[Hum_events] Calendar Events (2): CMRS Event; CDH Event;
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Tue Nov 9 07:00:13 PST 2004
Coming Events (see below for announcements; see end of message to unsubscribe):
--> CMRS Faculty Roundtable: "The Long Journey of Gracia Mendes"
--> CDH Home Computer Support Clinic
CMRS Faculty Roundtable: "The Long Journey of Gracia Mendes"
12:00PM until 1:00PM
In: Royce Hall 306
Professor Marianna Birnbaum (Germanic Languages, UCLA)
will discuss her new book, "The Long Journey of Gracia
Mendes" (Central European Press, 2003), which concerns
Gracia Mendes (1510-69), a converso woman entrepreneur of
the sixteenth century whose career took her from Lisbon,
across Europe, to the Ottoman Empire. Faculty,
associates, students, staff and friends are welcome to
attend. Advance registration not required. No fee. Bring
your lunch. The CMRS will provide coffee and soft drinks.
-- submitted by Karen Burgess (cmrs at humnet.ucla.edu)
For more information, contact cmrs at humnet.ucla.edu
This event is taken from the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies Calendar.
CDH Home Computer Support Clinic
8:00AM until 4:00PM
In: 1020 Public Policy Building
Dear Humanities Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students:
We will be conducting our next monthly Home Computer
Support Clinic on Friday, November 19, 2004 from 8:00am to
4:00pm in 1020 PPB. If you are a graduate student, staff
or faculty member of any of the Humanities departments and
would like to bring your misbehaving computer to CDH for
diagnosis and/or repair, please sign up for an appointment
by filling out the online form at
. We will
contact you to set an appointment time. All appointments
will last for 2 hours maximum and will be conducted on
Please note that you only need to bring in your computer
(the main box with the hard drive) - we'll supply the
monitor, keyboard and mouse. If it's a laptop please bring
your own power supply. At the clinic we will evaluate your
computer, describe what needs to be done to fix the
problem, and/or provide an estimate of how long it will
take to fix. If we are unable to fix the problem, we will
make an appropriate recommendation based on our diagnosis.
If your computer needs extensive work in order to be
fixed, you may be asked to leave it with CDH until a
technician has adequate time to repair it.
Also, note that under our new hardware support policy, we
will no longer service computers that are older than 5
years and can only provide "limited" support for computers
not on our supported hardware list. It is important that
you understand the difference between "full" support
and "limited" support, so please visit
for a detailed
To further support the UCLA community with home and/or
personal systems, UCLA has negotiated a deal with KST Data
that allows individual faculty, staff, and students at
UCLA to purchase personal PCs at greatly discounted
prices. Please see the Icompass website
tm) for details.
-- submitted by Stacey Rosborough (stacey at humnet.ucla.edu)
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For more information, contact cdh at humnet.ucla.edu
This event is taken from the Center for Digital Humanities Calendar.
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