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November 2021

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Schumann Quartet, Chamber Music at the Clark

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street Please note this concert will be held on Saturday, November 20 (instead of the normal Sunday afternoon time). Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. Concert pricing is $35 per person for general admission, and $10 each for UCLA students with ID. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Schumann Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Lottery registration closes Thursday, October 14, 2021. In accordance with…

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October 2021

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Victorian Apocalypse: The siècle at its fin, Extraction Ecologies: A Roundtable

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Royce Hall 314 & online via Zoom Organized by Joseph Bristow (University of California, Los Angeles), Neil Hultgren (California State University, Long Beach) and Elizabeth Carolyn Miller (University of California, Davis) This will be a hybrid event, taking place in-person and online simultaneously: Option A: If you wish to attend in-person, please fill out the booking form below. In accordance with the current mandate from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, all attendees, regardless of vaccination status,…

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Victorian Apocalypse: The siècle at its fin, Conference 1: Decadence/Degeneration/Disease

October 7 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 10:30 am

Thursday, October 7, 2021 – Friday, October 8, 2021 8:30 am – 10:30 am by Joseph Bristow (University of California, Los Angeles), Neil Hultgren (California State University, Long Beach) and Elizabeth Carolyn Miller (University of California, Davis)  Online Event via Zoom Register online:https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvcuuhrzIoHNyjTUgdGtPym0zdLuJmCBiV During  the 2021–22 academic year, the  UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library  will host the Core  Program entitled “Victorian Apocalypse: The  siècle  at its  fin.”  This  program of lectures and presentations aims to reassess…

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September 2021

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Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This three-day conference will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required to attend; please visit the event webpage for details. Organized by Sophie Coulombeau (University of York) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA) Hosted by the UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, and co-sponsored by the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies and the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York. This conference celebrates the life and writings of Hester Lynch…

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Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This three-day conference will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required to attend; please visit the event webpage for details. Organized by Sophie Coulombeau (University of York) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA) Hosted by the UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, and co-sponsored by the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies and the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York. This conference celebrates the life and writings of Hester Lynch…

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Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This three-day conference will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required to attend; please visit the event webpage for details. Organized by Sophie Coulombeau (University of York) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA) Hosted by the UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, and co-sponsored by the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies and the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York. This conference celebrates the life and writings of Hester Lynch…

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August 2021

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Whispers & Legacies: A Conversation about the Clarks, the Posts, and the Palés

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This event is free of charge, but you must register in advance to attend.  Most families have secrets, but some have more than most. The Clark family and those they touched are a case in point. William Andrews Clark, Jr. and Sr., Huguette Clark, Harrison Post, and George Palé all lived lives shrouded by varying degrees of seclusion, secrecy, and silence, but they had very different ideas about how their legacies and their archives might endure (or not) into the…

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May 2021

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EMRG Works-in-Progress Sessions: Summer Mentorship Research Projects

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Graduate Certificate in Early Modern Studies, administered by the Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, offers UCLA graduate students an avenue to explore the increasingly transnational and interdisciplinary nature of early modern studies through specially designated comparative courses and unique fellowship and mentoring opportunities. Students in the certificate program are eligible to apply for competitive Summer Mentorships, which provide financial support to complete one of the certificate requirements: a 25-page paper on an early modern studies topic of interdisciplinary…

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Philomela at the Fin de Siècle

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Presented by Tara Thomas, 2020–21 Karmiole Fellow Tara Thomas is the recipient of the 2020–21 Kenneth Karmiole Endowed Graduate Research Fellowship. This one-month fellowship, established through the generosity of Kenneth Karmiole, is available to all graduate students for research at the Clark Library, using archival and printed book materials, on any subject. In this talk, Dr. Thomas presents her fellowship research, which examines Oscar Wilde and Michael Field’s engagement with the Philomela myth from Greco-Roman mythology. Wilde engages with the…

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Jupiter String Quartet

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented online via Zoom Webinar Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Jupiter String Quartet just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians moderated by Bruce Whiteman, Clark Librarian Emeritus. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose questions via Zoom Q&A. Jupiter String Quartet Nelson Lee, violin Meg Freivogel, violin Liz Freivogel, viola Daniel McDonough, cello Program Host Rogers Brubaker, Professor of Sociology, UCLA Prerecorded Concert Felix Mendelssohn…

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Print, Play, Mobility

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  Presented by Ting Chang (University of Nottingham) and Isabelle Masse (University of California, Los Angeles) The event is organized by Professor Bronwen Wilson and moderated by Professor Zirwat Chowdhury, UCLA Department of Art History. This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All registrants will receive instructions via email after registering. Click hereto register. This discussion focused on Print, Play, Mobility will feature talks by Ting Chang, Assistant Professor at the University of…

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From Sea to Sky: Early Modern Horizons

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Presented online via Zoom Meeting Organized by Vin Nardizzi, The University of British Columbia, and Bronwen Wilson, University of California, Los Angeles Co-sponsored by University of California Humanities Research Institute This symposium is one outcome of a UBC and UCLA Collaborative Research Mobility Award. Its long-time collaborators, Dr. Vin Nardizzi (English, UBC) and Dr. Bronwen Wilson (Art History, UCLA), are key researchers in the international collaborative project “Earth, Sea, Sky”. Wilson is also one of three principal investigators in the UCHRI project: On…

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Verona Quartet

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

Presented online via Zoom Webinar Sunday, May 2, 2021 4:00– 5:30 p.m. Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Verona Quartet just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians moderated by Bruce Whiteman, Clark Librarian Emeritus. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose questions via Zoom Q&A. Verona Quartet Jonathan Ong, violin Dorothy Ro, violin Abigail Rojansky, viola Jonathan Dormand, cello Program Host Rogers Brubaker, Professor of Sociology, UCLA…

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April 2021

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Claiming Nobility in the Monarquía Hispánica: A Comparison of Morisco and Indigenous Strategies

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lecture by Karoline Cook, Royal Holloway, University of London Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Online event via Zoom Webinar By the early seventeenth century, petitioners at the royal court in Madrid who claimed descent from the Nasrid emirs of Granada, the Mexica rulers, or the Inca rulers, found ways to acquire noble status and secure rights to their ancestral lands in the form of entailed estates. They invoked discourses that emphasized their direct descent from monarchs (reyes, señores…

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Conscience, Confession, and Conversion during Europe’s Short Peace, c. 1595–1620

April 13 @ 9:00 am - April 16 @ 11:00 am

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Friday, April 16, 2021 9:00–11:00 a.m. PST each day Presented online via Zoom Meetings Organized by Drs. Noah Millstone and Nicholas Hardy (University of Birmingham) Co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the University of Birmingham These events are free of charge, but you must register for each session in advance to attend. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register…

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March 2021

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Arod Quartet

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented online via Zoom webinar This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O2kd0fgGQEuwq1Tfi5XFKg Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Arod Quartet just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians moderated by Bruce Whiteman, Clark Librarian Emeritus. Audience members will have the…

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Work-in-Progress Session: Plutus in Print: Aristophanes and the Early Modern English Print Public

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Presented by Shadow Zimmerman, University of Washington Hosted by Bronwen Wilson, Center & Clark Director, Professor of Art History, UCLA Respondents: Johanna Drucker, Professor of Information Studies, UCLA Muriel McClendon, Professor of History, UCLA Claire McEachern, Professor of English, UCLA This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. 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/tJIrf-ugpj4tHtTtTvkBVwefDR1iuXJqsg_s As part of our ongoing effort…

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February 2021

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Ying Quartet

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Gryphon Trio just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians moderated by Bruce Whiteman, Clark Librarian Emeritus. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose questions via Zoom Q&A. Ying Quartet Robin Scott, violin Janet Ying, violin Phillip Ying, viola David Ying, celloProgram Host Rogers Brubaker, Professor of Sociology, UCLA Prerecorded Concert (Franz) Josef Haydn (1732–1809) String Quartet A Major, op. 20, no.…

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December 2020

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Gryphon Trio

December 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented online via Zoom webinar This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ts4CiI_0Tjq4Jm0-CmSx0w Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Gryphon Trio just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians moderated by Bruce Whiteman, Clark Librarian Emeritus. Audience members will have the…

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