Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wheeler Hall
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Stephens Hall
An Evening with Arif Anwar, author of "The Storm."
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:10 PM - 5:00 PM
South Hall
Libraries and archives play a critical role in preserving and providing access to the collective memory of communities. Unfortunately, the resources for enabling archive holders to preserve cultural, social, political, and historical evidence are scarce and urgently required. This talk will highlight UCLA Libraryâs international initiatives aimed at addressing these challenges, with a focus...
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wheeler Hall
Ned Sublette is a historian, musicologist, musician, and record producer. His books include *Cuba and its Music: from the First Drums to the Mamba* (2004), *The World that made New Orleans: from Spanish Silver to Congo Square* (2008), *The Year before the Flood: a Story of New Orleans* (2009), and, with Constance Sublette, *The American Slave Coast: a History of the Slave-breeding Industry*...
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:00 PM
Doe Library
The next "Very Slight Worry" gathering is a sonnet recitation festival. Everyone is welcome. The goal is to commit sonnets to memory and then bask in them together via recitation. If you intended to memorize something for this, now or soon might be a good time to start. Any sonnet from any time will do.
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:00 PM
Doe Library
Michael Lewis is the author of The Big Short, Moneyball, The Fifth Risk, and other New York Times bestselling books. He is also an investigative journalist whose articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, the New Yorker, and Slate. Lewis talks with Ramona Naddaff (Rhetoric), director of Art of Writing, about his career and practice as a writer.
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:00 PM
Wheeler Hall
Maggie Nelson, a 2016 MacArthur Fellow, is the author of numerous works of nonfiction and poetry, including The Argonauts, an autobiographical account that received the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. Her Una's Lecture is titled "Songs of Care and Constraint."
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:00 PM
Stephens Hall
Maggie Nelson, the 2018-19 Una's Lecturer, is joined in conversation by UC Berkeley professor of English Nadia Ellis.
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Dwinelle Hall
This is a multi-day, interdisciplinary workshop. Presentations on Friday, March 1st will run from 10:00am-4:30pm, and from 10:00am-2:00pm on Saturday, March 2nd. A genealogy of the historical forms of imagination or of attentiveness in literature and the other arts traces these forms back to epistemological realms that predate aesthetic experience: to the medieval formation of the soul, to...
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:10 PM - 5:00 PM
South Hall
Wayne de Fremeryâs current book project, Computational Bibliography and the Sociology of Data, reinvigorates analytical bibliography by expanding the scope of what bibliography describes and by diversifying the forms used in bibliographic description. As etymologies of the word bibliography suggest, bibliographers have used bibliographic forms â books â to document books. Analytical...