Love by Hearsay in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature BRITTANY ASARO Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Royce 306 at 12:00 pm Is it possible to fall in love with a person one has never met, but has only heard about? This question both fascinated and perplexed Italian writers for centuries. Love by hearsay is very problematic;… Read More Feb 12 at UCLA: “Love by Hearsay in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature”
A friendly reminder from your favorite RA to check out our amazing EMS events calendar. It is almost completely full for spring – there’s at least one EMS event every week from now until April! You can find the events calendar at the upper right of our home page. Don’t miss out on all the… Read More Reminder – Love your EMS events calendar!
GALILEO GALILEI: the Pendulum, the Pen, the Lute A symposium exploring Galileo’s influence on and connections with science, literature, and music. Friday, February 7, 2014 University of California, Los Angeles | Royce 314 http://cmrs.ucla.edu/programs/conference_galileo_feb2014.html Friday, February 7, 2014 Royce 314 8:30 am Coffee, pastries, fruit 9:00 Welcoming Remarks Massimo Ciavolella, CMRS Director, UCLA Session I,… Read More Feb 7 Symposium on Galileo at UCLA
Ever feel afraid to handle the precious books in Special Collections? Get some snappy advice directly from the year 1345, and find out how people used to read these now priceless books: http://askthepast.blogspot.se/2014/01/how-to-handle-books-1345.html Don’t be that “headstrong youth lazily lounging over his studies” . . . ~Courtesy of Dr. Ferrell
***This event is particularly recommended by the chair! The Huntington Library is pleased to be hosting a one-day workshop for PhD candidates (or those who will be ABD by 1 September 2014) in the fields of Medieval and British Studies. This program is designed to introduce new scholars to the vast holdings and resources at… Read More IMPORTANT: PhD Candidate Workshop at the Huntington Library
***Contact Dr. Ferrell immediately if you would like to apply. Travel Grants Still Available for the “Shakespeare and the Problem of Biography” Conference at the Folger Shakespeare Library Conference dates: April 3-5, 2014 Deadline for travel grant application: February 14 The application deadline for travel and lodging grants for qualified graduate students and faculty… Read More Due Feb 14: Apps for Folger travel grants! Some still available!