Conferences, 2000–


  • 20 Oct

    Newton 2000: Newtonian Studies in the New Millennium

    Friday, October 20, 2000–Saturday, October 21, 2000
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by James E. Force (University of Kentucky), Sarah Hutton (Middlesex University), and Peter Reill (UCLA)

  • 27 Oct

    The New Dryden: Poetry, Politics, and Society

    Friday, October 27, 2000–Saturday, October 28, 2000
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Maximillian Novak (UCLA) and Jayne Lewis (UCLA)

  • 30 Nov

    Remembering Oscar Wilde

    Thursday, November 30, 2000
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA)

  • 1 Dec

    “An Old Age Is Out”: The New Dryden and the Arts of the Restoration

    Friday, December 1, 2000–Saturday, December 2, 2000
    12:00 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Maximillian Novak (UCLA) and Jayne Lewis (UCLA)

  • 2 Mar

    Ritual, Routine, and Regime: Institutions of Repetition in Euro-American Cultures, 1650–1832

    Friday, March 2, 2001–Saturday, March 3, 2001
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Lorna Clymer (UC, Bakersfield)

  • 20 Apr

    “A Clever Orator”: Colloquies and Performances Exploring Rhetoric in Haydn’s Chamber Music

    Friday, April 20, 2001–Saturday, April 21, 2001
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Tom Beghin (UCLA), Raymond Knapp (UCLA), and Elisabeth Le Guin (UCLA)

  • 1 Jun

    The Musician as Entrepreneur and Opportunist, 1600–1900

    Friday, June 1, 2001–Saturday, June 2, 2001
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by William Weber (California State University, Long Beach)

  • 8 Jun

    The Masonic Legacy as Myth and Reality, 1700–2000

    Friday, June 8, 2001–Saturday, June 9, 2001
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Margaret Jacob (UCLA) and Paolo Fabbri (University of Bologna)

  • 5 Oct

    The Hermetic Imagination in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    Friday, October 5, 2001–Saturday, October 6, 2001
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Pamela Smith (Pomona College) and Peter Reill (UCLA)

  • 19 Oct

    Genealogies of Feminism

    Friday, October 19, 2001–Saturday, October 20, 2001
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Anne K. Mellor (UCLA), Lynn Hunt (UCLA), and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA)

  • 31 Jan

    Furnishing the Eighteenth Century

    Thursday, January 31, 2002–Saturday, February 2, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Kathryn Norberg (UCLA) and Dena Goodman (University of Michigan)

  • 8 Feb

    The Fin-de-siècle Poem

    Friday, February 8, 2002–Saturday, February 9, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA)

  • 8 Mar

    Scepticism as a Force in Renaissance and Post-Renaissance Thought: New Findings and New Interpretations of the Role and Influence of Modern Scepticism

    Friday, March 8, 2002–Saturday, March 9, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Richard H. Popkin (UCLA) and José R. Maia Neto (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)

  • 12 Apr

    Diderot and European Culture

    Friday, April 12, 2002–Saturday, April 13, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Peter Reill (UCLA), Frédéric Ogée (Université de Paris 7—Denis Diderot), and Anthony Strugnell (University of Hull)

  • 19 Apr

    Italy’s Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

    Friday, April 19, 2002–Saturday, April 20, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Paula Findlen (Stanford) and Louis Marchesano (The Getty Research Institute)

  • 3 May

    Arnaldo Momigliano and the History of Cultural History

    Friday, May 3, 2002–Saturday, May 4, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Peter N. Miller (Bard Graduate Center) and Peter H. Reill (UCLA)

  • 31 May

    Defoe’s Footprints: A Conference in Honor of Maximillian E. Novak

    Friday, May 31, 2002–Saturday, June 1, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Helen Deutsch (UCLA), Carl Fisher (Cal State, Long Beach), Jayne E. Lewis (UCLA), Robert M. Maniquis (UCLA), Anne K. Mellor UCLA), and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA)

  • 4 Oct

    Rousseau and the Visual

    Friday, October 4, 2002–Saturday, October 5, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Patrick Coleman (UCLA) and Byron Wells (Wake Forest University)

  • 1 Nov

    Factions and Fictions in Early Modern Europe

    Friday, November 1, 2002–Saturday, November 2, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Malina Stefanovska (UCLA)

  • 15 Nov

    Monarchists and Monarchisms in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    Friday, November 15, 2002–Saturday, November 16, 2002
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by John Christian Laursen (UC, Riverside), Hans Blom (Erasmus University), and Luisa Simonutti (Center for the Study of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, Milan)

  • 4 Apr

    Acculturation and its Discontents: The Jews of Italy from Early Modern to Modern Times

    Friday, April 4, 2003–Monday, April 7, 2003
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Massimo Ciavolella (UCLA), David N. Myers (UCLA), Peter H. Reill (UCLA), Geoffrey Symcox UCLA), and Gilberto Pizzamiglio (Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice)

  • 17 May

    The Intersection of Politics and German Literature, 1750–2000

    Saturday, May 17, 2003
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Andrew Hewitt (UCLA) in honor of Ehrhard Bahr (UCLA)

  • 6 Jun

    Eighteenth-Century Colonialisms and Postcolonial Theories

    Friday, June 6, 2003–Saturday, June 7, 2003
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Daniel Carey, (National University of Ireland, Galway), Lynn Festa (Harvard) Doris Garraway (Northwestern), and Sven Trakulhun (Forschungszentrum Europaeische Aufklärung, Potsdam)

  • 17 Oct

    The Radical Enlightenment

    Friday, October 17, 2003–Saturday, October 18, 2003
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Margaret C. Jacob (UCLA) and Wijnand W. Mijnhardt (Universiteit Utrecht)

  • 23 Jan

    The Culture of Enlightenment and Reform in Eighteenth-Century Italy

    Friday, January 23, 2004–Saturday, January 24, 2004
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by John Davis (UConn, Storrs), John Marino (UC, San Diego), and Geoffrey Symcox (UCLA)

  • 30 Jan

    Theorizing the Dynamics of Core-Periphery Relations

    Friday, January 30, 2004–Saturday, January 31, 2004
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Robert Brenner (UCLA), Peter H. Reill (UCLA), and Balázs Szelényi (Library of Congress)

  • 6 Feb

    Communication and Dissimulation in Seventeenth-Century Europe

    Friday, February 6, 2004–Saturday, February 7, 2004
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Jean-Robert Armogathe (École pratique des hautes études, Paris), Giulia Belgioioso (Centro Interdipartimentale di Studi su Descartes e il Seicento, Lecce), Massimo Ciavolella (UCLA), and Peter H. Reill (UCLA)

  • 14 May

    Aretino and the Libertine Tradition

    Friday, May 14, 2004–Saturday, May 15, 2004
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Massimo Ciavolella (UCLA) and Peter H. Reill (UCLA)

  • 4 Jun

    Naturalized Texts/Textes naturalisés: Translations, Adaptations, Influences

    Friday, June 4, 2004–Saturday, June 5, 2004
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Robert Maniquis (UCLA) and Sylvain Menant (Université Paris Sorbonne—Paris IV)

  • 8 Oct

    Imposters: Identity and Pretense in Europe and the Atlantic World, 1600–1800

    Friday, October 8, 2004–Saturday, October 9, 2004
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Margaret C. Jacob (UCLA), Mary Lindemann (University of Miami), and Jeffrey S. Ravel (MIT)

  • 22 Oct

    Oscar Wilde at 150: A Legend in the Making

    Friday, October 22, 2004–Saturday, October 23, 2004
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA)

  • 25 Feb

    Atlantic Knowledges: The Sciences and the Early Modern Atlantic World

    Friday, February 25, 2005–Saturday, February 26, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Margaret C. Jacob (UCLA), James Delbourgo (McGill University), and Nicholas Dew (McGill University)

  • 4 Mar

    Politicizing Jane Austen

    Friday, March 4, 2005–Saturday, March 5, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Anne K. Mellor (UCLA) and Jonathan H. Grossman (UCLA)

  • 1 Apr

    Women, Religion, and the Atlantic World (1600–1800)

    Friday, April 1, 2005–Saturday, April 2, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Daniella Kostroun (Stonehill College) and Lisa Vollendorf (Wayne State University/UC, Santa Barbara)

  • 8 Apr

    Jesuit Accounts of the Colonial Americas: Textualities, Intellectual Disputes, Intercultural Transfers

    Friday, April 8, 2005–Saturday, April 9, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Marc André Bernier (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières), Clorinda Donato (Cal State, Long Beach), and Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink (Universität des Saarlandes)

  • 10 Jun

    Fashion in the Age of Louis XIV

    Friday, June 10, 2005–Saturday, June 11, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Kathryn Norberg (UCLA), Sandra L. Rosenbaum (LACMA), and Michael J. Hackett (UCLA)

  • 30 Sep

    Redrawing the Map of Early Modern English Catholicism

    Friday, September 30, 2005–Saturday, October 1, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Lowell Gallagher (UCLA)

  • 30 Sep

    Transformations: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Religion, Texts, Cultures

    Friday, September 30, 2005–Saturday, October 1, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Lorna Clymer (California State University, Bakersfield)

  • 7 Oct

    The Political Culture of the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1566–1648

    Friday, October 7, 2005–Saturday, October 8, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Peter Arnade (Cal State, San Marcos), Margaret C. Jacob (UCLA), and Henk van Nierop (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

  • 21 Oct

    The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: From Galland to Burton

    Friday, October 21, 2005–Saturday, October 22, 2005
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Saree Makdisi (UCLA) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA)

  • 12 May

    Courts and Scientific Exchange in the Long Seventeenth Century

    Friday, May 12, 2006–Saturday, May 13, 2006
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Malcolm Smuts (UMass, Boston) and Geoffrey Symcox (UCLA)

  • 27 Oct

    Musical Theater and Identity in Eighteenth-Century Spain and America

    Friday, October 27, 2006–Saturday, October 28, 2006
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Elisabeth Le Guin (UCLA)

  • 19 Jan

    The Self-Perception of Early Modern “Capitalists”

    Friday, January 19, 2007–Saturday, January 20, 2007
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Margaret C. Jacob (UCLA) and Catherine Secretan (Centre national de la recherche scientifique)

  • 4 May

    The Godwinian Moment: Revolutionary Revisions of Enlightenment

    Friday, May 4, 2007–Saturday, May 5, 2007
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Robert Maniquis (UCLA) and Victoria Myers (Pepperdine University)

  • 19 Oct

    Circulation and Locality in Early Modern Science

    Friday, October 19, 2007–Saturday, October 20, 2007
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Mary Terrall (UCLA) and Kapil Raj (École des hautes études en sciences sociales)

  • 16 Nov

    The “Majesty” of Power in Seventeenth-Century Italy: Ritual, Representation, Art

    Friday, November 16, 2007–Saturday, November 17, 2007
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Matteo Casini (Suffolk University)

  • 6 Dec

    At the Interface of Religion and Cosmopolitanism: Bernard Picart’s Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde (1723–43) and the European Enlightenment

    Thursday, December 6, 2007
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Margaret C. Jacob (UCLA) and Eijnand Mijnand Mijnhardt (Universiteit Utrecht)

  • 16 May

    “Age of Revolutions” or “World Crisis”? Global Causation, Connection, and Comparison, c. 1760–1840

    Friday, May 16, 2008–Saturday, May 17, 2008
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by David Armitage (Harvard) and Peter Reill (UCLA)

  • 3 Oct

    Letters before the Law, 1640–1789

    Friday, October 3, 2008–Saturday, October 4, 2008
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Jayne Lewis (UC, Irvine) and Ann Jessie Van Sant (UC, Irvine)

  • 23 Jan

    In and Out of the Archive: Archival Practice and Political Information in the Early Modern Period

    Friday, January 23, 2009–Saturday, January 24, 2009
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Randolph C. Head (UC, Riverside) and Jennifer S. Milligan (Marymount Manhattan College)

  • 6 Feb

    Making Science: Inspiration and Reputation, 1400–1800

    Friday, February 6, 2009–Saturday, February 7, 2009
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Mary Terrall (UCLA) and Deborah Harkness (USC)

  • 27 Feb

    Opera and Politics in the Ancien Régime

    Friday, February 27, 2009–Saturday, February 28, 2009
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Olivia Bloechl (UCLA)

  • 3 Apr

    Excavating the Past: Perspectives on Black Atlantic Regional Networks

    Friday, April 3, 2009–Saturday, April 4, 2009
    9:30 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Andrew Apter (UCLA) and Patrick A. Polk (UCLA)

  • 17 Apr

    The Limits of the Atlantic Republican Tradition

    Friday, April 17, 2009–Saturday, April 18, 2009
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Margaret C. Jacob (UCLA), Catherine Secretan (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris), and Wijnand Mijnhardt (Universiteit Utrecht)

  • 29 May

    The Wilde Archive

    Friday, May 29, 2009–Saturday, May 30, 2009
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA)

  • 30 Oct

    Stories of Saint-Domingue, Stories of Haiti: Representing the Haitian Revolution, 1789–2009

    Friday, October 30, 2009–Saturday, October 31, 2009
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Jeremy Popkin (University of Kentucky)

  • 26 Feb

    The Arts and Sciences in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Naples: Discovering the Past, Inventing the Future

    Friday, February 26, 2010–Saturday, February 27, 2010
    10:00 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by John A. Marino (UC, San Diego)

  • 9 Oct

    From Bohemia to Conceptual Writing: Books, Presses, and Publishing in the Cultural Life of 20th–Century California

    Saturday, October 9, 2010
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by the UCLA Department of Information Studies in cooperation with the Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library

  • 11 Feb

    Power and Performance in Imperial Spain: Theater Production in the Hispanic World of the Declining Hapsburg Monarchy

    Friday, February 11, 2011–Saturday, February 12, 2011
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Susana Hernández Araico (Cal Poly Pomona)

  • 6 May

    Philosophical Questions, Literary Practices: Fiction and Form in the Long Eighteenth Century

    Friday, May 6, 2011–Saturday, May 7, 2011
    9:30 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Sarah Kareem (UCLA) and Emily Hodgson Anderson (USC)

  • 14 Oct

    Vision and Knowledge in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    Friday, October 14, 2011–Saturday, October 15, 2011
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Lynn Hunt (UCLA) and Ann Jensen Adams (UC, Santa Barbara)

  • 13 Apr

    Taste and the Senses in the Eighteenth Century

    Friday, April 13, 2012–Saturday, April 14, 2012
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Peter H. Reill (UCLA), Peter Wagner (Universität Koblenz-Landau), and Frédéric Ogée (Université Paris Diderot)

  • 27 Apr

    Life Forms in the Thinking of the Long Eighteenth Century

    Friday, April 27, 2012–Saturday, April 28, 2012
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference honoring the work of Peter H. Reill | organized by Jenna Gibbs (Florida International University) and Keith Baker (Stanford University)

  • 11 May

    Skepticism and Politics in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    Friday, May 11, 2012–Saturday, May 12, 2012
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Gianni Paganini (University of Piedmont, Vercelli) and John Christian Laursen (UC, Riverside)

  • 19 Oct

    New Directions in Gender: Literary and Cultural Studies, 1770–1840

    Friday, October 19, 2012–Saturday, October 20, 2012
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference in honor of Anne K. Mellor | organized by Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA)

  • 7 Dec

    Rethinking Enlightenment, ca. 1650–ca. 1800

    Friday, December 7, 2012–Saturday, December 8, 2012
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Mark Knights (University of Warwick), Jonathan Mee (University of Warwick), and Helen Deutsch (UCLA)

  • 1 Mar

    Cities and Empire in the Early Modern Spanish Habsburg World

    Friday, March 1, 2013–Saturday, March 2, 2013
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Peter Arnade (University of Hawai'i at Mānoa) and Margaret Jacob (UCLA)

  • 12 Apr

    Translation and Transfer of Knowledge in Encyclopedic Compilations, 1680–1830

    Friday, April 12, 2013–Saturday, April 13, 2013
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Clorinda Donato (California State University, Long Beach) and Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink (Universität Saarbrücken)

  • 11 Oct

    Cervantes on the European Stage

    Friday, October 11, 2013–Saturday, October 12, 2013
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA)

  • 31 Jan

    Double Falshood and Cardenio: Theobald, Fletcher, Shakespeare, Cervantes

    Friday, January 31, 2014–Saturday, February 1, 2014
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by A. R. Braunmuller (UCLA) and Robert Folkenflik (UC, Irvine)

  • 4 Apr

    Futures of Book History

    Friday, April 4, 2014–Saturday, April 5, 2014
    9:30 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Christopher Hunter (California Institute of Technology)

  • 9 May

    Collections in Flux: The Dynamic Spaces and Temporality of Collecting, 1600–1830

    Friday, May 9, 2014–Saturday, May 10, 2014
    9:30 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Mary Terrall (UCLA) and Adriana Craciun (UC, Riverside)

  • 24 Oct

    The Civic Arts: Enlightenment and the Subjects of Liberal Learning

    Friday, October 24, 2014–Saturday, October 25, 2014
    9:30 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Michael Meranze (UCLA) and Matthew Crow (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)

  • 14 Nov

    New Directions

    Friday, November 14, 2014–Saturday, November 15, 2014
    All Day

    Core Program 2014–15 | Explorations, Encounters, and the Circulation of Knowledge, 1600–1830 | Conference 1

  • 12 Dec

    Annotated Books in California Special Collections: An Exploratory Symposium

    Friday, December 12, 2014
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    organized by Philip S. Palmer (UCLA)

  • 6 Feb

    Geographies of Inscription

    Friday, February 6, 2015–Saturday, February 7, 2015
    All Day

    Core Program 2014–15 | Explorations, Encounters, and the Circulation of Knowledge, 1600–1830 | Conference 2

  • 6 Mar

    Empire and Exceptionalism: The Requerimiento at Five-Hundred

    Friday, March 6, 2015–Saturday, March 7, 2015
    All Day
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Andrew Devereux (Loyola Marymount University) and Anthony Pagden (UCLA)

  • 17 Apr

    Visual and Textual Dialogues in Colonial Mexico and Europe: The Florentine Codex

    Friday, April 17, 2015–Saturday, April 18, 2015
    All Day
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Jeanette Favrot Peterson (UC, Santa Barbara) and Kevin Terraciano (UCLA)

  • 15 May

    Commerce, Culture, and Natural Knowledge

    Friday, May 15, 2015–Saturday, May 16, 2015
    All Day

    Core Program 2014–15 | Explorations, Encounters, and the Circulation of Knowledge, 1600–1830 | Conference 3

  • 29 May

    Oscar Wilde and the Culture of Childhood

    Friday, May 29, 2015
    All Day
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA)

  • 16 Oct

    The Geographical Frontiers of Persian Learning

    Friday, October 16, 2015
    9:30 am – 5:15 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2015–16 | The Frontiers of Persian Learning: Testing the Limits of a Eurasian Lingua Franca, 1600–1900 | Conference 1

  • 6 Nov

    The Future World of Eighteenth-Century Studies

    Friday, November 6, 2015–Saturday, November 7, 2015
    All Day
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference in honor of Felicity Nussbaum | organized by Wendy Laura Belcher (Princeton University) and Helen Deutsch (UCLA)

  • 13 Nov

    Cervantes and the Politics of Reading

    Friday, November 13, 2015
    9:00 am – 5:15 pm
    Lorrine Rona Lydeen Library, 4302 Rolfe Hall
    345 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA)

  • 22 Jan

    Casanova: Libertine Legend

    Friday, January 22, 2016–Saturday, January 23, 2016
    All Day
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Malina Stefanovska (UCLA) and Thomas Harrison (UCLA)

  • 5 Feb

    The Social Frontiers of Persian Learning

    Friday, February 5, 2016
    9:30 am – 5:15 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2015–16 | The Frontiers of Persian Learning: Testing the Limits of a Eurasian Lingua Franca, 1600–1900 | Conference 2

  • 4 Mar

    The Clandestine and Heterodox Underground of Early Modern European Philosophy, 17th–18th Centuries

    Friday, March 4, 2016–Saturday, March 5, 2016
    All Day
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Manuscript and Non-official Philosophical Texts from Jean Bodin to the Enlightenment | a conference organized by Margaret Jacob (UCLA), Gianni Paganini (Università del Piemonte Orientale), and John Christian Laursen (UC, Riverside)

  • 3 Apr

    A Mediterranean Society? Jews and the Mediterrean from the Middle Ages to the Present

    Sunday, April 3, 2016–Monday, April 4, 2016
    All Day

    a conference organized by Matthias Lehmann, Jessica Marglin, and Clémence Boulouque

  • 8 Apr

    The Epistemological Frontiers of Persian Learning

    Friday, April 8, 2016–Saturday, April 9, 2016
    All Day
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2015–16 | The Frontiers of Persian Learning: Testing the Limits of a Eurasian Lingua Franca, 1600–1900 | Conference 3

  • 29 Apr

    Conflicts of Interest: The Productive Power of Confrontation

    Friday, April 29, 2016
    9:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by the Department of Germanic Languages Graduate Students

  • 18 May

    Don Juan on Stage

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a colloquium-workshop organized by Susana Herñadez Araico (Cal State Pomona)

  • 7 Oct

    Key Words

    Friday, October 7, 2016–Saturday, October 8, 2016
    All Day
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2016–17 | Entertaining the Idea: Shakespeare, Philosophy, Performance | Conference 1

  • 21 Oct

    The Quest for Certainty in Early Modern Europe: From Inquisition to Inquiry, 1550–1700

    Friday, October 21, 2016–Saturday, October 22, 2016
    All Day
    Lorrine Rona Lydeen Library, 4302 Rolfe Hall
    345 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Mercedes García-Arenal (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas), Barbara Fuchs (UCLA), and Carlos Cañete (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas)

  • 4 Nov

    Music and Theater in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    Friday, November 4, 2016–Saturday, November 5, 2016
    All Day
    Jan Popper Theater, Schoenberg Music Building
    445 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Ian Newman (University of Notre Dame) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA)

  • 20 Jan

    Cut Him Out in Little Stars: Romeo and Juliet in Diaspora

    Friday, January 20, 2017
    9:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360
    280 Charles E. Young Drive, North, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2016–17 | Entertaining the Idea: Shakespeare, Philosophy, Performance | Conference 2

  • 3 Feb

    Rethinking the Rise of Fictionality

    Friday, February 3, 2017
    9:45 am – 5:00 pm
    Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360
    280 Charles E. Young Drive, North, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA) and Emily Hodgson Anderson (USC)

  • 4 Feb

    Rethinking the Rise of Fictionality (Day 2)

    Saturday, February 4, 2017
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360
    280 Charles E. Young Drive, North, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA) and Emily Hodgson Anderson (USC)

  • 28 Apr

    First Philosophy, Last Judgments: The Lear Real

    Friday, April 28, 2017
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    UCLA Anderson School of Management, Collins Center A202
    110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2016–17 | Entertaining the Idea: Shakespeare, Philosophy, Performance | Conference 3

  • 5 May

    Coins of the Realm: Money, Value, and Sovereignty in the Early Modern Atlantic

    Friday, May 5, 2017
    10:00 am – 4:45 pm
    6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
    315 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Andrew Apter, University of California, Los Angeles

  • 6 May

    Coins of the Realm: Money, Value, and Sovereignty in the Early Modern Atlantic (Day 2)

    Saturday, May 6, 2017
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
    315 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Andrew Apter, University of California, Los Angeles

  • 20 Oct

    The Present and Future of Digital Manuscripts: Access, Pedagogy, Scholarship (Day 1)

    Friday, October 20, 2017
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    UCLA Anderson School of Management, Collins Center A202
    110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    The Present and Future of Digital Manuscripts: Access, Pedagogy, Scholarship, an academic conference organized by Rebecca Fenning Marschall (Clark Library, UCLA) and Philip S. Palmer (Clark Library, UCLA).

  • 21 Oct

    The Present and Future of Digital Manuscripts: Access, Pedagogy, Scholarship (Day 2)

    Saturday, October 21, 2017
    9:00 am – 11:45 am
    UCLA Anderson School of Management, Collins Center A202
    110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Rebecca Fenning Marschall (Clark Library, UCLA) and Philip S. Palmer (Clark Library, UCLA)

  • 27 Oct

    Objects (Day 1)

    Friday, October 27, 2017
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360
    280 Charles E. Young Drive, North, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 1

  • 28 Oct

    Objects (Day 2)

    Saturday, October 28, 2017
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360
    280 Charles E. Young Drive, North, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 1

  • 3 Nov

    Genres of Response: Gesture, Method, Trope

    Friday, November 3, 2017
    10:00 am – 5:15 pm
    Luskin School of Public Affairs, Room 2355
    337 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095

    a conference organized by Anahid Nersessian (UCLA)

  • 16 Feb

    The Red Dragon Logbook

    Friday, February 16, 2018
    9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
    315 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    —a symposium organized by the UCLA Department of History Sponsored by The Department of History Atlantic History Fund and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair Fund; UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies; UCLA Center for 17th-and 18th-Century Studies, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library; Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies; and the Department of Geography. This one-day symposium follows the 1586 voyage of...

  • 23 Feb

    Practices (Day 1)

    Friday, February 23, 2018
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 2

  • 24 Feb

    Practices (Day 2)

    Saturday, February 24, 2018
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 2

  • 13 Apr

    Mobility and Early Modernity: Religion, Science, and Commerce in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Day 1)

    Friday, April 13, 2018
    10:00 am – 4:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Sebouh D. Aslanian (UCLA), Matt Kadane (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), and Naomi Taback (Temple University)

  • 14 Apr

    Mobility and Early Modernity: Religion, Science, and Commerce in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Day 2)

    Saturday, April 14, 2018
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Sebouh D. Aslanian (UCLA), Matt Kadane (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), and Naomi Taback (Temple University)

  • 27 Apr

    Attentional Modes

    Friday, April 27, 2018
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 3

  • 11 May

    Curiosity and Desire in Fin-De-Siècle Art and Literature

    Friday, May 11, 2018–Saturday, May 12, 2018
    9:00 am – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —a special conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA), Dennis Denisoff (University of Tulsa), Stefano Evangelista (Trinity College), and Charlotte Ribeyrol (Université Paris-Sorbonne) Co-hosted by the International Walter Pater Society “Curiosity, and the desire of beauty, have each their place in art, as in all true criticism. When one’s curiosity is deficient, when one is not eager enough for new impressions...

  • 1 Jun

    Between East and West: Emotions in Non-Fictional Representations of the Individual

    Friday, June 1, 2018–Saturday, June 2, 2018
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 306
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    —a conference organized by Malina Stefanovska (UCLA) and Marie-Paule De Weerdt-Pilorge (Université de Tours) Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Université de Tours, and the FACE Foundation Partner University Fund This 1 ½ day conference will bring together scholars of various literatures and cultures in the...

  • 12 Oct

    In Between Spaces (Day 1)

    Friday, October 12, 2018
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2018–19 Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization Conference 1: In Between Spaces —organized by Bronwen Wilson (UCLA) and Angela Vanhaelen (McGill University) co-sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant Narratives of colonialism, empire building, and religious mission—of center, periphery, and globalization—have been under revision in recent years in order...

  • 13 Oct

    In Between Spaces (Day 2)

    Saturday, October 13, 2018
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2018–19 Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization Conference 1: In Between Spaces —organized by Bronwen Wilson (UCLA) and Angela Vanhaelen (McGill University) co-sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant Narratives of colonialism, empire building, and religious mission—of center, periphery, and globalization—have been under revision in recent years in order...

  • 1 Feb

    Material Flows (Day 1)

    Friday, February 1, 2019
    9:30 am – 4:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2018–19 Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization Conference 2: Material Flows —organized by Bronwen Wilson (UCLA) and Angela Vanhaelen (McGill University) co-sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant Narratives of colonialism, empire building, and religious mission—of center, periphery, and globalization—have been under revision in recent years in order to...

  • 2 Feb

    Material Flows (Day 2)

    Saturday, February 2, 2019
    9:30 am – 1:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2018–19 Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization Conference 2: Material Flows —organized by Bronwen Wilson (UCLA) and Angela Vanhaelen (McGill University) co-sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant Narratives of colonialism, empire building, and religious mission—of center, periphery, and globalization—have been under revision in recent years in order to...

  • 22 Feb

    Exodus and Exile: Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers 1750–1850 (Day 1)

    Friday, February 22, 2019
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —conference organized by Josephine McDonagh (University of Chicago), Jonathan Sachs (Concordia University), and Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA) Co-sponsored by Interacting with Print           During the so-called Romantic century, 1750–1850, the flow of people across national borders fed an emergent literature of internal alienation, fostered new demographic preoccupations in contemporary historiography, underwrote new theories of political justice, and...

  • 23 Feb

    Exodus and Exile: Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers 1750–1850 (Day 2)

    Saturday, February 23, 2019
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —a conference organized by Jayne Lewis (University of California, Irvine), Josephine McDonagh (King’s College London), Jonathan Sachs (Concordia University), and Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA) Co-sponsored by Interacting with Print           During the so-called Romantic century, 1750–1850, the flow of people across national borders fed an emergent literature of internal alienation, fostered new demographic preoccupations in contemporary...

  • 8 Mar

    Comparative Pornographies: Transnational Approaches to Writing Sex, East and West (Day 1)

    Friday, March 8, 2019
    9:30 am – 5:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —conference organized by Andrea S. Goldman (UCLA), Kathryn Norberg (UCLA) and Paola Zamperini (Northwestern University) At the end of the twentieth century, scholars of European pornography began to explore obscenity and its implications for our understanding of the time that produced it, the seventeenth and, especially, eighteenth centuries.  A world of previously ignored texts came to light, producing new theories...

  • 9 Mar

    Comparative Pornographies: Transnational Approaches to Writing Sex, East and West (Day 2)

    Saturday, March 9, 2019
    9:30 am – 1:15 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —conference organized by Andrea S. Goldman (UCLA), Kathryn Norberg (UCLA) and Paola Zamperini (Northwestern University) At the end of the twentieth century, scholars of European pornography began to explore obscenity and its implications for our understanding of the time that produced it, the seventeenth and, especially, eighteenth centuries.  A world of previously ignored texts came to light, producing new theories...

  • 12 Apr

    The Dialectic of Private and Public Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

    Friday, April 12, 2019
    10:00 am – 5:15 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —conference organized by Rebecca Jean Emigh (UCLA), Dylan Riley (UC Berkeley), Patricia Ahmed (South Dakota State University) Knowledge is understood to be a social product that is both shaped by and subsequently affects the society from whence it sprang. Bringing together a wide variety of scholars working on different aspects of the social construction of knowledge and different forms containing...

  • 3 May

    Other Worlds (Day 1)

    Friday, May 3, 2019
    9:30 am – 4:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2018–19 Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization Conference 3: Other Worlds —organized by Bronwen Wilson (UCLA) and Angela Vanhaelen (McGill University) co-sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant Narratives of colonialism, empire building, and religious mission—of center, periphery, and globalization—have been under revision in recent years in order to...

  • 4 May

    Other Worlds (Day 2)

    Saturday, May 4, 2019
    9:30 am – 1:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2018–19 Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization Conference 3: Other Worlds —organized by Bronwen Wilson (UCLA) and Angela Vanhaelen (McGill University) co-sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant Narratives of colonialism, empire building, and religious mission—of center, periphery, and globalization—have been under revision in recent years in order to...

  • 25 Oct

    Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, Conference 1: “20. And odd Negroes”: African Labor, Colonial Economies, Cultural Pluralities [DAY 1]

    Friday, October 25, 2019
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —organized by Brenda E. Stevenson (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sharla M. Fett (Occidental College) The year 1619 was designated as the red-letter year in Virginia, the first permanent colony in British North America, for three reasons—it marked the beginning of a representative government; the arrival of captive African laborers; and the initiation of a successful plan to encourage...

  • 26 Oct

    Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, Conference 1: “20. And odd Negroes”: African Labor, Colonial Economies, Cultural Pluralities [DAY 2]

    Saturday, October 26, 2019
    10:00 am – 12:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —organized by Brenda E. Stevenson (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sharla M. Fett (Occidental College) The year 1619 was designated as the red-letter year in Virginia, the first permanent colony in British North America, for three reasons—it marked the beginning of a representative government; the arrival of captive African laborers; and the initiation of a successful plan to encourage...

  • 21 Feb

    Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, Conference 2: “Burgesses to be chosen in all places”: Representative Governance Takes Hold on British Claimed Soil [DAY 1]

    Friday, February 21, 2020
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —organized by Brenda E. Stevenson (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sharla M. Fett (Occidental College) The year 1619 was designated as the red-letter year in Virginia, the first permanent colony in British North America, for three reasons—it marked the beginning of a representative government; the arrival of captive African laborers; and the initiation of a successful plan to encourage...

  • 22 Feb

    Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, Conference 2: “Burgesses to be chosen in all places”: Representative Governance Takes Hold on British Claimed Soil [DAY 2]

    Saturday, February 22, 2020
    10:00 am – 12:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —organized by Brenda E. Stevenson (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sharla M. Fett (Occidental College) The year 1619 was designated as the red-letter year in Virginia, the first permanent colony in British North America, for three reasons—it marked the beginning of a representative government; the arrival of captive African laborers; and the initiation of a successful plan to encourage...

  • 7 Mar

    Sustaining Visions and Legacies: The Future of Special Collections Libraries

    Saturday, March 7, 2020
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Anna Chen (Head Librarian, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA) and Johanna Drucker (Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies, UCLA) How will special collections libraries be sustained in the near and long-term future? Issues of sustainability touch every aspect of library activity—collections development, resource allocation, ethical issues in balancing priorities and juggling professional practices, the use of digitization,...

  • 17 Apr

    ONLINE: Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, Conference 3: “Respectable Women”: Gender, Family, Labor, Resistance, and the Metanarrative of Patriarchy

    Friday, April 17, 2020
    9:00 am – 3:30 pm

    This event is has been adapted to a one day online event. Speakers will present online via a Zoom Webinar, attendees will have multiple options to watch and listen in. Zoom access instructions for this conference will be sent to registered attendees. Please register for this online conference by completing the Booking Form below. —organized by Brenda E. Stevenson (University...

  • 18 Apr

    DATE CANCELLED: Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, Conference 3: “Respectable Women”: Gender, Family, Labor, Resistance, and the Metanarrative of Patriarchy [DAY 2]

    Saturday, April 18, 2020
    10:00 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    This event has been adapted to a one day online event. There will no longer be a second day to this conference. —organized by Brenda E. Stevenson (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sharla M. Fett (Occidental College) The year 1619 was designated as the red-letter year in Virginia, the first permanent colony in British North America, for three reasons—it...

  • 15 May

    CANCELLED: Oscar Wilde, Sexuality, and the State [Day 1]

    Friday, May 15, 2020
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA) This conference will consider both the fin-de-siècle contexts and the worldwide consequences of the three trials involving Oscar Wilde that took place at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) from 3 April 1895 to 25 May 1895. These trials, which arguably constitute the most famous criminal proceedings relating to the state prohibition of male...

  • 16 May

    CANCELLED: Oscar Wilde, Sexuality, and the State [Day 2]

    Saturday, May 16, 2020
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA) This conference will consider both the fin-de-siècle contexts and the worldwide consequences of the three trials involving Oscar Wilde that took place at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) from 3 April 1895 to 25 May 1895. These trials, which arguably constitute the most famous criminal proceedings relating to the state prohibition of male...

  • 29 May

    POSTPONED: Archive and Theory: The Future of Anglo-American Early Modern Disability Studies [Day 1]

    Friday, May 29, 2020
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    This event is postponed, as we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily and follow the public gathering guidelines set by UCLA, our local government officials, and the CDC. Please check our website for future updates. –conference organized by by Helen Deutsch (UCLA), Jason Farr (Marquette University), Paul Kelleher (Emory University), and Jared Richman (Colorado College) Co-sponsored by UCLA’s Dean...

  • 30 May

    POSTPONED: Archive and Theory: The Future of Anglo-American Early Modern Disability Studies [Day 2]

    Saturday, May 30, 2020
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    This event is postponed, as we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily and follow the public gathering guidelines set by UCLA, our local government officials, and the CDC. Please check our website for future updates. –conference organized by by Helen Deutsch (UCLA), Jason Farr (Marquette University), Paul Kelleher (Emory University), and Jared Richman (Colorado College) Co-sponsored by UCLA’s Dean...

  • 5 Feb

    Resituating the Comedia, Conference 2: Made for the Stage: Translation and Performance

    Friday, February 5, 2021–Saturday, February 6, 2021
    9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    –organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA) Friday, February 5, 2021 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021 9:00–11:00 a.m. Workshop on Translating for Performance Saturday, February 6, 2021 11:15 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Zoom Meetings This conference is free of charge, but you must register for each session in advance to attend. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click...

  • 13 Apr

    Conscience, Confession, and Conversion during Europe’s Short Peace, c. 1595–1620

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021–Friday, April 16, 2021
    9:00 am – 11:00 am

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Friday, April 16, 2021 9:00–11:00 a.m. PDT each day Presented online via Zoom Meetings Organized by Drs. Noah Millstone and Nicholas Hardy (University of Birmingham) Co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the University of Birmingham These events are free of charge, but you must register for each session...

  • 30 Apr

    POSTPONED: Archive and Theory: The Future of Anglo-American Early Modern Disability Studies

    Friday, April 30, 2021–Saturday, May 1, 2021
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    –organized by Helen Deutsch (UCLA), Jason Farr (Marquette University), Paul Kelleher (Emory University), and Jared Richman (Colorado College)

  • 5 May

    From Sea to Sky: Early Modern Horizons

    Wednesday, May 5, 2021
    9:30 am – 12:00 pm

    Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. PDT Zoom Meeting –Organized by Vin Nardizzi, The University of British Columbia, and Bronwen Wilson, University of California, Los Angeles Co-sponsored by University of California Humanities Research Institute This symposium is one outcome of a UBC and UCLA Collaborative Research Mobility Award. Its long-time collaborators, Dr. Vin Nardizzi (English, UBC) and Dr. Bronwen...

  • 23 Sep

    Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

    Thursday, September 23, 2021–Saturday, September 25, 2021
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm

    –Organized by Sophie Coulombeau (University of York) and Felicity Nussbaum (UCLA) Co-sponsored by the University of York Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Online Event via Zoom Register online: https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rbS-hbbqToOWAuYxPaWXnQ  This conference celebrates the life and writings of Hester Lynch Salusbury Thrale Piozzi upon the bicentenary of her death. The conference will contribute to the ongoing reassessment of her much-neglected and...

  • 7 Oct

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

    Thursday, October 7, 2021–Friday, October 8, 2021
    8:30 am – 10:30 am

    –Organized 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 Clark Memorial Library will host the Core Program entitled “Victorian Apocalypse: The  siècle  at its  fin.” This program of lectures and presentations aims...

  • 11 Mar

    Victorian Apocalypse: The siècle at its fin, Conference 2: Nightmares and Resurrections: The Temporalities and Endings of the fin de siècle

    Friday, March 11, 2022–Saturday, March 12, 2022
    8:30 am – 10:30 am

    –Organized 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 meeting. Please register in advance: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lcu2upjkoGNVul39O1wqWHApU_Mun2auN During the 2021–22 academic year, the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library will host the Core Program entitled “Victorian Apocalypse: The  siècle  at its  fin.” This program of lectures...

  • 22 Apr

    Victorian Apocalypse: The siècle at its fin, Conference 3: Exhaustion/Entropy/Extraction

    Friday, April 22, 2022–Saturday, April 23, 2022
    8:30 am – 10:30 am

    –Organized 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 meeting. Please register in advance: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqdeCprTIsGNE5W9uvMDMAJVR55hkSSH38 During the 2021–22 academic year, the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library will host the Core Program entitled “Victorian Apocalypse: The  siècle  at its  fin.” This program of lectures...

  • 3 Jun

    Early Modern Explorations: A Conference in Honor of Mary Terrall

    Friday, June 3, 2022
    8:45 am – 5:15 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    –organized by Theodore Porter (University of California, Los Angeles) Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of History, UCLA College of Social Sciences Dean’s Office, UCLA Center for Social Medicine and Humanities, and the Huntington Library Dibner Program in the History of Science and Technology. Join us in person on the UCLA campus. Livestream available on the Center's YouTube Channel All attendees...

  • 1 Oct

    Objects Talk: Transformations in Iberian American Art | Los objetos hablan: transformaciones en el arte iberoamericano

    Saturday, October 1, 2022
    9:00 am – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Bilingual Scholar’s Day | Coloquio bilingüe –conference organized by Ilona Katzew (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Charlene Villaseñor-Black (University of California, Los Angeles), Susan Deans-Smith (University of Texas, Austin) 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...

  • 7 Oct

    Archive and Theory: The Future of Anglo-American Early Modern Disability Studies [DAY 1]

    Friday, October 7, 2022
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Helen Deutsch (University of California, Los Angeles), Jason Farr (Marquette University), Paul Kelleher (Emory University), and Jared S. Richman (Colorado College) Co-sponsored by UCLA’s Dean of Humanities, CMRS Center for Early Global Studies, Undergraduate Education Initiatives-Disability Studies, Department of English, Department of History, and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World This conference is free...

  • 8 Oct

    Archive and Theory: The Future of Anglo-American Early Modern Disability Studies [DAY 2]

    Saturday, October 8, 2022
    9:00 am – 3:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Helen Deutsch (University of California, Los Angeles), Jason Farr (Marquette University), Paul Kelleher (Emory University), and Jared S. Richman (Colorado College) Co-sponsored by UCLA’s Dean of Humanities, CMRS Center for Early Global Studies, Undergraduate Education Initiatives-Disability Studies, Department of English, Department of History, and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World This conference is free...

  • 4 Nov

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 1: Ecology [Day 1]

    Friday, November 4, 2022
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on...

  • 5 Nov

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 1: Ecology [Day 2]

    Saturday, November 5, 2022
    10:00 am – 12:45 pm

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and UCLA Latin American Institute. Day 2 held at UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden This conference is free of...

  • 20 Jan

    The Short Peace Beyond the Line: Europe and the World, 1595–1620

    Friday, January 20, 2023–Saturday, January 21, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    The Huntington Library, Ahmanson Classroom
    1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108

    –Co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK), University of Birmingham, USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, and UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library   All attendees must adhere to the UCLA COVID-19 Protocol for Organized Events. This protocol will be in effect until further notice and adjusted as needed to respond to...

  • 3 Feb

    Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World – [ Day 1 ]

    Friday, February 3, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference is free of charge. To attend the conference, you must reserve your space by submitting the booking form at the bottom of this page. Bookings open Thursday, January 5, 2023 and close Monday, January 30, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. All attendees must...

  • 4 Feb

    Approaches to Sound in the Early Modern Atlantic World [ Day 2]

    Saturday, February 4, 2023
    9:00 am – 12:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Barbara Fuchs (University of California, Los Angeles) and Sarah Finley (Christopher Newport University) This conference is free of charge. To attend the conference, you must reserve your space by submitting the booking form at the bottom of this page. Bookings open Thursday, January 5, 2023 and close Monday, January 30, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. All attendees must...

  • 10 Feb

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 2: Ephemeral Architecture – [Day 1]

    Friday, February 10, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center.     This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube...

  • 11 Feb

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 2: Ephemeral Architecture – [Day 2]

    Saturday, February 11, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To...

  • 8 Mar

    Item Not Found: Accounting for Loss in Libraries, Archives, and Other Heritage and Memory Organizations

    Wednesday, March 8, 2023–Thursday, March 9, 2023
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm

    A Virtual Conference –conference organized by Anna Chen (Clark Library, UCLA), Rebecca Fenning Marschall (Clark Library, UCLA), Molly McGuire (Oakland University Libraries), Nina Schneider (Clark Library, UCLA), and Emily Spunagle (Oakland University Libraries) This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following...

  • 14 Apr

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 3: Imperialism [Day 1]

    Friday, April 14, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To...

  • 14 Apr

    The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds Conference 3: Imperialism [Day 2]

    Friday, April 14, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Stella Nair (University of California, Los Angeles) and Paul Niell (Florida State University) This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center. This conference is free of charge. It will be held in person and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To...

  • 19 May

    From Bodies to Things: The Commodification of Human Life in the Early Modern Atlantic [Day 1]

    Friday, May 19, 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Tawny Paul and Andrew Apter (University of California, Los Angeles) This conference is free of charge. To attend the conference in person, you must reserve your space by submitting the booking form at the bottom of this page. Bookings close on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. All attendees must adhere to the UCLA COVID-19 Protocol...