Events

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  • 24 Apr

    On Books, Soap Opera, and River Rafting

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Stephen A. Kanter Lecture on California Fine Printing –lecture by Carolee Campbell (Ninja Press) In celebration of Ninja Press’s 35th anniversary, sole proprietor Carolee Campbell will discuss her life leading up to the founding of the press, share her influences along the way, and explain how an actress, trained in and devoted to the theatre, fell into a long and...

  • 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...

  • 9 May

    The Pitfalls of Eighteenth Century Biography: Denis Diderot, a Case Study

    Thursday, May 9, 2019
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 306
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    —Andrew Curran, Wesleyan University In this wide-ranging talk, Andrew Curran will introduce his new book, Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely (Other Press, 2019), before taking up the question of what it is like to shift from writing intellectual history for an academic audience to writing a biography for a general audience. Andrew Curran is the William Armstrong Professor...

  • 12 May

    Boston Trio

    Sunday, May 12, 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 Boston Trio concert seats posts here on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Lottery registration closes Thursday, April 4, 2019. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Boston Trio Irina Muresanu, violin Jonah Ellsworth, cello Heng-Jin Park, piano “Whenever this trio plays, drop everything...

  • 19 May

    Agave Baroque featuring Reginald Mobley, countertenor

    Sunday, May 19, 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 Agave Baroque featuring Reginald Mobley, Countertenor concert seats posts here on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Lottery registration closes Thursday, April 11, 2019. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Agave Baroque Aaron Westman and Anna Washburn, violin Andrew McIntosh, viola William Skeen,...

  • 8 Jun

    Bugs and Books: Natural History at the Clark

    Saturday, June 8, 2019
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    A workshop co-sponsored by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County The Clark Library preserves and provides access to over 130,000 books, manuscripts, and artworks dating from the 15th century to the present. But there is a library of living things outside the Clark, too. This winter we became home to a Red-Flanked Bluetail, a rare avian visitor from...