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Harvard Colloquium with Jenny Sharpe

Published: February 26, 2018

CL Professor Jenny Sharpe has returned from Harvard after a most successful colloquium at the Barker Center. Entitled “The Underwater World of Édouard Duval-Carrié’s Art: Mapping a Vodou Archive,” the event…

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Grand Narratives and Tomorrow’s Technology

Published: February 26, 2018

For one week this February, the UCLA Comparative Literature Dept was home to a celebration––and critique––of technology’s nascent trajectories. The event, called Cyber Days, brought hundreds of students, faculty, and…

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Dominic Thomas: CNN European Affairs Commentator

Published: February 26, 2018

UCLA Comparative Literature professor Dominic Thomas is also Chair of the Department of French and Francophone Studies. Given his extensive knowledge of European culture and politics overall, he has been…

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In the News: “Hacking the humanities”

Published: February 16, 2018

Cyber Days conference on blockchain highlights technology as a vital tool for humanities students Professor and Chair David MacFadyen was recently featured in a UCLA Newsroom article highlighting his “Cyber…

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Thank You, Kathy and Ross

Published: February 14, 2018

Kathleen L. Komar, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, and Ross Shideler, Research Professor of Comparative Literature and Scandinavian, have made a generous donation to the UCLA Division of Humanities in…

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Professor Reinhard and Alain Badiou

Published: October 25, 2017

October, 2017. Princeton’s Department of French and Italian hosted the renowned French philosopher and playwright, Alain Badiou. UCLA’s Professor Kenneth Reinhard offered a related lecture entitled “The Fundamental Philosophy of…

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Histories of Arab Documentary

Published: October 25, 2017

Professor Nouri Gana will be speaking in Munich at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität for a “Histories of Arab Documentary” conference. Taking place October 27-29, the event is described as follows. The conference…

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