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Celebrating Paul Freedman at CMRS Conference

Published: October 11, 2016

In Spring 2017, Boundaries in the Medieval and Wider World:Essays in Honour of Paul Freedman is available from Brepols Publishers. This book, part of the UCLA-CMRS series Cursor Mundi, is…

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LAMAR Seminar Fall 2016

Published: August 16, 2016
Chaucer Astrolabe, 1326; British Museum.

CMRS sponsors the Fall 2016 Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance (LAMAR) Seminar which is being taught this quarter by Professor Christine Chism and listed as English 244 with the generic…

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Charlene Villaseñor-Black Wins Faculty Prize

Published: July 18, 2016

Congratulations to CMRS faculty member Charlene Villaseñor-Black from the UCLA Department of Art History, the winner of this year’s Gold Shield Faculty Prize for recognition and reward to mid-level faculty…

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Sharon Gerstel Wins 2016 Runciman Award

Published: June 15, 2016

We are delighted to announce that UCLA Art History professor and CMRS faculty member Sharon Gerstel has won the prestigious 2016 Runciman Award, an annual literary award offered by the…

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St Catherine’s Manuscripts at UCLA

Published: April 26, 2016

The Ahmanson Foundation has awarded a major grant to the UCLA Library to fund key aspects of the Sinai Library Digitization Project.  This major project – initiated by the fathers…

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The DNA of Shakespeare’s Works

Published: April 26, 2016

CMRS Faculty Robert N. Watson (Department of English) has written an article detailing his research on a statistical analysis of Shakespeare’s plays which confirms his hunches about word use in…

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Andy Kelly on Satan

Published: April 13, 2016

UCLA’s Distinguished Research Professor Henry Ansgar Kelly spoke about the Devil, based on his book Satan, a Biography. Andy’s lecture was for the Annual William and Lois Matthews Samuel Pepys Lecture…

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Re-Thinking Medicine

Published: March 23, 2016

Can traditional medical experience, knowledge and wisdom help rethink present-day medicine? That was the question asked by an international panel of scholars, scientists, physicians, and practitioners at “Medical Traditions for…

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Hearing the Lost Sounds of Antiquity

Published: March 16, 2016

The project began because Sharon Gerstel, an art history and archaeology professor at UCLA, realized something was missing from her already-deep understanding of Byzantine art. “What struck me was, we…

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Dante and the Visual Arts

Published: February 4, 2016

Call for Applications Dante and the Visual Arts: a Summer Symposium at UCLA and the J. Paul Getty Museum August 22 – 24, 2016 The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance…

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