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October 2017

Humanities Dialogues

October 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - June 1, 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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April 2018

The Department of French and Francophone Studies and Le Cercle Francophone Present: Soirée Cinéma – Quartiers Lointains

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Department of French and Francophone Studies and Le Cercle Francophone invite you: Quartiers Lointains The screening of four short movies in French with English subtitles: Retour à Genoa City by Benoît Grimalt Nulle part by Askia Traoré Le bleu blanc rouge de mes cheveux by Joaza Anjembe Gagarine by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh Please RSVP here

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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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Humanities Dialogues Symposium

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an exciting opportunity to explore and discuss the influence of historical, social, political and cultural realities on our interpretations of language! Since the beginning of the academic year, undergraduate students in the Humanities have gathered to examine cross-cultural concepts at the core of the human experience: DUTY • DEMOCRACY • EDUCATION • WORK • GOOD/EVIL • WAR/PEACE • HUMANITY • RESISTANCE • RELIGION & IDENTITY  Building upon these topics, students have expanded their humanistic inquiry to include literary works, historical figures,…

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