event calendar

Spring semester 2014

Jan 1
Holiday New Year’s Day                                                                  

Jan 9-11  
Spring open registration

Jan 13    
Spring 2014 Classes begin

Jan 20     
Holiday – Martin Luther King’s Birthday

Jan 31     
AHIS Graduate Student Symposium – Evening -  “The Edges of the Body: Boundaries, Extremities, and Knowledges.”

Feb 1       
AHIS Graduate Student Symposium continues, all day.

Feb 4   
Roski Talks - Michael Lejeune, - 7-9 PM - Watt Hall

Feb 6   
Roski Grad Lecture Series - William Pope L - 7-9 PM - MOCA Ahmanson Auditorium

Feb 12-15               
CAA in Chicago

Feb 17     
Holiday – President’s Day

Feb 19      
AHIS / EALC / EASC / KSI Lecture by Nancy Steinhardt, U.of Penn, “Five Features of Korean Three Kingdoms Period Architecture.” 3:30-5 PM, Location TBA

Feb 25      
VSRI - Objects of Knowledge - Kate Page-Lippsmeyer, (EALC PhD candidate) "Space, Science Fiction, and the Absent Body in SF Magazine covers 1959-1969." - 5 PM, DML 241

Feb 28 
AHIS/Roski Seminar Series - Liz Kotz, 3-5 PM, Graduate Fine Arts Building 

Mar 7        
AHIS/Roski Seminar Series - Cuauhtemoc Medina, 3-5 PM, Graduate Fine Arts Building, co-sponsored by REDCAT 

Mar 13      
VSRI - John Uriquiza, "Memory and Displacement in Highland Park:  'Sin Turistas' Visual Account of Gentrification." 12-1:30 PM, SOS 250

Mar 17-21               
Spring Recess

Mar 24         
Jennifer Greenhill, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  – “FLIP, LINGER, GLIDE: ENGAGING MAGAZINE PICTURES c. 1915” -  5 – 7:00 pm – IDE ROOM, THH 420 – Come on time, seating is limited.

Mar 28  
AHIS/Roski Seminar Series - Jenni Sorkin, 3-5 PM, Graduate Fine Arts Building 

April 9       
VSRI /Spanish & Portuguese Dept/Comp Lit Dept - Patricia Keller, (Cornell Univ) "Exposing Belief: What Remains with Photography " 4:30-6 PM, Herklotz Room, DML G 28

April 10     
AHIS / EALC lecture by Yoshiaki Shimizu, Princeton Univ – Lecture title, time and location TBA

April 12/13               
LA Times Book Fair on campus

April 24
AHIS/Roski Seminar Series - Lynne Cooke, 3-5 PM, Graduate Fine Arts Building -co-sponsored by VSRI.

April 30    
VSRI - 4rh Annual Anne Friedberg Memorial Grant Lecture - Nadya Bair, "Learning to Shoot: The Photographic Education of Henri-Cartier Bresson." 2-3:30 PM, SOS 250

May 1
"Publishing Panel" - 5-7 pm in VKC 379.  Reservation required.  Contact Nadya Bair for details.

May 2  
Spring Classes end

May 4-5      
VSRI Conference “Getting the Picture: the Visual Culture of the News” - Academy for Polymathic Study, DML 241 (Details TBA)

May 3-6   
Study Days

May 7-14 
Exams

May 15
Hooding Ceremonies 

May 16    
Commencement

May 21    
Summer Session 2013 begins

Renaissance Literature with Lena Cowen Orlin
American Origins with Strother Roberts
Long 18th Century with Kathleen Wilson
American Origins with John Demos and Catherine Allgor
Early Modern British History with Tim Harris
Past Tense with David Hall