Events

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  • 20 Nov

    Schumann Quartet, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Saturday, November 20, 2021
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Please note this concert will be held on Saturday, November 20 (instead of the normal Sunday afternoon time). Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. Concert pricing is $35 per person for general admission, and $10 each for UCLA students with ID. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Schumann Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, September 23,...

  • 7 Dec

    Herbals, Illustrated and Un-Illustrated: Selling Botany in Early Modern England

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Live American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided at this lecture. Sixteenth Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade –given by Sarah Neville, The Ohio State University Between 1525 and 1640, the English book trade saw the production of more than two dozen editions identified by their imprints or by contemporaries as “herbals.” In a little...

  • 26 Jan

    Works-in-Progress session: “The ‘Tonadilla’ in an Atlantic World”

    Wednesday, January 26, 2022–Wednesday, February 2, 2022
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    by Elisabeth Le Guin, Professor of Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles, and Alejandro García Sudo, Ph.D. Candidate in Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles Zoom event This session presents an overview of Le Guin’s and Garcia Sudo’s recent explorations of the tonadilla, a type of satirical musical comedy that enjoyed outstanding popularity in Madrid, Spain, and reached numerous North and...

  • 2 Feb

    Works-in-Progress session: “Orality, Writing, and Authentication”

    Wednesday, February 2, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    by Rebecca Jean Emigh (Professor of Sociology, UCLA) Zoom event When speaking to a person face-to-face—which Berger and Luckmann consider to be “prototypical” communication—authenticity, truth, and social position can be judged by seeing, listening, and speaking. Seeing and listening allows individuals to judge a person’s appearance and demeanor, and thus understand their intentionality and positionality. Speaking allows individuals to ask...

  • 6 Feb

    Notos Quartet, Chamber Music at the Clark

    Sunday, February 6, 2022
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 2520 Cimarron Street Los Angeles, CA 90018 Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. Concert pricing is $35 per person for general admission, and $10 each for UCLA with ID. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Notos Piano Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Lottery registration closes Thursday, December...

  • 10 Feb

    Works-in-Progress session: “Regency Noir: Romance, Race, and the Rise of ‘The Woman of Colour’”

    Thursday, February 10, 2022
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    by Leigh-Michil George (English/Humanities Educator, Department of English, Geffen Academy, UCLA) Zoom event This talk reimagines the term “Regency Noir” as encompassing two different strands of Regency romance-inspired narratives which foreground Black characters. The first strand of Regency Noir follows historical events, while the second strand presents alternative history storylines. An example of the first type is Vanessa Riley’s novel...

  • 17 Feb

    Oscar Wilde, Sexuality, and the State: A Roundtable

    Thursday, February 17, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA), Neil Hultgren (California State University, Long Beach) and Elizabeth Carolyn Miller (University of California, Davis) Zoom event

  • 1 Mar

    Works-in-Progress session: “Early Modern Multiplicities”

    Tuesday, March 1, 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    by Carina Johnson (Professor of History, Pitzer College and Extended Faculty, Claremont Graduate University) and Ayesha Ramachandran (Associate Professor, Comparative Literature and Chair of the Program in Renaissance Studies, Yale University) Zoom event This session presents a collaborative experiment in cross-disciplinary engagement: Johnson, a historian, and Ramachandran, a literary scholar, explore new theoretical futures for studies of the “global early...

  • 3 Mar

    Stephen A. Kanter Lecture on California Fine Printing: Not a Hoover

    Thursday, March 3, 2022
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    by Richard Wagener, Mixolydian Editions

  • 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 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 to reassess the...

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