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UCLA Graduate Student Conference

Royce Hall 314 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

UCLA Graduate Student Conference 2023 January 27-28, 2023 314 Royce Hall, UCLA Knowing and Knowing Nothing: Learning, Teaching, and Apprenticeship in the Ancient Mediterranean Keynote Address by Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Associate Professor & Chair of Classical Studies at Denison University, “Knowing and Not Knowing Others: Ethnography as an Unreliable Teacher.” This conference will be held...

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Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 1

314 Royce Hall 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 1: Iran and the Standard of “Civilization” February 1, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid...

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Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World, DAY 1

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

–conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register by submitting the booking form below. No registration is needed to watch the...

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Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World, DAY 2

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

–conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register by submitting the booking form below. No registration is needed to watch the...

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Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 2

314 Royce Hall 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 2: Names February 10, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid Zoom live stream option is...

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Themistoklis Aravossitas, “Greek Language Education in North America: New Directions and Challenges” on International Greek Language Day”

by Zoom

February 11, 2023, 10:00 AM Los Angeles/8:00 PM Athens The event takes place on Zoom. RSVP: https://bit.ly/3kz0pMR Modern Greek is taught and learned across North America mainly as a heritage language, through a complex education system that includes a variety of programs and learning materials, as well as a diverse group of learners and teachers....

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Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Anne Hunnell Chen

314 Royce Hall 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Dislodging Disciplinary Silos at Dura-Europos Founded by the Seleucids, successively occupied by the Arsacids (Parthians) and Romans, and spectacularly conquered in a Sasanian siege, the borderland town of Dura-Europos (Syria) was home throughout its history to a fascinatingly diverse population. Since its initial excavation, the site has become justly famous thanks to unique circumstances of...

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Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Anahita Mittertrainer

Symbols of Royal Authority?  Early Sasanian Cityscapes in Southwestern Iran   The early Sasanian royal city foundations of Gūr and Bīšāpūr and their respective surrounding areas were actively shaped by the new ruling dynasty with the goal of making an imprint of identity on the landscape and – especially in the initial phase – decisively...

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Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Cuarteto Casals

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

Founded in 1997 at the Escuela Reina Sofía in Madrid, Cuarteto Casals’ 25th anniversary will be celebrated in the 2022–23 season. Highlights of the 2021–22 season include the opening concert at the String Quartet Week at Boulez Saal in Berlin in May 2022, performances at the String Quartet Biennales in Paris and Lisbon, and at the...

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Bilingual Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi

121 Dodd Hall 390 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Mohammad Mossadegh, the Capitulations, and the “Standard of Civilization” Houchang Chehabi Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 4:00pm, Dodd Hall 121 Discussion in Persian Alternate live stream on Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/94870537712 (No need to register in advance, just click the link at 4:00pm on February 26 to join.) In the Age of Empire, Iran was one of...

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Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 3

314 Royce Hall 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 3: Food and Drink March 1, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid Zoom live stream...

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Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Eve MacDonald

Telling Tales: Constructing Sasanian History in the Landscape The narrative stories and physical landscapes of the Sasanian Empire run parallel to each other, intersecting in areas where historical source and physical remnant of the material culture collide.  This is specifically relevant in the borderlands of the Sasanian’s vast realm, between the lands of Eran and...

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Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 4

314 Royce Hall 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 4: Dress March 10, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid Zoom live stream option is...

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Department of Classics Annual Joan Palevsky Lecture | Maria Wyke, “Audio/Visual Roman Women: Feminising Roman History in Silent Cinema”

Audio / Visual Romans I Thursday April 20th 2023 Annual UCLA Joan Palevsky Lecture Professor Maria Wyke, University College London “Audio/Visual Roman Women: Feminising Roman History in Silent Cinema” The medium of the moving image started out as part of variety programmes and women often appeared in it advertising to men the pleasures of the...

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