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Post Archives for July 2016

Power of the Bishop’s Second Edited Volume: Second Edited Volume – Call for Papers

1 Jul 2016
Power of the Bishop’s Second Edited Volume: Second Edited Volume: Call for Papers Episcopal Personalities The second... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Tuesday 30 June 1663

1 Jul 2016
Up betimes yesterday and to-day, the sun rising very bright and glorious; and yet yesterday, as it hath been these two months... »

Brexit: A Modern Day Heresy?

1 Jul 2016
A Modern Day Heresy?[1] By CHE Postdoctoral Research Fellow Gordon D. Raeburn Brexit, that awful portmanteau that, as I type,... »

The Material of All Enamels

1 Jul 2016
Léonard Limosin, Allegory of Catherine de' Medici as Juno, French, 1573, Polychrome enamel  on copper and silver.... »
From: Conciatore

Irrecoverable Mind

1 Jul 2016
On a Volume of Scholastic Philosophyby George SantayanaWhat chilly cloister or what lattice dimCast painted light upon this... »
From: Siris

The Fortnight for Freedom: July 1 at the Tower and at Tyburn

1 Jul 2016
Today is the first Friday of the month, so my husband and I will attend Noon Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception... »

History Carnival 157: Anything but Brexit

1 Jul 2016
Brodie Waddell If you’re in Britain and reading a history blog, you’ve probably spent most of the last week thinking... »

Exhibition | Kakiemon and 400 Years of Porcelain

1 Jul 2016
Press release for the exhibition now on view at The British Museum: Made in Japan: Kakiemon and 400 Years of PorcelainThe... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Chinamania: Walter McConnell

1 Jul 2016
Contemporary art, engaging an iconic nineteenth-century interior, engaging perennially popular early eighteenth-century ceramics—opening... »
From: Enfilade

Seven on your side: Loss, mobility, and practical astrology in seventeenth-century London

1 Jul 2016
I am not ignorant that many have written against the science I profess, But such is my candid equanimity, that I think they... »
From: memorious

Pyrates in the Bay of Maryland: The Hopewell Mutiny

1 Jul 2016
This post is part of a new series here at British Tars called "Race, Revolt, and Piracy." Throughout this series I will be... »

A Jacobite Tale

1 Jul 2016
The Outlander Series of books is not the only time Jacobite history has appeared in works of fiction. In fact, the Jacobites... »

Compare and contrast

1 Jul 2016
As the nation bids farewell forever to another good that we had in common, I surprise myself by thinking that at least we... »

American Responses to the Brexit Vote

1 Jul 2016
In the aftermath of last week’s Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, Americans seem to have rediscovered Europe. Frantic... »

The Adventures of an 18th-Century Common Post

1 Jul 2016
What the Abyssinian Liar Can Tell Us About True Stories: Knowledge, Skepticism, and James Bruce’s Travels to Discover... »

We Want You to Get Involved with The 18th-Century Common

1 Jul 2016
The Coffeehous Mob, frontispiece to Ned Ward’s Vulgus Britannicus (1710). We’re excited to announce new... »

Here Comes the General

1 Jul 2016
From the diary of Pvt. James Stevens of Andover, camped on the north side of the siege lines around Boston in 1775.Saterday... »
From: Boston 1775

Appel à candidature : Professor/Associate Professor of French Studies (Melbourne, Monash University, 2016)

1 Jul 2016
Monash is a university of transformation, progress and optimism. Our people are our most valued asset, with our academics... »

Rome, Naples et Florence: Preface; September 1816, Part I

1 Jul 2016
If I'm ever going to do this, I suppose I must start it: Stendhal's Rome, Naples et Florence, Tome Premier. (Daniel Muller's... »
From: Siris

July 1

1 Jul 2016
What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago this week? Newport Mercury (June 30, 1766).“RIBBONS, …... »

Creating Harmonious Subjects? Songs for Queen Elizabeth I’s Accession Day

1 Jul 2016
Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603) was the first monarch whose Accession Day  on 17 November (the day when Mary I died... »

Swedes, Lawers, and Pi

1 Jul 2016
Today I’d like to look at one of the especially tricky problems in transcribing Harvey, a symbol that has appeared... »

Swedes, Lawyers, and Pi

1 Jul 2016
Today I’d like to look at one of the especially tricky problems in transcribing Harvey, a symbol that has appeared... »

CFP: The Royal Palace in the Europe of Revolutions

1 Jul 2016
The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Royal Palace in the Europe of Revolutions” (due 31 Aug,... »

Preserved Fish

1 Jul 2016
Pronounced pre-SER-ved. The history: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preserved_Fish A frontispiece: http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-3270-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 »
From: END

Three New Poem Drafts and Three Poem Re-Drafts

1 Jul 2016
LastWho would be the first must first be last;who grasps for first will soon be last.By pride you fall; you will not last.God... »
From: Siris

Getting Ready for the Fourth

1 Jul 2016
Salem celebrates the Fourth of July in a big way, with a Horribles parade at Salem Willows in the morning and fireworks accompanied... »

Appel à communication : « Louis Marin : Renaissance(s) » (Grenoble, 24-25 novembre 2016)

1 Jul 2016
Louis Marin, né à Grenoble (La Tronche) en 1931, a joué un rôle prépondérant pour... »

"Once Upon a Time": The Battle of Fort Necessity

1 Jul 2016
"Once Upon a Time": The Battle of Fort Necessity: Painting by  Robert Griffing After learning of the attack... »

AULLA Conference Panel: Passionate Love and Rational Engagement – Cognition and Valuation – Call For Papers

2 Jul 2016
This is a call for papers for a special stream themed ‘Passionate Love and Rational Engagement – Cognition and... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

St. Thomas More's Final Preparations for Death

2 Jul 2016
As Samuel Johnson said in the eighteenth century, "Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight,... »

St. Robert Bellarmine and the Declaration of Independence

2 Jul 2016
Matthew Bunson, formerly editor of OSV's The Catholic Answer Magazine, writes now for EWTN's National Catholic Register.... »

Call for Papers | The Architect as Active Reader

2 Jul 2016
From H-ArtHist: The Architect as Active ReaderVicenza, 15–17 June 2017 Proposals due by 15 September 2016 The Centro... »
From: Enfilade

Display | Regarding Trees

2 Jul 2016
On view now at The Courtauld Gallery: Regarding TreesThe Courtauld Gallery, London, 18 June — 25 September 2016 Curated... »
From: Enfilade

Exploring the world from your living room – Bowles’ Geographical Game of the World

2 Jul 2016
I know exactly what my ancestor Richard Hall was doing 220 years ago – he was playing a game with his children Anna... »

'The Seasons' - James Thomson

2 Jul 2016
Gradual sinks the breeze Into a perfect calm; that not a breath Is heard to quiver through the closing woods, Or rustling... »

July

2 Jul 2016
What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (July 2, 1766).“WENT AWAY about two... »

Appel à communication : « Les palais royaux dans l’Europe des révolutions » (Paris, janvier 2017)

2 Jul 2016
Depuis la publication par Nikolaus Pevsner de son History of Building Types en 1976, les historiens de l’architecture... »

Looking and Listening to Gainsborough House

2 Jul 2016
Gainsborough House in Sudbury, Suffolk, England, is the late-medieval brick house where the painter Thomas Gainsborough was... »
From: Boston 1775

Silk Brocade Shoes “For Exportation”

2 Jul 2016
These dainty silk brocade shoes were made by London boot and shoemaker, Charles Chapman and exported to British America.... »
From: SilkDamask

Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

2 Jul 2016
IntroductionOpening Passage:In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. This was beginning... »
From: Siris

Charles Spackman

2 Jul 2016
Charles Spackman (1791—1842) was a Dyer in the cloth-making town of Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire.  He had married... »

Upcoming Books, Exhibitions, and Events for July 2016

2 Jul 2016
New Books First up is J. Stephan Edwards with The Lady Jane Grey’s Prayer Book: British Library Harley Manuscript 2342,... »

Another Chance to Walk in the Footsteps of Palmer!

3 Jul 2016
It's my pleasure to welcome Victoria Threlfall with news of her Samuel Palmer walks again today, a not-to-be missed opportunity... »

On The Edge: 20th Annual Work in Progress (WiP) Conference – Call For Papers

3 Jul 2016
On The Edge 20th Annual Work in Progress (WiP) Conference The University of Queensland, UQ, St Lucia, Brisbane 27-28 September,... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Radio Greats: A Tooth for Paul Revere

3 Jul 2016
"Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of romantic adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you... Escape!"... »
From: Siris

Catholic Maryland on EWTN

3 Jul 2016
Today--and all week--on EWTN:How did Catholicism come to the United States of America? EWTN sets out to answer this question... »

Russ McDonald

3 Jul 2016
On Saturday 2 July the Shakespeare academic Professor Russ McDonald died after suffering a major stroke on 29 June, his birthday.... »

Lecture | Aaron Wile, Watteau: Making as Meaning

3 Jul 2016
Jean-Antoine Watteau, The Halt (Alte), ca. 1710–11, oil on canvas, 13 × 17 inches(Madrid: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza)... »
From: Enfilade
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