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Destroyed, Removed, and Reassembled: Book Collections in the Premodern World

Royce 314 Online

CMRS-CEGS Conference “Destroyed, Removed, and Reassembled: Book Collections in the Premodern World,” organized by Matthew Fisher (English, UCLA) and Devin Fitzgerald (Library Special Collections, UCLA). Day 1 – Friday, February 3, 2023 9:15 – 9:45 am Coffee, Tea, Fruit, Pastries 9:45 – 10:00 Welcoming Remarks Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA), CMRS-CEGS Director Matthew Fisher (UCLA) and Devin...

California Medieval History Seminar

Royce 306

The California Medieval History Seminar fosters intercampus networking and intellectual exchange by  acquainting participants with historical research in medieval studies currently underway in California. The seminar meets quarterly to discuss pre-distributed research papers (two by faculty members, two by graduate students). During AY 2022-23, the seminar will meet on October 29, February 11, and May...

The Black Saints of the Carmelite Order: Ancient Ethiopia in the Early Modern European Imagination

Bunche 6275

Erin Kathleen Rowe (Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education, Professor of History, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University) will give a talk about African and Black saints in early modern Iberia. Beginning in the seventeenth-century, members of the Carmelite order adopted two ancient Ethiopian saints, Efigenia and Elesban. While their interest in ancient...

The Future of Medieval France

Complete details including registration, schedule, speakers, and abstracts are on the conference webpages. An international conference on the past, present, and future of medieval studies in Europe organized by Professor Meredith Cohen (Art History, UCLA) and Professor Zrinka Stahuljak (CMRS-CEGS Director). Bringing together scholars of medieval France from the Anglophone and Francophone worlds, the conference will honor the legacy...

Political Fictions: A Medievalist Reflects on the ‘Master Narrative’

Kaplan 348

Patrick Boucheron (History, Collège de France) is the speaker at this seminar which is part of the UCLA Program in Experimental Critical Theory. Co-sponsored by the CMRS Center for Early Global Studies and the French Embassy Center of Excellence at UCLA.

UC Celtic Studies Conference

Royce 314 Online

Organized by Joseph F. Nagy (Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University)

New Book Salon – “Inventing the Alphabet”

Royce 306

Johanna Drucker (School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA) discusses her book Inventing the Alphabet (The University of Chicago Press, 2022) with Helen Deutsch (English, UCLA). Time TBA

California Medieval History Seminar

Royce 306

The California Medieval History Seminar fosters intercampus networking and intellectual exchange by  acquainting participants with historical research in medieval studies currently underway in California. The seminar meets quarterly to discuss pre-distributed research papers (two by faculty members, two by graduate students). During AY 2022-23, the seminar will meet on October 29, February 11, and May...