Feb 13-14 Conference: “Touching Shakespeare: Proximity, Precarity, and Resilience in Renaissance Drama and Modern Life”

“Touching Shakespeare: Proximity, Precarity, and Resilience in Renaissance Drama and Modern Life” Friday-Saturday, Feb. 13-14, 2015 UCLA Royce Hall Room 314 http://cmrs.ucla.edu/programs/conference_shakespeare_feb2015.html Touch, sensing, and sensation are lively topics in the humanities right now.  Touch intimates physical proximity and calls to mind the vulnerable body and the resilient flesh, even as it also carries tacit… Read More Feb 13-14 Conference: “Touching Shakespeare: Proximity, Precarity, and Resilience in Renaissance Drama and Modern Life”

SPECIAL NEWS: Fully funded workshop in England!

Please check out the below! The Registers of the Archbishops of York, 1225-1646 The current, Andrew W. Mellon-funded project on the York Archbishops’ registers will host a major Summer Institute for graduate students at the University of York, 19 July-1 August 2015. Twelve fully-funded places (including all transportation, accommodation and subsistence costs) are available for… Read More SPECIAL NEWS: Fully funded workshop in England!

Jan 26 and 27: History of the Book events with Ann Blair

Ann Blair, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Harvard University, is giving the CMRS History of the Book Lecture at UCLA on Tuesday, January 27th at 5 pm in Royce 314. On Monday, January 26, she will speak at Caltech and the basic details are below. Contact Caltech for more information >> http://www.caltech.edu/content/william-bennett-munro-memorial-seminar-88 “Credit,… Read More Jan 26 and 27: History of the Book events with Ann Blair

EMSI Newsletter Jan 20

For more details, and more USC EMSI events, please visit: http://dornsife.usc.edu/emsi Friday-Saturday, January 23-24, 2015 Huntington Research Conference “Illicit Atlantic Worlds” Conveners: Mark Hanna, UC San Diego Kevin McDonald, Loyola Marymount University Huntington Research Library 1151 Oxford Road San Marino, California 91108 $25 conference registration fee; free for students See the conference brochure for details:… Read More EMSI Newsletter Jan 20

Reminder: Jan 17 Huntington Talk by Katherine Eggert

Please see the below – attendance is highly recommended! Dear Friends and Colleagues, Please join us this Saturday, January 17, 10:00-Noon, in Seaver 1 & 2 to hear Katherine Eggert (University of Colorado, Boulder), “How To Be Happy in Shakespeare and Hobbes.” Coffee, tea, and scones will be available from 9:30, and all are welcome… Read More Reminder: Jan 17 Huntington Talk by Katherine Eggert

Jan 23-24 Huntington Conference: Illicit Atlantic Worlds

*Be sure to read this one – your faculty especially recommends this FREE conference! Friday-Saturday, January 23-24, 2015 Huntington Research Conference “Illicit Atlantic Worlds” Conveners: Mark Hanna, UC San Diego Kevin McDonald, Loyola Marymount University Huntington Research Library 1151 Oxford Road San Marino, California 91108 25$ conference registration fee; free for students! Illicit Atlantic Worlds… Read More Jan 23-24 Huntington Conference: Illicit Atlantic Worlds