Upcoming Meetings

Welcome back, and happy 2019! Please join us for our next meetings, during which we will discuss works-in-progress by GEMS faculty and grad students. We’re looking forward to an exciting variety of work across fields and locations. Mark your calendars for the following meetings:

  • Wed, Jan 16: Weijing Lu (History)
  • Wed Feb 13: Patrícia Martins Marcos (History/Science Studies)
  • Wed Feb 20: Vince Pham (Visual Arts)

All meetings will be held from 1:00-2:30pm, in the Ruiz Room (H&SS 5086).

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Thank you to our keynote speaker Ivonne del Valle and all of our panelists for sharing your thought-provoking and important work at our first annual symposium yesterday!

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Daniel Nemser (University of Michigan) will be visiting this Thursday, May 17, to give a talk entitled “Infrastructures of Race and the Politics of Concentration in Mexico.” If you’re interested in hearing his talk, join us in SSB Room 103 from 4:00pm-7:00pm.

Join us for a talk given by our very own GEMS member Lisa Lampert-Weissig on Friday, June 1 at 2:30 pm in the Student Services Center Conference Room 400.

Save the date! GEMS will hold its first evening lecture on Wednesday, May 23 at 5:30pm. Julie Park, author of The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England, will be visiting to deliver a talk entitled “‘Everything We See Is in Perspective: Mediating Point of View in Optical View Devices and Narratives of the Eighteenth Century.” The flyer for the event may be found here.

“Getting Fellowships and Getting Published: A Workshop for Graduate Students,” May 2, 2018

Fellow GEMS faculty member Sal Nicolazzo will be offering a workshop for graduate students on May 2 that will teach graduate students the skills most central to writing compelling fellowship/grant applications and that will demystify the process of journal article publication. 

We’ll discuss how to make your research legible and exciting to nonspecialist readers of fellowship applications, how to find, apply for, and make the most of archival research fellowships, and how to overcome common roadblocks to article writing/publication and get your article out to a journal ASAP. 

GEMS will be holding its first symposium on May 18. For more information, click here. For the full program, click here. A map to the event may be found here.

Welcome to Global Early Modern Studies (GEMS), an interdisciplinary research group based at UCSD.

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