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Design-prv1 Center marks half century as hub for medieval and Renaissance scholars

For the past 40 years, Maryanne Horowitz has tried to attend at least one event a month at UCLA's Center for Medieval Renaissance Studies even as she climbed the tenure ladder, raised three children and taught up to three history courses at a time.
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UCLA takes flight with environmental humanities
Allison Carruth, Jon Christensen and Ursula Heise came to UCLA from Stanford to change the way we explore and talk about environmental issues.
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Scholar to bring to life migrants’ perilous crossings
When Françoise Lionnet delivers UCLA’s 114th Faculty Research Lecture in Schoenberg Hall on Monday, she will begin by talking about a shipwreck. And not just any shipwreck. This one, which occurred in 1744, captured the collective imagination of 18th-century French painters and writers, who romanticized the unfortunate event on canvas and in fiction.

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