MayDay Group Colloquium 30
June 6 - 9, 2018
The internationally regarded Mayday Group will host its 30th Anniversary Colloquium at Western. The conference will focus on the theme of curriculum in music education, exploring Mayday Action Ideal VII, addressing "effort towards understanding the context of music curriculum and education [that] must serve as a common starting point for nurturing robust communities of music educators and learners."
Coordinator: Patrick Schmidt
- Schedule of Events (PDF - revised May 18)
Keynote Speaker Dr. Henry Giroux
In conjunction with the Progressive Methods in Popular Music Education symposium, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Henry Giroux, renowned educator, critical theorist and critical pedagogue, will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Giroux currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department.
Registration for the Mayday Group Symposium is now closed.
Registration rates after March 15, 2018:
• US$ 185 (CAD$ 240) Full Conference for non-students
• US$ 75 (CAD$ 97) Full Conference for students
Note: Registration for the Mayday Symposium allows participants to attend sessions in the Progressive Methods in Popular Music Education symposium.
We are offering two accommodation choices for the conference. The first is a hotel in central London, a 5 to 10 minute drive to the Don Wright Faculty of Music and the conference site (a shuttle service will be offered twice a day). The second are on campus accommodations, a 5 to 10 minute walk to the Don Wright Faculty of Music and the conference site. Details about options within the on campus accommodations are found below.
242 Pall Mall Street, London ON
Accommodation Rates with breakfast are $128 CAD. We have a limited number of 40 rooms reserved at this rate. Please make your reservation as soon as possible.
ESSEX HALL, WESTERN UNIVERSITY
1200 Western Road, London ON
1 888 661-3545
Accommodation Rates with Breakfast:
Semi-Private Suite Shared Accommodation - $66.00 CAD per person per night
Single Private Suite Accommodation - $82.00 CAD per night
Semi-Private Accommodation features four lockable bedrooms and two shared bathrooms between one, two or four people.
- 150 beds
Single Private Suite Accommodation features single, lockable bedrooms and can be rented privately. Suites are equipped with two bathrooms, a small living room area, and kitchenette with a stove-top range, microwave, sink and refrigerator
- 50 beds