Recent Lectures: Feb. 23–April 12, 2017

Home to gorgeous gardens, spectacular art, and stunning rare books and manuscripts, The Huntington also offers an impressive slate of lectures and conferences on topics and themes related to its collections. Below are audio recordings of 10 recent lectures. Potosí, Silver, and the Coming of the Modern World (April 12, … Continue reading

Women Making Art

In 2016, The Huntington launched /five, a five-year contemporary arts initiative focused on creative collaboration. The plan? Each year, a different arts or cultural organization is selected to bring in artists to create works in response to The Huntington’s library, art, and botanical collections in new and unforeseen ways. The … Continue reading

Recent Lectures: Jan. 9–Feb. 8, 2017

Home to gorgeous gardens, spectacular art, and stunning rare books and manuscripts, The Huntington also offers an impressive slate of lectures and conferences on topics and themes related to its collections. Below are audio recordings of six recent lectures. “The Theater of Many Deeds of Blood”:  The Geography of Violence … Continue reading

Recent Lectures: Nov. 22–Dec. 13, 2016

Home to gorgeous gardens, spectacular art, and stunning rare books and manuscripts, The Huntington also offers an impressive slate of lectures and conferences on topics and themes related to its collections. Below are audio recordings of four recent lectures. Aerospace in Southern California (Dec. 13, 2016) The history of the … Continue reading

Recent Lectures: Oct. 24–Nov. 9, 2016

Home to gorgeous gardens, spectacular art, and stunning rare books and manuscripts, The Huntington also offers an impressive slate of lectures and conferences on topics and themes related to its collections. Below are audio recordings of five recent lectures. Mapping the English Village (Nov. 9, 2016) How did surveyors and … Continue reading

Recent Lectures: Sept. 14–Oct. 5, 2016

Home to gorgeous gardens, spectacular art, and stunning rare books and manuscripts, The Huntington also offers an impressive slate of lectures and conferences on topics and themes related to its collections. Below are audio recordings of six recent lectures. The United States from the Inside Out and Southside North (Oct. … Continue reading

‘A Virtuous Circle’

Seeking to further encourage and support research and teaching in the humanities, USC and The Huntington have re-affirmed, in an affiliation agreement, their commitment to the Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI) and the Institute on California and the West (ICW), their two jointly run advanced research enterprises. Laura Skandera Trombley, … Continue reading