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Post Archives for March 2015

A Salon Guest: The Middle Class in Regency England

1 Mar 2015
It is my pleasure to welcome Georgie Lee back to the salon, on the matter of class!---oOo---The Middle Class in Regency EnglandThe... »

Conference: The Architecture of Scotland in its European Setting: 1660-1750

1 Mar 2015
Information on the conference entitled “The Architecture of Scotland in its European Setting:  1660-1750″ (22-25... »

From Orient to Occident Part I: Acupuncture in Victorian England

1 Mar 2015
Around this time a couple years ago I sneezed and threw out my back.  I began the usual ice treatment while moving gingerly... »

Happy 202nd Birthday to A.W.N. Pugin

1 Mar 2015
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin was born on March 1, 1812 in London. His parents were emigres from the French Revolution and... »

Call for Papers | Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition

1 Mar 2015
From the Call for Papers: Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 18–20 June... »
From: Enfilade

Gudenus

1 Mar 2015
Some links to images from 1734-5 -  war of Polish successionhereand HereSome here on wikipediaand herehereand here »

Big Plans for the Massacre in Boston

1 Mar 2015
This is the time of year that Boston 1775 starts pinging the Department of Homeland Security servers by talking about our... »
From: Boston 1775

Pleat This-Crimp That

1 Mar 2015
Continuing on with pleated caps.  Lots and lots of pleated caps and lots and lots of caps that I think are crimped not... »

Sunday Short Takes

1 Mar 2015
Medal of Anne Boleyn, the only known likeness from her lifetime and subject of the biggest Tudor news story of the past... »

When Kensington Palace Became a Royal Residence

1 Mar 2015
My article, “When Kensington Palace Became a Royal Residence” is now available on English Historical Fiction... »

Appel à sections : 3e congrès suisse d’histoire de l’art (Bâle, 23-25 juin 2016)

1 Mar 2015
3ème Congrès suisse d’histoire de l’art (23–25 juin 2016, Université de Bâle) APPEL A SECTIONS Date limite de dépôt... »

New England Church Records: BBC interview

1 Mar 2015
Joel was telling you last month about the NYT article about the ‘Hidden Histories’ project at the Congregational... »

Postes : Directeurs de collections à Prague

1 Mar 2015
The National Gallery (NG) in Prague has opened a call for Director of Collection of Old Masters Director of Collection of... »

Conférence: « Debret et la réception dans les années 1940 de son Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil » par Jacques Leenhardt (Paris, 3 mars 2015)

1 Mar 2015
Paru entre 1835 et 1839, le livre de Debret Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil disparaît de l’attention du public... »

Conférence: « Goudron et Verre: L’Imagination matérielle et l’œuvre de Pierre Soulages, c.1948 » par Natalie Adamson (Paris, 17 mars 2015)

1 Mar 2015
Cette conférence se propose d’étudier la relation entre le matérialisme de certaines formes de peinture abstraites et... »

Nouvelle publication en ligne: bfo-Journal

1 Mar 2015
Appel à publication pour l’édition 2015 Copy – Paste. La réutilisation de la culture matérielle et visuelle dans... »

Journées d’études du Rome Art History Network – Tra assenza e presenza: opere perdute e frammentarie

1 Mar 2015
Elmerindo Fiore, La rivelata, détail, 1979, collage, cm 35×27 (Collection privée) ROME ART HISTORY NETWORK Tra assenza... »

Séminaire : L’oeil et la main. La tapisserie entre histoire et création (Aix-en-Provence, mardi 10 mars 2015)

1 Mar 2015
Mardi 10 mars 2015, 14h-17h30 Musée des Tapisseries – salle Gabriel Dussurget (1er étage) 28 Place des Martyrs de la... »

From Fast to Feast

1 Mar 2015
Today, a national holiday of Wales based on its association with the Welsh patron Saint David (c. 500-c. 589), affords yet... »

Zounds how you scrape! Being shaved in Georgian Britain.

1 Mar 2015
Last week, for the first time in my life, I was the lucky recipient of a wet shave with a cut throat razor. As part of my... »
From: DrAlun

Fortnightly Book, March 1

1 Mar 2015
The fortnightly book this time around is Two Plays of Anton Chekhov. Chekhov was thrown into literary life as many great... »
From: Siris

Wolf Hall: intelligent, subtle, artistic – but meticulous costumes have stolen the show

1 Mar 2015
Republished from The Conversation, 25 February, 2015: Wolf Hall: intelligent, subtle, artistic – but meticulous costumes... »

Lecture: “His Conduct is Mischievous”: Piranesi and Soane

1 Mar 2015
Information on the lecture entitled “‘His Conduct is Mischievous':  Piranesi and Soane” (19 Mar, New York,... »

Appropriation in the Age of Global Shakespeare – Call For Papers

2 Mar 2015
“Appropriation in the Age of Global Shakespeare” University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA November 12-14, 2015 Conference... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

The Salon Digest

2 Mar 2015
Once again it's time to take a look at the week just passed here in the salon, so settle back with a cup of tea and enjoy!A... »

The Troublesome Reign of King John (Shakespeare’s Globe / Read not Dead) @ Inner Temple

2 Mar 2015
At a hair under four hours (including stalling around the interval), the Globe’s Read not Dead reading of The Troublesome... »

Saturday 1 March 1661/62

2 Mar 2015
This morning I paid Sir W. Batten 40l., which I have owed him this half year, having borrowed it of him. Then to the office... »
From: Pepys' Diary

10th Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference and PATS @ University of Queensland – Early Bird Registration Now Open

2 Mar 2015
Early Bird Registration is now open for the 10th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference,... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Astrology and the novatores, part 3

2 Mar 2015
Juan Gomez writes… This is the final post on my first series on the debate between scholastics and novatores in early... »

At the Folger: Schiller’s Mary Stuart

2 Mar 2015
Kate Eastwood Norris as Mary with Nancy Robinette as Hannah Kennedy, her beloved nurse Dear friends and readers, Yesterday... »

A Poem Draft

2 Mar 2015
Second Week in Lent"To know the goodness of God is the highest prayer of all." -- JULIAN OF NORWICHWhat lowly treasures do... »
From: Siris

Women in Alchemy

2 Mar 2015
Antonio Neri, 1598-1600,MS Ferguson 67, f. 25r.It is certain that women have participated in the practice of alchemy since... »
From: Conciatore

Who were ‘the people’ in early modern England? Part II: Some evidence from manuscripts

2 Mar 2015
Brodie Waddell According to a crude survey of published texts, ‘the people’ were invoked frequently in print in the sixteenth... »

Much Ado About Nothing online

2 Mar 2015
Today 2 March 2015 the RSC’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) begins, on the play Much Ado About Nothing. Previous... »

First Monday Library Chat: Heidelberg University Library

2 Mar 2015
Welcome back to the First Monday Library Chat! Today we travel to Germany with Elaine Leong and feature library of the oldest... »

The skill set of an art historian- and how to teach it. Part 1: site visits #teachingrenaissance

2 Mar 2015
The blog has had to take a bit of a backseat while term has been going on, but as modules have settled down now for the second... »

Newman the Model of Rhetoric and Style

2 Mar 2015
On the last day of February, 2015 it was snowing in Wichita. We shoveled the snow off our driveway (partially), filling the... »

Review: “Salem” Television Series

2 Mar 2015
I’ve been putting off watching this series for a while because I’m always hesitant these days to watch anything... »

Isaac of Nineveh for Lent XI

2 Mar 2015
Present your petitions to God so as to accord with His glory, that your honor may be magnified before Him, and he rejoice... »
From: Siris

Junto March Madness Nominations Open

2 Mar 2015
Today at the Junto, nominations for March Madness 2015 open! »
From: The Junto

Highways and Byways of the Seventeenth Century: the Artist’s Daughter

2 Mar 2015
Sir Anthony van Dyck is rightly regarded as one of the towering figures of European art. However, he had only one legitimate... »

Call for book proposals: Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

2 Mar 2015
Call for book series proposals: Literary & Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity For more than a decade now, Literary... »

Washington’s Second Christmas Day Attack

2 Mar 2015
From the intelligence provided by his New York and New Jersey spies, General Washington believed, early in 1777, that General... »

The Whitewashing of Tudor History

2 Mar 2015
My final academic year at university has included a module on the history of the body in early modern England. The module... »
From: Conor Byrne

Two Post-doctoral posts in the graphic and pictorial practices of the early Royal Society

2 Mar 2015
Making Visible: the graphic and pictorial practices of the early Royal Society (CRASSH, University of Cambridge) 2 x Postdoctoral... »

How to Prepare for Spring, 1528

2 Mar 2015
Walters Art Museum MS W.195, f. 4r"Of prymtyme, and what it is. The prymtyme is hote & moyst temperatly as the ayre.... »
From: Ask the Past

“her sons . . . beat him the same as if he was a Dog”

2 Mar 2015
Judith Cocks was a slave who belonged to United States Congressman James Hillhouse of Connecticut. Although Hillhouse was... »

Two Boats with Crews, Study for The Royal William at Sea, c.1765

2 Mar 2015
"Two Boats with Crews, Study for The Royal William at Sea," Samuel Scott, c.1765, Yale Center for British Art.Samuel Scott,... »
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