Archive for January, 2012

45th California International Antiquarian Book Fair!

January 13, 2012

This year’s California International Antiquarian Book Fair will be taking place February 10-12, and the Clark will be participating!  A special exhibit at the book fair, “A Love Affair with Books: Personal Stories of Noted Collectors,” will include a case of materials from the Clark Library, related to our founder’s collecting habits and our collection’s history.  We hope that you will be able to visit us — and all of our bookseller friends — at the book fair!

More information is available via the official website.

Upcoming conferences, lectures and events…

January 10, 2012

The Clark/Center calendar is a busy one!

February 9, 4:00pm at the Clark:

 Parallel Lines Never Meet: Dolphins and Anchors and Aldus/Book Historians and Numismatists and Roman Coins, a lecture given by Terry Belanger (Founding Director, Rare Book School, Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia)
Co-sponsored by Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

Registration information here.

February 10, 9am-5pm at the Clark

Rivalry and Rhetoric in the Early Modern Mediterranean: 
Black Legends and Domestic Dissent, a core program conference at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library organized by Clark Professor Barbara Fuchs (UCLA)

More information and registration information here.

January 31,  4:00 p.m. 

Cosmopolitanism and the Local in Early Seventeenth-Century Antwerp: Emmanuel Ximenes (1564-1632) and Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), a lecture in Royce Hall 306 on the UCLA campus

Part of Early Modern Cosmpolitanisms, a lecture series sponsored by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Transformational Support in the Humanities.

More information here.


A Party for Carol

January 6, 2012

A few days before the holiday break, the Clark said goodbye to Carol Sommer, our Head of Reader Services.  Carol was with the Clark Library for the greater part of the last 30 years.  We will miss her a great deal, and wish her all the best in her upcoming adventures.  Here are a few snapshots from the party held in her honor.