Schedule – Past Tense, 2013-2014

Seminars are 11:45am-1:00pm in the Seaver Classrooms of the Huntington Library.  Please RSVP if you plan to attend so you can get the pre-circulated readings and reserve a lunch.

September 13 — Example and Exception:
Explaining the Extraordinary Margery Kempe

Julie Orlemanski, University of Chicago and Huntington Fellow

October 4 — Bear Facts and Damn Liars:
Adventures with Shifty Characters

Jon Coleman, Notre Dame and Huntington Fellow

November 22 — Making Story From History:
Novels and Character

Susan Straight, University of California Riverside

February 14 — Cultural Etymology
James Simpson, Harvard University and Huntington Fellow

March 14 — Navigating Massacre and Conspiracy
in the Story of Amboyna

Alison Games, Georgetown University and Huntington Fellow

May 2 — Will People Read About What They Don’t Already Know?
Frederick Hoxie, University of Illinois and Huntington Fellow

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