4 Nov EMSI Newsletter

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
USC/UCLA Seminar

“The Origins of Dutch Radicalism and the Enlightenment”

Speakers:
Margaret Jacob, UCLA
Matthew Kadane, Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Wijnand Mijnhardt, University of Utrecht
Jacob Soll, USC

The Clark Library
2520 Cimarron Street
Los Angeles, California 90018

2pm

Co-sponsored by the UCLA and USC Departments of History.

For more information about this seminar, please contact Jacob Soll (soll@usc.edu).

Thursday, November 6, 2014
EMSI Distinguished Lecture

Teofilo F. Ruiz,
University of California, Los Angeles

“Protests against the Sea: Climate, Trade, and Languages in the Early Modern Mediterranean”

USC, University Park Campus

Doheny Memorial Library
Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study
Room 241

4-6pm

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute has provided parking reservations for this event in Parking Structure X (PSX). Please use parking code: “EMSI Distinguished Lecture.”

RSVP

For more information about this seminar, please contact emsi@usc.edu.

Friday, November 7, 2014
Master Class with Teofilo Ruiz

“Deconstructing the Royal Entry: Festive Traditions in Early Modern Europe”

USC, University Park Campus
History Conference Room, SOS 250

12noon-2pm

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute has provided parking reservations for this event in Parking Structure X (PSX). Please use parking code: “EMSI Master Class.”

Please RSVP by Friday, October 31 to receive lunch and the pre-circulated readings.

For more information about the master class, please contact emsi@usc.edu.

Friday-Saturday, November 14-15, 2014
Huntington Research Conference

“Markets, Law, and Ethics, 1300-1832”

Conveners:
Simon Middleton, University of Sheffield
James Shaw, University of Sheffield

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

$25; free for students

To register for this event, email: researchconference@huntington.org.

For more information, see the Markets Law and Ethics Brochure.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Pre-Modern Mediterranean

Jessica Goldberg, UCLA

“Reading other people’s mail: perspectives from the Cairo Geniza”

USC, University Park Campus
History Conference Room, SOS 250

3pm

For more information about this seminar, please contact Jason Glenn (jkg1549@gmail.com).

EMSI Fellowship
Competitions for 2015-2016

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, a center for advanced scholarship relating to the period from c. 1450 to c. 1850, is pleased to announce competitions for USC faculty and Ph.D. students for 2015-2016. The application deadline is January 30, 2015.  Please send all materials electronically to the EMSI Research Committee at emsi@dornsife.usc.edu

Competitions:

Faculty fellowships: The Institute will offer up to two one-semester fellowships for USC faculty whose work relates to the period from c. 1450 to c. 1850. Faculty fellows will be encouraged to participate in relevant Institute programs. To apply please submit a c.v. (no longer than 4 pages) and a statement of research plans (no longer than three single-spaced pages) to the Research Committee via email to emsi@usc.edu.

Ph.D. Fellowships: The Institute will offer up to two year-long fellowships to Ph.D. students within the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Science.  These fellowships will provide a stipend of $25,000 as well as cover the student’s tuition and fees.  The fellowships are open to all graduate students within the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Science, with preference for those who have passed the qualifying examination for the Ph.D. Priority will be given to students who can take advantage of the Huntington’s collections. Applicants should submit a c.v. and a research statement not exceeding three single-spaced pages to emsi@usc.edu. A letter of recommendation from the dissertation advisor should be emailed separately to emsi@usc.edu.

Ph.D. Summer Fellowships: The Institute will offer up to three one-month summer fellowships for Ph.D. candidates. Applicants should submit a c.v., a research statement not exceeding three single-spaced pages, and a letter from the dissertation advisor.

If you wish to apply for both the yearlong and summer Ph.D. Fellowships, please submit only one application that includes all the required materials as attachments and the name the fellowships to which you are applying in the body of your email.

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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