA West African and Afro-Cuban Ensembles and Wondem Band. LEARN MORE
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