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October 2017

Humanities Dialogues

October 12, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - May 31, 2018 @ 2:00 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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December 2017

Humanities Graduate Writing Retreat

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Humanities Graduate Writing Retreat RSVP required: https://doodle.com/poll/ai66dzxcpwwevfvi

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February 2018

Sonnets & Sonatas: ANIMALS!

February 24, 2018 @ 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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June 2018

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

June 1, 2018 - June 2, 2018
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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