Calendar of Events 2013-14
(all events are held at The William Andrews Clark Memorial Library unless otherwise noted)

October

   
 

Thu. 3rd

3rd Annual Clark Library Open House

Exhibition, Odd Volumes: Bibliophilia at the Fin de Siècle

Lecture, "Oddly Stimulating: Oscar Wilde at the Odd Volumes"

—Ellen Crowell (Saint Louis University)

 

Tue. 8th

Clark Quarterly Lecture: 
Grieving Clarissa: Trauma before "Trauma" in the Eighteenth-Century Tragic Novel
—Alex Hernandez (Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, UCLA)

 

Fri. 11th

Conference:
Cervantes on the European Stage
—organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA)

 

Sun. 20th

Chamber Music at the Clark:
Ying Quartet
20th Anniversary Celebration of
Chamber Music at the Clark

 

Fri. 25th

Core Program Conference:
Iberian Globalization of the Early Modern World 
Session 1: Contested Cultures of the Sacred 
—organized by Anna More (UCLA/Universidade de Brasília) and Ivonne del Valle (UC Berkeley)

 

Tue. 29th

The Ninth Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book Trade:
Eighteenth-Century Publishers and Women Writers: Antagonism and Alliances
—Isobel Grundy (University of Alberta)

 

November

 
 

Sun. 3rd

Chamber Music at the Clark:
Lysander Piano Trio 

 

Tue. 12th

Empty Mansions: Huguette Clark and Her Family
Book reading and discussion with Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.

 

Wed. 13th

Clark Quarterly Lecture:
Sculptor Paul Troubetzkoy and William A. Clark: The Cultural Elite in late-1910s Los Angeles
—Anne-Lise Desmas (J. Paul Getty Museum)

 

Sun. 17th

Chamber Music at the Clark:
Meccorre Quartet

   

December

   
 

Sun. 8th

Chamber Music at the Clark:
American String Quartet

 

Fri. 13th

Conference:
Cosmopolitanism and the Enlightenment
—organized by Joan-Pau Rubiés (London School of Economics) and Neil Safier (University of British Columbia).

Conference co-sponsored by the Huntington Library (Dec. 13 at the Clark; Dec. 14 at the Huntington)

   

January

   
 

Sun. 5th

Chamber Music at the Clark:
Augustin Hadelich & Joyce Yang

 

Sun. 12th

Chamber Music at The Clark:
Shanghai Quartet

 

Thu. 16th

Clark Quarterly Lecture:
Oscar Wilde's Chatterton: The "Father of the Romantic Movement"
—Joseph Bristow (UCLA)

 

Fri. 31st & Sat. 1st Feb.

Conference:
Double Falshood and Cardenio: Theobald, Fletcher, Shakespeare, Cervantes 
—organized by A. R. Braunmuller (UCLA) and Robert Folkenflik (UC Irvine)

 
   

February

 
 

Thu. 13th

LECTURE POSTPONED

Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture:  
The Worlds of Spanish Inquisitors 
—Kimberly Lynn (Western Washington University)
Location: Royce Hall 306 (UCLA campus)

 

Fri. 28th

Core Program Conference:
Iberian Globalization of the Early Modern World 
Session 2: Instrumental Transformations: Technology, Labor, Nature
—organized by Anna More (UCLA) and Ivonne del Valle (UC Berkeley)

   

March

   
 

Tue. 4th

Clark Quarterly Lecture:
Comprehending a Cube: Eighteen Months of Living with Euclid
—Russell Maret (Type Designer & Letterpress Printer)

 
 

Sun. 9th

Chamber Music at the Clark:
Pacifica Quartet

 

Wed. 12th

Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture:  
Benjamin Franklin's War on Piracies
—Mark Hanna (University of California, San Diego)
Location: Royce Hall 306 (UCLA campus)

 

April

   
 

Fri. 4th & Sat. 5th

Conference:
Futures of Book History
—organized by Chris Hunter (California Institute of Technology)

 

Sat. 12th

An Arts on the Grounds performance: 
The Broken Token
—a new play by Elizabeth Kuti (University of Essex)

 

Wed. 23rd

Special Event:
Shakespeare's Bookshelf: New Additions to the Paul Chrzanowski Collection

 

Wed. 30th

Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture:  
Mapping Embodiment in the Early Modern West 
—Valerie Traub (University of Michigan)
Location: Royce Hall 306 (UCLA campus)

   

May

   
 

Fri. 2nd & Sat. 3rd

Core Program Conference:
Iberian Globalization of the Early Modern World 
Session 3: New Ideas and their Global Locations
—organized by Anna More (UCLA) and Ivonne del Valle (UC Berkeley)

 

Fri. 9th & Sat. 10th

Conference: 
Collections in Flux: the Dynamic Spaces and Temporality of Collecting, 1600–1830
—organized by Mary Terrall (UCLA) and Adriana Craciun (UC Riverside)

 

Sun. 18th

Contemporary@theClark A Musical Offering:
Rzewski De Profundis and Other Works
featuring pianist Mark Robson
a

 
June    
 

Sat. 7th

Opera:
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato by George Frideric Handel
performed by Opera UCLA