event calendar

Aug. 18-22 Registration for fall semester continues
Aug. 22 Last day to register and settle without late fee for Session 001
Aug. 25 Fall semester classes begin in Session 001
Aug. 25-30 Late registration and change of program
Aug. 29 USC VSRI: 2014 - 2015 Back - to- School Lecture and reception, “Method, Madness, and Montage: From Aby Warburg to A Beautiful Mind.” 4 - 5:30 pm, DML 241
Aug. 30 USC vs. Fresno State - Coliseum, 4:30 pm
Sept. 1 Labor Day, University Holiday
Sept. 3 - Nov. 22 Fisher Museum exhibition opens:  Changing Values, Changing Times
Sept. 9 USC VSRI and LACMA History of Photography Series:  "Petrified Vision, Animate Wood: On the Photography of African Sculpture", Megan Luke, Assistant Professor of Art History, USC, 7-9pm, Herklotz Room, Doheny Memorial Library, G2
Sept. 10 Visual Studies Graduate Student Lunch 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm University Club, Jefferson/Alexandria Rm
Sept. 12 Deadline for purchasing or showing proof of health insurance
Sept. 12 Last day to register and add classes for Session 001
Sept. 12 Last day to drop a class without a mark of “W,” except for Monday-only classes, and receive a refund for Session 001
Sept. 12 Last day to change enrollment option to Pass/No Pass or Audit for Session 001
Sept. 12 Last day to purchase or waive tuition refund insurance for Session 001
Sept. 12 EMSI-Past Tense Seminar with Ann M. Little, "Writing a biography of an almost undocumented person: Ester Wheelwright (1696-1800)",
11:45 AM to 1:00 AM, Huntington Library, Seaver 3
Sept. 13 EMSI-Early Modern British History with Susan Brigden, “Reading Romance at the Court of Henry VIII”, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,  Huntington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
Sept. 16 Last day to drop a Monday-only class without a mark of “W” and receive a refund or change to Pass/No Pass or Audit for Session 001
Sept. 16 USC VSRI: Celebrating New Publications From the VSRI:  Luke, Cheng, Serna, Delage, 12:30 - 2:00PM, SOS 250
Sept. 17 - Nov. 15 Fisher Museum exhibition opens: Miri Chais. Re:Mind
Sept. 18 USC VSRI Seminar Series:  Visual and Material Culture:Depicting Spanish American Nature, Daniela Bleichmar, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, SOS 250
Sept. 19 - Feb. 15 USC Pacific Musem:  Insight: The Path of Bodhidharma
Sept. 26 - Feb. 22 USC Pacific Musem:   The Rent Collection Courtyard: Fifty Years
Sept. 26 - Feb. 22 USC Pacific Musem: The First Wave: Modern and Contemporary Chinese Paintings in the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection
Sept. 27 USC vs. Oregon State - Coliseum, -Time TBA
Sept. 27 EMSI-Renaissance Literature with Lena Cowen Orlin, "Shakespeare's Marriage", 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Hungtington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
Sept. 27 EMSI-American Origins with Strother Roberts, "Beaver Ecology and the Global Fur Trade’s Transformation of New England", 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Seaver 3
Oct. 1 USC VSRI PostDoc Welcome Recption, 4:00-5:30PM, DML 240
Oct. 4 USC vs. Arizona State - Coliseum, -Time TBA
Oct. 7 USC VSRI and LACMA History of Photography Series: The Eternal Child: On Expectations in the History of Photography, Jan von Brevern
Postdoctoral Researcher, Art History Department, Freie Universität Berlin, 7-9pm
Doheny Memorial Library 240
Oct. 9 EMSI-Digital Humanities Launch--Please check EMSI website for Time and location
Oct. 11 VSGC Grant Writitng Workshop, 9:00AM-5:00PM, SOS 250
Oct. 17 EMSI-Long 18th Century with Kathleen Wilson, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Hungtington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
Oct. 18 USC vs. Colorado  - Coliseum, -Time TBA
Oct. 18 EMSI-American Origins with John Demos with Catherine Allgor, "A Conversation: The new book "Heathen School," and American Colonial History since 1970", 10:30-12noon, Hungtington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
Oct. 20 VSRI Seminar Series:  Material Evidence:  Buliding Cinematic Worlds: Production Design in 20th-Century American Film, 4-6PM, DML, Herklotz Room 
Oct. 25 EMSI-British History with Tom Harris, 10am-12noon, Hungtington Library, Seaver 3
Oct. 31 EMSI-Past Tense Seminar with David Hull, "Re-imagining 'community' in early America as a foil to our times", 11:45am-1pm,  Hungtington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
Nov.1 Thesis/Dissertation submission
Nov. 1 EMSI-American Origins with Allan Kulikoff, "The Many Masks of Benjamin Franklin: A World of Virtuous Strivers, 1729-1757", 10:30am-12noon,  Hungtington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
Nov. 1 EMSI-Renaissance Literature with Tiffany Jo Werth, "Reforming Stones in Renaissance England", 10am-12noon,  Hungtington Library, Seaver 3
Nov. 2 DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME  
Nov. 6 EMSI-Distinguished Lecture: Public Lecture with Teo Ruiz, 4pm-6pm, DML 241
Nov. 7 EMSI-Distinguished Lecture: Master Class, Check EMSI Website for Details, 12noon-2pm, SOS 250
Nov. 8 EMSI- Borderlands, Check EMSI website for details
Nov. 13 USC vs. California  - Coliseum, - 6:00 pm
Nov. 14 Last day to drop a class with a mark of W for Session 001
Nov. 14 VSRI Seminar Series:  Material Evidence:  OF(F) Museums: The Presentation of Anthropological Photographs in the Open Air, 12-2PM
SOS 250 
Nov. 18 USC VSRI and LACMA History of Photography Series:   "The Gay Essay",
Julian Cox, Chief Curator of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Anthony Friedkin, Artist, Discussion from 7-8pm followed by a reception from 8-9pm
Brown Auditorium, LACMA
Nov. 19 USC VSRI Summer Research Round-up, 12:00-1:30PM, SOS 250
Nov. 21 EMSI-Past Tense with Matthew Fisher, "Medieval English Manuscripts in the Hands of Early Modern Collectors", 11:45am-1pm,  Hungtington Library, Seaver 3
Nov. 22 EMSI- Borderlands, Check EMSI website for details
Nov. 22 EMSI-British History with Matthew Kadane, 10am-12noon, Hungtington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
Nov. 24 EMSI-American Origins with Christopher Magra, "Press Gangs and Profits: The Cost of Doing Business in the Atlantic World", 4-6pm, SOS 250
Nov 26 - 29 Thanksgiving recess
Nov. 29 USC vs. Notre Dame  - Coliseum, -Time TBA
Dec. 5 Fall semester classes end
Dec 6-9 Study days
Dec 10-17 Final examinations
Dec. 18-Jan 11 Winter recess
Past Tense with David Hall
Renaissance Literature with Tiffany Jo Werth
American Origins with Allan Kulikoff
EMSI Distinguished Lecture with Teofilo F. Ruiz