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February 2019

Alternative Narratives in Israeli Art: Gender, Identity and Belonging

February 19 @ 2:30 pm
Royce 314

Organized by the UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies The tremendous diversity of Israeli society, comprised of Jews from around the world, Palestinian Arabs and Druze (among others) with differing national ties, religious beliefs and cultural mores, leads to a complex nexus of overlapping and often conflicting affiliations and identities. In this symposium, art scholars and artists will examine various works of contemporary Israeli art to understand the multiple identities and varieties of experience - Jewish, Palestinian, immigrant, female,…

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Pallabi Chakravorty, “This Is How We Dance Now”

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
108 Kaufman Hall

A talk by Pallabi Chakravorty, Professor at Swarthmore College Organized by the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Kaufman Hall 108 Pallabi Chakravorty is a leading scholar of South Asian performance and has recently published her second monograph, This Is How We Dance Now, an ethnography about the media industry, competition shows, and reality TV dance in India. It’s the first contemporary ethnography of screendance in India and…

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March 2019

Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health in Los Angeles County: Advocacy, Communication, Policy, and Healthcare Delivery

March 12 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
The California Endowment, 1000 North Alameda Sreet
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Organized by the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education & Research Center and the Los Angeles County Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health Collaborative The Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health Collaborative, or LBWHC, was created by individuals concerned about health disparities for lesbian and bisexual women in Los Angeles County and is made up of individuals and organizations with experience advocating for the health and well-being of lesbians and bisexual women. Members represent health care facilities, government agencies, community organizations, and academic…

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April 2019

Women as Writers of Heroic Poetry in Renaissance Italy: An Epic Micro-tradition?

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
306 and 314 Royce Hall, UCLA + Google Map

Organized by the UCLA Department of Italian "Women as Writers of Heroic Poetry in Renaissance Italy: An Epic Micro-tradition?" explores all facets of heroic poetry as written by Italian Renaissance women. Moreover, this conference aims to spotlight their heroic poems and place them in an tradition that has for the most part ignored their work. We are also interested in the ways these women authors handle specific conventions of the genre such as the difference between the romance and epic modes,…

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Faculty Writing Retreat

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Royce 306

Date: April 19, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Royce 306 RSVP: http://humanities.ucla.edu/events/writing-retreats/ Do you want to block out a day for writing and contemplation? The quarterly Faculty Writing Retreat is your solution. Join us for a day-long retreat where you can concentrate on your own work alongside like-minded colleagues—we will hold the world at bay for you. Breakfast, lunch and coffee/tea will be provided in the beautiful setting of Royce Hall. The writing retreat provides a peaceful…

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