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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Ying Quartet

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...

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

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...

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Arod Quartet

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Verona Quartet

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...

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From Sea to Sky: Early Modern Horizons

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...

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Print, Play, Mobility

  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...

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Chamber Music Conversations from the Clark: Jupiter String Quartet

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...

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Philomela at the Fin de Siècle

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,...

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

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...

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

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...

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Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

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...

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Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

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...

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Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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Schumann Quartet, Chamber Music at the Clark

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...

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Herbals, Illustrated and Un-Illustrated: Selling Botany in Early Modern England

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

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street Los Angeles, California 90018 Live American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided at this lecture. Sixteenth Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade –given by Sarah Neville, The Ohio State University Between 1525 and 1640, the English book trade saw the production of...

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Works-in-Progress session: “Lyric Comedy in the Iberian-American Atlantic”

Given by Elisabeth Le Guin (Professor of Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles) and Alejandro García Sudo (Ph.D. Candidate in Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles) This session presents an overview of Le Guin’s and Garcia Sudo’s recent explorations of the tonadilla, a type of satirical musical comedy that enjoyed outstanding popularity in Madrid, Spain, and reached...

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