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

Image: Phoebe Hearst, writing in bed. Courtesy of the Huntington Library.

RSVP

Please fill out the rsvp form in order to be included in the head count for lunch and to receive pre-circulated readings.