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Post Archives for August 2015

The Futures’ Past – Call For Papers

1 Aug 2015
The Futures’ Past The University of Sydney Postgraduate Conference 2015 26-27 November, 2016 Conference Website As... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

The mystery is, why can't I find anything to watch?

1 Aug 2015
Hmmm.....what should I be watching? It's a Friday night, and I feel like starting a new mystery or crime-related series on... »

Thursday 31 July 166

1 Aug 2015
Up early and among my workmen, I ordering my rooms above, which will please me very well. So to my office, and there we... »

ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions / UWA: War and Emotions Symposium

1 Aug 2015
War and Emotions Symposium Date: Monday 17 August 2015 Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm Venue: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

New MA in the Art Market and History of Collecting

1 Aug 2015
From The University of Buckingham and The National Gallery: MA in the Art Market and History of Collecting The University... »
From: Enfilade

CFP: Keeping History Above Water

1 Aug 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Keeping History Above Water” (due 15 Sept, Newport, Rhode Island,... »

Different Respects

1 Aug 2015
Joel Feinberg in an influential article ["Some Conjectures about the Concept of Respect," Journal of Social Philosophy 4... »
From: Siris

Call for Papers | Posing the Body

1 Aug 2015
From The Courtauld: Posing the Body: Stillness, Movement, and Representation Regent Street Cinema, University of Westminster... »
From: Enfilade

Rosmini for August I

1 Aug 2015
[My time this August is highly disjointed, so I thought I'd take the opportunity to do a quotation series to regularize things... »
From: Siris

Appel à communication : « Représentations de Paris : images de la Ville Lumière/ Representations of Paris » (Hartford, mars 2016)

1 Aug 2015
Ce panel s’inscrit dans le cadre de la 47e convention annuelle du NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) qui... »

Gamaliel Pickle Observes Commodore Trunnion and Lieutenant Hatchway Duel at the Inn, 1769

1 Aug 2015
"Gamaliel Pickle Observes Commodore Trunnion and Lieutenant Hatchway Duel at the Inn," Henry Fuseli, 1769, British Museum.The... »

A Great Fire in the Heavens and a Sword seen over Paisley in 1676

1 Aug 2015
In June, 1676, a vision was seen in the heart of the burgh of Paisley… ‘June 1676, at Pa[i]sley, betwixt 11... »

Appel à publication : « On Game Structures », Performance Research, volume 21, n°4, août 2016

1 Aug 2015
To be or, actually, not two sentences to be, that is the question, combined. Douglas R. Hofstadter Entire fields of human... »

Revolution 250’s Liberty Tree Lantern Ceremony, 14 Aug.

1 Aug 2015
In August of 1765, Bostonians carried out public protests against the Stamp Act that set the template for other actions up... »
From: Boston 1775

Ben Jonson, Shakespeare and Burbage: Volpone on stage

1 Aug 2015
Henry Goodman as Volpone When Ben Jonson delivered his new comedy Volpone to the King’s Men in early 1606, Richard... »

Music on My Mind

2 Aug 2015
Regina Spektor, "How" »
From: Siris

ANZAMEMS Member News: Lindsay Dean Breach – Thoughts on the 10th ANZAMEMS Conference @ UQ, July 2015

2 Aug 2015
Lindsay Dean Breach, Doctoral Candidate, University of Canterbury Australian & New Zealand Association for Medieval &... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Trollope’s How the Mastiffs went to Iceland; the political novel

2 Aug 2015
Trollope and the other “mastiffs” (the people on the ship taking a tour to Iceland’s geysers) — by... »

14 Dissertation Listings

2 Aug 2015
From caa.reviews: Dissertation Listings PhD dissertation authors and titles in art history and visual studies from US and... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | Indian Cotton Textiles from the Karun Thkar Collection

2 Aug 2015
From ACC Distribution: John Guy, Indian Cotton Textiles: Chintz from the 14th to the Early 20th Centuries in Karun Thkar... »
From: Enfilade

Hello from Costume College!

2 Aug 2015
Reporting from Costume College: Hello! We're half way through and having a fabulous time!I have lots of pictures to share... »

100 Facts about the Georgians – George I, the Maypole and the Elephant

2 Aug 2015
Ahead of the imminent publication of 100 Facts about the Georgians I thought I would preview a few of the stories which make... »

Rosmini for August II

2 Aug 2015
The Scriptures are one continual lesson of humility; they teach it in all sorts of ways, by means of the statements made,... »
From: Siris

Appel à communication : « Rowlandson et après : repenser la satire graphique / Rowlandson and After: Rethinking Graphic Satire » (Londres, janvier 2016)

2 Aug 2015
Les estampes, dessins et aquarelles de Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827), présentés dans l’exposition à... »

Appel à publication : « Transitions : Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies » (Décembre 2015)

2 Aug 2015
Papers are invited for a special number of Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies to be devoted to the representation... »

The Scottish Hurricane of 1675

2 Aug 2015
The summer of 1675 was unseasonably long and hot in Scotland, especially in comparison to the cold year before it and the... »

Going Off Watch

2 Aug 2015
"The Sailor's Farewell," Charles Mosley, Date Unknown, National Maritime Museum. It's eight bells for me, shipmates.With... »

Reenacting a Riot along Washington Street, 15 Aug.

2 Aug 2015
As I wrote yesterday, on 14 August the Revolution 250 coalition will host a ceremony illuminating and hanging lanterns in... »
From: Boston 1775

Sundae Sundries: links of interest to readers, writers, historians & other romantics

2 Aug 2015
This week was especially speedy! I gave a reading at the Bonnechere Author’s Festival on Wednesday night, and... »

Sorry Caroline but Maria got there first!

2 Aug 2015
Astronomer Caroline Herschel observed her first comet on 1 August 1786 an anniversary that was celebrated by various people... »

Spider Web Windows

2 Aug 2015
Sitting on the huge back porch of my parents’ house in York Harbor the other day, I became fixated on the spider web... »

Edward IV's Secret Bride

2 Aug 2015
Above: King Edward IV's secret union with Lady Eleanor Talbot was to have a serious impact on the legality of his marriage... »
From: Conor Byrne

Crimson Tempest

2 Aug 2015
Crimson Tempest. What do you see? What do you know? Perhaps you know it appears in Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of... »

Upcoming Books and Events for August 2015

2 Aug 2015
Another short round-up this month, which no doubt means I’ve missed some things. Books Both of these are books that... »

Engineering English: Machine-assisted curation of TCP texts

2 Aug 2015
The are somewhere in the neighbourhood of five million incompletely transcribed words in the rougly two billion words of... »

Classifying Design Arguments

2 Aug 2015
Design arguments for the existence of God are other minds arguments, i.e., arguments that other minds than one's own exists;... »
From: Siris

WhatsApp, Facebook, and the Compromise of Digital Privacy

2 Aug 2015
A case study into the world of digital privacy in Pakistan has an unfortunate crossover with a personal incident that has... »

New Stays Pattern: Now Available

2 Aug 2015
The 18th Century Wish ListHand made shoes, 18th century patterned brocaded silks, a well made pair of stays.  What do... »

Hidden secrets of Yale’s 1491 world map revealed via multispectral imaging

3 Aug 2015
http://news.yale.edu/2015/06/11/hidden-secrets-yale-s-1491-world-map-revealed-multispectral-imaging# »

Gender and Emotion – Call For Papers

3 Aug 2015
Gender and Emotion Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2016 The University of Hull 6–8 January, 2016 The grief-stricken... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Exhibition | Dionysos Unmasked: Ancient Sculpture and Early Prints

3 Aug 2015
Now on view at AIC: Dionysos Unmasked: Ancient Sculpture and Early Prints Art Institute of Chicago, 31 July 2015 —... »
From: Enfilade

Reports from Parnassus

3 Aug 2015
Rafael - El Parnaso (Vatican, Rome, 1511) Apollo on Parnassus, (fresco detail).  In the spring of 1612, Antonio Neri... »
From: Conciatore

Before the Trail

3 Aug 2015
What did historian Francis Parkman do on his summer vacation? Sara Georgini hits the trail. »
From: The Junto

Public and Private Gardens in the Eighteenth Century

3 Aug 2015
By Chelsea Clark Sloane was unique in his collecting habits and connections to gardens. He was passionate about obtaining plant... »

"This Republic of Suffering": Death and the Civil War

3 Aug 2015
This is a portmanteau review and I'm afraid it's a little mixed up in its combination, because I'm reviewing a television... »

First Monday Library Chat: Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford

3 Aug 2015
Welcome to the August 2015 edition of the First Monday Library Chat. This month, Sarah Wheale, Head of Rare Books at the... »

Amplifying the Voices of the People

3 Aug 2015
Our next post in ‘The Voices of the People’ symposium (full programme here) is by the many-headed monster’s... »

A Little find in the archive

3 Aug 2015
This week I have been up to the record office in Stafford to read volume one of Richard Wilkes’ journal. This is a... »

Early Drama, Art and Music Monograph Series

3 Aug 2015
The EDAM series has an established reputation for publishing specialized highquality scholarship, and a base in the Medieval... »

Rosmini for August III

3 Aug 2015
To act with a spirit of intelligence simply means to follow the dictates of right reason, without allowing ourselves to be... »
From: Siris
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