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Post Archives for January 2017

PDF on period knives and handles.

1 Jan 2017
http://www.manuellisaparty.com/articles/pfd's/Some%20Thoughts%20on%20Butchers.pdf »

My New Year’s Resolutions (May Contain Trump)

1 Jan 2017
Sorry, this is going to be really self-indulgent. I mean, who fills up a blog with their New Year’s resolutions as... »
From: Out of Time

My Last Project of 2016

1 Jan 2017
1930s-inspired hooded wool bomber jacket. It feels like I haven't sewn much this year. I certainly have lapsed on the blogging,... »

Barograph Clock Acquired by London’s Science Museum

1 Jan 2017
One of 2016’s notable acquisitions; press release (July 2016) from the Science Museum: Alexander Cumming, George III... »
From: Enfilade

!8C Portrait of an American Woman

1 Jan 2017
1760 Joseph Badger. Colonial American Artist, 1708-1765, Sarah Larrabee Edes »

Circumcision

1 Jan 2017
As Christ voluntarily took upon Himself our death, which is the effect of sin, whereas He had no sin Himself, in order to... »
From: Siris

AOR LAUNCH IN BALTIMORE

1 Jan 2017
By Earle Havens. Last month the Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Premodern Europe hosted and the Alexander Grass... »

AOR Launch in Baltimore

1 Jan 2017
In late November 2016 the Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Premodern Europe hosted and the Alexander Grass Humanities... »

“Life, liberty, land, to each other begrutch”

1 Jan 2017
Here to celebrate the New Year is the verse that the newsboys of Boston’s Independent Chronicle created at the end... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published January 1, 1767

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

A Thank You Message upon the Occasion of the Adverts 250 Project’s First Anniversary

1 Jan 2017
Virginia Gazette (January 1, 1767).Today marks the first anniversary of the Adverts 250 Project as a daily blog, an upgrade... »

January 1

1 Jan 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (January 1, 1767.)“The... »

A Socialist History of the French Revolution-Jean Jaures -Pluto Press-Abridged -2015- 288 pages- ISBN-13: 978-0745335001

1 Jan 2017
“Every revolutionary party, every oppressed people, every oppressed working class can claim Jaurès, his memory,... »

Things I saw this week ...

1 Jan 2017
... that might be of interest to you:On the academy and scholarly pursuits Not new, but a worthwhile read from Tressie McMillan... »

Music on My Mind

1 Jan 2017
Paolo Buonvino and Skin, "Renaissance". The opening title theme from Medici Masters of Florence, which was actually fairly... »
From: Siris

Appel à communication : Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices (Berlin, 16-18 juin 2017)

1 Jan 2017
New Territories: Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices International Workshop 16, 17 and 18 June... »

Colloque : XXXIV Deutscher Kunsthistorikertag (Dresde, 8-12 mars 2017)

1 Jan 2017
CONF: XXXIV. Deutscher Kunsthistorikertag (Dresden, 8-12 Mar 17) Registration deadline: Feb 10, 2017 Technische Universität... »

Appel à communication : Matérialité et identité dans l’Italie du Sud, 1100-1800 (Rome, 6-7 juillet 2017)

1 Jan 2017
Tangible Cities Materiality and Identity in Southern Italy (1100 – 1800) 6 – 7 July, 2017 Bibliotheca Hertziana... »

Appel à communication : Beyond Reproductive Printmaking (Dresde, 18-19 sept. 2017)

1 Jan 2017
Beyond Reproductive Printmaking (Dresden, 18-19 Sep 17) Dresden, September 18 – 19, 2017 Deadline: Feb 15, 2017 Beyond... »

Bourse de recherche et résidence à Hillwood, Washington

1 Jan 2017
Hillwood’s Scholar-in-Residence Program, Washington Washington DC, January 1 – February 15, 2017 Application... »

London stage, 2016: a year for the women

1 Jan 2017
Best female performances: Jade Anouka, Adelayo Adedayo It’s been a rich year for female roles. Denise Gough in People... »
From: Parthenissa

books won’t save you

1 Jan 2017
In the wake of what has been for many in my circles a devastating election repudiating all sorts of values we hold dear—diversity,... »

The Golden Age of Gift-Giving

1 Jan 2017
Before the Victorians and the twentieth century transformed Christmas into the extravaganza that it is today, New Year’s... »

1/365

1 Jan 2017
Winter along the Sandusky River, Tiffin, Ohio »

Upcoming Books and Exhibitions for January 2017

1 Jan 2017
Happy 2017! Not a whole lot of things to start the year, but once again, I’m sure I’m missing a lot of stuff!... »

Lady Hamilton and Jane Austen

2 Jan 2017
Whether you'd like to be regaled with tales of courtesans or meet the notorious Mr Wickham, don't miss these fantastic dates... »

Fashioning Dress: Sewing and Skill, 1500-1850 – Call For Papers

2 Jan 2017
Fashioning Dress: Sewing and Skill, 1500-1850 Conference and Historical Sewing Skills Workshop University of Warwick 19 May,... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

What is this space for, anyway?

2 Jan 2017
I started this blog in 2007 (!) with a particular purpose: write about the things that I was reading.  At the time,... »

50 in 2016

2 Jan 2017
It was pretty much down to the wire, as I juggled pool-time between shuttling my kids around New Haven County in late December... »
From: The Bookfish

Emilie du Châtelet and Experimental Philosophy II

2 Jan 2017
A second guest post by Hanna Szabelska. Hanna Szabelska writes … As I indicated in my previous post, the fatal destiny... »

Bookfish in 2016

2 Jan 2017
A few stats for 2016 — ~ 12,400 page views. That’s about what it’s been for the past several years. Roughly... »
From: The Bookfish

Theater in 2016

2 Jan 2017
I blog-reviewed eighteen plays or performances (in sixteen posts) this past year, of which ten were early modern plays and... »
From: The Bookfish

Hooke's Tears

2 Jan 2017
Glass drops or tears coated in glue, after detonation, (cross section is left) from Robert Hooke's Micrographia 1664, between... »
From: Conciatore

The Anglo-Dutch Fleet at the Battle of Barfleur/La Hogue 169

2 Jan 2017
I’m delighted to be able to start the New Year with a really important guest blog from Frank Fox. Following on from... »

Major Misconceptions to Dispel

2 Jan 2017
Name one major misconception about the American Revolution that you would like to dispel.   Nathan Hale is perhaps the... »

A nineteenth-century hacking scandal

2 Jan 2017
In November 1870 a London surgeon took the unusual step of writing anonymously to The Times to complain about his son’s... »

The First Step in Preserving the Jason Russell House

2 Jan 2017
The Massachusetts Historical Commission and the town of Arlington just granted the Arlington Historical Society a $15,000... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published January 2, 1767

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

January

2 Jan 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina and American General Gazette (January... »

Postcards, week one

2 Jan 2017
This week's postcards head out into the world to Arkansas and Kansas. One of my objectives in 2017 is to better connect with... »

Obstetric Violence in Ireland’s Past and Present

2 Jan 2017
The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and... »

Genealogy and Social Status in the Enlightenment/Rationalité généalogique et statut social au temps des Lumières

2 Jan 2017
Thursday, 12 January, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday, 13 January, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham... »
From: RECSO

Hakluyt Society Research Funding 2017

2 Jan 2017
The Hakluyt Society wishes all its members and followers a happy and prosperous 2017. For the second year in succession,... »
From: Richard who?

Macintosh and the Google Doodle

2 Jan 2017
The Google Doodle marking the 250th birthday of Charles Macintosh. On 29 December 2016, Google marked the 250th birthday... »

Begging for Bounty

2 Jan 2017
Every day they took apart the city, and put it back together again. New Year’s Day was no different. They worked while... »
From: The Junto

Basil and Gregory (Re-Post)

2 Jan 2017
This is reposted from 2012, with minor revision.Today is the Feast of Saint Basil of Caesarea and Saint Gregory of Nazianzus,... »
From: Siris

CFP: Universitas del Mediterráneo al Pacífico. Pluralidad, hegemonías y sincretismos en el arte del mundo hispánico de los siglos XV y XVI

2 Jan 2017
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Universitas del Mediterráneo al Pacífico. Pluralidad,... »

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2 Jan 2017
Jamaica Kincaid's My Brother »

The Little Place in What'sitsname

2 Jan 2017
The Aristocratby G. K. ChestertonThe Devil is a gentleman, and asks you down to stayAt the little place at What'sitsname... »
From: Siris
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