Events

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  • 29 Oct

    India and the Early Modern World

    Monday, October 29, 2018
    2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
    315 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    —a symposium on Sanjay Subrahmanyam's latest books: Europe's India and Empires Between Islam and Christianity Co-sponsored by Center for India and South Asia, Center for Near Eastern Studies, Department of History, Art History, Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies, and the Dean of Social Sciences. Details and schedule: www.international.ucla.edu/cisa/event/13374  

  • 1 Nov

    Thriving by Symbiosis: Manuscript Culture and the Eighteenth-Century Book Trade

    Thursday, November 1, 2018
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Fourteenth Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade —lecture given by Betty A. Schellenberg (Simon Fraser University) This lecture will present several case studies of successful interdependence between the energetic and innovative London book trade of the eighteenth century and the socially networked production of writing in manuscript. Contrary to a longstanding notion that the expansion of...

  • 9 Dec

    Markus Groh (piano)

    Sunday, December 9, 2018
    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, October 11, 2018. Lottery registration closes Thursday, November 1, 2018. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Pianist Markus Groh gained immediate world attention after winning the Queen Elisabeth International Competition in 1995, the...

  • 13 Jan

    Shanghai Quartet

    Sunday, January 13, 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 Shanghai Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Lottery registration closes Thursday, December 6, 2018. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Shanghai Quartet Weigang Li, violin Yi-Wen Jiang, violin Honggang Li, viola Nicholas Tzavaras, cello “A wonderfully ferocious...

  • 1 Feb

    Material Flows (Day 1)

    Friday, February 1, 2019
    10:00 am – 5:00 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...

  • 2 Feb

    Material Flows (Day 2)

    Saturday, February 2, 2019
    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 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...

  • 10 Feb

    Argus Quartet

    Sunday, February 10, 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 Argus Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, December 13, 2018. Lottery registration closes Thursday, January 3, 2019. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Argus Quartet Clara Kim, violin Dana Kelley, violin Jason Issokson, viola Joann Whang, cello Praised for their...

  • 20 Feb

    William Andrews Clark Lecture on Oscar Wilde: Wilde and the Law

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    lecture by Simon Stern (University of Toronto)

  • 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 Jayne Lewis (University of California, Irvine), Josephine McDonagh (King’s College London), Jonathan Sachs (Concordia University), and Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA) 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 spurred the reformulation of...

  • 23 Feb

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

    Saturday, February 23, 2019
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —a conference organized by Jonathan Sachs (Concordia University), Josephine McDonagh (University of Chicago), and Sarah Tindal Kareem (University of California, Los Angeles) 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 spurred the reformulation of...

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