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Post Archives for November 2016

Professor Thomas Dixon, Free Public Lecture @ The University of Melbourne

1 Nov 2016
“Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation in Tears”, Professor Thomas Dixon (Queen Mary University of London)... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Saturday 31 October 1663

1 Nov 2016
Up and to the office, where we sat all the morning, and at noon home to dinner, where Creed came and dined with me, and after... »

” I write now in great haste”

1 Nov 2016
On 27 May 1781 SUSAN LIVINGSTON wrote from Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, to her sister Sarah Jay who was in Madrid where her... »

A Holiday in Fairyland

1 Nov 2016
Patricia. [Smiling faintly.] And what did this friend of yours do?Conjurer. You have already told me what he did. He destroyed... »
From: Siris

Poetry within poetry

1 Nov 2016
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875), Memories of the Villa d’Avray, 1872 When in some River, overhung with Green,... »

Publication Day for the Shakespeare Club’s story

1 Nov 2016
November 1 2016: the official publication day for The Story of the Shakespeare Club of Stratford-upon-Avon, 1824-2016, the... »

Addressing Authority: An Online Symposium on Petitions and Supplications in Early Modern Society

1 Nov 2016
How can people without official political power push the authorities to act? Historically, one of the most common tactics... »

How to Tend an EMPS Garden

1 Nov 2016
By Nadia Clifton and Breanne Weber In October 2015, we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into when we started the... »

All Saints

1 Nov 2016
Let us hold fast, then, by the faith we profess. We can claim a great high priest, and one who has passed right up through... »
From: Siris

“Daddy” Schuyler, Hamilton, and the Dakota Access Pipeline

1 Nov 2016
Today at The Junto, Rachel Herrmann looks at settler colonialism in Hamilton and its relationship to the Dakota Access Pipeline... »
From: The Junto

The ABC’s of the Valley Forge Encampment

1 Nov 2016
Six months of struggle shaped into twenty-six characters. A – Arrival The Continental Army under Gen. George Washington... »

Movember Special: Hiding Behind the Beard

1 Nov 2016
It’s November, and that time of year when men all over the world will be donning moustaches to raise money for, and... »
From: DrAlun

How White is White?

1 Nov 2016
The other day we were working on putting together shirt kits and had an assortment of linens out on the table.  (We... »

Post Doc à LMU (Munich), 2 ans, sur le projet ERC SACRIMA

1 Nov 2016
Research Associates / Post doc ; 2 years Institut für Kunstgeschichte, LMU München, February 1, 2017 – January... »

Slavery Advertisements Published November 1, 1766

1 Nov 2016
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

A Right Royal Scandal blog tour

1 Nov 2016
As many of our readers are no doubt aware we’ve been busy bunnies finishing our second book A Right Royal Scandal and... »

Appel à communication : Romantic Art in the Context of Nature Philosophy and Natural Science (Francfort,14-16 sept. 2017)

1 Nov 2016
Romantic Art in the Context of Nature Philosophy and Natural Science Frankfurt am Main, Goethe Museum, Großer Hirschgraben... »

Nouvelle parution : Voir double. Pièges et révélations du visible

1 Nov 2016
Michel Weemans, Dario Gamboni, Jean-Hubert Martin : Voir double. Pièges et révélations du visible, Paris,... »

Keyssar on the Electoral College, 3 Nov.

1 Nov 2016
On Thursday, 3 November, the Massachusetts Historical Society will host the Pauline Maier Memorial Lecture, named after the... »
From: Boston 1775

At Exeter Cathedral

1 Nov 2016
A large, masculine-looking woman with spectacles and a hat, stands before stool on which sits an open book of music. She... »

November 1

1 Nov 2016
GUEST CURATOR: Ceara Morse What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November... »

Liberation Day

1 Nov 2016
November 1 is Liberation Day in Salem: the long Halloween is over, quite suddenly it always seems, and the city is returned... »

Spirit rapping and other things that go bump in the night

1 Nov 2016
This month’s Crocodile Mystery was a bit of a trick, rather than a treat (although hopefully this post will fulfill... »

Conference: Décor and Architecture in the 17th & 18th Centuries

1 Nov 2016
Information on the conference entitled “Décor and Architecture in the 17th & 18th Centuries” (24-25... »

The heart and stomach of a president

1 Nov 2016
As you are more than likely aware, the U.S. presidential election is now only a week away. Some recent articles have address... »
From: RECIRC

Women of the Italian Renaissance 1

1 Nov 2016
Women of the Italian Renaissance: Giulia Gonzaga (1513-1566)Giulia Gonzaga (1513-1566) was the daughter of Ludovico Gonzaga,... »
From: Conor Byrne

James Nisbet and Hardhill’s Lucky Escape in late 1685 #History #Scotland

1 Nov 2016
From the place of the following ‘providential escape’ in the narrative of James Nisbet’s spiritual autobiography,... »

Keats, and What’s Happening

1 Nov 2016
The area around No. 8 Dean Street, where John Keats lived briefly in 1816 I’ve been a bit delayed in moving forward... »

Maronite Year LXXX

1 Nov 2016
Feast of All SaintsHebrews 12:18-24; Matthew 5:1-12We remember the prophets and the apostles,teachers of truth to the whole... »
From: Siris

Field Notes: Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

1 Nov 2016
Automatticians, the people who build WordPress.com, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically,... »

In Memoriam | Janice Neri (1970–2016)

1 Nov 2016
As reported by Dana Oland for the Idaho Statesman: Janice Neri, pictured here in 2013 for an article in Boise State University’s... »
From: Enfilade

How to Start Wearing Vintage/Retro Every Day

1 Nov 2016
Lauren here --As historic costumers, we all obviously love clothing, but many of us feel the divide between "costume" and... »

Developing a growth mindset isn't just for students. Teachers can benefit when they see themselves as learners. https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/developing-growth-mindset-teachers-and-staff

1 Nov 2016
Developing a growth mindset isn't just for students. Teachers can benefit when they see themselves as learners. https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/developing-growth-mindset-teachers-and-staff »
From: END

Southern Cross Free Trappers Newsletter.

1 Nov 2016
http://freetrappers.org.au/newsletters/vol-57-november-2016/ »

Cities and Citizenship in the Enlightenment: 2017 ISECS Seminar for Early Career Scholars – Call For Papers

2 Nov 2016
Cities and Citizenship in the Enlightenment / Cité et citoyenneté des Lumières 2017 ISECS Seminar for... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Sunday 1 November 1663

2 Nov 2016
(Lord’s day). This morning my brother’s man brought me a new black baize waistecoate, faced with silke, which... »

Pembroke College (Cambridge): Trebilcock-Newton Trust Research Fellowship – Call For Applications

2 Nov 2016
Pembroke College, Cambridge Trebilcock-Newton Trust Research Fellowship Location: Cambridge Salary: £22,494 to £25,298... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

November Blogroll: Publishing in the PNW

2 Nov 2016
Dear readers, This month, as part of the process in getting to know my new institution and writing community, the blogroll... »

Registration

2 Nov 2016
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Lake of Flowers

2 Nov 2016
'The Miracle of the Immobility of Santa Lucia' Leandro Bassano, using Florentine lakes. In the final part of Antonio Neri's... »
From: Conciatore

Colonial Charlestown Fest.

2 Nov 2016
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Symposium | Objects of Study: Paper, Ink, and the Material Turn

2 Nov 2016
From the symposium website: Objects of Study: Paper, Ink, and the Material Turn University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia... »
From: Enfilade

Call for Papers | MAHS 2017, Cleveland

2 Nov 2016
Atrium of the Cleveland Museum of Art(Wikimedia Commons, photo by Erik Droist, January 2014) ◊  ◊  ◊ ... »
From: Enfilade

A Rowlandson take on Wash-day blues – entitled ‘The double disaster or new cure for love’

2 Nov 2016
A nice caricature by Thomas Rowlandson, first published in 1807 and entitled ‘The double disaster or new cure for love’.... »

The Great Parchment Book in Trieste

2 Nov 2016
The Great Parchment Book project was referenced in a paper on the Scientific Use of Archives given at the International Institute... »

Joseph Addison’s Cato: Liberty on the Stage

2 Nov 2016
The study of ancient Greece and Rome was a significant part of upper class education in Colonial and Revolutionary America. ... »

Maronite Year LXXXI

2 Nov 2016
Since last Sunday was the last Sunday of the Maronite liturgical year, and this is the last significant feast after the last... »
From: Siris

A most remarkable accident

2 Nov 2016
Here’s a case from The Medical Museum published in 1764 – more than seventy years after the patient had been... »
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