05/03/2018 14:06:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech and The Huntington Library are hosting Frankenstein: Then and Now, 1818–2018, a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's timeless novel.
Drawing of Victor Frankenstein working on his monster. A skeleton lies on the table in front of him
05/01/2018 10:09:30
Emily Velasco
Leslie Jamison, an essayist and best-selling author of books that include The Gin Closet: A Novel and The Empathy Exams: Essays, will speak about her struggles with alcoholism chronicled in her new memoir, The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath.
Portrait of author Leslie Jamison
04/02/2018 09:35:08
Emily Velasco
As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.
A woodcut showing the U.S.S. Jeannette being crushed by sea ice.
03/19/2018 09:27:22
Emily Velasco
The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Volume 15: The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, June 1925–May 1927, Documentary Edition is the latest collection published as a collaboration between Caltech's Einstein Papers Project, Princeton University Press, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Einstein writes by hand at his desk. A bust of Dante sits on the corner of the desk near some books.
03/08/2018 08:52:14
Emily Velasco
Professor of Comparative Literature Jocelyn Holland is teaching a new class at Caltech this term, The Human Animal, which uses literature from the 16th through 18th centuries to discuss questions about animal intelligence, whether animals have souls, and what makes a human.
Image of a 19th-century engraving depicting animals dressed in Victorian garb and acting as humans
12/01/2017 09:21:01
Emily Velasco
New comparative literature professor Jocelyn Holland's research in comparative literature explores connections between literature, philosophy, and science around around the turn of the 19th century.
A portrait of Jocelyn Holland
10/25/2017 10:37:21
Emily Velasco
With help from a donor, the Hixon Writing Center is running a pilot program that offers tutoring to students working on STEM projects like research proposals, theses, and peer-reviewed research papers.
STEM writing specialist Christina Birch during a tutoring session with a student in the Hixon Writing Center.
10/02/2017 13:17:37
Emily Velasco
Author Andrea Wulf will visit Caltech as part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program.
Author Andrea Wulf
06/08/2017 16:55:40
Jennifer Jahner's collaboration with Caltech history professor Warren Brown led to the inaugural two-year program of the Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations.
Jennifer Jahner
05/03/2017 17:13:49
Lori Dajose
Nicolás Wey-Gómez will give the May 10 Watson Lecture about the voyages of Christopher Columbus.
Nicolás Wey-Gómez
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