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Post Archives for November 2015

Mélanges de l’École française de Rome. Moyen Âge – Open Access Version Now Online

1 Nov 2015
The open access version of the medieval journal published by the French School in Rome, Mélanges de l’École... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Radio Greats: Halloween Party (Our Miss Brooks)

1 Nov 2015
Our Miss Brooks was one of the most successful radio comedies of the Golden Age of Radio. It was broadcast on CBS from 1948... »
From: Siris

Robert L. Kindrick–CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies – Call For Applications

1 Nov 2015
The Robert L. Kindrick–CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies recognizes Medieval Academy members who... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Candlewood.

1 Nov 2015
http://www.gofastandlight.com/Fistful-of-Fatwood-TM-Fire-Tinder-Sticks/productinfo/SU-FATFIST/ I have recieved enquiries... »

Our Lady's Lutheran Church

1 Nov 2015
Julia M. Klein writes in The Wall Street Journal about the re-building of Dresden's "Church of Our Lady", the famous Lutheran... »

Newly Refurbished Paul Mellon Centre Opens to the Public

1 Nov 2015
From the Paul Mellon Centre (27 October 2015) . . . After our ten-month-long refurbishment and expansion project, the Paul... »
From: Enfilade

Hester Bateman – an extraordinary woman: a brilliant silversmith, clever in business.

1 Nov 2015
This post owes everything to the information given to me by the award-winning author Lynne Connolly. As ‘Lynne Connolly’... »

Hardhill at the Battle of Drumclog, 1679 #History

1 Nov 2015
John Nisbet of Hardhill had fought in both the latter stages of the Thirty Years’ War and the British Civil Wars. He... »

All Saints

1 Nov 2015
And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds... »
From: Siris

Covent Garden, executions, African Academy, Black Georgians, astronomy for girls

1 Nov 2015
This week’s Georgian gems: Angela Elliott’s fascinating and beautifully illustrated three-part comparison of... »

Dick Turpin (1705-1739)

1 Nov 2015
Dick Turpin (1705-1739) is perhaps the most famous highwayman in English history after Robin Hood (fl. 12th-13th centuries).... »

History Carnival 151

1 Nov 2015
Welcome to the History Carnival for November 2015. It’s more than five years since I last hosted the Carnival and nearly... »

“The day the stamp-Act was to take Place”

1 Nov 2015
The Stamp Act was scheduled to take effect on the first day of November in 1765. After that date, all courts in British North... »
From: Boston 1775

Blackfriars Conference 2015 — Colloquy XVII: Teaching Shakespeare as an Integrated Process

1 Nov 2015
Heidi Snow of Principia College chaired the colloquy session on pedagogy which included presenters Chrissy Calkins Steele,... »

Colloquy Session XIX: Staging Questions with Actors

1 Nov 2015
Good morning everyone, Liz back here for the last time this year to live-blog Colloquy Session XIX: Staging Queeestions... »

‘Do Not Shoot the Bonny Lad’: The Pursuit of Hardhill #History

1 Nov 2015
James Nisbet claims that both he and his brother suffered at the hands of government forces. Following the Battle of Drumclog,... »

Notices

1 Nov 2015
Hi everyone! Thank you to everyone who came to last week’s session on funding. You can see the slides again here: Funding-with-updated-slides... »

Blackfriars Conference 2015 – Colloquy Session XVIII: Shakespeare’s Blackfriars Playhouse: The Study, the Stage, and the Classroom

1 Nov 2015
This is Merlyn Q. Sell blogging Colloquy Session XVIII from the Blue Ridge Room at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel running from... »

Blackfriars Conference 2015: Brunch and Buck Fizzes: “The Body’s Knowledge: Merging Multiple Ways of Knowing in Shakespeare’s Plays”

1 Nov 2015
Following Sunday Brunch, Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen of the American Shakespeare Centerand Mary Baldwin College Shakespeare &... »

Greetings from Witch City

1 Nov 2015
I really tried to give Salem Halloween a chance this year. I kept telling myself to forget that this celebration is based... »

Blackfriars Conference 2015 — Scenes from Tate’s LEAR: Scholar/Practitioner Collaboration with Tiffany Stern and Hidden Room Theatre

1 Nov 2015
Mary Baldwin College Shakespeare & Performance Director Paul Menzer introduced Tiffany Stern of Oxford University... »

The Essex Timeline goes public!

1 Nov 2015
Although still only 20% complete at best, the Essex Timeline is now open to everyone.  The Timeline is the centerpiece... »

Halloween

1 Nov 2015
We don’t go much on Halloween in our house, but I thought I’d share with you a few photos of Longridge over this... »

Unexpected connections: paper flowers

1 Nov 2015
A groom’s clay pipe, decorated with paper flowers. First half of the eighteenth century. Courtesy of the Frisian Maritime... »

BBC Theatre Month now on

1 Nov 2015
Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins in The Dresser On Saturday 31 October 2015  the BBC screened a new adaptation of Ronald... »

Free Trappers Australia.

1 Nov 2015
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The Maronite Year I

1 Nov 2015
I have a strong attraction to the Maronite liturgy, one that predates my becoming Catholic. A little-known fact about me... »
From: Siris

WANTED. Finder's Fee Applies. Australia Only.

1 Nov 2015
WANTED.Antique early to mid 18th century 20 gauge/.62 (or close to) smoothbore flintlock pistol. A finder's fee applies;... »

The Birthday of Marie Antoinette

2 Nov 2015
Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna (Vienna, Austria, 2nd November 1755 - Paris, France, 16th October 1793) On this day in 1755,... »

Baconian Induction in the Principia

2 Nov 2015
Kirsten Walsh writes… Recently, I have been looking for clear cases of Baconianism in the Principia. In my last post,... »

John Carter Brown Library: Fellowship Opportunities, 2016-2017

2 Nov 2015
The John Carter Brown Library (JCB), an independently funded institution for advanced research on the campus of Brown University,... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Upcoming Books and Events for November 2015

2 Nov 2015
Books A few books from the past couple of months that were previously released in the UK will be out in November in the US:... »

Lighting Lanterns & Street Lighting. A Link.

2 Nov 2015
Wood and Horn Lantern Aberdeenshire, Scotland 18th Century (Museum of Scotland) https://www.scribd.com/doc/254740196/Lighting-Lanterns-Street-Lamps »

Galileo and Glass

2 Nov 2015
Portrait of Galileo Galilei, 1636 (detail), by Justus Sustermans (1597-1681). Galileo Galilei lived almost simultaneously... »
From: Conciatore

Frances Muecke, University of Sydney Public Lecture

2 Nov 2015
“Montaigne goes to Rome: a sixteenth-century traveller extraordinaire,” Frances Muecke (Australian Academy of... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

The Moving Skeleton

2 Nov 2015
Here’s the full version of the Slate blog post: British Library I’ve been reading Charles Burney’s... »

First Monday Library Chat: Newberry Library

2 Nov 2015
The Newberry Library is an independent research library in Chicago. Open freely to the public, the library is dedicated to... »

Shakespeare and At Least One Poor Soul: King Hamlet

2 Nov 2015
You might recall the Ghost's speeches from Shakespeare's Hamlet, in which Hamlet's father, King Hamlet, describes his soul's... »

At Christie’s | Rebranding and Rescheduling the Old Masters

2 Nov 2015
‘Classic Art’ and ‘Revolution’ are the latest labels chosen to make Old Master paintings more appealing... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | The Châtelet Family Archives

2 Nov 2015
◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Now on display just outside of Chaumont: Dans les arcanes d’une... »
From: Enfilade

Call for Papers | Nouveau Reach: Past, Present, and Future of Luxury

2 Nov 2015
From the conference website: Nouveau Reach: Past, Present, and Future of Luxury / Passé, présent et avenir... »
From: Enfilade

The Empire strikes back: Spain vs. France in the eighteenth-century encyclopedia

2 Nov 2015
As a scholar of the ‘other’ enlightenments, i.e. those that were not located in England or France, but rather... »

Wiccans and Margaret Murray’s ‘Witch-Cult’ in Popular Culture

2 Nov 2015
 via The representation of witches and witchcraft I will discuss today are amongst those I personally find the... »

The do-it-yourself hernia operation

2 Nov 2015
In the nineteenth century medical attention was a luxury which had to be paid for, and which not all could afford. ... »

BBC Free Thinking Feature: Bamburgh Castle Surgery, c. 1770-18

2 Nov 2015
Over the past few years I’ve been working on the records of a unique eighteenth-century medical institution. The eighteenth... »
From: DrAlun

Paying the Maternity Hospital before the NHS

2 Nov 2015
The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders,... »

La « Révolution canadienne », la république américaine, et … l’esclavage?

2 Nov 2015
Maxime Dagenais Nous connaissons tous l’histoire des Rébellions de 1837-38 : l’histoire des Patriotes... »
From: Borealia

The “Canadian Revolution,” the Early American Republic, and … Slavery?

2 Nov 2015
Maxime Dagenais We all know the story of the Upper and Lower Canadian Rebellions: we know about the patriotes of Lower Canada... »
From: Borealia

After Yorktown: The Final Struggle for American Independence

2 Nov 2015
Book Review:  After Yorktown:  The Final Struggle for American Independence by Don Glickstein (Westholme Publishing,... »
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