EMSI Newsletter Sept 15

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 (bleichma@usc.edu).

Depicting Spanish American Nature Poster

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

Monday, September 22, 2014
Special Event

Craig Wilder,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“The Paradox of the Jewish Indians:
Religion and Race on the Colonial Campus”

University Park Campus
History Department
Social Sciences Building 250
5 pm

Sponsored by the USC Department of History, the
Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, USC
Dornsife, and the Visual Studies Research Institute.

Event Poster

Friday-Saturday, September 19-20, 2014
Huntington Research Conference

“Desiring History
and Historicizing Desire:
Sexuality in Early Modern England”

Conveners:
Ari Friedlander, University of Dayton
Melissa Sanchez, University of Pennsylvania
Will Stockton, Clemson University

Huntington Library
Ahmanson Room, Brody Botanical Center
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108

8:30am-5pm
$25, [FREE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS WITH REGISTRATION], register by email (researchconference@huntington.org) or call 626-405-3432

See the conference brochure here.

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 available at 10am;
RSVP for pre-circulated papers

For more information about this seminar,
please contact Carole Shammas (shammas@usc.edu).

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 available at 9:30am

For more information about this seminar, please contact Heather James (hjames@usc.edu) and Heidi Brayman-Hackel (heidi.braymanhackel@ucr.edu).

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: Lauren Dodds

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