Year at a Glance


  • 27 Jul

    Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: iPalpiti Soloists

    Thursday, July 27, 2017
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a free concert

  • 1 Aug

    Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Aster String Quartet

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a free concert

  • 3 Aug

    Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Felici Ensemble

    Thursday, August 3, 2017
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a free concert

  • 8 Aug

    Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: Strings of Kaleidoscope

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Powell Library Rotunda
    10740 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a free concert

  • 15 Oct

    Chamber Music at the Clark: Lincoln Trio

    Sunday, October 15, 2017
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark presents Lincoln Trio.

  • 20 Oct

    The Present and Future of Digital Manuscripts: Access, Pedagogy, Scholarship (Day 1)

    Friday, October 20, 2017
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    UCLA Anderson School of Management, Collins Center A202
    110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    The Present and Future of Digital Manuscripts: Access, Pedagogy, Scholarship, an academic conference organized by Rebecca Fenning Marschall (Clark Library, UCLA) and Philip S. Palmer (Clark Library, UCLA).

  • 21 Oct

    The Present and Future of Digital Manuscripts: Access, Pedagogy, Scholarship (Day 2)

    Saturday, October 21, 2017
    9:00 am – 11:45 am
    UCLA Anderson School of Management, Collins Center A202
    110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a conference organized by Rebecca Fenning Marschall (Clark Library, UCLA) and Philip S. Palmer (Clark Library, UCLA)

  • 25 Oct

    Physiognomy, Cosmography, and Other Itchy Pictures: Vexed Viewing in the Early Modern Print

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 306
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture | given by Stephanie Leitch, Florida State University

  • 27 Oct

    Objects (Day 1)

    Friday, October 27, 2017
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360
    280 Charles E. Young Drive, North, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 1

  • 28 Oct

    Objects (Day 2)

    Saturday, October 28, 2017
    10:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360
    280 Charles E. Young Drive, North, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 1

  • 3 Nov

    Genres of Response: Gesture, Method, Trope

    Friday, November 3, 2017
    10:00 am – 5:15 pm
    Luskin School of Public Affairs, Room 2355
    337 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095

    a conference organized by Anahid Nersessian (UCLA)

  • 8 Nov

    The Widow of Valencia

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    The Theater Lab, Melnitz Hall 1473
    235 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, California 90095

    a dramatic reading directed by Michael Hackett (UCLA)

  • 16 Nov

    The Book and Slave Trades in Concert: The Colonial Library and the Atlantic Economy

    Thursday, November 16, 2017
    4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Thirteenth Annual Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade. "The Book and Slave Trades in Concert: The Colonial Library and the Atlantic Economy" given by Sean D. Moore, University of New Hampshire.

  • 19 Nov

    Chamber Music at the Clark: Zorá String Quartet

    Sunday, November 19, 2017
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark presents Zorá String Quartet.

  • 3 Dec

    Chamber Music at the Clark: Pacifica Quartet

    Sunday, December 3, 2017
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark presents Pacifica Quartet.

  • 21 Jan
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    Clark Library Grand Reopening Celebration

    Sunday, January 21, 2018
    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Please join us at UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Memorial Library as we celebrate our grand reopening. After being closed since April 2015 for a seismic retrofit and book storage expansion project, the Clark Library will be formally reopened to the public. With guided tours of the library’s new and refurbished spaces, highlights from the rare book and manuscript collections, a...

  • 25 Jan

    The Invention of Colonial America: Data, Architecture, and the Archive of the Indies (1781–1844)

    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 306
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture | given by Byron Hamann, The Ohio State University.

  • 4 Feb

    Chamber Music at the Clark: Ensō String Quartet

    Sunday, February 4, 2018
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark presents the Ensō String Quartet.

  • 16 Feb

    The Red Dragon Logbook

    Friday, February 16, 2018
    9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
    315 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    —a symposium organized by the UCLA Department of History Sponsored by The Department of History Atlantic History Fund and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair Fund; UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies; UCLA Center for 17th-and 18th-Century Studies, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library; Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies; and the Department of Geography. This one-day symposium follows the 1586 voyage of...

  • 23 Feb

    Practices (Day 1)

    Friday, February 23, 2018
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 2

  • 24 Feb

    Practices (Day 2)

    Saturday, February 24, 2018
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 2

  • 27 Feb

    Minority Communities Making Theatre and Performance in Early Modern Italy

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 306
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture | given by Erith Jaffe-Berg, UC Riverside.

  • 4 Mar

    Polonaise-Fantasie, Story of a Pianist

    Sunday, March 4, 2018
    3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Arts on the Grounds: Polonaise-Fantasie, Story of a Pianist. A recital-monologue by Inna Faliks

  • 11 Mar

    Chamber Music at the Clark: The Henschel Quartett with Lynn Harrell, Cellist

    Sunday, March 11, 2018
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark presents The Henschel Quartett with Lynn Harrell, Cellist

  • 25 Mar

    Chamber Music at the Clark: Cheng² Duo

    Sunday, March 25, 2018
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark presents Cheng² Duo.

  • 28 Mar

    Teaching with Primary Materials

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    A workshop with Sarah Werner What does it mean to teach with primary materials? With access to digital facsimiles of many of the works we teach, often in high resolution, what do students gain from going to a special collections library and working with original materials? This workshop will take an object-centered approach to pedagogy for both teachers and librarians...

  • 4 Apr

    The Political Day in Georgian England

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
    315 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    —a lecture given by Amanda Vickery, Queen Mary, University of  London Co-sponsored by the UCLA Center for Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Studies, the European History Colloquium, and the UCLA Department of History What did an eighteenth-century politician do all day? The meaning and mechanisms of eighteenth-century high politics have long been debated. Was government personal, local and the possession of a...

  • 13 Apr

    Mobility and Early Modernity: Religion, Science, and Commerce in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Day 1)

    Friday, April 13, 2018
    10:00 am – 4:45 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Sebouh D. Aslanian (UCLA), Matt Kadane (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), and Naomi Taback (Temple University)

  • 14 Apr

    Mobility and Early Modernity: Religion, Science, and Commerce in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Day 2)

    Saturday, April 14, 2018
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    a conference organized by Sebouh D. Aslanian (UCLA), Matt Kadane (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), and Naomi Taback (Temple University)

  • 27 Apr

    Attentional Modes

    Friday, April 27, 2018
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Core Program 2017–18 | Becoming Media | Conference 3

  • 6 May

    Chamber Music at the Clark: Telegraph Quartet

    Sunday, May 6, 2018
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    Chamber Music at the Clark presents the Telegraph Quartet.

  • 11 May

    Curiosity and Desire in Fin-De-Siècle Art and Literature

    Friday, May 11, 2018–Saturday, May 12, 2018
    9:00 am – 5:30 pm
    William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018

    —a special conference organized by Joseph Bristow (UCLA), Dennis Denisoff (University of Tulsa), Stefano Evangelista (Trinity College), and Charlotte Ribeyrol (Université Paris-Sorbonne) Co-hosted by the International Walter Pater Society “Curiosity, and the desire of beauty, have each their place in art, as in all true criticism. When one’s curiosity is deficient, when one is not eager enough for new impressions...

  • 1 Jun

    Between East and West: Emotions in Non-Fictional Representations of the Individual

    Friday, June 1, 2018–Saturday, June 2, 2018
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Royce Hall, Room 306
    10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095

    —a conference organized by Malina Stefanovska (UCLA) and Marie-Paule De Weerdt-Pilorge (Université de Tours) Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Université de Tours, and the FACE Foundation Partner University Fund This 1 ½ day conference will bring together scholars of various literatures and cultures in the...