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The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 1: Ecology, Day 2

UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

–conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. The 2022–23 Core Program hosted by the UCLA Center for 17th-...

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Parker Quartet

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

Inspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. Renowned for its dynamic interpretations and polished, expansive colors, the group has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation, dedicated purely to the sound and depth of their music. The Quartet has appeared at...

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Markus Groh

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

Markus Groh gained immediate world attention after winning first prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels in 1995, the first German to do so. Since then, his unique sound and astonishing technique have confirmed his place among the finest pianists in the world. Sharing the same birthday with Alfred Brendel, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, and Maurizio...

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Works-in-Progress Presents: Lustrous Matters: Aventurine Glass in the Early Modern World

-presented by Cynthia Fang, Ph.D. Student, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles Hosted by the Early Modern Research Group First cited in 1626, aventurine was produced by artisans working on Murano. Its distinctive type of appearance, glistening with golden speckles, is created by adding copper to molten glass. Archives show that aventurine...

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Los Angeles Piano Trio

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Piano Trio brings a new level of refinement, emotional depth and artistry to the piano trio repertoire, reflecting the City of Angels’ rich cultural legacy, global impact and vibrant energy. Venerated artists and long-time L.A. residents Fabio Bidini, piano, Margaret Batjer, violin, and Andrew Shulman, cello, founded the chamber ensemble in 2020, building...

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The Short Peace Beyond the Line: Europe and the World, 1595–1620, DAY 1

Huntington Library, Smith Board Room 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA

–conference co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK), University of Birmingham, USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, and UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library Between 1598 and 1618, a series of interlocking treaties and truces brought peace to Europe. The Civil Wars in France, the Anglo-Spanish war, the...

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The Short Peace Beyond the Line: Europe and the World, 1595–1620, DAY 2

Huntington Library, Smith Board Room 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA

–conference co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK), University of Birmingham, USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, and UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library Between 1598 and 1618, a series of interlocking treaties and truces brought peace to Europe. The Civil Wars in France, the Anglo-Spanish war, the...

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Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World, DAY 1

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

–conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register by submitting the booking form below. No registration is needed to watch the...

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Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World, DAY 2

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

–conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register by submitting the booking form below. No registration is needed to watch the...

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Cuarteto Casals

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

Founded in 1997 at the Escuela Reina Sofía in Madrid, Cuarteto Casals’ 25th anniversary will be celebrated in the 2022–23 season. Highlights of the 2021–22 season include the opening concert at the String Quartet Week at Boulez Saal in Berlin in May 2022, performances at the String Quartet Biennales in Paris and Lisbon, and at the...

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Investigating the Clark Family’s Perceptions of Butte in the Montana Collections

–lecture given by Gwendolyn R. Lockman, PhD Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin Recipient of the 2022–23 Kenneth Karmiole Endowed Graduate Research Fellowship This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration.  Visit our website to register for...

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Item Not Found: Accounting for Loss in Libraries, Archives, and Other Heritage and Memory Organizations

Wednesday, March 8 & Thursday March  9, 2023 This is a two day conference –A Virtual Conference organized by Anna Chen (Clark Library, UCLA), Rebecca Fenning Marschall (Clark Library, UCLA), Molly McGuire (Oakland University Libraries), Nina Schneider (Clark Library, UCLA), and Emily Spunaugle (Oakland University Libraries) This event is free of charge, but you must...

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Telegraph Quartet with Soprano Abigail Fischer

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

The Telegraph Quartet formed in 2013 with an equal passion for the standard chamber music repertoire and contemporary, non-standard works alike. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “…an incredibly valuable addition to the cultural landscape” and “powerfully adept… with a combination of brilliance and subtlety,” the Telegraph Quartet was awarded the prestigious 2016 Walter...

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The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 3: Imperialism – DAY 1

–conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. Presented in-person at the Clark, and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. ...

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The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 3: Imperialism – DAY 2

–conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. Presented in-person at the Clark, and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. ...

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Augustin Hadelich

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

Augustin Hadelich is one of the great violinists of our time. Often referred to by colleagues as a musician’s musician, he is consistently cited worldwide for his phenomenal technique, soulful approach, and insightful interpretations. Highlights of Mr. Hadelich’s 2022/23 season include return engagements with The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Boston Symphony, as well as the U.S. premiere of...

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From Bodies to Things: The Commodification of Human Life in the Early Modern Atlantic – DAY 1

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

–conference organized by Tawny Paul and Andrew Apter (University of California, Los Angeles) Presented in-person at the Clark, and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel.  This conference will consider the commodification of human labor and life throughout the Atlantic during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Disparate examples of commodification cross geographic and disciplinary boundaries, and they...

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From Bodies to Things: The Commodification of Human Life in the Early Modern Atlantic – DAY 2

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

–conference organized by Tawny Paul and Andrew Apter (University of California, Los Angeles) Presented in-person at the Clark, and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel.  This conference will consider the commodification of human labor and life throughout the Atlantic during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Disparate examples of commodification cross geographic and disciplinary boundaries, and they...

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Expanding the Boundaries of the Republic of Letters: Il Caffè, Enlightened Italy, and the Global Enlightenment, DAY 1

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

-Conference organized by Clorinda Donato, California State University, Long Beach, and Sabrina Ferri, Independent Scholar Co-sponsored by the Clorinda Donato Center for Global Romance Languages and Translation Studies, California State University, Long Beach This event will be Livestreamed on the Center's YouTube Channel Born out of an extraordinary confluence of talent in the socio-political context...

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Expanding the Boundaries of the Republic of Letters: Il Caffè, Enlightened Italy, and the Global Enlightenment, DAY 2

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, CA

-Conference organized by Clorinda Donato, California State University, Long Beach, and Sabrina Ferri, Independent Scholar Co-sponsored by the Clorinda Donato Center for Global Romance Languages and Translation Studies, California State University, Long Beach Conference will be Livestreamed on the Center's YouTube Channel Born out of an extraordinary confluence of talent in the socio-political context of...

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