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Between Fait-divers and Grand récit: The French Wars of Religion and the Genres of Historiography in the Sixteenth Century

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Andrea Frisch (University of Maryland) Wednesday, December 2, 2020 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture Online event via Zoom As was the case with many events of the European sixteenth century, the French Wars of Religion (1562–1598) were registered in a number of different media and across a wide range of genres simultaneously, both within and without the French kingdom.  This proliferation of documents yielded a large and diffuse record of the conflicts that did not easily lend itself…

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Portuguese & Brazilian Studies Info Session #2

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Michael Jackson Bonner

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sasanian Iran: A Personal View This talk will focus on topics included in Dr. Bonner’s new book, The Last Empire of Iran, a narrative history of Sasanian Persia. Throughout this lecture, Dr. Bonner will share with the audience the impetus for writing this book. The principle motivation was to portray the Sasanian state as the great world power that it was and to situate it properly between Rome and the nomad powers of Inner Asia. It addresses the classicising and…

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New Book Salon

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Erica Weaver, Assistant Professor of English at UCLA, and co-editor Daniel C. Remein, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston, discuss their book Dating Beowulf: Studies in Intimacy. Dating Beowulf playfully redeploys the word ‘dating’, which usually heralds some of the most divisive critical impasses in the field, to provocatively phrase a set of new relationships with an Old English poem. The volume argues for the relevance of the early Middle Ages to affect studies and vice-versa, offering a riposte…

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Resituating the Comedia Roundtables: For a Theater of the Future, Part I

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA) Online event via Zoom This event is free of charge, but you must register in advance to attend. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrde-prz8iGdFix0bWId6_sqiyacfNGg2Q The history of theater is intimately bound up with the creation of public fora, the development of the city, and notions of citizenship. Theater examines both our private and our social concerns on a shared stage; it…

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2020 Lois E. Matthews Lecture Presented by Ana Luísa Amaral

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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January 2021

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Resituating the Comedia Roundtable: For a Theater of The Future, Part II

January 15, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA) Online event via Zoom This event is free of charge, but you must register in advance to attend. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrde-prz8iGdFix0bWId6_sqiyacfNGg2Q The history of theater is intimately bound up with the creation of public fora, the development of the city, and notions of citizenship. Theater examines both our private and our social concerns on a shared stage; it…

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