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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April 16 Deadlines for CMRS Graduate Student Funding

Published: April 3, 2018

Graduate Students interested in any discipline and studying any aspect of Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages, or the Early Modern eras are invited to apply for the following: CMRS Research Assistants (Graduate Student Researchers) The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will award three Research Assistantships (Graduate Student Research positions) for the 2018-19 academic…

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Celtic Studies Stalwart Karen Burgess

Published: March 13, 2018

Congratulations to our Assistant Director Dr. Karen Burgess for her recognition from CSANA at last week’s conference! “The Celtic Studies Association of North America wishes to express its deepest gratitude to Karen Burgess for her exemplary efforts in organizing the Association’s 2018 annual meeting in Los Angeles, for her longstanding support of Celtic studies, and…

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Deadline Extended to March 1 — Call for Papers

Published: February 2, 2018

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance studies; we particularly welcome articles that integrate or synthesize disciplines. SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 49…

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Festschrift for Paul Freedman

Published: November 2, 2017

The proceedings from the conference we sponsored last year in honor of Professor Paul Freedman (History, Yale University) are now available from Brepols Publishers as Volume 22 of the Europa Sacra series, Boundaries in the Medieval and Wider World: Essays in Honour of Paul Freedman, edited by Thomas Barton, Susan McDonough, Matthew Wranovix, and Sara…

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Open House 2017

Published: October 12, 2017

This year’s annual Open House for the new school year was a great success. Thanks go to all the new and returning students, our faculty, associates from neighboring institutions, and the interested public who turned out to see what’s in store this year. It was a pleasure to welcome Professor Sharon Gerstel to her first…

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A Message from the Director, 2017-18

Published: October 11, 2017

Click here to download the CMRS 2017-18 Annual Booklet. As the new academic year begins, I am happy to report that the Center, which is now in its 55th year, is as strong and vibrant as ever. We’re looking forward to a full and intellectually-stimulating series of conferences, lectures, and other events in 2017-18. I…

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