Humanities

Colloquium: Rosa Cao, Stanford University

Published: December 4, 2021

Title TBD (philosophy of mind, cognitive science, neuroscience) Rosa Cao, Stanford University Friday, December 3rd at 4:00 pm Location TBD

Schumann Quartet, Chamber Music at the Clark

Published: November 20, 2021

Location William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street Please note this concert will be held on Saturday, November 20 (instead of the normal Sunday afternoon time). Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. Concert pricing is $35 per person for general admission, and $10 each for UCLA students with ID. The…

Panel 2: Economic Challenges – The Politics of Water and Gender

Published: October 31, 2021

Recent Developments and Changes in Iran Series Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 11:30am Pacific Time via Zoom Panel in Persian Registration Required Reza Ghorashi (Stockton University) Economic Challenges of Ebrahim Raisi Era Amir AghaKouchak (University of California, Irvine)  Status and Prospects of Water and Environmental Management in Iran Roja Fazaeli (Trinity College Dublin) The Gender…

Panel 1: Health & Public Health Policy Political & Social Changes

Published: October 24, 2021

Recent Developments and Changes in Iran Series   Registration Required Sahar Motallebi (Lund University) The Public Health Structure and the Management of the Corona Crisis in Iran Mehrzad Boroujerdi (Virginia Tech) Assessing Iran’s New President, Cabinet, and Parliament Mohammad Ali Kadivar (Boston College) Contentious Politics in Iran: Recent Developments and Patterns Please click here to…

Pourdavoud Center Fall Welcome Event

Published: October 22, 2021

Please join us for a digital fall reception to celebrate the continued success of the Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World. In the company of Dr. Anahita Naficy Lovelace and Mr. Jim Lovelace, the Center’s benefactors, David Schaberg, Dean of Humanities, M. Rahim Shayegan, the Center’s director, our staff, academic affiliates, colleagues, students,…

Victorian Apocalypse: The siècle at its fin, Extraction Ecologies: A Roundtable

Published: October 15, 2021

Location: Royce Hall 314 & online via Zoom Organized by Joseph Bristow (University of California, Los Angeles), Neil Hultgren (California State University, Long Beach) and Elizabeth Carolyn Miller (University of California, Davis) This will be a hybrid event, taking place in-person and online simultaneously: Option A: If you wish to attend in-person, please fill out…

Virtual Classrooms and Mercantile Mischief in Shakespeare’s England

Published: October 15, 2021

Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Rescheduled from April 30, 2020 Professor Susan Phillips (English, Northwestern University) What happens when the schoolmaster is banished from the early modern classroom? The popular vernacular textbooks that flooded the European market in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries posed precisely this question when they claimed—on title pages and in prefatory material—not simply…

Travel Study Programs Orientation: Summer 2022

Published: October 8, 2021

The Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies (ELTS) will be offering four (4) travel-study programs to Copenhagen, Paris, Nantes, and Paris next summer. More information is available on the attached image. When: Friday, October 8, 2021 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Where: via ZOOM Please join us  to learn more about these life-changing opportunities.  Please…

Victorian Apocalypse: The siècle at its fin, Conference 1: Decadence/Degeneration/Disease

Published: October 7, 2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021 – Friday, October 8, 2021 8:30 am – 10:30 am by Joseph Bristow (University of California, Los Angeles), Neil Hultgren (California State University, Long Beach) and Elizabeth Carolyn Miller (University of California, Davis)  Online Event via Zoom Register online:https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvcuuhrzIoHNyjTUgdGtPym0zdLuJmCBiV During  the 2021–22 academic year, the  UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews…

MEMSA Race Reading Group

Published: September 30, 2021

Sponsored by MEMSA, the Race Reading Group takes place virtually and is open to UCLA faculty and graduate students. Chapter 4 from Michael Gomez’s book African Dominion, “Slavery and Race Imagined in Bilād As-Sūdān” will be under discussion. Here is a link to the text. You can register to attend the September 30 meeting here….

Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

Published: September 25, 2021

This three-day conference will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required to attend; please visit the event webpage for details. Organized by Sophie Coulombeau (University of York) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA) Hosted by the UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, and co-sponsored by the Centre for Eighteenth…

Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

Published: September 24, 2021

This three-day conference will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required to attend; please visit the event webpage for details. Organized by Sophie Coulombeau (University of York) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA) Hosted by the UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, and co-sponsored by the Centre for Eighteenth…

Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

Published: September 23, 2021

This three-day conference will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required to attend; please visit the event webpage for details. Organized by Sophie Coulombeau (University of York) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA) Hosted by the UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, and co-sponsored by the Centre for Eighteenth…

Fall 2021 Open House

Published: September 22, 2021

The Philosophy Department will be hosting its annual Open House on Wednesday, September 22nd from noon to 2:00pm. This event will be held in the Shapiro Courtyard (the area between Dodd Hall and the Law School). This is an opportunity for philosophy undergraduates and those who are curious about philosophy and our courses to come…

Whispers & Legacies: A Conversation about the Clarks, the Posts, and the Palés

Published: August 13, 2021

This event is free of charge, but you must register in advance to attend.  Most families have secrets, but some have more than most. The Clark family and those they touched are a case in point. William Andrews Clark, Jr. and Sr., Huguette Clark, Harrison Post, and George Palé all lived lives shrouded by varying…

Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Colón Duo

Published: August 5, 2021

Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Colón Duo just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians hosted by the festival’s Artistic Director, Ambroise Aubrun. This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will…

Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Petanova & Hoft Duo

Published: August 3, 2021

Presented online via Zoom meeting Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Petanova & Hoft Duo just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians hosted by the festival’s Artistic Director, Ambroise Aubrun. This event is free of charge, but you must register to…

Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Dalí Quartet

Published: July 30, 2021

Presented online via Zoom meeting Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Dalí Quartet just for our audience, followed by a live Q & A with the musicians hosted by the festival’s Artistic Director, Ambroise Aubrun. This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in…