Institute on California and the West (ICW)

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The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West (ICW) is a center for scholarly investigation of the history and culture of California and the American West. Through sponsorship of innovative scholarship and research, ICW draws on the resources of the University of Southern California and The Huntington Library to build an innovative and unique collaboration between a research university and a research library.

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Upcoming Events

Carleton Watkins: Making the West American

In Conversation with Tyler Green: "Carleton Watkins: Making the West American" Tyler Green speaks about his new book, Carleton Watkins: Making the West...

2/21 4pm
Busted: Brash Stories from Texas and New Mexico

Join us for a discussion with Bryan Mealer and Joshua Wheeler, the authors of new books about hardscrabble times, places, and people in Texas and New...

3/7 7:30pm
Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

When the Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts erupted in violent protest in August 1965, the uprising drew strength from decades of pent-up frustration with...

4/15 12pm

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