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Anton Batov's Great Northern War Art

25 May 2017
Riga There os so,e great artwork on this site. Worth having a look if you like good illustration like me.  This stuff... »

Public Thesis Defence on 20 June: ‘Spiritual Alchemy from the Age of Jacob Boehme to Mary Anne Atwood, 1600-1900’

25 May 2017
After a long journey, my PhD dissertation is finally finished, approved, and printed, albeit only in a very small, privately... »

Making History: Can You Find Lost Historical Sites in #Scotland? #History

25 May 2017
Can you find lost historical sites connected with the famous Covenanter Alexander Peden? This is a chance for you to make... »

The power of poetry

25 May 2017
In the last few months I’ve been finding it hard to concentrate on Shakespeare: it’s all seemed trivial compared... »

Doctoral Assistant position (PhD position) in Early Modern English Literature, University of Lausanne

25 May 2017
Introduction The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately... »

Dorothy L. Sayers and William J. Shakespeare

25 May 2017
Sayers, Dorothy L. Have His Carcase. New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1993.———. The Five Red Herrings. New York:... »
From: Bardfilm

In history getting labels right is important

25 May 2017
This is a post about history in general but it applies just as much to the history of science. I have over the years written... »

Summer Projects on a 12 Month Contract

25 May 2017
One of the things that I've been dealing with in my transition from fully-faculty to part faculty/part administration is... »

Mary Ann Lund Joins Advisory Committee

25 May 2017
We welcome Dr. Mary Ann Lund, Lecturer in Renaissance English Literature at the University of Leicester, to the Advisory... »

May 25

25 May 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Evening-Post (May 25, 1767).“Very... »

May 3

25 May 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (May 30, 1767).“Samuel... »

The Downfall of James Otis

25 May 2017
Earlier this month the Smithsonian magazine website shared Erick Trickey’s article on James Otis, Jr.—“Why... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published May 25, 1767

25 May 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Where Historians Work: Q&A with Emily Swafford of the AHA

25 May 2017
Welcome to the first installment of our “Where Historians Work: The View from Early America” series. Today, The... »
From: The Junto

Battle of Toulon ‘Medal’, 1744

25 May 2017
    It’s not often that you come across a medal that’s been created to mark a notable military defeat.... »

We Have Sacrificed Our All

25 May 2017
“We Have Sacrificed Our All.” Thus, stated eleven loyalist officers from Ninety-Six and Camden Districts of South... »

Beda Venerabilis

25 May 2017
Today is Ascension Thursday, of course, which takes liturgical precedence unless it is transferred to Sunday (a barbarous... »
From: Siris

Rencontres : « Art contemporain, sciences humaines et sociales » (Berlin, 1er-2 juin 2017)

25 May 2017
Art contemporain, sciences humaines et sociales : confrontations, dialogue et malentendus Berlin, 1er-2 juin 2017 La Documenta... »

Documenting categories in EEBO-TCP data

25 May 2017
As part of a work placement with Linguistic DNA, University of Sheffield MA student Winnie Smith has been examining... »

La beauté du débris

25 May 2017
André Chénier, par Gabriel-Antoine Barlangue (1950), d’après Joseph Benoît Suvée... »

Venerable Helm

25 May 2017
It occurred to me today that, since I am reading Craig Williamson's translation of the entire Old English poetic corpus,... »
From: Siris

What’s the Use of History? A Postscript

25 May 2017
Having already devoted my two last posts to John Pepall’s attack on “university historians”, I... »
From: memorious

Gratitude and Reverence

25 May 2017
The supreme Will has determined our existence through our ancestors, and, bowing down before Its action, we cannot be indifferent... »
From: Siris

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin: Assistant Professor in Early Modern Literature – Call For Applications

25 May 2017
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin Assistant Professor in Early Modern Literature Location: Dublin Salary:... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

University of York: Lecturer in Renaissance and Early Modern Literature – Call For Applications

25 May 2017
University of York Lecturer in Renaissance and Early Modern Literature Hours of work: Full-time Contract status: Open Salary:... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Some Of My Equipment. Crusoe's Plunder.

25 May 2017
I called this image "Crusoe's Plunder". I have always loved the thought of being able to collect anything & everything... »

Last Days of Patient 33

24 May 2017
In the afternoon of September 26, 1818, a family from Gloucester County, New Jersey arrived at Friends’ Asylum in Frankford,... »
From: Darin Hayton

The Alexander Mosaic: Originality, Copies, and Displays

24 May 2017
Alexander the Great Confronts Darius III at the Battle of Issos (or possibly Battle of Gaugamela), floor mosaic, House of... »

Picture of the Week #445

24 May 2017
Rochester Castle and Cathedral. Photo May 2015. »

"And tomorrow and": A Shakespeare-Related Sci-Fi Short Story

24 May 2017
Roberts, Adam. "And tomorrow and." Adam Robots: Short Stories. Gollancz: London, 2013. 206-21.An attentive reader called... »
From: Bardfilm