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October 2017

Humanities Dialogues

October 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - June 1, 2018 @ 2:15 pm

Attention all Undergraduates, Staff and Faculty interested in languages, world cultures, and/or the Humanities: You are invited to participate in a series of meetings, where you will discover how words/concepts essential to the human experience across cultures have acquired different meanings in different languages due to specific historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. These dialogues will culminate in a final Symposium where participants will compete for prizes, including a $300 award for the 1st Place Final Presentation! Meetings will take place…

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May 2018

End of Year Reception & Awards Ceremony

May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the End of Year Reception & Awards Ceremony hosted by the Departments of French & Francophone Studies, Italian, Germanic Languages, and the Scandinavian Section. Enjoy food and refreshments while marking the end of another successful academic year! The event will take place on Wednesday, May 30 at 3pm-5pm on the Royce Hall 3rd floor North Balcony (located between rooms 334 & 340). Please RSVP online here.

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Multicultural Performance Night (2018)

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MULTICULTURAL PERFORMANCE NIGHT A SHOWCASE OF DIVERSITY & TALENT WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2018 6 – 8 PM 314 ROYCE HALL Information regarding tryouts is forthcoming. This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.

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June 2018

First Do No Harm: On the Interplay of Folklore, Myth, and Medicine from the Ancient World to the Renaissance and Beyond

June 1 - June 2

CMRS Medical Humanities Conference – This conference, organized by CMRS Affiliate Dr. Sara Burdorff (Lecturer, English, UCLA), Professor Stephanie Jamison (Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA) and Professor Olga Yokoyama (Applied Linguistics, UCLA), examines the intersections between mythology, folklore, and medicine in literature from the classical through early modern periods. Inspired by the UCLA Freshman Mythology Cluster course (GE30) and drawing on sources including hagiography and Celtic folklore, medieval romance and early modern drama, this conference engages the critical interplay between medical and literary ideations of the…

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Between East & West: Emotions in Non-Fictional Representations of the Individual

June 1 @ 8:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm

This conference will bring together scholars of various literatures and cultures in the period between 1600-1850 in non-fictional (factual) sources which involve passions and/or emotions. The conference is funded in part by the FACE foundation through its Partner University Fund, as part of a three year long project of cooperation between UCLA and the University of Tours (France), entitled “From Passions To Emotions: Non-Fictional Representations Of The Individual (1680-1850)”. While keeping a slight emphasis on Western “emotions”, the conference seeks…

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Humanities Dialogue Symposium

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an exciting opportunity to explore and discuss the influence of historical, social, political and cultural realities on our interpretations of language! Since the beginning of the academic year, undergraduate students in the Humanities have gathered to examine cross-cultural concepts at the core of the human experience: DUTY • PATRIOTISM • DEMOCRACY • OBEDIENCE • EDUCATION • WORK • PEACE • HONOR • HUMANITY • HEROISM Building upon these topics, students have expanded their humanistic inquiry to include literary works,…

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Humanities Dialogues Symposium

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an exciting opportunity to explore and discuss the influence of historical, social, political and cultural realities on our interpretations of language! Since the beginning of the academic year, undergraduate students in the Humanities have gathered to examine cross-cultural concepts at the core of the human experience: DUTY • DEMOCRACY • EDUCATION • WORK • GOOD/EVIL • WAR/PEACE • HUMANITY • RESISTANCE • RELIGION & IDENTITY  Building upon these topics, students have expanded their humanistic inquiry to include literary works, historical figures,…

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“Untaken Paths”- Film Screening and Discussion

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Film Screening of Untaken Paths (2017, 106 min, English subtitles) from director Tahmieh Milani will be followed by a panel discussion. About the Film: Legendary feminist filmmaker Tahmineh Milani is no stranger to stories of women’s marital struggles. Untaken Paths, her fourteenth feature, tells the story of a young woman in love who marries against the wishes of her family. She is challenged when her nascent marriage is thrown into trouble because of the couple’s roots in different social strata. The…

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December 2018

Annual Holiday Celebration (2018)

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of cultural festivities as we celebrate the holiday season! Wednesday, December 05, 2018 06:30pm – 08:00pm 314 Royce Hall Our talented students will perform holiday songs, poems, skits, and more to ring in the holiday season. More details forthcoming.

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March 2019

Poetry & Music Night (2019)

March 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE! Please join us for an evening of poetry from Eastern and Central Europe! Musical performances of great works by composers such as Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev to be performed by students from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music! This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served. RSVP forthcoming.

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