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Post Archives for March 2016

New Norcia (WA) Seminar Reading Weekend on Hildegard of Bingen

1 Mar 2016
St Hildegard of Bingen: Doctor of the Church This extraordinary woman was not only a renowned abbess in her own time she... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Hen Pearce: A Pugilistic Hercules

1 Mar 2016
I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Lucienne Boyce to the salon in the company of Hen Pearce, pugilist extraordinaire.... »

Bulletin for Spanish & Portuguese Historical Studies 2015

1 Mar 2016
The Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies 40/1 (2015): The Tragedy of Alcazarquivir: The Collapse of Kingship,... »

Urban Visual Culture(s): Productions and Perceptions of the Visual in Late Medieval and Early Modern Cities

1 Mar 2016
Urban Visual Culture(s): Productions and Perceptions of the Visual in Late Medieval and Early Modern Cities University of... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Shakespeare and the Welsh “Upon St Davy’s day”

1 Mar 2016
Sam Cox and Pistol and Brendan O’Hea as Fluellen at Shakespeare’s Globe. Photo by John Haynes Every first of... »

This is How My Grandmother Cooks: Manuscript Recipes in the Composition Classroom

1 Mar 2016
By Samantha Snively This past summer, the relationship between early modern recipes and teaching undergraduates was... »

Cardinal Merry del Val and Blessed John Henry Newman

1 Mar 2016
From The Catholic Herald, this article by Stephen Bullivant, Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics at St Mary’s University,... »

Elizabeth I Effigy Bodies Reconstruction | Part Four: Eyelets & Lacings

1 Mar 2016
Effigy Bodies Part One: The Pattern & Materials Effigy Bodies Part Two: Cutting & Sewing Effigy Bodies Part Three:... »

John Sheppard on BBC 3

1 Mar 2016
You may listen to the Sunday, February 28 BBC3 Early Music Program on-line here for the next 27 or so days. The subject is... »

Lent XVIII

1 Mar 2016
But amongst these marvellous works of Divine Providence it yields us satisfaction to mark, how, for the enlightening the... »
From: Siris

A Jacobite link to Grace Dalrymple Elliott’s cousin

1 Mar 2016
Constance Bouchier Smith and the grandson of the Young Pretender. As part of our ‘Blog Tour’ we are delighted... »

March Madness Call for Nominations

1 Mar 2016
It's time for March Madness! Get your nominations in over at The Junto! »
From: The Junto

CFP: A Sense of Proportion: Architect-Designed Objects, 1650-195

1 Mar 2016
The call for papers for the conference entitled “A Sense of Proportion:  Architect-Designed Objects, 1650-1950”... »

Appel à communication : « Urban Art : creating the urban with art » (Berlin, 14-16 juillet 2016)

1 Mar 2016
Urban Art: creating the urban with art (Berlin, 14-16 Jul 16) Humboldt University Berlin, July 14 – 16, 2016 Keynote:... »

Appel à communication : « Seeing Through? The Materiality of Dioramas » (Berne, 1-2 décembre 2016)

1 Mar 2016
Seeing Through? The Materiality of Dioramas (Bern, 1-2 Dec 16) University of Bern, December 1 – 02, 2016 Deadline:... »

New Database Launched – York’s Archbishops Registers Revealed

1 Mar 2016
Today saw the launch of York’s Archbishops Registers Revealed, a major new digital resource for Medieval and Early... »

Bartholomew Green, “inoffensive” Customs Employee

1 Mar 2016
Over the next couple of days I’ll highlight some folks caught up in the Boston Massacre who don’t get a lot of... »
From: Boston 1775

Hopton Estate archive

1 Mar 2016
Four detailed manuscript volumes relating to the estates, tenants, farming and household expenditure for Icomb Estate and... »

Fallen Type

1 Mar 2016
Those of you who replied to the Crocodile post last week guessed right: what you see in this image is a piece of fallen type... »

Revisiting Choice Tags in Poetical Sketches

1 Mar 2016
For the past few months I’ve been tackling the 72-object Poetical Sketches, one of only two of Blake’s works... »

Empress Miniatures mounted Dragoons

1 Mar 2016
New release from the excellent ECW range »

CFP: Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering, and Travel

1 Mar 2016
Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering and Travel... »

March Blogroll: Illinois Theatres Edition

1 Mar 2016
Dear readers, Now that I am starting to plan a move to the Pacific Northwest (I’ve been hired!), I’ve been thinking... »

Hone and Cruikshank: BBC Radio 4 Drama by Iain Hislop ‘Trial by Laughter’ now on iplayer

1 Mar 2016
Romantic Illustration Network BBC Radio 4 drama ‘Trial by Laughter’ is now available on iplayer for just over... »

Shakespeare Lectures in Vietnam

1 Mar 2016
Jones, Keith. A Series of Lectures on Shakespeare. Vietnam National University—Hanoi. 7-10 March 2016.Last semester,... »
From: Bardfilm

Ships Biscuit.

1 Mar 2016
I have read several recipes for ships biscuit but none of them appear to use the constant kneading or "knocking down" method.... »

Introducing Iambic Pentameter: Feeling Our Way

1 Mar 2016
*Beware the ides of March…and join us for our live-streamed Master Class on teaching Julius Caesar! Since Caesar is... »

“Shoe” by Alexander McQueen at the VAM:...

1 Mar 2016
“Shoe” by Alexander McQueen at the VAM: http://www.vam.ac.uk/museumofsavagebeauty/mcq/shoe/ … Feathers... »

Review: FALL OF POPPIES: Stories of Love and the Great War (William Morrow)

1 Mar 2016
Riding high on the current wave of interest in the Great War, FALL OF POPPIES (William Morrow, March 1) offers lovers of... »

Cutting

1 Mar 2016
The next step in our tailoring process will be the actual cutting of the fabric. While you may be using a pattern complete... »

The Top 5 of February

2 Mar 2016
As February draws to a close, settle back with a cuppa and enjoy the most popular posts of the month just gone!Elisa Bonaparte... »

University of Melbourne – Several History Jobs (Sponsored by Hansen Trust) – Call For Applications

2 Mar 2016
THE HANSEN SENIOR LECTURESHIP IN HISTORY in Parkville The School of Historical and Philosophical Studies is seeking to appoint... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Sunday 1 March 1662/63

2 Mar 2016
(Lord’s day). Up and walked to White Hall, to the Chappell, where preached one Dr. Lewes, said heretofore to have... »

Seafaring: An Early Medieval Conference on the Islands of the North Atlantic – Call For Papers

2 Mar 2016
Seafaring: An Early Medieval Conference on the Islands of the North Atlantic University of Denver, Denver, CO 3-4 November,... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Adventures in Cold Places

2 Mar 2016
 Brrr – come and explore some of the coldest places in the world with Adventures in Cold Places. Explore reindeer... »

Space Explorer Colouring & Sticker Activity Book

2 Mar 2016
This final frontier-crossing activity book brings together stylist design, fluorescent stickers and lots of fascinating facts... »

Maps Activity Book

2 Mar 2016
Set out on a drawing adventure to the four corners of the globe! Use your imagination to create maps and design flags, discover... »

A Poem Draft

2 Mar 2016
ParnassusBy waters born of Helicon,the glories ever flowing,the loves dance through the laurel grovesin vernal verdure glowing,upon... »
From: Siris

Caterina Sforza

2 Mar 2016
Caterina Sforza, by Lorenzo di Credi (now in the Museum of Forlì.) Antonio Neri is remembered... »
From: Conciatore

Eugenics in America: The Catholic Response

2 Mar 2016
After posting excerpts from Amity Shlaes' review of two new books on the Eugenics movement in the United States in the early... »

Drums, Bugles, and Bagpipes in the Seven Years’ War

2 Mar 2016
Daniel Laxer Historians tend to overlook the role of musical instruments in the Seven Years’ War. Few devote much attention... »

Ballads, burnings and the British Academy

2 Mar 2016
If the blog has been a little bit quiet lately, it’s not just because of the teaching.  It’s also because... »

Marks of ownership and access in early modern manuscripts

2 Mar 2016
There are lots of ways to determine who might have owned an early modern book or manuscript, including handwriting evidence,... »
From: RECIRC

Dr Williams’s Library Conference, 21 May 2016

2 Mar 2016
Readers may be interested in the following one-day conference to mark the tercentenary of Dr Williams’s Trust: Dissent... »

Dr Williams’s Library Seminar, 16 March 2016

2 Mar 2016
Readers are reminded of the details of the next Dr Williams’s Library seminar: Valerie Smith (University of Kent),... »

Colloque : « Anatomie(s) d’une anatomie. Nouvelles recherches sur les Blasons anatomiques du corps féminin » (Amiens, 10-11 mars 2016)

2 Mar 2016
Anatomie(s) d’une anatomie. Nouvelles recherches sur les Blasons anatomiques du corps féminin Volet II : Université... »

Lent XIX

2 Mar 2016
The Psalm, you remember, goes on: And in His Law will he meditate day and night. The man achieves the perfection of happiness... »
From: Siris

Blogging Utopia (3): The Dialogue of Counsel

2 Mar 2016
Utopia is best-known for its description of More’s imaginary island. That only comes in Book 2, however. Book 1 prepares... »
From: SCEMS

Colloque : « Plaques photographiques, fabrication et diffusion du Savoir » (Strasbourg, 16-18 mars 2016)

2 Mar 2016
Plaques photographiques, fabrication et diffusion du Savoir Institut d’Histoire de l’art (EA 3400), Université... »

Maronite Year XXVII

2 Mar 2016
One of the formative events in the history of the Maronite Church was the rise of the Maronite movement, as people flocked... »
From: Siris
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