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

Environmental Humanities Working Group: Surroundings, chapter 4

This year, the working group voted to read ​​Surroundings: A History of Environments and Environmentalisms, by Etienne Benson (Chicago 2020). Thanks to Kimia...

2/8 2pm
Waste Wars: Trash and the Shifting Hierarchies of Globalization

Alexander Clapp, 2023 USC Berggruen Fellow Respondent: Joshua Goldstein, Professor of History and East Asian Languages and Cultures, USC Wednesday,...

2/15 12pm
	 Surveying Mars in Death Valley: The American Southwest and the Landscapes of the Space Age

Lois Rosson, 2022-2023 USC Berggruen Fellow Respondent: Vanessa R. Schwartz, Professor of History, Art History and Critical Studies, Director, Visual...

3/1 12pm
Environmental Humanities Working Group: Surroundings, chapter 5

This year, the working group voted to read ​​Surroundings: A History of Environments and Environmentalisms, by Etienne Benson (Chicago 2020). Thanks to Kimia...

3/1 2pm
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (CSLC) Annual Symposium [Thinking, Crisis]

A two-day Graduate Student Symposium, consisting of a Keynote by Dr. David Marriott, multiple student panels, Film Screening, and Q&A session(s). Theme:...

3/2

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