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Post Archives for April 2017

Modern Period Art. The Newcomers By Robert Griffing.

1 Apr 2017
The Newcomers By Robert Griffing. http://www.lordnelsons.com/welcome.htm; »

Government Ethics and Product Endorsement II

1 Apr 2017
In a recent interview, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was asked about movie recommendations."I'm not allowed to promote... »
From: Siris

Call for Papers | Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts

1 Apr 2017
From H-ArtHist: Celebrating Female Agency in the ArtsChristie’s Education New York, 26–27 June 2018 Proposals... »
From: Enfilade

Symposium | The Royal Palace in the Europe of Revolutions

1 Apr 2017
From the conference programme: The Royal Palace in the Europe of Revolutions, 1750–1850Palais Royaux dans l’Europe... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting

1 Apr 2017
From the NGA: America Collects Eighteenth-Century French PaintingNational Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 21 May —... »
From: Enfilade

Mise au concours d’un poste doctoral en histoire de la peinture hollandaise du XVIIe siècle (dir. Jan Blanc, Université de Genève)

1 Apr 2017
Dans le cadre du projet financé par le Fonds national suisse de la Recherche scientifique (FNS) « Un Siècle... »

Parliamentary Infantry English Civil War

1 Apr 2017
More of Nicholas Devereux's regiment in the ECWS this time from the 1993 book The English Civil War Recreated in Colour Photographs... »

Lent XXVIII

1 Apr 2017
Bring to the Lord glory and honour: bring to the Lord glory to his name: adore ye the Lord in his holy court. (Psalm 28:2... »
From: Siris

Finding Shakespeare Blog Round-up: March 2017

1 Apr 2017
Take a look at the latest blog posts from the collections team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus!... »

UPDATE: SCMLA Renaissance Literature excluding Drama (4/10/17; 10/5-8/17)

1 Apr 2017
Did you miss the deadline for submissions? We are working on rounding out a second panel for this regular session; please... »

Watson and the Shark Revisited

1 Apr 2017
Watson and the Shark, Jason Schwartz, 2009, MOCPages. The brave sailor stands on the bow with a blunt pointed spear, rather... »

Bring Back Bicycle Wheels….and Wooden Teeth

1 Apr 2017
One of my favorite photographs of a Salem street shows a block of Essex adjacent to North in the 1890s: the three buildings... »

Slavery Advertisements Published April 1, 1767

1 Apr 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

William and Mary cap

1 Apr 2017
Embroidered mitre cap bearing the cypher of William and Mary flanked by thistles c.1690.National Museums Scotland »

“General Washington was represented”?

1 Apr 2017
I was preparing something else for today, but then the André Resource tweeted about William Dunlap’s 1798 tragedy... »
From: Boston 1775

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published March 26 – April 1

1 Apr 2017
These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of March... »

April 1

1 Apr 2017
GUEST CURATOR: Evan Sutherland What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette... »

Research Associate: The Correspondence of Daniel Defoe

1 Apr 2017
KEELE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Research Associate – The Correspondence of Daniel Defoe... »

A Grammatical Declaration of Independence

1 Apr 2017
Today at The Junto, Rachel Herrmann levies charges of tyranny against Michael Hattem and his adherents. »
From: The Junto

Friday 1 April 1664

2 Apr 2017
Up and to my office, where busy till noon, and then to the ‘Change, where I found all the merchants concerned with... »

Construction workers unearth 18th century ship in Alexandria, MAC Lab helps excavate

2 Apr 2017
Merchant Ship. I wonder how many more 18th century items there are waiting to be found out there? More Here: http://www.abc2news.com/news/education/construction-workers-unearth-18th-century-ship-in-alexandria-mac-lab-helps-excavate-033117 »

Dashed Off VIII

2 Apr 2017
the conversion of poetry into the rigorously analyticfaith as the appropriate response to friendshipthe unfortunate tendency... »
From: Siris

Conference | The Sacred at European Courts

2 Apr 2017
From H-ArtHist: Sakralität an europäischen Höfen: Bau—Bild—Ritual—Musik, 1648–1740LWL-Museum... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | Textile Terms: A Glossary

2 Apr 2017
From Gebr. Mann Verlag (and soon to be available from Amazon) . . . Anike Reineke, Anne Röhl, Mateusz Kapustka, and... »
From: Enfilade

All Things History – Roundup for March 2017

2 Apr 2017
We simply can’t believe how quickly the months are flying by, but here we are at the end of the first quarter of 2017,... »

Shakespeare commonplace book on Antiques Roadshow

2 Apr 2017
The seventeenth century commonplace book An inside page of the miniature commonplace book The BBC Antiques Roadshow has... »

Whose Pow'r Alone, Dissimilars Can Join

2 Apr 2017
Orphic Hymn to Justicetr. by Thomas TaylorThe piercing eye of Justice bright, I sing, Plac'd by the throne of heav'n's almighty... »
From: Siris

Slavery Advertisements Published April 2, 1767

2 Apr 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

The Tragedy of André

2 Apr 2017
Speaking of William Dunlap’s tragedy André, my friend John W. Kennedy has created an online text of that play... »
From: Boston 1775

Welcome Back, Guest Curator Megan Watts

2 Apr 2017
Megan Watts is a sophomore at Assumption College, where she is a History major and intends to pursue a minor in Women’s... »

April

2 Apr 2017
GUEST CURATOR: Megan Watts What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette: Or,... »

Something personal – Yevgeny Yevtushenko

2 Apr 2017
Back in the 1970s I was for a time the manager (read general dogsbody) of the black box theatre space in the local arts centre.... »

The eloquent ideologists of Germany’s New Right

2 Apr 2017
Thugs in combat boots they’re certainly not. The people Volker Weiss writes about are more of the nerdy variety, he... »

Law, Crime, and Friendship: Sir Walter Scott and Thomas ‘Tam’ Purdie

2 Apr 2017
I have just returned from a conference entitled ‘Reworking Walter Scott’, held at the University of Dundee in... »

Journal Article: The multiple identities of Julian of Norwich in Restoration England

2 Apr 2017
Julian of Norwich's current popularity is undeniable. As well as being the focus of a recent BBC documentary 'The Search... »

Hamlet at the Almeida: A review by @EmiGarside

2 Apr 2017
A review by Dr Emily Garside Hamlet is a play that is familiar even to those with no direct experience of the play –... »

Upcoming Books and Exhibitions for April 2017

2 Apr 2017
Books A few books that have already been out for a while in the UK will be released in April in the US: Amy Licence’s... »

Embodiment and New Materialism Part

2 Apr 2017
Over the weekend of 25-26 February 2017, I attended a conference in Lancaster which looked at new materialist approaches... »

‘Happiness’: Special Issue of Writing from Below – Call For Papers

3 Apr 2017
Emergent research into happiness is still largely situated in fields such as sociology, psychology, and neuroscience. Traditionally... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Royal Studies Journal: Two Annual Prizes – Nominations Now Open

3 Apr 2017
The Royal Studies Journal is delighted that nominations are open for its two annual prizes – one for the best new book... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Sonnet for a Barbar

3 Apr 2017
Possible portrait of Lodovico Domenichi, British Museum, inventory #1867,1012.650 In honor of National Poetry Month in... »
From: Conciatore

Staged Portraits in Early Modern English Drama

3 Apr 2017
This post in our After Iconophobia Online Symposium comes from Emanuel Stelzer, a PhD student in intercultural humanistic... »

Exhibition | Hidden From View: The 5th Duke of Portland’s Art Collection

3 Apr 2017
Press release (via Art Daily) from The Harley Gallery: Hidden From View: The 5th Duke of Portland’s Art Collection... »
From: Enfilade

A fishy business

3 Apr 2017
In 1739 a surgeon from the village of Kelvedon in Essex wrote to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society to communicate... »

Fact, Fiction & Fantasy in a Seventeenth-Century Setting: A Guest Post by Paula Brackston

3 Apr 2017
Fact, Fiction and Fantasy in a Seventeenth Century Setting I think of myself as a writer of historical fiction. I write books... »

What is the Shakespearean notepad shown on Antiques Roadshow?

3 Apr 2017
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-39477017 I drew a Shakespearean colleague's attention to this intriguing... »
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