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October 2017

Humanities Dialogues

October 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - May 31, 2018 @ 2:15 pm

Attention all Undergraduates, Staff and Faculty interested in languages, world cultures, and/or the Humanities: You are invited to participate in a series of meetings, where you will discover how words/concepts essential to the human experience across cultures have acquired different meanings in different languages due to specific historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. These dialogues will culminate in a final Symposium where participants will compete for prizes, including a $300 award for the 1st Place Final Presentation! Meetings will take place…

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February 2018

Film Screening: AU HASARD BALTHAZAR (France, 1966)

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Co-presented by UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Center for European and Russian Studies EUROPE IN FOUR THEMES: ANIMALS UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Center for European and Russian studies have partnered this year to present a quarterly, interdisciplinary  festival of film and music, in collaboration with the Getty Center, that explores European culture, politics and society through the prism of four themes: Animals, Food, Music and Architecture/Landscape. Every calendar, the Archive will a devote a weekend…

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Film Screening: WHITE GOD (Hungary/Germany/Sweden, 2014)

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Co-presented by UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Center for European and Russian Studies EUROPE IN FOUR THEMES: ANIMALS UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Center for European and Russian studies have partnered this year to present a quarterly, interdisciplinary  festival of film and music, in collaboration with the Getty Center, that explores European culture, politics and society through the prism of four themes: Animals, Food, Music and Architecture/Landscape. Every calendar, the Archive will a devote a weekend…

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Sonnets & Sonatas: ANIMALS!

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States
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How do artists and composers evoke, imitate, mock, or pay tribute to animals, which are both our best companions and, at the same time, radically different from us? This lecture-concert featuring a presentation by Laure Murat, professor of French and Francophone Studies at UCLA, and performances of works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Fauré, Rameau, Rossini, Cage, Gershwin, and others, attempts to answer this question. The program features the first U.S. appearance of Vincent Penot, clarinetist of the Opéra de Paris, who performs…

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Film Screening: HEART OF A DOG (Soviet Union, 1988)

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Co-presented by UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Center for European and Russian Studies EUROPE IN FOUR THEMES: ANIMALS UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Center for European and Russian studies have partnered this year to present a quarterly, interdisciplinary  festival of film and music, in collaboration with the Getty Center, that explores European culture, politics and society through the prism of four themes: Animals, Food, Music and Architecture/Landscape. Every calendar, the Archive will a devote a weekend…

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June 2018

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

June 1 - June 2
Royce Hall room 306, 10745 Dickson Plaza, Royce Hall, Room 306
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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This conference will bring together scholars of various literatures and cultures in the period between 1600-1850 in non-fictional (factual) sources which involve passions and/or emotions. The conference is funded in part by the FACE foundation through its Partner University Fund, as part of a three year long project of cooperation between UCLA and the University of Tours (France), entitled “From Passions To Emotions: Non-Fictional Representations Of The Individual (1680-1850)”. While keeping a slight emphasis on Western “emotions”, the conference seeks…

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