Articles Tagged: Humanities

POSTPONED: Public Talk: Andreas Mayer

Published: October 13, 2022

POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY 2023 Intangible and Recalcitrant Objects: Balzac’s Pedestrian Observations and the Predicament of the Human Sciences   In 1833, Honoré de Balzac published a short essay entitled La théorie de démarche. In this highly original text, he defines for the first time his historical-anthropological approach to the society of his epoch that would…

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Heim Memorial Lecture: “Translating Erased Histories” with Dr. Maureen Freely

Published: May 3, 2022

CLICK HERE TO VIEW LECTURE RECORDING   About the Lecture 20 years ago, a loose-knit collective of Turkish journalists, lawyers, writers, publishers, and social justice advocates banded together to tell the truth about the Armenian genocide to the Turkish people, who had by then been subjected to denialist lies for the better part of a…

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Annual Edward W. Said Lecture – Dr. Angela Davis

Published: April 14, 2022

“International Solidarity in the Era of Black Lives Matter and Justice for Palestine”   CLICK HERE to view a recording of this lecture   CLICK HERE to download the flyer for this lecture   This lecture was held virtually via Zoom Webinar at 12:00 PM PST on Thursday, April 14, 2022. For more information about…

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Fall 2020 Welcome Week Open House!

Published: September 30, 2020

Please join the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature for our Fall 2020 Welcome Week Open House! This event will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, September 30th at 3:00 p.m. (right after the Humanities Welcome). The Open House will be a great opportunity to meet both new and continuing students, ask questions of our department…

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[Event Canceled Due to Campus Closure] 7th Annual Michael Henry Heim Memorial Lecture in Translation and Translation Studies

Published: May 11, 2020

[Event Canceled Due to Campus Closure] Please join the Departments of Comparative Literature and Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures on Monday, May 11th at 5:00 p.m. for a lecture from Professor Maureen Freely, University of Warwick, entitled, “DRAGOMAN: Translators in the World.” This event is part of the 7th Annual Michael Henry Heim…

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“‘Ten Tongues and Ten Mouths’: Reading the Iliad in post-9/11 Pakistan” – “UCLA Comparative Literature in the World” Lecture by Alumnae Dr. Maryam Wasif Khan

Published: January 14, 2020

Please join the Department of Comparative Literature on Tuesday, January 14th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. for a lecture from Professor Maryam Wasif Khan of the Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Lahore University of Management Sciences entitled, “‘Ten Tongues and Ten Mouths’: Reading the Iliad in post-9/11 Pakistan.” This event is…

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