Spring 2015

Jan. 8 -9  Open registration
Jan. 12 Classes begin
Jan. 14 Visions and voices, Red beard- Los Angeles Poverty Department, screening of Akira Kurosawa's Red Beard, Ray Stark Family Theater, School of Cinematic Arts 108, Jan 14, 7p.m.
Jan. 15 Visions and Voices, Red Beard/Red Beard- Los Angeles Poverty Department, performance of play Red Beard/Red beard, Mclintock Theatre, Thurs., Jan 15, 7p.m.
Jan. 16 Victorian Exhibitionary Culture talks by Nancy Rose Marshall and Amy Woodson-Boulton, DML 233, 4 - 6:30 pm
Jan. 16 Visions and Voices, LAPD Performace Workshop- Los Angeles Poverty Department, Location TBD, Friday Jan 16, 2pm-5pm
Jan. 16 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Jan 16, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
Jan. 17 EMSI-Katherine Eggert, University of Colorado, Boulder, "How to Be Happy in Shakespeare and Hobbes". Saturday, Jan. 17, Huntington Library, Munger Building, Seaver 1 & 2, 10am-12noon
Jan. 17 EMSI-Jessica Stern, California State University, Fullerton, "'The same cloth he saw making': Southeastern Indian and Anglo-American Cultures of Production in the Eighteenth Century". Saturday, Jan. 17, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 10:30am-12noon
Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Birthday, University Holiday
Jan. 20 VSRI - 5th Annual Anne Friedberg Memorial Grant Lecture:  "The application of Animation:  Instruction, Instrument, Interface", Amber Bowyer, Ph.D Candidate, Critical Studies, Herklotz Room DML,  5:00 - 7:00  pm
Jan. 21 VSRI Seminar - Ann-Sophie Lehmann, Art History ,New Media, Material Culture, Universtieit Utrecht, on Material Evidence and Crime. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Jan. 23 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Jan 23, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
Jan. 23-24 Ideas of Asia in the Museum, Sonya Lee, Time and place, TBA
Jan. 28 VSRI Seminar - Lynn Swartz Dodd, Interdisciplinary Archaeology and Religion, USC, on Archaeological Evidence. SOS 250, 2-5PM.
Jan. 28 VSRI -  "If Spain were a Bordello:  Musing on a National Eros", Maite Zubiaurre, SOS B40, 5:00 - 7:00  pm
Jan. 30 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Jan 30, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
Jan. 30 Contemporary Projects--Saloni Mathur, Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Studies, UCLA Art History, 12 - 2pm, Grad Fine Arts
Jan. 30 EMSI-Christopher Kyle, Syracuse University, "News Travels Fast? Learning about information networks from the Death of Queen Elizabeth". Friday, Jan. 30, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 1 & 2, 11:45am-1pm
Jan. 31 EMSI-Michael Wilcox, "Borderlands", Saturday, Jan. 31, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 1 & 2, 10am-12noon
Jan. 31 Visions and Voices Signature event,- " Three Acts, two Dancers, One Radio Host: Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, and Anna Bass." Saturday, Jan 31, 7pm
Feb. 3 USC Fisher Museum of Art -- A conversation w/ Dan McCleary, HAR 126, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Feb. 4 VSRI Seminar - Ann Marie Yasin, Classics and Art History, USC, on Late Antique Material Evidence. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Feb. 6 Visions and Voices- " An Evening with Academy Award Winner William Friedkin", Feb 6, Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre/ Frank Sinatra Hall, 7pm
Feb. 6 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Feb 6, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
   
Feb. 7 EMSI-Sears McGee, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Sex and Two Single Puritan Girls”. Saturday, February 7, 2015, Huntington Library, Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2, 10am-12noon
Feb. 7 VSRI - Full Exposure:  Art and Pronorgraphy in Los Angeles, LACMA, 4:00 - 7:00  pm
Feb. 9 EMSI-Juliana Barr, University of Florida, "How Might an Origin Story for the Colonial Southwest be Told, if It Were Told from an Indian Perspective?", Monday, February 9, Social Sciences Building, UPC, SOS 250, 4pm-6pm
Feb. 11-14 CAA in New York
Feb. 12 EMSI-Jacob Soll, University of Southern California; D'Maris Coffman, University of Cambridge; Will Deringer, Columbia University; Paul Seaward, UK Parliamentary Archives; Tim Harris, Brown University; Steve Hindle, Huntington Library. "Economic Forum". Thursday, February 12, Doheny Memorial Library, UPC, DML 241, all day
Feb. 12 USC Fisher Museum of Art -- Fiero Concert,, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Feb. 14 EMSI-Beth Haas, "Borderlands". Saturday, February 14, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 1 & 2, 10am-12noon
Feb. 16 Presidents' Day
Feb. 18 VSRI Seminar - Ruth E. Iskin, Art History, Ben Gurion University, on Ninteenth-Century Posters. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Feb. 18 VSRI -  Book Launch:  The Poster: Art, Advertising, Design, and Collecting, 1860s-1900s, Ruth Iskin, Associate Professor of Art History in the Department of the Arts at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, SOS 250, 12:30-2pm
Feb. 20 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Feb. 20, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
Feb. 20 EMSI-Susan Green, Huntington Library Press, "Editing History at the Huntington Library Press". Friday, February 20, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 11:45am-1pm
Feb. 20 Comtemporary Projects - Jane McFadden, Associate Professor and Chair, Humanities & Sciences, Art Center College of Design, 12 - 2pm, Grad Fine Arts
Feb. 21 Visions and Voices signature event,-" Black Grace"- performance by New Zealand's leading contemporary dance company, Saturday, Feb 21, 7:30pm, Bovard Auditorium
Feb. 23 Visions and Voices- " Italian Prelude, Hollywood Fugue: Soloduo Presents the Music and Life of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Newman Recital Hall, Monday, Feb 23, 7pm
Feb. 25 VSRI Seminar - Willa Z. Silverman, French, Pennsylvania State University, on French Book Collecting. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Feb. 27 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Feb 27, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
Feb. 27 EMSI-Paula Backscheider, Auburn University, "Crisis Texts: Wartime Women on the Stage". Friday, February 27, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 10am-12noon
Feb. 28 EMSI-Garrett Sullivan, Pennsylvania State University, "Sleeping in Error in Spenser's Faerie Queene, Book I". Saturday, February 28, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 10am-12noon
Mar. 2 Visions and Voices- " North/South: The arctic and Antartic in Words and Music." USC Fisher Museum of Art, Monday, Mar. 2, 7pm
Mar. 2 USC Fisher Museum of Art -- North/South: The Artic and Antarctic in Words and Music, HAR 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mar. 5 Other Poussins workshop lead by Scott Allan and Hector Reyes, SOS 250,  12 -3pm
Mar. 5 Visions and Voices- " Art in the Court: Famous Trials Illustrated." Doheny Memorial Library 240,Thursday, Mar. 5,7pm
Mar. 6 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Mar.6, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
Mar. 7 Visions and Voices- " The Schoenberg Soundways"- A presentation of five works of legendary composer Arnold Schoenberg, Ramo Recital Hall, Saturday, Mar. 7, 7pm
Mar. 7 USC Fisher Museum of Art -- Celebration of the Arts, HAR 126,   12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mar. 10 VSRI - Book Launch: The Unruly PhD: Doubts, Detours, Departures, and Other Success Stories, Rebecca Peabody, Head of Research Projects and Programs at the Getty Research Institute, SOS 250, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Mar. 11 VSRI Seminar - Deborah L. Silverman, History and Art History, UCLA, on the Artistic and Material Evidence of Colonization. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Mar. 14 EMSI-James Marino, Cleveland State University, "Ophelia's Desire". Saturday, March 14, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 10am-12noon
Mar. 13 Getty Consortium Seminar-  John K. Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles, " Object-Value-Canon." Friday, Mar.13, Getty Research Insitute, 10:00am-5:00pm
Mar. 16-21 Spring Recess
Mar. 21 EMSI - Brent Sirota, North Carolina State University, “The Problem of Sacrilege in Eighteenth Century England”, Saturday, March 21, 2015, Huntington Library, Munger Research Library, Seaver 3, 10am-12noon
Mar. 23 VSRI - Sensing Memory:  The Haptic and Kinesthetic in Geoerge Eastman's Camera Body, LACMA, 7:00 - 9:00  pm
Mar. 27 Visions and Voices- " Full Still Hungry." Contra-Tiempo gives a dance performance that fuses salsa, Afro-Cuban, hip-hop and contemporary dance. Bovard Auditorium, Friday, Mar.27, 7pm
Mar. 27 Comtemporary Projects -Helen Molesworth, Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 12 - 2pm, Grad Fine Arts
Mar.28 Visions and Voices-" Dreaming of Harlem Under a High Southern Sky." , Bovard Auditorium, Saturday, Mar.28, 4pm
Mar. 28 Visions and Voices- " Measures and frames"- A performance that examines the merging of music and image. Newman Recital Hall, Saturday, Mar.28, 8pm
Mar. 28 EMSI-American Origins Dissertation Workshop, Saturday, March 28, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 9:30am-1pm
Mar. 30 "Other Poussins Workshop": Richard Shiff, Effie Marie Cains Regents Chair/Alexis Clark, History Department Visiting Lecturer, location TBA, 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Mar. 25 VSRI Seminar - Daniela Bleichmar, Art History and History, USC, on Early Modern Spanish Colonial Evidence. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Mar. 31 Visions and Voices- " Velocity and Vulnerability: Baseball Pitchers and the Limits of Human Performance." Dedeaux Field, Tuesday, Mar.31, 6pm
Apr. 1 Visions and Voices- " Self/Split: Performance and Poetry from Asian Diasporas" Ground Zero Performance Café, Wednesday, Apr.1, 7pm
Apr. 1 Thesis/Dissertation submission
Apr. 8 VSRI Seminar - Allison Stielau, Getty Research Institute and History of Art, Yale University, on Early Modern Metalwork. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Apr. 8 Visions and Voices- " Touch of the Other Takao Kawaguchi Performs the Laud Humphreys Papers." 909 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles Wednesday, Apr. 8, 7:30pm
Apr. 10 EMSI-Ayesha Ramachandran, Yale University, "Inventing Environment: Cosmography's Re-imagination of the Natural World". Friday, April 10, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 10am-12noon
Apr. 10 EMSI-Glenda Goodman, University of Southern California, "Songs Patriotic, Sentimental, and Humurous: Amateur Music-Making in the Early American Republic". Friday, April 3, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 1 & 2, 12noon-1:30pm
Apr. 11 EMSI - Alexandra Shepard, University of Glasgow, “Childcare, Family and Economy in Early Modern Britain”, Saturday, April 11, 2015
Huntington Library, Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2. 10am-12noon
Apr. 15 VSRI Seminar - Justin H. Underhill, USC Provost Postdoctoral Fellow in the Digital Humanities on Digital Materiality. SOS 250, 2-5PM. 
Apr. 16-17 Visions and Voices-" Art and action: Performing Social Change." A series of performances and talks by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Apr.16-17
Apr. 17 AHIS Graduate Symposium, Material Splendor and Global Early Modern Art, TBA
Apr. 19 Comtemporary Projects -Judith Rodenbeck, Assistant Professor, Media and Cultural Studies, UCRiverside, 12 - 2pm, Grad Fine Arts
Apr. 23

Visions and Voices signature event- " Our Environmental Destiny an Evening with Robert F. Kennedy Jr." Town and Gown, Apr.23, 7pm

Apr. 24

Material Splendor and Global Early Modern Art. SOS 250, Friday, April 24, 4-7pm. Download Event Flyer

Apr. 24 Visions and Voices- " Cyberpunk: Past and Future." The Ray Stark Family Theatre, School of Cinematic Arts 108, Friday, Apr. 24, 10a.m.-5p.m.
Apr. 27 Art History Student Association (AHSA) Undergraduate Symposium, TCC 352, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Arp. 30 - May 1 VSRI Conference:  Material Evidence, Academy for Polymathic Study, DML 241
May 1 Classes End
May 1 Students’ first-year assessment materials due to Jeanne at 11am
May 2-5 Study Days
May 4 First-year graduate student assessment
May 5 VSRI - A Matter of Memory:  Photography and Objecthood into the Digital Age, LACMA, 7:00 - 9:00  pm
May 6-13 Exams
May 8 EMSI-Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine, "Milton's Hair (Eyes, Hands, and Mouth): Some Example of Aura before the Aura". Friday, May 8, Huntington Library, Munger Building Seaver 3, 10am-12noon
May 14 Hooding Ceremony
May 15 Commencement
   
 

 

 

Fall 2015 

   
Oct.  9 

“Shapes of Knowledge: Form, Art, and Ideas in Early Mordern Europe" in DML 240-- Hector Reyes

Lecture: Catalyzing Translational Innovation
USC Orange County Trojan Family Luau
USC Night at the Hollywood Bowl
USC Lambda Alumni Association at the Hollywood Bowl