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Humanities Dialogues Spring Quarter 2021

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. At each meeting, you will have the opportunity to discuss one word/concept drawing upon your life...

Of Bridges: a Poetic and Philosophical Account by Thomas Harrison | Book Launch

Zoom

In conversation with Professors Marjorie Perloff of Standford and Christy Wampole of Princeton. A rich compendium of literary, architectural, and musical figurations, Harrison's Of Bridges gives a panoramic account of diverse meanings of bridges in seemingly unrelated times and places, questioning why they are built and where they lead. It examines bridges of thought and...

Humanities Welcome

Zoom

*Update* At this time, given a variety of factors, we are moving the Humanities Welcome online to a webinar. While it is unfortunate that we won’t be able to meet in person, we hope you will still join us for our exciting speakers. We will also have information on your free swag to pick up on campus....

Beyond the lyrics: a talk with Italian singer-songwriter Diodato

Join us for a special lesson and chat with Italian singer-songwriter Diodato. Winner of the 2020 San Remo Festival, Italy’s most important song contest, whose winner represents the country at Eurovision, Diodato has released 4 studio albums and won multiple awards for his work. During this one-of-a-kind appearance at UCLA, Diodato will discuss with students...

“The Swedish Theory of Love” Book Talk

"The Swedish Theory of Love" examines a political culture that stresses individual autonomy on the one hand and trust in the state on the other. Delving into Swedish philosophy, cultural studies, sociology, literary criticism, and political science, the book moves beyond the perspective of rational social engineering to uncover the moral logic behind Sweden's welfare...

Journal Writing Workshop with Lisa Munro

In this workshop, based on Wendy Belcher's workbook, Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, we'll learn three of the most important aspects of journal article writing: crafting a compelling argument, picking the right journal for submission, and answering the big "So what?" question about your work to get readers excited about your ideas. RSVP...