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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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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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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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 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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MAY 21st 2014 Mosten Series “Theatre for Social Change:” a presentation and roundtable discussion

2014 Mosten Series in Human Rights and Community Development “Theatre for Social Change:” a presentation and roundtable discussion Professor Erith Jaffe-Berg, Co-Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies leads a roundtable discussion and presentation with members of the Theatre Department Faculty including Professor Charles Evered, Professor Rickerby Hinds, Professor Stuart Krieger, Professor Tiffany Lopez, and Professor […]

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MAY 17th University of California, Riverside Third Annual History of Art Graduate Student Conference

University of California, Riverside Third Annual History of Art Graduate Student Conference EXCHANGE: ASSIMILATION AND APPROPRIATION IN THE ARTS Keynote Speaker: Sofia Sanabrais, Getty Research Institute Scholar and lecturer in the Department of Art History at the University of Southern California  Saturday May 17, 2014 9:00 AM-­ ‐5:00 PM  California Museum of Photography 3824 Main […]

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