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CMRS-CEGS Open House and New Book Salon

Royce Hall Room 306 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA (CALIFORNIA)

Join us for our Open House and New Book Salon with ELIZABETH MORRISON, Senior Curator of Manuscripts at The J. Paul Getty Museum, and writer BOYD MORRISON, for a discussion of their new book, The Lawless Land (Tales of the Lawless Land Book 1). New Book Salon 4:30 – 5:30 pm Pacific Time Onsite in Royce 306 and...

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Kanner Forum: Matthew Vernon

Kaplan Hall 193 and on Zoom 415 Portola Plaza, CA

Join UCLA English for "Unexceptional Blackness and Blind Matter," a talk featuring Matthew Vernon, associate professor of English Literature at the University of California, Davis. Professor Vernon will discuss Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's adaptation of Everyman as it relates to invisibilization of race. Professor Vernon will focus on the problems and possibilities this play raises in relation to...

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Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music across Twentieth-Century North Africa (Christopher Silver)

Royce 306 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, October 20, 2022 • 306 Royce • 2 PM Christopher Silver (McGill University) with Aomar Boum (UCLA) Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music across Twentieth-Century North Africa Maurice Amado Program in Sephardic Studies If twentieth-century stories of Jews and Muslims in North Africa are usually told separately, Recording History demonstrates that we have not...

Hammer Poetry Series: Harryette Mullen

Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles , CA

Harryette Mullen is the author of several volumes of poetry including Urban Tumbleweed, Blues Baby: Early Poems, and Sleeping with the Dictionary, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award in poetry. Three of her early collections published in the 1990s...

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Angelopoulos Retrospective: Days of ’36

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Days of ’36 (Meres tou ’36) Greece, 1972 A political assassination kicks off Theo Angelopoulos’ portrait of one Greek dictatorship made under the shadow of another. This opening act of violence triggers a series of more ambiguous but equally ominous machinations—a prison escape, a hostage crisis, foreign powers conspiring over cocktails—with Angelopoulos emphasizing the atmosphere...

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A Sarajevo Story: Jews, Muslims, and the Complexities of Rescue in a formerly Ottoman town (Emily Greble)

CNSI Auditorium 570 Westwood Plaza Building 114, Los Angeles, CA

Sunday, October 23, 2022 • CNSI • 4 PM Reception/5pm Lecture Emily Greble (Vanderbilt University)  with Sarah Abrevaya Stein (UCLA) A Sarajevo Story: Jews, Muslims, and the Complexities of Rescue in a formerly Ottoman town Inaugural Al Finci Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies This talk explores the entangled narratives of racial politics and understandings of rescue...

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Film Screening: Last Voyage

Cinemark Downey 8840 Apollo Way, Downey, CA

A documentary based on the writings of Nikos Kazantzakis’ travels in the Far East. The film’s director Aris Chatzistefanou will join us for Q & A following the screening. Co-sponsored by the Hellenic Library, the Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis in Los Angeles, Southern California Cretans Association, Cretans Omonoia of Orange County

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Tony Yates | The Unexceptional Word-Prosody of the “Endingless Locative” in Indo-European” & Thomas Motter | The extra-clausality of Hittite correlatives

Dodd 232 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Since Tony is joining us over Zoom in CET time, we won’t meet at the usual time (6-8). So for this week only, PIES Graduate Seminar is meeting on Wed. Oct. 26th, 1.00-3.00 pm PDT, in Dodd 232, or online via the following link: PIES Grad Sem: Wed. 10/26, 1.00 – 3.00 pm (Dodd 232) https://ucla.zoom.us/j/93986086735

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Sammelband Scientia: Collecting Dürer’s Books and Printing Instruments

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

Seventeenth Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade –lecture given by Suzanne Karr Schmidt (Newberry Library) Presented in-person at the Clark, and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel Albrecht Dürer’s three books on perspective, fortifications, and anatomy for artists and craftsmen were often bound together from the sixteenth century onwards, meriting closer...

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Angelopoulos Retrospective: Voyage to Cythera

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Voyage to Cythera (Taxidi sta Kithira) Greece, 1984 After years living in exile in the Soviet Union, a communist resistance fighter, Spyros (Manos Katrakis), returns home to the dismay of his family and neighbors. His son Alexandros (Giulio Brogi) is a filmmaker casting a movie set during the German occupation while the villagers of his...

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California Medieval History Seminar

Royce Hall Room 306 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA (CALIFORNIA)

The California Medieval History Seminar fosters intercampus networking and intellectual exchange by  acquainting participants with historical research in medieval studies currently underway in California. The seminar meets quarterly to discuss pre-distributed research papers (two by faculty members, two by graduate students). During AY 2022-23, the seminar will meet on October 29, February 11, and May...

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Angelopoulos Retrospective: The Suspended Step of the Stork & The Beekeeper

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

The Suspended Step of the Stork (To Meteoro Vima tou Pelargou) Greece, 1991 The plight of refugees in the Balkans and internationally dominated much of Theo Angelopoulos’ attention in the 1990s, leading to two of his most acclaimed films, Ulysses’ Gaze (1995) and Eternity and a Day (1998). The Suspended Step of the Stork, which...

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CMRS-CEGS Research Seminar Public Lecture: Brian Baigrie

Zoom Meeting

"Making Things Visible: Galileo and the Spottiness of the Moon" by guest scholar Brian Baigrie (IHPST Toronto). Register to attend here. The Fall 2022 CMRS-CEGS Research Seminar is “Picturing Knowledge in Historical Perspective” (Philosophy 206) taught by Professors Calvin Normore (Philosophy) and Brian Copenhaver (Philosophy, History). This interdisciplinary seminar traces some of the ways, from...

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Where Do Jews Belong? Two Perspectives from the Jewish Nineteenth Century (Jessica Marglin & Matthias Lehmann)

314 Royce Hall 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 • 314 Royce • 4 PM Jessica Marglin (USC) & Matthias Lehmann (UC Irvine), with Sarah Abrevaya Stein (UCLA) Where Do Jews Belong? Two Perspectives from the Jewish Nineteenth Century Sady & Ludwig Kahn Book Talk in German Jewish Studies The Leve Center will host a double book talk featuring the...

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