Ephemerality and Durability

Friday, September 27, 2013
Location: 
The Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study; Doheny Memorial Library,
Room 241

In Fall 2013 and Spring 2014, the USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study is partnering with the USC Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI), and the Cambridge Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) of Cambridge University, England, in a transatlantic dialogue and exchange program for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in polymathic inquiry.  The Harman Academy, together with Professor Peter Mancall, Vice Dean of Humanities, Dornsife College and director of EMSI, Dr. Alexander Marr, University Lecturer in the History of Art and Director of Graduate Studies at Cambridge, and Professor Simon Goldhill, Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Center at Cambridge, will host Ephemerailty and Durability, a program organized around two conferences and symposia to be held at USC and Cambridge.