Conferences

Schedule for 2019-2020

October 11-12, 2019 “Metamorphosis and the Environmental Imagination from Ovid to Shakespeare” – Organized by Francesca Martelli (Classica, UCLA) and Giulia Sissa (Classics and Political Science, UCLA)
October 18-19, 2019 “Leonardo da Vinci, Inventing the Future: Flight, Automata, Art, Anatomy, Biomorphism” – Organized by Noel G. Boyle (Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, UCLA), Massimo Ciavolella (Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, UCLA), Morteza Gharib (Professor of Aeronautics and Bioinspired Engineering, Caltech), and Francis Wells (Cardiac Surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital, and Cambridge University, UK)
January 23-25, 2020 “Law and Communal Identity in the Early Modern World” –  Organized by Jessica Goldberg (History, UCLA) and Luke Yarbrough (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA)
January 30, 2020 “Early History of Africa Symposium: New Narratives for a History of Connections and Brokers”
March 5-8, 2020 42nd Annual UC Celtic Studies Conference – Organized by Joseph F. Nagy (Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University) and the Celtic Colloquium student group at UCLA
April 18, 2020 (postponed) “The Holy Mountains of the Western Italian Alps: Pilgrimage, Art, and Society in the Sixteenth Century” – Organized by Geoffrey Symcox (History, UCLA)
May 16, 2020 (postponed) “Law and Disorder: Fools, Outlaws, and Justice in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” – Organized by Sharon D. King (CMRS Associate)