Mardy and Olaus Murie, The Murie Ranch
Gender, Landscape, and the West: Theresa Salazar on Curating Conservationists
Wed., Oct. 6
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Theresa Salazar and ICW Associate Director Elizabeth Logan discuss Theresa's work cataloging the collections of conservationists Mardy & Olaus Murie and Adolph Murie & Louise Murie MacLeod...

 
Grasslands Grown by Molly Rozum
Gender, Landscape, and the West: Molly Rozum on "Grasslands Grown"
Wed., Oct. 13
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Molly Rozum and ICW Director William Deverell discuss Rozum's book Grasslands Grown: Creating Place on the U.S. Northern Plains and Canadian Plains.

Rozum explores the two related concepts...

 
Antonio and Porfirio Jimeno
War Torn Californios: The Civil Wars of Antonio and Porfirio Jimeno
Wed., Oct. 13
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Jesse Alemán, professor of English at the University of New Mexico, discusses the lives and letters of the Jimeno brothers, whose coming of age in the years before the U.S. Civil War demonstrates...

 
Chinese Massacre of 1871 panelists
The Chinese Massacre of 1871: Uncovering L.A.'s Anti-Asian History and What We Can Do Today
Thu., Oct. 14
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Uncovering L.A.’s Anti-Asian History and What We Can Do Today

Join Los Angeles civic and community leaders, activists, and historians as they discuss the long, dark history of anti-Asian...

 
California and Hawaii Bound by Henry Lozano
Gender, Landscape, and the West: Henry Knight Lozano on "California and Hawai'i Bound"
Wed., Oct. 20
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Henry Knight Lozano and ICW director William Deverell discuss Knight Lozano's book California and Hawai'i Bound: U.S. Settler Colonialism and the Pacific West, 1848-1959.

Knight Lozano...

 
Astronomy in Arcadia: Galileo and Guarini’s “Pastor Fido”
Wed., Oct. 20
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Nothing generated interest, imitation, and outrage throughout Europe better and more lastingly than Giambattista Guarini's Pastor Fido. In this talk, Eileen Reeves, professor of comparative...

 
Lingering Garden, Suzhou
Calligraphy in the Lingering Garden, Suzhou
Thu., Oct. 21
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom lecture (PDT)

Amy McNair, professor of Chinese art at the University of Kansas, explores the calligraphy found in the Lingering Garden in Suzhou, a famous setting for two outdoor formats of calligraphy. Plaques...

 
Death Scene on the Plains
Gender, Landscape, and the West: Sarah Keyes on Regendering Western Dead
Wed., Oct. 27
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Sarah Keyes and ICW Social Media Manager Jessica Kim discuss researching and writing about gender and landscape on the Overland Trail.

Keyes contemplates the role of cholera, death, and...

 
Walden Pond
Thoreau’s Walden: Four Contemporary Writers on its Enduring Relevance
Wed., Oct. 27
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom lecture

Authors Kristen Case, Gerald Early, Pico Iyer, and Megan Marshall in conversation with Karla Nielsen, Curator of Literary Collections at The Huntington

Spring 2020 and the onset of a global...

 
Bride of Frankenstein movie poster
Frankenstein on Screen: Mary Shelley’s Adapted Progeny
Thu., Oct. 28
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Mary Shelley likened the writing of her famous book to Victor Frankenstein’s making of his creature. In this lecture, James Chandler, professor at the University of Chicago and The Huntington’s R...