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June 2022

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Early Modern Explorations: A Conference in Honor of Mary Terrall

June 3 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm

Presented in-person on the UCLA campus in Royce Hall 314 and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel   livestream is PDT Organized by Theodore Porter (University of California, Los Angeles) The "Scientific Revolution," as the first generation of professional historians of science defined it, was set in early modern Europe. It was about rigor and mathematical abstraction, the distancing of self from nature. Mary Terrall's sense of early modern science appears radically different. It focuses on human actors, but also insects, frogs, instruments,…

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Bilingual Lecture Series: Nahid Pirnazar

June 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Judeo Persian Writings an original comprehensive collection published in 2021 gives parallel examples in Judeo Persian and Perso Arabic script and their translations into English Most Judeo Persian documents not only reflect the twenty seven centuries of Jewish life in Iran, but they are also a testament to their intellectual, cultural, and socioeconomic conditions The significant value of such documents is found in the areas of linguistics, history, sociocultural and literary issues, in the form of verse and prose As…

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: PUBLIQuartet

June 25 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 2520 Cimarron Street
Los Angeles, CA 90018 United States
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This special Saturday evening concert will be held outdoors on the Clark Library’s East Lawn. Concert lottery winners are invited to picnic on the grounds prior to the concert and enjoy an open house to explore the historical spaces in the library and a few of our rare book and manuscript holdings. The Clark Library and grounds will open at 3:30 p.m. for picnicking and the open house. Beverages and light snacks will be provided; please bring your own blanket…

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