EMSI Newsletter Feb 24

Friday, February 27, 2015
Long 18th Century

Paula Backscheider,
Auburn University

“Crisis Texts: Wartime Women on Stage”

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

10am-12noon
Coffee will be available at 9:30am

For more information about this seminar, please contact Emily Anderson (ehanders@usc.edu) and Felicity Nussbaum (nussbaum@humnet.ucla.edu).

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Renaissance Literature

Garrett Sullivan,
Penn State

“Sleeping in Error in Spenser’s Faerie Queene, Book 1”

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

10am-12noon
Coffee will be 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).

Monday, March 2, 2015
Pre-Modern Mediterranean

Carrie Benes,
New College of Florida

“SPQR: The Branding of Rome?”

USC, University Park Campus
SOS b-40

4-6pm

Seminar Reading: “Whose SPQR? Sovereignty and Semiotics in Medieval Rome” in Speculum.

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

Friday-Saturday, March 6-7, 2015
USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Annual Conference

Come celebrate our 1000th event!

Cornelius Wynkoop, Pieter Vanderlyn, 1734
Courtesy of The Huntington Library

“World and Ground: New Early American Histories”

USC, Doheny Memorial Library, DML 241
Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study

Conference Organizer:
Christopher Grasso, College of William and Mary

Speakers:
Juliana Barr, University of Florida
Karen Halttunen, USC
Eric Hinderaker, University of Utah
Susan Juster, University of Michigan
Cathy Matson, University of Delaware
Gregory O’Malley, UC Santa Cruz
Mark Peterson, UC Berkeley
Joshua Piker, Editor of William & Mary Quarterly
Brett Rushforth, College of William and Mary
Eric Slauter, University of Chicago
Sophie White, University of Notre Dame

To receive lunch, please complete the RSVP form by March 2nd.

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

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

Friday, March 6, 2015
Early Modern Music

Les Plaisirs d’Amour: Music of the French Opera and English Court

USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, directed by Adam Knight Gilbert with Linda Tomko and a troupe of Baroque dancers.

USC, University Park Campus
Alfred Newman Recital Hall

8pm

All events are free and sponsored by the USC Early Music Program and USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute.

For more information about this event, please contact Adam Knight Gilbert (adam.gilbert@usc.edu).

The Mellon Summer Institute
in Spanish Paleography

The Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography will be held at the Huntington Library between June 22 and July 10, 2015, and will be taught by Professor Carla Rahn Phillips, Union Pacific Professor in Comparative Early Modern History [Emerita] of the Department of History at the University of Minnesota.

The application, including letter of recommendation, is due March 2, 2015.

For further inquiries, please email Susi Levin (slevin@huntington.org).

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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