Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI)

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Early Modern Political Thought with Rebecca Comay

"Leverage: Kant, Derrida, and the University" Wednesday, February 21, 2018 University of Southern California Taper Hall (THH) 309k 5:00pm to 6:30pm Rebecca...

2/21 5pm
American Origins with Sarah M.S. Pearsall

“Christians Have Kept 3 Wives” Did God condone polygamists? Wattapahtihinnit, a Wampanoag living in what is now called Martha’s Vineyard, wondered about...

2/22 4pm
Pre-Modern Mediterranean with Stephen Harrison

"An Issue of Genre and Form in Roman Literature: Expanded Epigram in Horace and Propertius" Both Horatian lyric and Propertian elegy are medium-length forms...

2/23 2pm
Early Modern Visual and Material Culture with Robert Wellington

"Onontio’s Reward: When Louis XIV’s Head Hung from Native American Necks" Please RSVP to receive lunch. French royal medals crossed into a radically...

2/26 12pm
Long 18th Century with David O'Shaughnessy

"Charles Macklin, the '45, and the Opportunity of History" David O'Shaughnessy's paper considers the first play authored by actor Charles Macklin...

3/2 10am

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