Humanities

Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

Published: September 24, 2021

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 Century Studies and the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York. This conference celebrates the life and…

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…

Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Zelter String Quartet

Published: July 27, 2021

Presented online via Zoom meeting Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Zelter String 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…

Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Neave Trio

Published: July 23, 2021

Presented online via Zoom meeting Join us for an exclusive online event featuring a concert performed by the Neave Trio 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…

UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Undergraduate Class of 2021 Virtual Commencement Celebration!

Published: June 12, 2021

You are cordially invited to attend the UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Undergraduate Class of 2021 Virtual Commencement Celebration! We are honored and excited to announce special guest, community leader Dolores Huerta will be joining our celebration! Please join us with family and friends for our online celebration. To download flyer, please click here….

4th Annual Nahuatl Conference at UCLA

Published: June 4, 2021

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese cordially invites you to attend the 4th Annual Nahuatl Conference at UCLA! This free webinar features new research and teaching on Mesoamerica by 3 native speakers of the Nahuatl language, 3 advanced students at UCLA, 4 scholars from Mexico and Los Angeles, and 3 high school teachers from the…

Of Bridges: a Poetic and Philosophical Account by Thomas Harrison | Book Launch

Published: May 28, 2021

In conversation with Professors Marjorie Perloff of Standford and Christy Wampole of Princeton. A rich compendium of literary, architectural, and musical figurations, Harrison’s Of Bridges gives a panoramic account of diverse meanings of bridges in seemingly unrelated times and places, questioning why they are built and where they lead. It examines bridges of thought and art, bridges as flash…

Resilience, Resistance, and Renewal in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Published: May 27, 2021

Graduate Student conference organized by the UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association (MEMSA). The global medieval and early modern world (broadly considered, c. 900-1750) underwent myriad profound changes, from devastating famines, plagues, and wars to an increased entanglement of the continents, economic transformations, and technological and scientific developments. These changes were often accompanied by…

EMRG Works-in-Progress Sessions: Summer Mentorship Research Projects

Published: May 26, 2021

The Graduate Certificate in Early Modern Studies, administered by the Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, offers UCLA graduate students an avenue to explore the increasingly transnational and interdisciplinary nature of early modern studies through specially designated comparative courses and unique fellowship and mentoring opportunities. Students in the certificate program are eligible to apply for…

Amazônia, The Awakening of Florestania

Published: May 26, 2021

Watch the film from May 12 – 26, 2021 at uclabrazilianfilmseries.eventive.org Register for the live Q&A event via portugueseatucla.com or international.ucla.edu To download flyer, please click here.

Portuguese Conversation Hour!

Published: May 22, 2021

Please join us for the last Conversation Hour for the quarter! Join via Zoom: Click here for Zoom link Passcode: PortSpring To download flyer, please click here.

Alienated Awareness: Mindfulness Paradigms of Modernist Aesthetics | a virtual lecture by Professor Michael Subialka

Published: May 21, 2021

Is modern alienation necessarily a source of dehumanized angst? In this presentation I examine a perhaps unexpected way in which mindfulness practices and theory can serve as a paradigm of modernist aesthetics. This different paradigm helps us reconceive the nature and function of alienation (and it cognate forms – estrangement, distance, etc.) in modernist literature…