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Call for Papers: Intersectionality in the Early Global World
Intersectionality in the Early Global World A conference organized by the officers of UCLA MEMSA: Chase Caldwell Smith (History), Richard Ibarra (History), and Stefanie Matabang (Comparative Literature)...
Winter Quarter CMRS-CEGS Research Seminar: “Eros. Amor. The Erotic Cultures of the Early Global World.”
In all societies and cultures, the erotic experience is complex. It is shaped by norms, habits, emotions and manners of living the body. Such an experience crosses...
Call to CMRS-CEGS Faculty for 2023 Research Seminar Proposals
Dear Colleagues, As you are thinking about your graduate teaching and schedule for next year, please consider applying for CMRS-CEGS Research Seminar funds. Proposals are now being...
Reimagining the Scope and Approach of the CMRS Center for Early Global Studies
Reflected in our recent name change, Director Zrinka Stahuljak's perspective makes us one of the first major entities in the field to adopt a more inclusive approach...
UCLA’s CMRS Center for Early Global Studies promotes and sustains transdisciplinary studies of the period from the 3rd to the 17th century C.E. across the globe. Five main research axes structure the polyvalent and multi-faceted inquiry of the Center’s diverse faculty: Sustainability-Repurposing; Fluidity-Permanence; Bodies-Performance; Conversion-Mobility; Communication-Archive. All research axes are open to the widest variety of historical and methodological approaches.
The Center has three primary goals: 1) To stimulate and support the scholarship and research activities of its affiliated faculty, associates, students, and scholars; 2) To foster and prepare the next generation of scholars and researchers by providing educational opportunities, financial, and other support; and, 3) To disseminate knowledge, encourage intellectual exchange, and promote Late Antique, Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies at the campus, local, regional, national, and global levels.
CMRS-CEGS is dedicated to promoting research, teaching, and new methodologies, both in underrepresented and non-traditional areas of study, and in traditional fields and frameworks. It is guided by the conviction that without the study of the past, the present and the future are inaccessible and opaque.