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  • 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

    Contested Foundations: Commemorating the Red Letter Year of 1619, Conference 3: “Respectable Women”: Gender, Family, Labor, Resistance, and the Metanarrative of Patriarchy [DAY 1]

    Friday, April 17, 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...

  • 18 Apr

    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 – 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...

  • 15 May

    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

    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

    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

    –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 of Humanities, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Undergraduate Education Initiatives-Disability Studies, Department of English, Department of History, and Joyce Appleby Chair of America in the World Chair Fund Over the last two decades, the cultural...

  • 30 May

    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

    –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 of Humanities, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Undergraduate Education Initiatives-Disability Studies, Department of English, Department of History, and Joyce Appleby Chair of America in the World Chair Fund Over the last two decades, the cultural...