Objects of devotion call for papers

DECEMBER 12-14 CALL FOR PAPERS Objects of Devotion/Objectos de Devoción: Latin American Material Religious Cultures

Objects of Devotion/Objectos de Devoción: Latin American Material Religious Cultures December 12-14, 2014 This multidisciplinary conference engages historic and contemporary Latin American and Latino visual, material, and ritual cultural practice, coinciding with an exhibit of the work of Mexican-British artist, Alinka Echeverria, at the California Museum of Photography (November 1, 2014–January 24, 2015). Echeverria’s photographs […]

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d'anieri FLYER

OCTOBER 1st Ukraine’s Crisis Represents “Post-Post-Cold War” Politics ANARCHY IN [THE] UKRAINE A presentation by PAUL D’ANIERI

Ukraine’s Crisis Represents “Post-Post-Cold War” Politics ANARCHY IN [THE] UKRAINE A presentation by PAUL D’ANIERI PAUL D’ANIERI is Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor and Professor of Political Science & Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside. Since November 2013, Ukraine has moved rapidly from protest to revolution to state collapse to foreign intervention. We can now […]

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The Immortality Project

JUNE 20th THE IMMORTALITY PROJECT Mid-Point Conference

THE IMMORTALITY PROJECT Mid-Point Conference June 20th and 21st 2014 The Science of Immortality: Preliminary Results The Immortality Project is hosting a two-day conference at the University of California-Riverside. The theme of the conference is “The Science of Immortality: Preliminary Results”, and it ends the first year of funded empirical research. Scholars who have received […]

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5-30-2014 SFCollective Tim Powers

MAY 30th History and the Fantastic: A talk by Tim Powers An event hosted by the Science Fiction Collective Mellon Group

History and the Fantastic: A talk by Tim Powers An event hosted by the Science Fiction Collective Mellon Group SF and fantasy novelist Tim Powers writes “secret histories”: he uses actual, documented historical events featuring famous people, weaving fantastic supernatural and SF elements into the gaps and disjunctions of the historical record. The celebrated and […]

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5-29-2014 Sherri Johnson Book Launch Flier

MAY 29th Book Launch: Monastic Women and Religious Orders in Late Medieval Bologna author Sherri Johnson in conversation with Piotr Gorecki

Book Launch: Monastic Women and Religious Orders in Late Medieval Bologna author Sherri Johnson in conversation with Piotr Gorecki “Sherri Franks Johnson’s extraordinary picture of women’s religious communities in Bologna is based on a painstaking study of archival sources. Her analysis of more than thirty such communities of monastic women in the later Middle Ages […]

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5-28-2014 Orlemanski  Medieval Cultures

MAY 28th Julie Orlemanski Symptomatic Subjects in Late Medieval England

Sponsored by: Mellon Workshop on Medieval Cultures, The Center for Ideas and Society J. Ganim (951) 827-1540 or john.ganim@ucr.edu Symptomatic Subjects in Late Medieval England Wednesday, May 28, HMNSS 1500, 4pm  Julie Orlemanski is an assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago and Mellon Fellow at the […]

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MAY 27 Michael John GarcesTalk NEH

MAY 27th The Narratives in Tandem Project presents Michael John Garcés Artistic Director for Cornerstone Theater Company Speaks about Making Theater that Makes a Difference

The Narratives in Tandem Project presents Michael John Garcés Artistic Director for Cornerstone Theater Company Speaks about Making Theater that Makes a Difference In addition to his position as Artistic Director for Cornerstone Theater Company, Michael John Garcés has served as a U.S. delegate to the 30th World Congress of the International Theatre Institute (UNESCO) […]

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