EMSI Newsletter Aug 25

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Early Modern British History

Susan Brigden,
University of Oxford

“Reading Romance at the Court of Henry VIII”

Huntington Library
Munger Building, Seaver 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108

10am-12noon
Coffee served at 9:30am

For more information about this seminar, please contact Lindsay O’Neill and Vanessa Wilkie.

 

Saturday, September 27, 2014
Renaissance Literature

Lena Cowen Orlin,
Georgetown University

“Shakespeare’s Marriage”

Huntington Library
Munger Building, Seaver 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
10am-12noon
Coffee served at 9:30am

For more information about this seminar, please contact Heather James and Heidi Brayman-Hackel.

 

Friday, September 12, 2014
Past Tense

Ann M. Little,
Colorado State University

“Writing a biography of an almost undocumented person: Ester Wheelwright (1696-1800)”

Huntington Library
Munger Building, Seaver 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108

11:45am-1pm

RSVP to receive pre-circulated readings and lunch.

For more information about this seminar, please contact Adam Arenson.

 

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Visual and Material Culture

“Depicting Spanish American Nature”

Event Organizer: Daniela Bleichmar,
University of Southern California

Alejandra Rojas-Silva, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University
“A New Nature: Colonial Subjectivity in Sixteenth Century Botanical Illustrations”

Valeria A. Lopez, Ph.D. Candidate, Princeton University
“Francisco Hernández and the Project of a Universal Natural History (1560-1587)”

Alicia Lubowski-Jahn, Independent Curator
“Alexander von Humboldt and The Tropical American Landscape: The Intertwining of Pictorial Representation and Humboldt’s Science”

USC, University Park Campus
Social Sciences Building (SOS), 250

12noon-2pm

Please RSVP for lunch by September 15, 2014

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute has provided parking reservations for this event in Parking Structure X (PSX). Please use the parking code: “Depicting Spanish American Nature.”

For more information about this seminar, please contact Daniela Bleichmar.

This event is co-sponsored by the Visual Studies Research Institute at USC.

 

Saturday, September 27, 2014
American Origins

Strother Roberts, Huntington Fellow

“Beaver Ecology and the Global Fur Trade’s Transformation of New England”

Huntington Library
Munger Building, Seaver 3
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108

10:30am-12noon
Coffee served at 10am

RSVP for pre-circulated paper

For more information about this seminar, please contact Carole Shammas.

 

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

One thought on “EMSI Newsletter Aug 25

  1. […] Susan Brigden, the Huntington Library’s inaugural Mary Robertson Visiting Fellow in Tudor Studies, will be opening this year’s USC-Huntington EMSI British History Seminar.  Her paper is entitled “Reading Orlando Furioso at the Court of Henry VIII.”  Her talk will be at the Huntington Library in Seaver 1&2 in the Munger Research Center at 10:00am on Saturday, September 13.  (Coffee and the traditional donuts served at 9:30.)  [See previous post for details.] […]

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