Mantle Hood

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: the Aman collection

The Aman Folk Ensemble had its roots in a UCLA student dance group called the UCLA Village Dancers. In 1963, the campus group was re-conceived by Anthony Shay (Associate Professor of Dance at Pomona College) and Leona Wood (painter and dancer), as Aman.

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: More Mantle Hood materials coming to the Archive

Mantle Hood (1918-2005) was a pioneer in the field of ethnomusicology and the Founder and Director of the UCLA Institute (now Department) of Ethnomusicology.  Hood was on the UCLA Faculty from 1956 to 1975.  "Mantle Hood was a seminal figure in the field of ethnomusicology and his influence was

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: the UCLA Ethnomusicology Photo Collection

As probably everyone knows, UCLA Ethnomusicology was established in 1960.  But what some of you might not know is that Mantle Hood, Founder and Director of the Institute of Ethnomusicology, actively

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