Reminder: Mar 1 Dissertation Workshop

Saturday, March 1, 2014 American Origins Dissertation Workshop Nicholas Gliserman, University of Southern California “Landscapes of War: A Reconsideration of Geopolitics in Northeastern America 1688-1713” Comment: Stephen Aron, University of California, Los Angeles Jeffrey Muir, University of California, Irvine “Fatherhood in Early America” Comment: Anne S. Lombard, California State University, San Marcos Samantha Seeley, New… Read More Reminder: Mar 1 Dissertation Workshop

IMPORTANT: COURSE CREDIT Summer Institute in English Paleography

Please see below for exciting news from the Folger Library.  This is an excellent opportunity for EMS students to work with world-class scholars in a premier research library and get CGU course credit for your paleography tool.  Since CGU is a member of the consortium, our applicants have a high probability of being admitted to… Read More IMPORTANT: COURSE CREDIT Summer Institute in English Paleography

Upcoming Huntington/EMSI Events

Friday, March 28, 2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Latin American Art and Science The Huntington Art Collections and Research Division invite applications for an 18-month full-time research fellowship as part of the project “Visual Voyages: Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin.” Interested candidates should submit a letter of application describing their qualifications for the… Read More Upcoming Huntington/EMSI Events

Feb 26 Huntington Event: The Murder of James I

The Murder of James I Feb. 26, 2014 Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. What happened at Theobalds House? After King James I died there in 1625, Parliament charged the Duke of Buckingham, a court favorite, with involvement in the king’s death. Thomas Cogswell, professor of history at University of California, Riverside, discusses how Charles I quickly became… Read More Feb 26 Huntington Event: The Murder of James I

Event for “A Burnable Book” – Historical Fiction by an English Professor

Please join the UCLA Department of English and the CMRS for a special event The Voices of Medieval London: History, Fiction, Historical Fiction a talk by Bruce Holsinger Professor of English, University of Virginia and author of the debut historical thriller A Burnable Book (HarperCollins 2014) Monday, March 3, 2pm Reception to Follow English Faculty… Read More Event for “A Burnable Book” – Historical Fiction by an English Professor

Mar 6: “Triform Love: The Structure of Dante’s Comedy”

Triform Love: The Structure of Dante’s Comedy Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5 pm, Royce 306, UCLA A lecture by CHRISTIAN MOEVS who is Associate Professor of Italian at Notre Dame. His interests include Dante, medieval Italian literature, lyric poetry and poetics, and the intersection between literature and philosophy (especially metaphysics and medieval philosophy). He is… Read More Mar 6: “Triform Love: The Structure of Dante’s Comedy”

Reminder: Feb 22 Ren Lit at the Huntington: “‘Every bodies fancy varies’: Historicizing Early Modern Sexual Practice”

Saturday, February 22, 2014 Renaissance Literature Will Fisher, Lehman College, CUNY “‘Every bodies fancy varies’: Historicizing Early Modern Sexual Practice” Huntington Library Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino CA 91108 10am to 12noon (coffee served at 9:30am) For more information about this and other Renaissance Literature seminars, please contact… Read More Reminder: Feb 22 Ren Lit at the Huntington: “‘Every bodies fancy varies’: Historicizing Early Modern Sexual Practice”