Events

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  • 22 Nov

    “You Imagine Me and I Exist”: The Afterlives of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648–1695)

    Friday, November 22, 2019–Saturday, November 23, 2019
    10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 314
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    A two-day symposium and dramatic prequel to the world premiere of the new opera Juana Friday, November 22, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. UCLA Royce Hall, Room 314 Co-sponsored by UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music; UCLA College of Letters and Science, Division of Humanities; UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies; UCLA Center...

  • 8 Dec

    Rolston String Quartet

    Sunday, December 8, 2019
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Rolston String Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, October 10, 2019. Lottery registration closes Thursday, October 31, 2019. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Rolston String Quartet Luri Lee, violin Emily Kruspe, violin Hezekiah Leung, viola Jonathan Lo, cello Canada’s...

  • 5 Feb

    A West African Imam in 18th Century London: How the Radical Enlightenment Shaped the Atlantic Slave Trade

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 306
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture –Catherine A. J. Molineux, Vanderbilt University         No registration is required. There is no charge for this event. Questions? Contact Jeanette LaVere at jlavere@humnet.ucla.edu or 310-206-8552.

  • 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...

  • 29 Feb

    Charpentier’s “La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers”

    Saturday, February 29, 2020–Sunday, March 1, 2020
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    performed by Opera UCLA, conducted by Stephen Stubbs and directed by James Darrah

  • 7 Mar

    Sustaining Visions and Legacies: The Future of Special Collections Libraries

    Saturday, March 7, 2020
    12:00 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    –conference organized by Johanna Drucker (UCLA) and Anna Chen (UCLA) Program There is no charge for this event. Advance booking is requested.

  • 14 Mar

    Birds and Books

    Saturday, March 14, 2020
    12:00 am
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    co-hosted by Occidental College Moore Lab of Zoology & Oxy Special Collections organized by Rebecca Fenning Marschall

  • 22 Mar

    Ying Quartet

    Sunday, March 22, 2020
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Ying Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Lottery registration closes Thursday, February 13, 2020. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Ying Quartet Robin Scott, violin Janet Ying, violin Phillip Ying, viola David Ying, cello The Ying Quartet...

  • 5 Apr

    Markus Groh (piano)

    Sunday, April 5, 2020
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Markus Groh concert seats posts here on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Lottery registration closes Thursday, February 27, 2020. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Markus Groh (piano) Pianist Markus Groh gained global attention after winning the Queen Elisabeth International Competition in 1995. Since...

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