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New Book Salon: Zrinka Stahuljak’s “Les Fixeurs au Moyen âge – Histoire et littérature connectées”

Zoom Meeting Online

A book panel on "Invisible Persons, Invisible Texts: Translation and Translators in Medieval and Modern Afghanistan and the West" with Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA), Jawanshir Rasikh (Independent Scholar), and Arezou Azad (Oxford). Discussant: Domenico Ingenito (UCLA). Register to attend on Zoom. 9:30 am - 11 am Pacific Time Organized by the UCLA Program on Central Asia....

New Book Salon: “Throne of Blood” by Robert N. Watson

Royce Hall Room 306 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Shakespeare’s Macbeth seems to come across best in black-and-white. The recent release of a stunning new version of this blood-soaked tragedy, directed by Joel Coen and starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, has spurred renewed interest in the play and its history in film. Throne of Blood, Akira Kurosawa's 1957 Japanese reworking of Macbeth (also...

Open House and New Book Salon

Royce Hall Room 306 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Join us for our Open House and New Book Salon with ELIZABETH MORRISON, Senior Curator of Manuscripts at The J. Paul Getty Museum, and writer BOYD MORRISON, for a discussion of their new book, The Lawless Land (Tales of the Lawless Land Book 1). New Book Salon 4:30 - 5:30 pm Pacific Time Onsite in...

Book Launch – “The Book of Faith: A Modern English Translation”

Zoom Meeting Online

Pepperdine University Professor Jennifer A. T. Smith's The Book of Faith: A Modern English Translation, offers a critical introduction to, and translation of, Reginald Pecock's The Book of Faith. Organized by Arvind Thomas (UCLA), moderated by Wendy Scase (Birmingham), with Steven Justice (UC Berkeley), Ian Forest (Oxford University) and Michael Calabrese (CSULA) as respondents. Attend...

New Book Salon – “Inventing the Alphabet”

Royce 306 10745 Dickson Ct, Los Angeles CA

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). Register to attend in person Royce 306. Register to attend online with Zoom. (Originally scheduled for April 25, 2023)