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

In Conversation with Alice Echols and Steve Ross: "Shortfall" / "Hitler in Los Angeles"

Two new books that explore the history of hard-right politics on the ground in the American West. Recent histories of modern American conservatism often...

10/17 12pm
LA History & Metro Studies Group

“Ephemeral Forums, Enduring Communities: Latina/o Community Building and Belonging in South East Los Angeles, 1980-1997.” (pre-circulated paper) Jorge...

10/20 10:30am
Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) History Group

Southern California is home to a diverse collection of scholars, graduate students, public intellectuals, creative writers and artists, and community members...

10/28 9am
Prof. Rosina Lozano: "An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States"

An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States USC Libraries Collections Convergence Initiative and the Huntington-USC Institute on...

11/9 4pm
Under LA: Subterranean Stories

November 11, 2017 9am to 4pm Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240 What lies beneath our Los Angeles feet? What is the connection between our terra firma...

11/11 9am

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