international symposium on frontiers

12Jan12

The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West is pleased to present:

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FRONTIER IN AN AGE OF TRANSNATIONAL HISTORY

An international symposium on the concept of the frontier in its global contexts

Saturday, February 25, 2012, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Friends’ Hall, The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

All lectures and roundtables are free and open to the public. A luncheon with the participants will be available for $10 (students) and $20 (faculty and public). Please RSVP by contacting icwfrontiersymposium@gmail.com

Sponsored by: The Huntington-USC Institute on California and The West; The Salvatori Fund, Dornsife College of Arts and Sciences; The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, The USC English Department, The USC American Studies and Ethnicity Department, Research Division, The Huntington.

Keynote Speakers:

Kerwin Klein, University of California at Berkeley

Patrick Wolfe, La Trobe University

Roundtable Participants:

Jodi Byrd, University of Illinois

Krista Comer, Rice University

Brian DeLay, University of California, Berkeley

Jay Gitlin, Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and

Borders, Yale University,

Melody Graulich, Utah State University

William Handley, University of Southern California

David Igler, University of California, Irvine

Margaret Jacobs, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Patricia Nelson Limerick, Center of The American West, University of Colorado

Laura Mitchell, University of California, Irvine

Donald Pease, Dartmouth University

Aziz Rana, Cornell University

Mark Rifkin, University of North Carolina,Greensboro

John Carlos Rowe, University of Southern California

David Wrobel, University of Oklahoma



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