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Post Archives for August 2013

dancing with skin

1 Aug 2013
Have a look at Anne Troake’s latest project! I had the good fortune of meeting Anne and author, Lisa Moore, earlier... »

Urban Culture and Ideologies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe - Call For Papers

1 Aug 2013
Urban Culture and Ideologies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: c.1100‐1600 Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland,... »

Smelling ‘Violet’ in Renaissance Works

1 Aug 2013
By Colleen Kennedy The violet (Viola odorata) is cited in several herbals and many recipe books as a particularly sweet... »

New Books | Summer Reading

1 Aug 2013
With the arrival of August, many of you begin thinking about syllabi and teaching loads. If, however, you’re looking... »
From: Enfilade

Ficino: De vita (1531, German) (+ other texts)

1 Aug 2013
[url=http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/~db/0008/bsb00084363/images/?nav=1&viewmode=1]Jeronimo Brunschwig (= Brunschwig,... »

History Carnival 124

1 Aug 2013
This month’s history blog posts have covered a range of different topics, time periods, and ideas. Below is a round... »

Re: Periodisations, borders

1 Aug 2013
Chicago job add for a "tenure-track assistant professorship in Early Modern European History (c.1400-1700)" »

1772 Revolution Rising - The Gaspee Affair

1 Aug 2013
The Gaspee Affair occurred on June 9, 1772. The HMS Gaspee, a British customs ship, ran aground in Rhode Island and a Sons... »

1645 John Winthrop's Speech On Liberty

1 Aug 2013
On Liberty by John WinthropJohn Winthrop 1587/8-1649 In 1645, while he was deputy-governor of Massachusetts, John Winthrop... »

Shakespeare’s World in 100 Objects: Number 83, a ‘Kitchen Scene’

1 Aug 2013
Today’s 100 object blog is by Peter Hewitt, AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Researcher with the SBT and the University of Birmingham... »

Wendy Cope Reads Her Shakespeare Poem

1 Aug 2013
Photo by Angus McBeanWendy Cope O.B.E. took up her post as The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s Writer in Residence about... »

Top 10 Most Popular Articles in July 2013

1 Aug 2013
Journal of the American Revolution (#allthingsliberty) continues its exciting momentum. In addition to the outstanding contributions... »

Job: Research Associate in Early Modern Cosmology/Astronomy (1450-1650)

1 Aug 2013
Dept of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge Salary: £27,854–£36,298 pa Deadline: 2 September 2013 1-year... »

New Lister Ephemera

1 Aug 2013
Sachiko Kusukawa asked me to write a blog post concerning my research presented at the ICHSTM Conference in Manchester in... »

From Conference to Collected Essays

1 Aug 2013
In October of 2010, Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois held a conference titled "Reforming the Reformation". Augustana... »

The JuntoCast, Episode 3: Teaching the U.S. History Survey

1 Aug 2013
Behold! . . . the third episode of "The JuntoCast." »
From: The Junto

Misunderstanding Foucault — Foucault. Habermas, and the Debate that Never Was (Part III)

1 Aug 2013
My last post on the so-called “Foucault/Habermas Debate” focused on the eulogy JürgenHabermas wrote in the wake... »

Minden 1759 day

1 Aug 2013
Today we celebrate the victory of the 1st August. Project SYW pageImage by Rob Chapman of the XXth Foot wearing their Minden... »

Who am I? Thoughts on Resumes

1 Aug 2013
Friends and readers, I know I’ve not filled out the “about” gadget so there is no biography of me to the... »

“a making you a Shirte”

1 Aug 2013
I have just finished reading historian Joseph Ellis’s new book Revolutionary Summer: the Birth of American Independence.... »

V CONGRESO VIRTUAL SOBRE HISTORIA DE LAS MUJERES

1 Aug 2013
ORGANIZA:Asociación de Amigos del Archivo Histórico Diocesano de JaénCOLABORAN:Archivalia, Sociedad Cooperativa AndaluzaUniversidad... »

“They continued playing several hours”

1 Aug 2013
The image above was the only signature of John Hancock that I was studying last night.In the spirit of that activity, I’m... »
From: Boston 1775

Book Review: Catholics of the Anglican Patrimony

1 Aug 2013
I have submitted a review of this slender volume to the St. Austin Review (StAR) but I also promised I'd offer a review on... »

Epigraph from Page 100

1 Aug 2013
Serious posting probably will be sporadic at best, but how about some idea-games? Here's one I occasionally play myself,... »
From: Siris

CFP: Sharing Space: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Spatial Dimension of Social Relations

1 Aug 2013
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Sharing Space:  An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Spatial Dimension... »

“Be truly welcome hither.” (As You Like It, II.7)

1 Aug 2013
Looking for something epic to do this summer? Gather up your family and friends! Join us for Folger’s Shakespeare Summer... »

You have the Breeches, you have the Cravat – but do you have the Condom?

1 Aug 2013
Probably not, but you could have bought this outstanding – stop chuckling! – piece twelve years ago from Christie’s. Thanks... »

A Boring Century?

1 Aug 2013
Some time back Rebekah “Becky” Higgitt had an interesting post on her Guardian H-Word blog with the intriguing title... »

Recommended Readings

2 Aug 2013
  Have you ever wanted to read about the relationships among humans and animals…but you weren’t sure where to... »

August blog challenge kick-off post!

2 Aug 2013
Natalie at On the Tudor Trail issued a challenge on her personal blog to write a post every day in August and I’ve... »

Digital Humanities for the History of Emotions: Broadside Ballads & Beyond

2 Aug 2013
It’s been an exciting week at the University of Sydney thinking about emotions. Professor Patricia Fumerton is vising from... »

Not to say I told you so…

2 Aug 2013
… but I told you so. (I’ll wait till you get back, and if you need a refresher, look here.) This is sounding... »

Buy, sell, read

2 Aug 2013
How did eighteenth-century print networks really operate? This week, The Junto asked Jordan Goffin, Special Collections Librarian... »
From: The Junto

Call for Papers | Museum Metaphors

2 Aug 2013
From the conference website: Museum Metaphors University of Nottingham, 20 November 2013 Proposals due by 9 September 2013 Organised... »
From: Enfilade

82nd & Fifth | Mascarade à la Grecque

2 Aug 2013
The latest installment of The Met’s 82nd & Fifth: ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ In “Fantasy” (episode... »
From: Enfilade

Marking the 225th Anniversary of Gainsborough’s Death

2 Aug 2013
When Valerie Hedquist, who’s finishing a book on the reception history of Gainsborough’s Blue Boy, recently pointed... »
From: Enfilade

Outreach for Science Journalism?

2 Aug 2013
In a conversation with Ann Finkbeiner Dan Vergano offers some interesting and provocative thoughts on the science ghetto.... »
From: Darin Hayton

1773 Revolution Rising - The Boston Tea Party

2 Aug 2013
The Boston Tea Party, December 17, 1773Victory in the French and Indian War was costly for the British. At the war's conclusion... »

Martin Luther & Protestant Upheavals

2 Aug 2013
Portrait of Martin Luther 1525 by Lucas the Elder Cranach Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)In 1517, the priest &... »

Nigella or Hannah – take your pick!

2 Aug 2013
On the left, Nigella Lawson, she of the lip-smacking, finger-licking cookery programmes; and on the right, an Eighteenth... »

La Moda en la España del Siglo de Oro. María Ruiz

2 Aug 2013
Os invito a leer el trabajo que publiqué en la revista Historia National Geographichttp://www.academia.edu/546251/La_Moda_en_la_Espana_del_Siglo_de_Oro »

Grading British General Benedict Arnold

2 Aug 2013
Prior to September 1780, Benedict Arnold earned a great reputation among Patriots for his bold, brave actions at Quebec,... »

Beca Cardenal Cisneros del Consejo Social de la Universidad de Alcalá

2 Aug 2013
La Universidad de Alcalá convoca la Beca Cardenal Cisneros del Consejo Social de la Universidad de Alcalá para... »

Fort San Juan

2 Aug 2013
On vient de redécouvrir dans l'intérieur de la Caroline du Nord les vestiges d'un fort européen remontant au XVIe... »
From: Charlevoix

New Directions in the Study of Sugar, 24-27 October

2 Aug 2013
On 24-27 October, the John Carter Brown Library in Providence will host a conference titled “Beyond Sweetness: New Histories... »
From: Boston 1775

Water Intoxication

2 Aug 2013
There's an old medical saying, often attributed to the followers of the alchemist Paracelsus, that the dose makes the poison.... »
From: Siris

The Divine Rebirth of Raphael's Madonna of the Goldfinch

2 Aug 2013
The following case study represents a milestone at 3PP, and in art history online. Readers may recall an April 2011 post... »

Shakespeare and The White Queen: using creative license

2 Aug 2013
Rebecca Ferguson as Elizabeth The current television series The White Queen has been criticised for its historical inaccuracies,... »

CFP: Prime Minister and Patron: Heinrich Count von Brühl (1700-1763)

2 Aug 2013
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Prime Minister and Patron:  Heinrich Count von Brühl (1700-1763)”... »

Toad-in-the-Hole Revisited

2 Aug 2013
I'm pleased to report that Homo Gastronomicus was recently featured in the Telegraph UK. In her piece "Potted Histories"... »
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