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  • 1 Feb

    Material Flows (Day 1)

    Friday, February 1, 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 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
    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 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...

  • 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...

  • 8 Mar

    Comparative Pornographies: Transnational Approaches to Writing Sex, East and West (Day 1)

    Friday, March 8, 2019
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —conference organized by Andrea S. Goldman (UCLA), Kathryn Norberg (UCLA) and Paola Zamperini (Northwestern University) At the end of the twentieth century, scholars of European pornography began to explore obscenity and its implications for our understanding of the time that produced it, the seventeenth and, especially, eighteenth centuries.  A world of previously ignored texts came to light, producing new theories...

  • 9 Mar

    Comparative Pornographies: Transnational Approaches to Writing Sex, East and West (Day 2)

    Saturday, March 9, 2019
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —conference organized by Andrea S. Goldman (UCLA), Kathryn Norberg (UCLA) and Paola Zamperini (Northwestern University) At the end of the twentieth century, scholars of European pornography began to explore obscenity and its implications for our understanding of the time that produced it, the seventeenth and, especially, eighteenth centuries.  A world of previously ignored texts came to light, producing new theories...

  • 12 Apr

    The Dialectic of Private and Public Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

    Friday, April 12, 2019
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —conference organized by Rebecca Jean Emigh (UCLA), Dylan Riley (UC Berkeley), Patricia Ahmed (South Dakota State University) Knowledge is understood to be a social product that is both shaped by and subsequently affects the society from whence it sprang. Bringing together a wide variety of scholars working on different aspects of the social construction of knowledge and different forms containing...

  • 3 May

    Other Worlds (Day 1)

    Friday, May 3, 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 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
    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 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...