Wednesday, February 20 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Doheny Memorial Library (DML), 240
3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
With Ed Dimendberg (UCI, Getty Consortium Scholar 2018-19), Vanessa Schwartz (USC, Director, VSRI), and Paul Lerner (USC, Director, Max Kade Institute)
Renowned independent scholar Wolfgang Schivelbusch will reflect on his methods and motivations as a historian of perception and mentalities. The author of The Railway Journey, Tastes of Paradise, Disenchanted Night, and The Culture of Defeat will discuss his choice of subjects and methods over a long and fruitful career outside academia and its influences within it.