Archive for February, 2011

UCLA Happenings

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Concert of Works by UCLA Faculty Composers

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Schoenberg Music Building – Schoenberg Hall

UCLA faculty artists, students and guests will perform an array of works by the faculty composers, representing 20 years of creative output. Featured composers include: Roger Bourland, Mark Carlson, Paul Chihara, Ian Krouse and David Lefkowitz.

Click here for the UCLA Herb Albert School of Music.

Music in the Rotunda

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Lecture/Recital – Jessica Berns
“The Coloratura: Her Vocal Edge and the Question of Agency”

Friday, February 25
4 p.m.

In a short, 20 minute lecture/recital, Jessica Berns, a senior in the Music History program, will perform three coloratura soprano arias by Mozart, Rossini, and Offenbach. The arias will serve as an illustration of her discussion concerning social agency in coloratura soprano roles in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $10; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions page for more information.

Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved.

All About Women!

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Writing a paper on feminism or women in society?  Need information on issues affecting women nationally and/or internationally? 

If so, the current reference resources display in the Main Reading Room of the College Library may be of help.  Women in literature and politics, gender and society are a few of the subjects covered in these titles.

Come to the second floor of the Powell Library Building for a look.  The display is directly west of the reference desk.

deadline for book contest

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Sixty-third Annual UCLA Campbell Student Book Collection Competition

Applications are due by Friday, February 25, 2011.  Awards will be announced at a ceremony in the Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2011.

Click here for information on the Sixty-third Annual UCLA Campbell Student Book Collection Competition.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

UCLA Athletics

 Women’s Gymnastics vs. Denver & Minnesota

Sunday, February 27 @ 2:00pm

Pauley Pavilion, UCLA Campus

Come see the reigning National Champion Bruins and receive four (4) FREE mid-level admissions to the meet when you show your UCLA ID or paycheck stub at the door on the day of the event.

For a list of upcoming Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days, go to:

Questions? Call (310) 206-1313.

Banned Soviet Art Discovery

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Film and Discussion

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Melnitz Hall – James Bridges Theater

Hosted by the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies. Cosponsored by the UCLA Asia Institute Program on Central Asia. Part of the International Institute Human Rights Film Series. A film by Amanda Pope and Tchavdar Georgiev. The incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression.

Reception at 6:00pm.
Film screening (‘The Desert of Forbidden Art’)at 6:30pm, followed by discussion. Discussants: art critic Edward Goldman and filmmakers Amanda Pope and Tchavdar Georgiev.

Free and open to the public

Can You Spare 96 Million?

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

The UC President, Mark Yudof is asking UCLA to contribute up to 96 million from their budget, part of the 500 million the state of California is asking from the University of California.

The UC Board of Regents will be meeting in March, so the individual departments of UCLA will be drawing reports how their departments can meet these reductions.

UCLA is on for the biggest reduction, followed by UC Berkeley and UC Davis.

Click here to read the story courtesy of the Daily Bruin.