Past Tense 2013-2014

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.

Julie Orlemanski, University of Chicago

"Example and Exception: Explaining the Extraordinary Margery Kempe"

Friday, September  13, 2013

Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
11:45am-1pm


Jon T. Coleman, Notre Dame

"Bear Facts and Damn Liars: Adventures with Shifty Characters"

Friday, October 4, 2013
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
11:45am-1pm


Susan Straight, University of California, Riverside

"Making Story From History: Novels and Character"

Friday, November 22, 2013
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
11:45am-1pm


James Simpson, Harvard University

“Cultural Etymology”

Friday, February 14, 2014
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
11:45am-1pm


Alison Games, Georgetown University

“Navigating Massacre and Conspiracy in the Story of Amboyna”

Friday, March 14, 2014
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2
11:45am-1pm


Frederick E. Hoxie, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

"Will People Read About What They Don't Already Know?"

Friday, May 2, 2014
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
11:45am-1pm