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Post Archives for April 2014

Publication Announcement – Letters (1800-1805)

1 Apr 2014
The William Blake Archive is pleased to announce the publication of electronic editions of our second installment of Blake’s... »

The Bard Is Born: Chicago Celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th

1 Apr 2014
To mark The Bard’s birthday—April 23—and celebrate his work, the Newberry has partnered with Chicago Shakespeare Theater... »

Hegel on Plotinus

1 Apr 2014
It is very difficult to give a systematic account of his philosophy. For it is not the aim of Plotinus, as it was of Aristotle,... »

Reading with In-Print Radio

1 Apr 2014
A few months ago I had the fun of being interviewed by Sharon P. Lynn  for In-Print Radio at the Barnes and Noble in... »

Newspaper Remedies and Commercial Medicine in Eighteenth-Century Recipe Books

1 Apr 2014
By Katherine Allen This post examines medical recipes and commercial medicine published in newspapers that were incorporated... »

The Queen and I, Part II: Book Review

1 Apr 2014
Beth von Staats reviews my book on her blog:Supremacy and Survival, How Catholics Endured the English Reformation is a triumph... »

The Burlington Magazine, March 2014

1 Apr 2014
The (long) eighteenth century in The Burlington: The Burlington Magazine 156 (March 2014) A R T I C L E S • François Marandet,... »
From: Enfilade

English Collaborative Doctoral Award: At Home With Books

1 Apr 2014
AHRC-funded English Collaborative Doctoral Award: At Home With Books The University of Oxford Faculty of English Language... »
From: Enfilade

Call for Papers | Congress of German Art Historians: The Value of Art

1 Apr 2014
From the Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker: 33rd Congress of German Art Historians | The Value of Art Johannes Gutenberg... »
From: Enfilade

Call for Papers | The Monkey in the 17th and 18th Centuries

1 Apr 2014
The call for papers includes a bibliography. From Le Blog de L’ApAhAu: Le singe aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles: Figure de... »
From: Enfilade

Texas 2014-05-30/31: Early Modern Philosophy

1 Apr 2014
At https://networks.h-net.org/node/6873/discussions/19210/early-modern-philosophy you can read: [quote]The sixteenth annual... »

Chrysologus for Lent XXIX

1 Apr 2014
When God was about to give the Law he ordered the people to wash their clothes, to wash their bodies, and to cleanse themselves... »
From: Siris

Re: Munich 2014-09-17/19: Ernesto Grassi in Munich

1 Apr 2014
The German version of this CfP is at http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/termine/id=24479 : i.a.:     [quote]CfP... »

3 post-docs in ingenuity in art/science at Cambridge

1 Apr 2014
Genius before Romanticism: Ingenuity in Early Modern Art and Science Principal Investigator: Dr Alexander Marr (ajm300@cam.ac.uk)... »

Wernekke: Bruno's Polemik (1871)

1 Apr 2014
Wernekke, Hugo: Giordano Bruno's Polemik gegen die Aristotelische Kosmologie Dresden : C. Heinrich 1871   Leipzig... »

‘Sleep and Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare’

1 Apr 2014
Centre for the Study of Medieval Society & Culture Tuesday 1st April ‘Sleep and Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare’ Dr... »

Scholarship Highlight: April 15, 2014

1 Apr 2014
Have you ever wondered how scholars of literature locate questions of humanness in texts? This month, Performing Humanity... »

AMC’s “Turn”: Everything Historians Need To Know

1 Apr 2014
Danger, secrets, intrigue and revenge were all part of the Culper spy ring, and the new AMC series “Turn,” premiering... »

Introducing JuntoX: a New MOOC

1 Apr 2014
Since it was founded back in December of 2012, "The Junto" has had a powerfully transformative—indeed, a creatively disruptive—effect... »
From: The Junto

Barbara Johnson Online

1 Apr 2014
The fabulous resource of the Barbara Johnson Album is now online for all to see at the V and A website.  The pages are... »

Hampton Court Sleepover – Georgian frolics

1 Apr 2014
Long term readers of this blog may well recall my ENORMOUS over excitement about attending the Elizabethan themed Hampton... »

Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

1 Apr 2014
Organized by the Research Centre for the Foundations of Modern Thought (FME), University of Bucharest, in collaboration... »

A Rationale of Editing

1 Apr 2014
I originally titled this post “Why digital editing?” – a title which I discarded for two reasons. The first is... »

“The calendar went off course”

1 Apr 2014
There could be no better date to talk about calendar reform and determination of the dates of Passover and Easter than the... »

Crown of Thistles

1 Apr 2014
Despite having made the point several times on this blog that I am not exactly a fan of Mary Queen of Scots, I have recently... »

PODCAST: Ruth Ahnert and Sebastian Ahnert on “Tudor Letter Networks: The Case for Quantitative Network Analysis"

1 Apr 2014
SDFB team members Ruth and Sebastian Ahnert recently spoke in Oxford University’s Cultures of Knowledge seminar series... »

BLOG POST: Daniel Shore on “Extensions of the Book"

1 Apr 2014
SDFB co-PI Daniel Shore has written a guest blog post at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s blog, “The Collation.”  ... »

PODCAST: Christopher Warren on Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

1 Apr 2014
SDFB co-PI Christopher Warren recently presented in Oxford University’s Cultures of Knowledge seminar series “Negotiating... »

“The defiling and provoking nature of such a Foolish practice”

1 Apr 2014
On 1 Apr 1708, Samuel Sewall (1652-1730), merchant, judge, and eventually chief justice of Massachusetts, wrote to Boston... »
From: Boston 1775

Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum et illustrium virorum

1 Apr 2014
Horace Walpole’s copy with his armorial bookplate. Author: Smith, Thomas, 1638-1710. Title: Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum... »

Teaching + Learning News 1.02

1 Apr 2014
2014-04-01 Semi-occasional reports on the world of higher-education teaching and learning, as seen from the University... »

Upstairs, Downstairs: Golddiggers Are All the Same

1 Apr 2014
Thomas Rowlandson's thoughts on the difference between a classy lady and a hussy. »

April Fish

1 Apr 2014
Frankly I find fools a little scary (especially after they evolve from faithless to court jesters) and I’m not clever... »

Lecturer in Drama (Theatre History), Kingston University

1 Apr 2014
“The Role Free-thinking. Collaborative. Innovative. Kingston University is yours to imagine. You will harness your... »

Save the date!

1 Apr 2014
Planning is underway for a Great Parchment Book Day at London Metropolitan Archives on Friday 25 July 2014. The morning... »

Plate from Giorgio Fossati (1705-78), Raccolta di varie...

1 Apr 2014
Plate from Giorgio Fossati (1705-78), Raccolta di varie favole : delineate, ed incise in rame / Recueil de diverses fables:... »

5. Law enforcement and the criminal courts of Yorkshire, 1718-1775: Keeping the Peace.

1 Apr 2014
By rmay 28 June 2009. The law relating to orders to ‘keep the peace’ was enshrined in English law in the fourteenth... »
From: C18thGirl

Interview with Cathy Hay of Your Wardrobe Unlock'd, Foundations Revealed, and The Peacock Dress

1 Apr 2014
Today's interview is with another fabulous - and famous - historical costumers, Cathy Hay.Cathy is well-known for her amazing... »

Map of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth Bay and Rhode Island

1 Apr 2014
Maps tell so much more than words. So, maps will be an important part of a forthcoming publication.Here a sneak preview of... »

How performance transforms reading comprehension in the AP classroom

1 Apr 2014
Guest post by Deborah Gascon - Dutch Fork High School, Irmo, SC Performance in AP?  Didn’t think you had time with all... »

Hogarth’s Fiddler

1 Apr 2014
When William Hogarth published his book, Analysis of Beauty, in late 1753, he was swiftly subjected to an astonishingly virulent... »

Local Neighborhoods for Arguments

2 Apr 2014
An extraordinary number of arguments, even those not originally in this form, can be summarized by a standard Aristotelian... »
From: Siris

Wolves or Gods

2 Apr 2014
The Honest Shepherdby Matthew PriorWhen hungry wolves had trespass'd on the fold,And the robb'd shepherd his sad story told,'Call... »
From: Siris

Upcoming EMW Meeting: 4/23

2 Apr 2014
Hi all, Please join us on Wednesday April 23 from 5 to 6 (EB 113) to hear Sarah Sutor’s conference paper “With... »

Who Was Isaac Hollandus?

2 Apr 2014
J. Hollandus, Chymische Schriften, (Vienna: 1773)In early 1603, Glassmaker Antonio Neri traveled from Italyto Flanders, to... »
From: Conciatore

Safeguarding the “first rough draft of history”

2 Apr 2014
“The first news boy” Newspapers are a relatively new invention: no character in a Shakespeare play ever reads... »

Call for Essays | Art and Social Change, La Salle University Art Museum

2 Apr 2014
Art and Social Change: The Collection of La Salle University Art Museum Abstracts for an edited volume due by 30 June 2014;... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | In the Library: Deforming and Adorning

2 Apr 2014
Of the 29 volumes on display (dating from 1471 to 1973), 8 are from the eighteenth century, including Reynolds’s copy... »
From: Enfilade

One in almost every room…

2 Apr 2014
The National Gallery’s Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Europe (19 Mar to 15 Jun 2014) is , for me, quite simply... »

Conference | The Sculpture of the Écorché

2 Apr 2014
From the Henry Moore Institute: The Sculpture of the Écorché Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 7 June 2014 Thomas Mewburn Crook... »
From: Enfilade
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