Humanities

Love and Empire in Garcilaso de la Vega’s Latin Odes

Published: August 23, 2019

CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Professor Jay Reed (Classics and Comparative Literature, Brown University) The Spanish poet Garcilaso de la Vega’s three surviving Latin odes (from around 1532-36) have begun to be…

California Medieval History Seminar, Fall 2019

Published: August 23, 2019

The Fall 2019 session of the California Medieval History Seminar meets at the Huntington Library to discuss four pre-distributed research papers. Participants are scholars in the field at various stages…

Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies Open House

Published: August 21, 2019

You are invited to join CMRS Director Zrinka Stahuljak and the Center’s staff for the annual Open House celebrating the start of the new academic year. This is the Center’s…

Chamber Music at the Clark: Horszowski Trio

Published: August 6, 2019

Hailed by The New Yorker as “destined for great things,” the members of the Horszowski Trio (HorSHOV-ski) met as young musicians. Their musical bonds were strengthened at various schools and…

Ancient Iran and the Classical World

Published: May 3, 2019

You are invited to attend: Ancient Iran and the Classical World A two-day international symposium jointly hosted by the Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World at UCLA…

Text Analysis Research Cluster Meeting: Topic Modeling Projects in Progress

Published: March 5, 2019

2 talks on topic modeling projects in progress: Todd Presner’s talk focuses on topic modeling a multilingual collection of 120 Holocaust survivor testimonies made in 1946 by David Boder (on a wire recorder in Displaced Persons Camps). Dave Shepard will share his topic model of authors writing in English in the first half of the seventeenth century to place Andrew Marvell’s “Horatian Ode” in its broader context and to show that, far from being ambivalent, “Horatian Ode” expresses a subtle, but clear, critique of Cromwell.

TALK: Leigh Lieberman

Published: February 8, 2019

“All the Small Things: Artifacts in Urban Context” Dr. Leigh Lieberman, Visiting Professor of History and Director of the Digital Research Studio at the Claremont Colleges. In recent years, the study…

Screening of the Polish Movie: Ether

Published: January 31, 2019

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WHAT DID THE CHRONICLES REALLY MEAN TO SAY?

Published: January 8, 2019

Revisiting the Laurentian and Hypatian Chronicle Accounts About the Failed Raid of Prince Igor Svjatoslavic in 1185.  A talk by Professor Harvey Goldblatt, Yale University Harvey Goldblatt is a Professor…

Polish Film Screening – “Silent Night”

Published: October 18, 2018

Plot: Adam returns home to Poland to spend Christmas Eve with his family and share the news that his child will soon be born. He is not the first member of…