19 Mar: EMSI Newsletter

Please see below for the most current EMSI/Huntington Newsletter – there are opportunities and events for those interested in music, Latin American studies, digital humanities, and much more!

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Deadline Reminders

3/28 Deadline to apply for Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Latin American Art and Science

http://dornsife.usc.edu/emsi/latin-american-art-and-science-postdoc/

4/4 Please RSVP for Elizabeth Kuti’s public lecture to reserve a lunch.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yjNZgPydd-ZGbCGTBaCQH2M2J_pgcPSj1Y4NcYHhC1I/viewform

4/1 Deadline to apply for Mellon Digital Humanities Ph.D. Fellowships.

http://dornsife.usc.edu/emsi/digital-humanities-phd-fellowships/

4/14 Deadline to apply for Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Digital Humanities.

http://dornsife.usc.edu/emsi/mellon-postdoc-in-digital-humanities/

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Music Series

Early Music Faculty Concert

Adam and Rotem Gilbert (recorder)

With guests:
Malachai Komanoff Bandy (viola da gamba)
Jason Yoshida (theorbo/baroque guitar)
Doug Milliken (dulcian/baroque bassoon)
Arthur Omura (harpsichord)

Featuring music by Marco Uccellini, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Johann Sebastian Bach

USC, University Park Campus
Alfred Newman Recital Hall
7:30pm

For more information about Music Series events, please contact Adam Knight Gilbert (adam.gilbert@usc.edu).

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Thursday, March 27, 2014
Music Series

Dorothy Porter
University of Pennsylvania

“Ceci n’est pas un manuscrit: Considering what
Digitization does to Manuscripts”

This colloquium is part of the “Working With Digitized Manuscripts: New Approaches to Old Sources” series.

Flyer: http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1106396447654-378/Digitized+Manuscripts+USC.pdf

To receive the pre-circulated readings, please rsvp to Glenda Goodman (Glenda.Goodman@usc.edu).

USC, University Park Campus
Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study
Doheny Memorial Library, Room 241
4pm

This colloquium is sponsored by the USC- Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, the Rare Book School, and the Mellon Foundation.

For more information about Music Series events, please contact Adam Knight Gilbert (adam.gilbert@usc.edu).

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Thursday, March 27, 2014
Colonial Latin America

Labor, Bodies, and Commodities:
Capitalism and Fetishes in the Early
Modern Spanish Atlantic World

David Kazanjian, University of Pennsylvania
“Casta Capitalism”

Rachel O’Toole, University of California, Irvine
“The Gift Economy of Freedom in Colonial Peru”

Maria-Elena Martinez, University of Southern
California
“Metals and Race: Amalgamation and ‘Miscegenation’ in Bourbon New Spain”

USC, University Park Campus
Social Sciences Building, SOS 250
3:30pm to 5:30pm

For more information about Colonial Latin America seminars, please contact Maria-Elena Martinez
(martinem@dornsife.usc.edu).

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Friday, March 28, 2014
Colonial Latin America

David Kazanjian
University of Pennsylvania

“Archives for the Future: A Case for Over-Reading”

This event is co-sponsored by the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute and the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity.

USC, University Park Campus
Kaprielian Hall, KAP 445
3pm to 4:30pm

For more information about Colonial Latin America seminars, please contact Maria-Elena Martinez
(martinem@dornsife.usc.edu).

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Friday, March 28, 2014
Long 18th Century

David Cressy
Ohio State University

“Eighteenth Century Gypsies: The Trials and Travels of Mary Squires”

Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino CA 91108
10am to 12pm (coffee served at 9:30am)

For more information about Long 18th Century seminars, please contact Emily Anderson
(ehanders@usc.edu) or Felicity Nussbaum
(nussbaum@humnet.ucla.edu).

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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 position including research and/or curatorial experience; a curriculum vitae; a writing sample (not to exceed 50 pages); and the names of three referees to visualvoyages@huntington.org by 5pm on Friday, March 28th. The referees should email their recommendation letters directly to that email address by the deadline. Please submit all of the above information in PDF format. Questions about the position should be directed to Catherine Hess (chess@huntington.org) and Daniela Bleichmar (bleichma@usc.edu).

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities Ph.D. Fellowships at USC

The USC Digital Humanities Program is pleased to announce competitions for two-year, Ph.D. fellowships in digital humanities for 2014-2016. The competition is open to USC graduate students in Dornsife or the Critical Studies program of School of Cinematic Arts who will be ABD by August 25, 2014.

The USC Digital Humanities Program aims to provide training for scholars in emerging digital technologies, including digital publication of scholarly research, while still preserving the essential integrity of the humanities as an intellectual field of inquiry.

Applicants should submit a c.v. and a research statement, not exceeding three single-spaced pages. Applicants should request a letter of recommendation to be emailed separately from the dissertation advisor by the due date. All application materials should be received by April 1, 2014. Please send all materials electronically to the Digital Humanities Council at digitalhumanities@usc.edu.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Digital Humanities

The University of Southern California seeks applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in digital humanities.The USC Digital Humanities Program aims to provide training for scholars in emerging digital technologies, including digital publication of scholarly research, while still preserving the essential integrity of the humanities as an intellectual field of inquiry. Fellows will have access to the Digital Publishing Institute and will have the opportunity to participate in activities in various Cinematic Arts research labs, including the Fab Lab, the World Building Media Lab, and the Mobile and Environmental Media Lab, and they will gain in-depth knowledge of the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture.

Preferred candidates would have completed all of the requirements for the Ph.D. within the last 3 years. To apply, please go to http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/19322 and submit your application, cover letter, c.v., dissertation abstract, writing sample, and the names of two academic references who will be prompted via email to submit letters electronically. The deadline for the receipt of all materials is April 14, 2014.

Inquiries should be directed to:
digitalhumanities@dornsife.usc.edu.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

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USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute
3502 Trousdale Parkway
SOS 153, MC 0034
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0034
email: emsi@dornsife.usc.edu

Director: Peter C. Mancall
Associate Director: Amy Braden
Research Assistant: Karin Amundsen

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