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January 2021

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

January 15 @ 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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Works-in-Progress Happy Hour

January 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting,

Stefanie Matabang, Graduate Student, Department of Comparative Literature, UCLA “Making the Middle Ages Filipino: Colonial Philippines and the Imagined Medieval Period of Empire” CMRS is hosting twice-monthly Works-in-Progress Happy Hours to promote intellectual exchange and collegiality while most of us are continuing to work and learn remotely. The Happy Hours are open to UCLA faculty and graduate students and consist of a short informal presentation followed by open discussion. Stefanie Matabang received her B.A. at UC Berkeley with a Double Major…

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Pourdavoud Center/Amuzegar Lecture Series: Afshin Marashi

January 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran This book talk will provide an overview of Exile and the Nation: The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran (University of Texas Press, 2020). In the aftermath of the 7th century Islamic conquest of Iran, large numbers of Zoroastrians departed for India. Known as the Parsis, they slowly lost contact with their ancestral homeland until the 19th century, when stream-powered sea travel and the philanthropic…

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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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TALK: Homegoing: The Technology of Living Data and Black Public Mourning in the Age of COVID-19

December 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom,

A lecture by Professor Kim Gallon (Purdue University) Registration is required. Please click here. Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:00pm-5:00pm (PST) Kim Gallon is an Associate Professor of History. Her work investigates the cultural dimensions of the Black Press in the early twentieth century. She is the author of many articles and essays as well as the book, Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press (University of Illinois Press, 2020). She currently serves as the inaugural editor…

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TALK: Homegoing: The Technology of Living Data and Black Public Mourning in the Age of COVID-19

December 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A lecture by Professor Kim Gallon (Purdue University) Registration Required (click here) Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:00pm-5:00pm (PST) Kim Gallon is an Associate Professor of History. Her work investigates the cultural dimensions of the Black Press in the early twentieth century. She is the author of many articles and essays as well as the book, Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press (University of Illinois Press, 2020). She currently serves as the inaugural editor…

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Black Lives Matter in Brazil

December 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

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2020 Lois E. Matthews Lecture Presented by Ana Luísa Amaral

December 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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“Kara Walker’s Fons Americanus: A Monumental History of the Black Atlantic” | Mathura Umachandran

December 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom,

Image for flyer – “The Birth of Oshun” (2018), Harmonia Rosales.

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The UCLA Brazilian Film Series Presents: A Roundtable Discussion and Q&A with Filmmaker Iberê Carvalho

December 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

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

December 4, 2020 @ 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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Professional Development Roundtable: Conferences & Publishing

December 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

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New Book Salon

December 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Zoom,

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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Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Michael Jackson Bonner

December 2, 2020 @ 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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Portuguese & Brazilian Studies Info Session #2

December 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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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, 2020 @ 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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November 2020

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(IN)VISIBLES: Personal Identity and Social Inclusion

November 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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Book Presentation: Náo É Isto Um Livro

November 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

BOOK PRESENTATION: NÃO É ISTO UM LIVRO/ NO ES ESTO UN LIBRO BY PATRÍCIA LINO (EDICIONES VESTIGIO, COLOMBIA 2020) NOVEMBER 20, 2020, 3:30PM ZOOM LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9654492228 Presenter: Jerónimo Pizarro (Universidad de los Andes)   Não é isto um livro/ No es esto un libro collects several of the poems that the Portuguese poet and scholar Patrícia Lino published, performed, and exhibited across five different countries. Published in Colombia in 2020, this anthology and bilingual edition was edited by Ediciones Vestigio and was translated by Jerónimo…

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Professionalization Through Community Internships at the Graduate Level

November 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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Work-in-Progress Sessions: Summer Mentorship Research Projects

November 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Date/Time Friday, November 20, 2020 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Google Calendar iCal Export –presented by Laura Hutchingame (UCLA) and Leah Marangos (UCLA) Online event via Zoom Hosted by the Early Modern Research Group For registration details, please email the Center at c1718cs@humnet.ucla.edu 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…

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