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First Do No Harm: On the Interplay of Folklore, Myth, and Medicine from the Ancient World to the Renaissance and Beyond

De Neve Plaza B 351 Charles E Young Drive West Plaza Room B, Los Angeles, CA

CMRS Medical Humanities Conference - This conference, organized by CMRS Affiliate Dr. Sara Burdorff (Lecturer, English, UCLA), Professor Stephanie Jamison (Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA) and Professor Olga Yokoyama (Applied Linguistics, UCLA), examines the intersections between mythology, folklore, and medicine in literature from the classical through early modern periods. Inspired by the UCLA Freshman Mythology...

Iberia, the Mediterranean, and the World in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

Royce Hall 314 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles , CA

This conference focuses on different historical themes (culture, religiosity, languages, politics, encounters) and addresses the “connectivity” between Iberia, North Africa and other Mediterranean lands as well as the nature of the global Mediterranean. Organized by Thomas Barton (USD), Marie Kelleher (CSULB), Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA), and Antonio Zaldivar (CSUSM) Please click here for the schedule, registration,...

Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts: Transcultural Interpretation and Transmission

Royce Hall 314 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles , CA

This conference (online and onsite) brings together scholars to consider different manuscript communities in Europe, their textual and iconographic traditions, and more globally, an exploration of communities that produced “families” of Hebrew manuscripts and enabled transmissions across languages and societies. Motivation to organize this conference stems from The J. Paul Getty Museum’s recent acquisition of...

Ethno-Religious Interaction in Premodern Iberia: Mechanisms and Trajectories

A conference organized by Professor Thomas Barton (History, University of San Diego). The complete schedule and full details are available at the conference website. Sponsored by: UCLA CMRS Center for Early Global Studies UCLA Department of History UCLA Division of Humanities UCLA Division of Social Sciences UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies UCLA Islamic Studies...

Physiognomy at the Crossroad of Magic, Science and the Arts

Royce 314 Online

A symposium organized by Professor Massimo Ciavolella (ELTS and Comparative Literature, UCLA), Professor Emerita Valeria Finucci (Romance Studies, Duke University) and doctoral candidate Megan Tomlinson (ELTS, UCLA). The symposium will examine how the study of a person's facial features or expressions as indicatives of character or ethnicity, has evolved from the crossroad of magic, religion,...

From Romance to Romance: Translating among Medieval and Early Modern Romance Vernacular Texts (13th-18th c.) – Day 1

Royce 314 Online

"From Romance to Romance: Translating among Medieval and Early Modern Romance Vernacular Texts (13th-18th c.)," is a two-day conference focusing on the many cross-influences among Romance literatures and cultures from the Middle Ages through more recent times, with special attention to the topic of translation. More than 25 international scholars will examine different aspects of...

From Romance to Romance: Translating among Medieval and Early Modern Romance Vernacular Texts (13th-18th c.) – Day 2

Royce 306

"From Romance to Romance: Translating among Medieval and Early Modern Romance Vernacular Texts (13th-18th c.)," is a two-day conference focusing on the many cross-influences among Romance literatures and cultures from the Middle Ages through more recent times, with special attention to the topic of translation. More than 25 international scholars will examine different aspects of...