Levan Institute for the Humanities

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The Levan Institute for the Humanities serves as a hub for the humanities and humanistic social sciences at the University of Southern California, connecting faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students across disciplines, departments, programs, centers, and institutes. It complements and coordinates other efforts across the humanities broadly conceived, and develops new initiatives that support research and teaching.

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Upcoming Events

Levan Book Chats: Becoming Free, Becoming Black, by Alejandro de la Fuente and Ariela J. Gross 

Levan Institute for the Humanities Book Chats: A series celebrating new books by USC scholars in the Humanities. Each Book Chat event features the author and...

9/25 12pm
Decolonial Feminisms and French Coloniality

Decolonial Feminisms and French Coloniality A (remote) conversation with Françoise Vergès A part of the Fall 2020 Comparative Studies in Literature and...

9/29 11am
Levan Institute Environmental Humanities working group: "Telling Environmental Stories"

Please join us on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 11am to 12 noon, for the first meeting of the Environmental Humanities working group. The theme for our...

9/30 11am
Specimen drawer from Hans Sloane's collection, The British Museum

This online workshop will bring together university-based and museum-based scholars and professionals in order to discuss some of the ways in which museums...

10/2 12pm
Levan Book Chats: Jet Age Aesthetic: The Glamour of Media in Motion by Vanessa R. Schwartz

Levan Institute for the Humanities Book Chats—Jet Age Aesthetic: The Glamour of Media in Motion by Vanessa R. Schwartz Vanessa R. Schwartz engagingly...

10/7 12pm

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