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April 2022

On Outgroups and Muted Groups: A Conference in Honor of Amy Richlin

April 2
Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, UCLA, 425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
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Professor Amy Richlin will be retiring at the end of the coming academic year. We look forward to celebrating her path-breaking career and reuniting with her many UCLA students at this conference in her honor. The conference will take place on April 2nd in the Legacy Room at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center. There will also be a reception in Dodd on Friday night and a party off campus on Saturday. If you are planning to attend…

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December 2021

Sappho and Alcaeus Conference

December 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Panel 1: 2:00-3:20PM | Sapphic Selves Grant Hussong, "Desire and the Sapphic Subject" Jennifer MacPherson, "Bad Mom Helen: How Sappho Queers Parenthood" Rachel Morrison, ""Suffering Sappho!": Reading Sappho alongside Heather Love's Feeling Backward" Panel 2: 3:30-4:20PM | Emotion and Accusation in Alcaeus Marco Saldaña, "Damos or politai: Who's to Blame in Alcaeus?" Patrick Callahan, "The Panicked Alcaeus" Panel 3: 4:35-6:00pm | Sapphic Shades Liam Albrittain, "Epic Paints, Sapphic Brushstrokes: Color and Visual Contrast in Sappho, Hesiod, and Homer" Collin Moat, "Staying Awake, Defying Death:…

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June 2021

Previous Department Events

June 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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October 2019

Metamorphosis and the Environmental Imagination from Ovid to Shakespeare

October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019
Royce Hall 314, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Narratives of metamorphosis, from human into other living and mineral forms, have long provided an important tool for thinking through the complexities of our relationship with the world around us. From Ovid to David Cronenberg, thinkers and artists have used the trope of physical transformation to figure the ways in which human and non-human agencies have evolved from and adapted to one another in a relationship characterized by fluctuating perceptions of friction and symbiosis, distance and proximity. This conference seeks…

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January 2019

Failures and Flaws in Classical Antiquity – UCLA Classics Grad Conference 2019

January 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Royce Hall 314, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Please join us on January 25-26th at UCLA for the Classics Graduate Conference featuring keynote speaker Emily Greenwood (Yale University). Professor Greenwood will speak on “Failure and Attribution: The Ethics and Politics of Reading Classical Failure” in Royce Hall 314 on Friday, January 25th at 5:00 pm. The conference will take place the following day, January 26th. Please feel free to visit the conference website for a detailed overview of the day: https://gradconference2019.wordpress.com.

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October 2018

Author.Net: A Transdisciplinary Conference on Distributed Authorship

October 5, 2018 @ 9:15 am - October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, UCLA, 425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
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This conference will explore distributed authorship in ancient and new media, by placing scholars who work on this topic in the texts and practices of classical antiquity in dialogue with scholars who work on comparable modes of distribution in the digital domain. By staging a conversation with this particular mix of scholars, we aim to capitalise on the divergent perspectives that they will bring to the conference's central theme: long associated with pre-modern cultures, distributed authorship still serves as a mainstay for the study…

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April 2017

Mellon Program in Post-Classical Latin | Conference

April 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - April 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Royce Hall 314, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The Mellon Program in Post-Classical Latin is pleased to present a conference, "Approaching the Unknown: "They Saw it With Their Own Eyes." Please view the entire program here.

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October 2016

Classics Graduate Conference | “Into the Wild: Flora and Fauna in the Classical World”

October 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - October 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Royce Hall 314, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The graduate students in the Classics Department at the University of California Los Angeles are pleased to announce the forthcoming graduate conference “Into the Wild: Flora and Fauna in the Classical World”, which will take place October 21-22, 2016 in the Humanities Conference Room (314) of UCLA Royce Hall. This conference provides a venue for graduate students to present their new perspectives on animals and wildlife in Ancient Greece and Rome.  Please view our Conference Schedule for more details. The…

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