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September 2022

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Classics & PIES Fall Reception

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Coral Tree Walkway, 245 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, 90095
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Please join us for our beginning of year reception and for the awarding of the Helen Caldwell Prizes in Beginning Greek and Latin.

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Documentary Screening and Q&A: “F@ck This Job” a.k.a. “Tango with Putin”

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A51 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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REGISTRATION REQUIRED – CLICK HERE The Department of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages & Cultures will host a special screening of the documentary F@ck This Job (titled Tango with Putin on BBC) on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:00 PM. The screening will be held on the UCLA campus in A51 Kaplan Hall. Immediately following the screening, Professor Lilya Kaganovsky will lead an in-person Q&A with director Vera Krichevskaya and journalist Natalya Sindeeva. To view the official trailer for…

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Center & Clark Graduate Student Research Fair: Working with Paul Chrzanowski’s Early Modern Resources

September 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 2520 Cimarron Street
Los Angeles, CA 90018 United States
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In fall 2009 Dr. Paul Chrzanowski donated his collection of seventy-two early English books to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Nine additional titles followed in 2014. The Paul Chrzanowski Collection is the most valuable and important donation made to the Clark since the original donation of the founder’s collection, deeded in 1926 and transferred to UCLA’s custody in 1934. A physicist and collector in California, Paul Chrzanowski set out over twenty-five years ago to acquire texts that Shakespeare likely…

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August 2022

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The 2022 Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ambroise Aubrun, D.M.A., Artistic Director Powell Library Rotunda on the UCLA campus Join us for the in-person return of the festival this summer. There is no charge to attend, and registration is not required. Full program details and ensemble biographies are available on our website at http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/categories/bruman-summer-concerts/ Duo Novae Jean Sibelius (1865–1957) Duo in C Major Johan Halvorsen (1864–1935) Theme and 11 Variations Krzysztof Penderecki ( 1933–2020) Ciaccona in memoria del Giovanni Paolo II Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 –1791) Duo…

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The 2022 Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ambroise Aubrun, D.M.A., Artistic Director Powell Library Rotunda on the UCLA campus Join us for the in-person return of the festival this summer. There is no charge to attend, and registration is not required. Full program details and ensemble biographies are available on our website at http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/categories/bruman-summer-concerts/ Lyris Quartet Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 –1791) String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K.465, “Dissonance” Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) String Quartet in F Major The festival is made possible by the Henry J.…

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The 2022 Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ambroise Aubrun, D.M.A., Artistic Director Powell Library Rotunda on the UCLA campus Join us for the in-person return of the festival this summer. There is no charge to attend, and registration is not required. Full program details and ensemble biographies are available on our website at http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/categories/bruman-summer-concerts/ Yu & I Duo Béla Bartók (1881–1945) Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56 Robert Beaser (1954– ) Mountain SongsFranz Schubert (1797–1828) Die Forelle (The Trout) Weißt du, wie viel Sternlein stehen (Do you know…

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The 2022 Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ambroise Aubrun, D.M.A., Artistic Director Powell Library Rotunda on the UCLA campus Join us for the in-person return of the festival this summer. There is no charge to attend, and registration is not required. Full program details and ensemble biographies are available on our website at http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/categories/bruman-summer-concerts/ Colón Duo Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809) Duo for 2 Barytons in G Major, Hob. XII:4 Anton Kraft  (1749–1820) Cello Duo in G Minor, op. 5 Reinhold Glière (1875–1956) Ten Duos for Two Cellos,…

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July 2022

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The 2022 Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ambroise Aubrun, D.M.A., Artistic Director Powell Library Rotunda on the UCLA campus Join us for the in-person return of the festival this summer. There is no charge to attend, and registration is not required. Full program details and ensemble biographies are available on our website at http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/categories/bruman-summer-concerts/ Splot Quartet Appears courtesy of iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates as its Quartet-in-Residence Philip Glass (1937– ) String Quartet No. 4, “Buczak” Ludvig van Beethoven  (1770–1827) String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat Major, op. 18 Karol…

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June 2022

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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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Departmental Graduation Celebration

June 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Coral Tree Walkway, 245 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, 90095
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Chengzhi Zhang | The non-i-mutated substantive suffix –šḫa– in Luwian (ECIEC practice) & Anahita Hoose | Studies in Indo-Aryan Aspectual Systems (dissertation showcase)

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dodd 232, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Please find us on Friday, June 10ᵗʰ at 1:00 pm PDT if you are inclined and able. Remote participation is available as usual through Zoom (link here). Please consider attending virtually because of graduation traffic.

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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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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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Paolo Sabattini | Mycenaean slips: a psycholinguistic analysis of scribal errors on the Linear B tablets

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dodd 232, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Remote participation is available as usual through Zoom (link here).

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A Reading Featuring Michelle Huneven

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Grace M. Hunt Memorial English Reading Room, 235 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Join UCLA English for The Grace M. Hunt Memorial English Reading Room Writers Series featuring Michelle Huneven, Professor in the Department of English at UCLA. The reading will be followed by a Q & A and book signing. Michelle Huneven is the author of five novels, including Round Rock (1996), Blame (2009) and her latest, Search (April, 2022). She’s been the recipient of a Whiting Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a James Beard Award. She teaches creative writing at UCLA…

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May 2022

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Roundtable: Neoclassic or New Classics? Challenges, Debates, Perspectives

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Organized and moderated by Professor Giulia Sissa (Classics, Political Science, Comparative Literature – UCLA). Follow this link to register to attend online with Zoom. “Decolonizing Classics” is a novel challenge for scholars in the Humanities and, even more pointedly, for those who study the societies of ancient Greece and Rome. The stake is not merely relevance, usefulness or epistemic legitimacy, but also political credentials. The “Classics” in education and in academia are being asked to give account of their role in…

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Neoclassic or New Classics? Challenges, Debates, Perspectives

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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A roundtable organized and moderated by Professor Giulia Sissa (Departments of Political Science, Comparative Literature and Classics, UCLA). “Decolonizing Classics” is a novel challenge for scholars in the Humanities and, even more pointedly, for those who study the societies of ancient Greece and Rome. The stake is not merely relevance, usefulness or epistemic legitimacy, but also political credentials. The “Classics” in education and in academia are being asked to give account of their role in shaping not just cultures, but…

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Q-Grad 2022 | “Queer Temporalities: Resisting straight~forwards”

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Royce Hall, 10945 Dickson Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For full conference information, please visit our website. Interested in volunteering at the conference? Contact Haley Roeser at q-grad@humnet.ucla.edu.

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A Reading Featuring Claire Stanford

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Grace M. Hunt Memorial English Reading Room, 235 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Join UCLA English for The Grace M. Hunt Memorial English Reading Room Writers Series featuring Claire Stanford, author and PhD candidate in English at UCLA. The reading will be followed by a Q & A and book signing. Claire Stanford's fiction and essays have appeared in The Rumpus, Tin House Flash Fridays, Black Warrior Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and other publications. She received her MFA from the University of Minnesota, and she is currently a PhD candidate in…

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CMRS-CEGS Research Seminar: Iranian 250

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Shahzad Bashir (Brown University) "The Market in Poetry in the Persian World" Iranian 250, “Persian Literature in English Translation: Global and Interdisciplinary Perspectives,”  taught by Associate Professor Domenico Ingenito (NELC), offers a survey of medieval and early modern Persian literature in English translation. The seminar fosters interdisciplinary conversations among graduate students from a plurality of departments and programs, including Islamic Studies, Gender Studies, History, Art History, Global Medieval and Renaissance Studies, English, and Comparative Literature. All sessions will be held in English,…

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