Past Tense 2012-2013

Seminar Leader: 
Adam Arenson, University of Texas, El Paso

The Past Tense Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, the Huntington-USC Institute for California and the West, and the Huntington Library.

Jeff Wasserstrom, UC Irvine

Angilee Shah, journalist

James Carter, St. Joseph’s University

"Telling China's Story, One Life at a Time"

Friday, September 28, 2012
Huntington Library, Overseers' Room
11:45am-1pm


Steve Hindle , Huntington Library

"Reducing the Scale of Historical Observation:
Micro-history, Alltagsgeschichte, Local History"

Friday, October 19, 2012
Huntington Library, Overseers' Room
11:45am-1pm


Jenny Price, Independent Scholar

"Stop Saving the Planet, Already!:
Rachel Carson, History, and the Future of Environmentalism"

Friday, December 14, 2012
Huntington Library, Seaver 3
11:45am-1pm


Joshua Wolf Shenk, Huntington Library

"Understanding Inner Lives,
from Lincoln to John Lennon"

Friday, February 1, 2013
Huntington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
11:45am-1pm


Alan Taylor, UC Davis

"'The Internal Enemy':
Narrating Slavery in Post-Revolutionary Virginia"

Friday, March 8, 2013
Huntington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
11:45am-1pm


Ruth Livesey, University of London

"Writing the Stagecoach Nation:
Thinking through Locality, Communication and the Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Britain
"

Friday, April 19, 2013
Huntington Library, Seaver 1 & 2
11:45am-1pm