Annual Open House 2015

Published: October 16, 2015

We had a great time this year! Thanks to everyone who turned out to make our open house such an enjoyable affair. A big thanks to Satik in the Royce…

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Sasha Wadman, Program Coordinator

Published: September 28, 2015

UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies has a new staff member! Sasha Wadman is working full-time as the CMRS Program Coordinator, handling the logistics for the Center’s conferences, lectures,…

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Architecture for Sound

Published: September 16, 2015

CMRS faculty member Sharon Gerstel studies how Byzantine-era churches enhanced the performance of liturgical chants — read the article from UCLA News. To test her idea that church designs changed to optimize the…

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Classics 88GE: The Legacy of Ancient Medicine

Published: September 16, 2015

This class aims to provide a better understanding of the foundations of modern medicine by investigating how the traditions of ancient Greek medicine were passed down through the centuries from antiquity to…

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Call for Papers | Comitatus Volume 47

Published: September 15, 2015

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…

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Classics 220A: Virgil in the Middle Ages

Published: September 11, 2015

“Virgil in the Middle Ages: Poet, Prophet, and Necromancer” Justin Haynes PhD, Instructor In this course, we will examine medieval creativity from many angles by using Virgil, the man and…

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History 200C: The Mediterranean in History

Published: August 24, 2015

This year’s CMRS Seminar is History 200C: The Mediterranean in History taught by Jessica Goldberg, Associate Professor of History, on Mondays from 2–4:50 pm in Royce 306. Syllabus (preliminary) For more than a…

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Fall 2015

Published: June 25, 2015

Welcome students! Fall Quarter classes begin on September 24, 2015.

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The Origins of Valentine’s Day

Published: February 3, 2015

St. Valentine’s Day as a feast for lovers has been researched by Andy Kelly, a former director of CMRS and now Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA Department of English, in his book…

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