Polymathic Roundtables, Panels, and Workshops

Fall 2013
Round Table
Polymathic Roundtables, Panels, and Workshops

Opening the Fall 2013 season is Weimar Exiles in Los Angeles: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Opportunity in a New Cultural Frontier, a collaborative workshop presented by the USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study and the Legatum Institute from London.  Also in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014, the Harman Academy 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, Ephemerality and Durability, for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in polymathic inquiry. 

August 28, 2013
USC Campus and Villa Aurora
(transport to be provided)

Weimar Germany was an intensely culturally creative moment in German and European history.  The liberalism imposed on German society by the establishment of the republic was a political and economic failure, but it helped to unleash creative energies in music, film, art, and literature.  The...

September 27, 2013
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...

October 16, 2013
Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study; Doheny Memorial Library,
Room 241

In regular meetings over the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters, select Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) student fellows and committed Academy students will explore together the practice of integrating multiple disciplines in their scholarship.  Attendance is by invitation....