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CMRS Associate Leonard Koff Fuses Chaucer and the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas

Published: April 4, 2019

Previewing our lecture by CMRS Associate Leonard Koff, PhD, is an article in the UCLA Daily Bruin. “The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host associate Koff’s lecture Thursday. The lecture applies Emmanuel Levinas’ philosophical theories to The Pardoner’s Tale. The chapter, part of The Canterbury Tales, is narrated by a corrupt pardoner who…

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CMRS Faculty, Nando Canalis MD, Receives Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award

Published: March 26, 2019

Hats off to Professor Nando Canalis MD, this year’s recipient of the Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award recognizing UCLA emeriti for exemplary service to the university and their department. Nando’s publications and activities with CMRS since his retirement from the Department of Medicine are a huge part of his contribution to our university and…

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Reception at RSA Toronto

Published: March 6, 2019

Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies invites you to celebrate its soon-to-be 50th year of publication. Viator was founded at UCLA’s Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies by Lynn White jr., Richard A. Rouse, and Henry Ansgar Kelly, and its first volume appeared in 1970. It publishes articles of distinction in any field of the Middle Ages and Renaissance,…

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Celebrating Richard and Mary Rouse

Published: February 5, 2019

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM | Young Research Library Main Conference Room Throughout their long and productive careers, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Richard Rouse and Mary Rouse (Richard’s partner in scholarship and in life) have worked steadily to build a world-class teaching collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts to be…

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CMRS Professor Andrea Moudarres Receives MLA Publication Award

Published: January 30, 2019

On January 5, 2019, Assistant Professor of Italian Andrea Moudarres received the twenty-first annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies from the Modern Language Association of America. Moudarres accepted his award at the annual convention in Chicago in front of thousands of attendees for his book, The Enemy in Italian Renaissance…

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In memoriam: Philip Levine, professor emeritus of classics, dean of humanities, and former acting director of CMRS

Published: December 17, 2018

Philip Levine, professor emeritus of classics at UCLA and an expert in Latin literature and manuscripts, died on Nov. 25. He was 96. Levine’s research focused on the twin fields of philology and paleography, traditional disciplines in the study of classics. The former is the study of language in its broadest sense, its historical development,…

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Erin Romo, CMRS Program Coordinator

Published: November 14, 2018

Erin Romo joined CMRS this month as our new Program Coordinator. Erin comes to us with eight years of experience as Special Events Manager and Advancement Events Coordinator for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Most recently, Erin worked at UC Irvine as External Relations Specialist and Event Manager for the Claire Trevor…

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“Andrea Vesalius and the ‘Fabrica’ in the Age of Printing”

Published: November 5, 2018
Andrea Vesalius and the Fabrica in the Age of Printing

We are pleased to announce a new book in our Cursor Mundi series, edited by UCLA-CMRS director Massimo Ciavolella and UCLA surgeon Rinaldo Canalis: Andrea Vesalius and the Fabrica in the Age of Printing: Art, Anatomy, and Printing in the Italian Renaissance. This new volume is based on the proceedings of our February 2015 conference…

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Fall Quarter Welcome

Published: September 19, 2018

Welcome back to UCLA for Fall 2018! Classes start Thursday, September 27th . . . CMRS has a stimulating schedule of programs lined up. Highlights include a conference on medieval and early modern Iberia and another on understanding the medical humanities. We also have three of the six  Distinguished Visiting Scholars for 2018-19 coming to…

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CMRS Council Excursions

Published: April 6, 2018

Coming up this May, the CMRS Council will visit the Getty Villa in Malibu for an inside look at their collection of Byzantine Art with a tour by Curator Mary Hart and CMRS Associate Director and UCLA Professor of Art History Sharon Gerstel. The previous outing in January to the Getty Center in Brentwood was…

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