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August 2017

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Seminar and Play Performance Schedule: 9:30 – 10:00AM – Continental Breakfast 10:00AM – 12:00PM – Seminar I 12:00 – 2:00PM – Lunch 2:00 – 4:30PM – Play Performance 4:30 – 5:30PM – Seminar II Tutor: Elizabeth Reyes Click here to register.


The Agora Foundation
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Play Reading: Euripides, Hippolytus

Euripides is often referred to as the most modern of the Greek tragedians.  Hippolytus is one of his greatest plays.  It contains many of the elements of a modern melodrama—lust, incest, betrayal, violence, reconciliation—presented in the classical form at its best.  See also the October 26 listing below for another telling of the same story. Since 1999, the acclaimed and award-winning Interact Theatre Company has been presenting staged play readings at UCLA.  This reading is co-sponsored by CLAFI and the…


UCLA Center for Liberal Arts and Free Institutions (CLAFI)

Churchill, America, and the Great War

John Mauer’s lecture is free and open to all.  No advance registration is required.  Light refreshments will be available. John Maurer is the Alfred Thayer Mahan Professor of Sea Power and Grand Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College.  He is a graduate of Yale University and holds an M.A.L.D. and Ph.D. in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Before joining the faculty of the Naval War College, he served as executive editor of Orbis: A…


UCLA Center for Liberal Arts and Free Institutions (CLAFI)
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