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Post Archives for February 2014

Answers, Questions, and Movements in the New Year

1 Feb 2014
“The day may come,when the rest of the animal creation may acquire those rights which never could have been withholden... »

Exhibition: The Image of the European City from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

1 Feb 2014
Information on the exhibition entitled “The Image of the European City from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment”... »

Call for Papers | Enlightenment Senses?

1 Feb 2014
From the conference website: Enlightenment Senses? Eighteenth-Century Sensorium(s), Theory and Experience Centre for Enlightenment... »
From: Enfilade

The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe

1 Feb 2014
Anyone thinking about applying for the UCLA summer institute on Beyond the Digitized Slide Library, might spend some time... »
From: Enfilade

Summer Institute | Beyond the Digitized Slide Library

1 Feb 2014
Beyond the Digitized Slide Library University of California, Los Angeles, 28 July — 6 August 2014 Applications due... »
From: Enfilade

Paris

1 Feb 2014
Mise en scène : Muriel Mayette-Holtz Administratrice générale de la Comédie-Française depuis 2006, Muriel Mayette entre... »

Malakoff

1 Feb 2014
Macbeth est à sa lady ce que Roméo est à sa Juliette : jamais l'un sans l'autre. Ces siamois-là, animés d'une fureur... »

CfP: EMREM Annual Postgraduate Symposium 2014

1 Feb 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS The EMREM Postgraduate Forum Annual Symposium Seen and Unseen: (De)Constructing Medieval and Early Modern... »

Review of Ulrich Leinsle, Introduction to Scholastic Theology

1 Feb 2014
Review of Ulrich Leinsle, Introduction to Scholastic Theology: Introduction to Scholastic Theology by Ulrich G. Leinsle... »

Whom None Can Bribe, and None Can Overawe

1 Feb 2014
Any Poet At Any Timeby Alfred AustinTime, thou supreme inexorable Judge,Whom none can bribe, and none can overawe,Who unto... »
From: Siris

La N-F en 3D

1 Feb 2014
Le Service de l'aménagement et du territoire de la Ville de Québec nous invite depuis peu à découvrir l’évolution... »
From: Charlevoix

“Reporting the Battle of Lexington” Lecture, 7 Feb.

1 Feb 2014
On Friday, 7 February, I’ll speak to the Lexington Historical Society about how the start of the Revolutionary War was... »
From: Boston 1775

Publication Announcement – Songs of Innocence, copy L

1 Feb 2014
The William Blake Archive is pleased to announce the publication of an electronic edition of Songs of Innocence copy L in... »

Scenes of Everyday Life and People in 1790

1 Feb 2014
I love this 1790 hand-colored etching by Thomas Rowlandson from the Royal Collection Trust, which depicts 12 vignettes of... »

The Courtesan Actress and the Press

1 Feb 2014
Perdita, Dally The Tall, and The Bird of Paradise For a number of weeks I have been studying and charting the coverage given... »

More From The Frail Sisterhood

1 Feb 2014
The Goldfinch: the amazing Mrs Wilson, actress and singer As a follow-up to my last article ‘The Courtesan Actress... »

Guest Post - Francine Howarth on 17th Century Piracy and Plunder

1 Feb 2014
Shiver me timbers and pieces of eight... garrr..! No it's not "Talk like a pirate Day", it is a very special guest... »

Explorers

2 Feb 2014
Canada's History -- formerly The Beaver -- asked a couple of issues ago: Who is Canada’s Greatest Explorer?  Five... »
From: Charlevoix

Dashed Off IV

2 Feb 2014
Still trying to catch up on these. As always, it's exactly what it says on the tin -- dashed off.pleasure and pain as ingredients... »
From: Siris

CFP: The Period Room: Museum, Material, Experience

2 Feb 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Period Room:  Museum, Material, Experience” (due 31 Mar,... »

Summer Institute | Digital Mapping and Art History

2 Feb 2014
Summer Institute on Digital Mapping and Art History Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, 3–15 August 2014 Applications... »
From: Enfilade

Conference | Hanover and England: German and British Garden Culture

2 Feb 2014
From the symposium programme: Hanover and England: A Garden and Personal Union? German and British Garden Culture between... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | French Bronze Sculpture: Materials and Techniques

2 Feb 2014
Published by Archetype and available from ACC Distribution: David Bourgarit, Jane Bassett, Francesca Bewer, Geneviève Bresc-Bautier,... »
From: Enfilade

This Week in Early American History: Super Bowl Edition

2 Feb 2014
As Americans gather round the tv, settle into their couches, and devour unhealthy amounts of wings while encouraging concussion... »
From: The Junto

Interwoven Globe textile exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, New York

2 Feb 2014
Just a few weeks before Christmas I travelled to New York to see the major textile exhibition ‘The Interwoven Globe:... »

Scienza collaborativa su git

2 Feb 2014
almadl: Fra le comunità di scienziati, una delle nuove frontiere è la scrittura collaborativa tramite “version control... »

The Rev. Samuel Ely at Bennington

2 Feb 2014
The latest issue of The Massachusetts Historical Review, for the year 2013, contains Shelby M. Balik’s paper “‘Persecuted... »
From: Boston 1775

Charles Clark, Byron, and Don Juan.

2 Feb 2014
Given Charles Clark’s love of comic poetry, satire, and controversy, we should not be surprised to find that Byron was... »

The Newberry Consort’s performance of “The Feast of the Oath of the Pheasant”

2 Feb 2014
The Consort will perform the program from the banquet, with music by Guillaume Dufay, Gilles Binchois and others, with a... »

From Car Barn to Condos

2 Feb 2014
There is a lot of new construction going on in Salem at the moment, but fortunately there are some adaptive reuse projects... »

A Ticket to Attend The Royal Touching Ceremonies of Charles II

2 Feb 2014
Royal Touching Ceremony Entrance Ticket or Pass dating to the reign of Charles II The object above is an entrance ticket... »

Starkey’s “Tudors and Us”- Sex and the Reformation Come to Maidenhead

2 Feb 2014
A couple of weeks or so ago I went to see David Starkey give a talk on “The Tudors and Us” in Maidenhead. I was... »

2013 in Review: Favorite Albums

2 Feb 2014
I bought a lot of music in 2013. Consequently, it’s taken me a while to decide what stood out most to me last year.... »

Notes and Linky Things

2 Feb 2014
* Antti Kauppinen on Moral Sentimentalism at the SEP* Brian Glenney on Molyneux's Problem at the IEP* David Bokovov discusses... »
From: Siris

There And Back Again or, Would Hackney Coach Be A Better Way to Travel?

2 Feb 2014
This blog post should be entitled “there and back again the unexpected and annoying journey” but I thought it would be... »

William Kirby of Barham

2 Feb 2014
William Kirby (1759—1850) was a long-time rector of Barham in Suffolk and a famous entomologist. He was the son of Lucy... »

Conference : European Architectural History Network Third International Meeting

2 Feb 2014
Information on the European Architectural History Network Third International Meeting (19-21 Jun, Turin, Italy) is available... »

In Styria ...

2 Feb 2014
'In Styria ...' Irishman Sheridan Le Fanu set his Carmilla in Styria, part of current day Austria. A current exhibition at... »

Love Me, Love My Dog

2 Feb 2014
Fair readers! I’ve resolved to post far more frequently than I have been doing, and I thought I would begin a new year... »
From: Balladed

London Road (CanStage; Alecky Blythe & Adam Cork / Jackie Maxwell, Jan. 2014)

2 Feb 2014
I saw the original production of London Road at the Cottesloe in 2011, was blown away by it then, and wrote about the show... »
From: dispositio

Happy Days, Young Vic

2 Feb 2014
Happy Days begins with a klaxon that makes the entire audience jump. On stage, buried up to her waist in sand, Winnie (Juliet... »
From: Parthenissa

Sunday Short Takes

2 Feb 2014
* The Missing Tudors: black people in 16th-century England – They were baptised and buried in parishes across the country,... »

Music on My Mind

3 Feb 2014
Two very different pieces:Peter Hollens, "Scarborough Fair"Postmodern Jukebox with Miche Braden, "The Story of My Life".... »
From: Siris

Complete Ben Jonson Released Online

3 Feb 2014
The new Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online, has been launched.Produced by a team of 30 scholars and available... »

Saint Philip Neri

3 Feb 2014
Saint Philip NeriIn the final quarter of the seventeenth century, a certain holy man in Rome practiced charity in its humblest... »
From: Conciatore

The formation of Boyle’s experimental philosophy

3 Feb 2014
Peter Anstey writes … It is not entirely clear when Robert Boyle (1627–1691) first used the term ‘experimental... »

John Lyly onstage with Edward’s Boys

3 Feb 2014
The title page of Galathea A new production of John Lyly’s play Galatea has just been announced. Performances of his... »

First Monday Library Chat: University of Iowa’s DIY History

3 Feb 2014
Welcome back! Today I’m speaking with Jen Wolfe, Digital Scholarship Librarian at the University of Iowa, and one of the... »

"Faith of Our Fathers": The Sawston Tradition

3 Feb 2014
UK's The Catholic Herald published a story about Sawston Hall and the plans to buy and open it to the public as Catholic... »

Exhibition | Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast

3 Feb 2014
From the exhibition press release (20 November 2013). . . Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode... »
From: Enfilade
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