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Post Archives for May 2015

Animal Paris, part 1: Fagotin and his kin

1 May 2015
This is the first post in a occasional series on animals in (mostly) early modern Paris. 29 April 2015 Last week, a US judge... »

Lecture: Architecture for All: English Baroque

1 May 2015
Information on the lecture entitled “Architecture for All:  English Baroque” (7 May, Greenwich, England)... »

Jean-Baptiste Bessières: Death by Ricochet

1 May 2015
Jean-Baptiste Bessières, 1st Duc d' Istria (Prayssac, France, 6th August 1768 – Weißenfels, Saxony-Anhalt,... »

The Aesthetics of Mobile Devices in the Theater: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives

1 May 2015
Date May 1, 2015 Time 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Location:Krannert Room at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Lobby Level... »

Edited Volume on the Concept of Empathy – Call For Papers

1 May 2015
Following the successful ‘Ethics of Empathy’ symposium last October, Juanita Ruys, Director of ARC Centre of... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Radio Greats: Butch Minds the Baby (The Damon Runyon Theatre)

1 May 2015
Damon Runyon was one of the great short story writers of the twentieth century. His stories are humorous tales of the Broadway... »
From: Siris

Bernard Quaritch Ltd. and Henry Folger

1 May 2015
“I regret that you insist upon a discount from my catalogue prices. I must decline trading on such terms. That other... »

The Shylock Project

1 May 2015
by Shaul Bassi This summer scholars, actors, students will spend four weeks on a Venetian island with an ambitious goal,... »

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Seven.

1 May 2015
By Robert Griffing. THE NINTH REMOVE But instead of going either to Albany or homeward, we must go five miles up the river,... »

UWA CMEMS / PMRG Conference 2015 Bursary – Call For Applications

1 May 2015
The Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group is able to offer a limited number of bursaries to Honours students, postgraduate... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Monday, May 4 on the Son Rise Morning Show

1 May 2015
Monday, May 4 is the Feast of Catholic Martyrs of England and Wales on the liturgical calendars of England and Wales. I'll... »

4th century BCE philosopher Diogenes(supposedly lived in a wine barrel)by Gaetano Gandolfi (1792) To...

1 May 2015
4th century BCE philosopher Diogenes(supposedly lived in a wine barrel)by Gaetano Gandolfi (1792) To seventeenth century... »
From: Conciatore

Translating Recipes 11: Recipes in Time and Space, Part 5 – …A Flowing Oil…

1 May 2015
By Carla Nappi (This is part of an ongoing series of posts exploring prepositional attitudes and their translation in recipe... »

Cakes, ale and hearing the chimes at midnight

1 May 2015
The 2015 Shakespeare birthday cake. Photograph courtesy of Helen Hargest Last weekend we remembered, again, the birthday... »

At Sotheby’s | Sale of Exceptional Louis XVI Vases

1 May 2015
From Sotheby’s: A Mansion: A Private Collection (L15318) Sotheby’s, London, 28 April 2015 This week at Sotheby’s... »
From: Enfilade

Missing Your Performing Humanity Fix?

1 May 2015
Be sure to visit our new location for updates and features — including our recent SAA collaboration with Dr. Holly... »

Join us for our next event!

1 May 2015
8 May 2015, Dr Linda Grant, From pornographic sparrows to Nashe’s dildo: Exploring the erotic in early modern... »

Launch of the annual Susan Hockey Lecture in Digital Humanities

1 May 2015
To celebrate its 5th birthday, the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities has launched an annual invited series of lectures in... »

Position: Lecturer in Early Modern History

1 May 2015
HistorySalary: £33,242 Closing Date: Monday 18 May 2015Interview Date: See advert Reference: A1222The History... »

Project Paper: Intoxicants, Masculinity, and Clerical Sociability in England, 1680-1740

1 May 2015
A parson spills his brandy in this detail from ‘A Harlot’s Progress’, by William Hogarth. Wikimedia Commons.... »

Séminaire : « Virtuosité, apprentissage et transmission du geste technique (2/2) » (Nantes, 13 juin 2015)

1 May 2015
Ce séminaire est organisé dans le cadre du programme « Pour une histoire du geste technique : valeur... »

Two New Pre-Revolutionary Comics to Choose Between

1 May 2015
Tea Party: An American Story is a webcomic from Sam Machado, Cynthia “Theamat” Sousa, and Amanda Sousa Machado,... »
From: Boston 1775

hysteria

1 May 2015
The article starts like this: A man and a woman walk into a doctor’s office. All things equal—symptoms... »

The Left Hand of Bougy: A Trictrac Manuscript (1772)

1 May 2015
  Jeu du Trictrac Manuscripts continued to be produced in the hand press era and they can be the most charming... »

May Wine

1 May 2015
I have a particularly fond childhood memory of dancing around a Maypole wearing festive (alpine? Elizabethan?) dress at the... »

update

1 May 2015
It’s been a slow time on the blog, lately, with the majority of postings gesturing towards interesting reads in other... »

Royal outfits

1 May 2015
Visitors to Hartlebury Castle can see fine replicas of the clothes George III and Queen Charlotte... »

A Look at the Lightly Annotated Books

1 May 2015
I’m Amanda Brunton, one of the research assistants working on Harvey’s marginalia as part of the Archaeology... »

CFP: Sex, Food and History: A Notches Roundtable

1 May 2015
Do you like the combination of sex, food and history? Tantalising, isn’t it!? Well, the wonderful blog NOTCHES: (re)marks... »

A particular of the manor…

1 May 2015
A detailed estate inventory on ruled paper and entered in ledger form; with rental properties and the names of tenants, rents,... »

Appel à communication : « La découverte scientifique dans les arts : persistance et mutation de la merveille du XIXe siècle à nos jours » (Marne-la-Vallée, 19-20 novembre 2015)

1 May 2015
Ce colloque, coordonné par des doctorants soutenus par des enseignants-chercheurs titulaires, s’adresse en particulier... »

Provosts and Prohibitions in WYW’s “Measure for Measure”

1 May 2015
the body public be A horse whereon the governor doth ride, Who, newly in the seat, that it may know He can... »

New Book: Van Deusen, “Global Indios”

1 May 2015
Nancy E. van Deusen, Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain (Duke, 2015). »

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Beliefs Under Pressure: Religion, Community and Identity in the Early Modern World’

1 May 2015
10 September 2015, University of East AngliaThis one day conference will provide a lively and informal forum where graduate... »

Ancient of Days project

1 May 2015
Sometimes we hear of worthy projects for which funds are being raised, such as the Blake Society’s initiative to purchase... »

ETYMOLOGICAL THINKING IN THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES

1 May 2015
We are pleased to announce a two-day conference on “Etymological Thinking”, to be held at the University of Oxford... »

Upcoming Books and Events for May 2015

1 May 2015
Books Starting out with a few books that were previously released in the UK and are now having their US release: The Other... »

Journée d’études : « Le Mythe de l’Orient. Architecture et ornement à l’époque de l’Orientalisme » (Château d’Oberhofen, 12 juin 2015)

1 May 2015
Le Château d’Oberhofen possède l’un des intérieurs orientalistes les plus significatifs de... »

The Salon Digest

2 May 2015
The salon is closing today for the Bank Holiday and will reopen on 5th May, as I will be off gadding with a chum; here's... »

Milton Seminar next Saturday

2 May 2015
“Hail bounteous May that dost inspire / Mirth and youth and warm desire” - Song On May Morning Saturday, May... »

Age of Ultron

2 May 2015
I went to see Avengers: Age of Ultron. A few scattered thoughts:* The primary weakness is that it is overloaded; it is trying... »
From: Siris

Oxford University, Jagiellonians Project: Research Associate – Call For Applications

2 May 2015
Jagiellonians: Dynasty, Memory and Identity in Central Europe The Jagiellonians Project at the University of Oxford is now... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Thursday 1 May 1662

2 May 2015
Sir G. Carteret, Sir W. Pen, and myself, with our clerks, set out this morning from Portsmouth very early, and got by noon... »

Globe to Globe Hamlet 2015 – Australia and NZ Dates

2 May 2015
Australia and NZ – Globe to Globe Hamlet The Hamlet Globe to Globe tour opened at Shakespeare’s Globe on 23 April... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

CFP: Palaces and Urban Dynamics: Centers of Power and Knowledge in Europe

2 May 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Palaces and Urban Dynamics:  Centers of Power and Knowledge in... »

Upstairs and Downstairs: British TV costume drama, Forsyte Saga to Downton Abbey (3)

2 May 2015
Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in Wolf Hall (Peter Straughan defying a fear a wider swathe of viewers will declare a series... »

480 Years Ago: St. Thomas More Writes to His Daughter Meg

2 May 2015
While I am teaching about The Real St. Thomas More this morning at the Spiritual Life Center here in Wichita, I'll be sure... »

New Shakespeare MOOC

2 May 2015
I’ve only recently heard about a new Shakespeare MOOC that has just started  so you still have time to sign up... »

Call for Papers | Antoine Galland et l’Orient des Savants

2 May 2015
From H-ArtHist: Antoine Galland et l’Orient des SavantsSociété Asiatique, Paris, 3–4 December 2015... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | The Danish Country House

2 May 2015
Published by Museum Tusculanum Press and distributed by The University of Chicago Press: John Erichsen and Mikkel Venborg... »
From: Enfilade
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