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How to Apply for an Assistant Professor Position: Ask the Search Committee
September 30, 2021
A conversation about applying for assistant professor positions in the humanities and humanistic social sciences at research universities, providing insights into the perspective of the search committee. Three faculty presenters will provide brief comments and answer questions from the audience. Attendants outside of USC are welcome.
Center for Law, History, and Culture Workshops Presents "Hives of Subtlety: Abolition and the Aesthetics of Slave Conspiracy, 1800–1809," by Ajay Batra
October 20, 2021
Ajay Batra is a 2021-23 Postdoctoral Fellow. He is a literary and cultural historian working at the intersection of early American studies, Black studies, and slavery studies. His research illuminates the heterodox visions of liberation and of the good life that Atlantic African diasporans generated during early modernity and the Age of Revolutions.Fellow
How to Apply for an External Fellowship: Ask the Review Committee
October 21, 2021
A conversation about applying for external grants and fellowships in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, providing insights into the perspectives of review committees. Three presenters will provide brief comments and answer questions from the audience. Attendants outside of USC are welcome.
"When Slaves Fled to Mexico"
2019-2021 Postdoctoral Fellow Alice Baumgartner's new book, South to Freedom was met with critical acclaim. In a recent review in The New York Review by David S. Reynolds, the book is described as the forgotten story of fugitive slaves who found freedom south of the border.
"How To" Series
An ongoing series of workshops on how to do what we do. In collaboration with the USC Levan Institute for the Humanities. Topics are selected by current SofH postdoctoral and faculty fellows.