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Oct 2017

Humanities Dialogues

Oct 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Attention all Undergraduates, Staff and Faculty interested in languages, world cultures, and/or the Humanities: You are invited to participate in a series of meetings, where you will discover how words/concepts essential to the human experience across cultures have acquired different meanings in different languages due to specific historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. These dialogues will culminate in a final Symposium where participants will compete for prizes, including a $300 award for the 1st Place Final Presentation! Meetings will take place…

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Dec 2017

Geometries of Experience: A Tribute to Remo Bodei

Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Royce Hall 306, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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This symposium explores and celebrates the intellectual achievements of Remo Bodei, one of Italy's major philosophical figures who has had a close relationship with UCLA for over 20 years, including a period of several years as a Distinguished Professor in Residence. Professor Bodei's extraordinary range as a philosopher is evident in his books on the passions, patterns of human destinies, the life of objects, and other topics that address the vicissitudes of human experience.” He has a unique ability to…

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Journey into the New World & Other Forgotten (Early) Modern Media

Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

What is it like to travel back to eighteenth century Venice, to take a virtual tour of an iconic and enigmatic painting? How can contemporary digital technology help us explore artifacts from the analogue past? How can popular forms of entertainment from centuries ago, such as the cosmaramo, the magic lantern, or the “moving panorama,” help us better understand our own “brave new world”– our digital visual culture? This talk presents the plan of a “digital monograph,” a pilot project of the…

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Humanities Graduate Writing Retreat

Dec 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Humanities Graduate Writing Retreat   RSVP required: https://doodle.com/poll/ai66dzxcpwwevfvi

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