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Post Archives for September 2015

A Regency Pudding!

1 Sep 2015
I do love a good pudding, so it's a pleasure to welcome Sasha Cottman who brings with her a Regency dessert!---oOo--- Thank... »

Now why didn’t I think of that?

1 Sep 2015
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3210506/Serial-conman-posed-Duke-Marlborough-Fawlty-Towers-type-scam-running-10-000-bills-posh-London-hotels-admits-ten-counts-fraud.html... »

Sunday 31 August 166

1 Sep 2015
(Lord’s day). Waked early, but being in a strange house, did not rise till 7 o’clock almost, and so rose and... »

CFP: The Georgian Group Journal, Vol XXIV 2016

1 Sep 2015
The call for articles for the 2016 volume of The Georgian Group Journal (due 30 Sept) is available here and under “Calls... »

Women and the Canon – Call For Papers

1 Sep 2015
Women and the Canon: An Interdisciplinary Conference Christ Church, University of Oxford 22-23 January, 2016 Conference Website... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

September Blogroll: Reference Reboot Edition

1 Sep 2015
It wasn’t until I was halfway through my dissertation that I started using a citation manager program. Truth be told,... »

Blessed John Henry Newman in Lincoln, Nebraska

1 Sep 2015
Earlier this year, Bishop Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska was on a brief speaking tour to discuss "Beauty, Culture, and the New... »

Teaching Recipes: A September Series (Vol. II)

1 Sep 2015
A year ago this month, we ran a special series at The Recipes Project, highlighting the ways that recipes could be used to... »

Australia’s Shakespeare

1 Sep 2015
The Bell Shakespeare’s production of Macbeth It’s easy, living in Stratford-upon-Avon, to get stuck in English... »

Two Paintings Returned to the Deutsches Historisches Museum

1 Sep 2015
Press release (14 August 2015) from the Gemäldegalerie: Frans Lütgert, The Margrave of Bayreuth, Officer of the... »
From: Enfilade

Le Roi est mort

1 Sep 2015
Le Roi dans son lit de parade tel qu’il y parut le premier de septembre jour de son décès 1715 (BnF).... »

Today in 1715

1 Sep 2015
On this day 300 years ago Louis XIV of France dies. This is an interest for me as I have been following tercentenary events... »

Putting the “Pop” into Popular History: Pop Culture Videos in the Classroom

1 Sep 2015
Kanye West’s presidential ambitions remind us that American history is full of fun surprises—even if most of... »
From: The Junto

Appel à communication : « Andrea Meldolla, called Schiavone » (Venise, 31 mars-2 avril 2016)

1 Sep 2015
In order to foster knowledge of Venetian Cinquecento painting and of Andrea Schiavone (1515 ca.–1563), the Biblioteca... »

Colloque : « l’art et la machine » (Saint-Étienne, 15,16,17 octobre 2015)

1 Sep 2015
De la première industrialisation à la phase actuelle de développement de nouvelles technologies, les... »

Fanny Chapman’s Diaries Continued 1837 – 1841

1 Sep 2015
  Well, our summer break is over and our blog posts resume. We hope that for those of you who have had a break that... »

Bartolomeo Gamba: EMLO’s pioneer collector

1 Sep 2015
An important step was taken at the beginning of this week as the first batch of metadata for a new catalogue —... »

George Galphin and the War in the South, 1775-178

1 Sep 2015
At the same time that George Washington and the Continental army besieged Thomas Gage and his forces at Boston in November... »

Nec Pluribus impar 1660-1715

1 Sep 2015
This is a new and interesting FB group for the army of Louis XIV. »

Press Gang Week: Marcus Rediker

1 Sep 2015
As part of the ongoing Press Gang Week, today's featured historian is Marcus Rediker.Author of important works including... »

Wilson on Stepfamilies in Boston, 2 Sept.

1 Sep 2015
On Wednesday, 2 September, Lisa Wilson will speak at the New England Historic Genealogical Society on the topic of her latest... »
From: Boston 1775

Virginia in sheets

1 Sep 2015
Would anyone ever use this? In order to help students typeset the first Va. Co. sermon, I’ve started laying out the... »

CFP: Shakespeare And Our Times Conference (9/15/15; 4/14-16/16)

1 Sep 2015
SHAKESPEARE AND OUR TIMES NEW DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15 An interdisciplinary, international conference on the significance of... »

CFP: Chapter needed for volume on dead mothers in the cultural imagination (9/15/15)

1 Sep 2015
Call for a chapter to fill a gap in an edited collection entitled Missing, Presumed Dead: the Absent Mother in the Cultural... »

New Critical Studies on Quaker Women: 1650-18

1 Sep 2015
New Critical Studies on Quaker Women: 1650-1800 The corpus of Quaker women’s history and literature offers one of the... »

Day 1: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-18

1 Sep 2015
It was with great excitement that the team gathered this summer for the start of our three-day conference Domestic Devotions... »

Day 2: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-18

1 Sep 2015
The primary goal of the conference, Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, was to bring together friends and colleagues... »

“What manner o’thing is your crocodile?” September 2015

1 Sep 2015
Whether or not you feel a touch of autumn in the air, here’s a back-to-the-books kind of a mystery from the manuscript... »

On Readers and Repetition

1 Sep 2015
The complexity and density of the marginalia found throughout the Domenichi/Guicciardini volume makes it difficult to describe—let... »

Day 3: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-18

1 Sep 2015
Whilst looking for a suitable way to begin the chronicle of day 3 of our Domestic Devotions conference, a remark by Deborah... »

New Critical Studies on Quaker Women, 1650-1800 Project

1 Sep 2015
The corpus of Quaker women’s history and literature offers one of the most fascinating studies of gender across all... »

FlapperHacks: Re-blocking Wool Hats

1 Sep 2015
On today's edition of FlapperHacks, I'll share a couple of wool hats I've created for my Autumn Miss Fisher wardrobe.These... »

Flavianus Michael Malke

1 Sep 2015
On August 29, Pope Francis beatified Flavyānus Mikhayil Melkī. Blessed Flavyanus was a Syriac Catholic bishop in... »
From: Siris

DITCH THE SECOND DAY SYLLABUS AND READ SHAKESPEARE INSTEAD!

1 Sep 2015
By Jennie K. Brown   Jennie K Brown’s class reads Shakespeare. (Image: Jennie K. Brown) After my summer experience... »

September 2015 Rare Book & Manuscript Library E-News

1 Sep 2015
September 2015 Rare Book & Manuscript Library E-News »

Of Kings, Myths and Masons – European Nobility and Freemasonry

2 Sep 2015
I'm thrilled to welcome Martin Otto Braun to the salon to life the lid on European nobility and freemasonry, a subject that... »

Newberry Fellowships – Call For Applications

2 Sep 2015
Newberry fellowships provide support for researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise you intriguing and often... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

CFP: Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

2 Sep 2015
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host... »

Monday 1 September 166

2 Sep 2015
Up betimes at my lodging and to my office and among my workmen, and then with Sir W. Batten and Sir W. Pen by coach to St.... »

Uni of Melbourne, Ian Potter Museum – Rothschild Prayer Book: Exhibition and Free Public Lectures

2 Sep 2015
An Illumination: the Rothschild Prayer Book & other works from the Kerry Stokes Collection c.1280-1685 The Ian Potter... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Lecture: The Art of Healing in the Hospitals of Renaissance Italy

2 Sep 2015
Information on the lecture by John Henderson (Birkbeck College, University of London) entitled “The Art of Healing... »

The Dregs

2 Sep 2015
"the struggle of fixed and volatile" allegorical illustration fromSplendor solis [detail] 16th C. "Dregs" were... »
From: Conciatore

Tomorrow's Feast of Pope St. Gregory the Great

2 Sep 2015
How appropriate that a church in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter in the USA would be named for Pope St.... »

The job market for historians: some data, 1995-2014

2 Sep 2015
Brodie Waddell On August 24th, Matthew Lyons published a piece is History Today on ‘the plight of early career researchers’.... »

Fellowships | Bard Graduate Center Research Fellowships

2 Sep 2015
From BGC: Bard Graduate Center Research Fellowship for 2016–17 Bard Graduate Center invites scholars from university,... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760–186

2 Sep 2015
From Taylor & Francis: Daniel Maudlin, The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760–1860 (New York: Routledge,... »
From: Enfilade

The Monument That Never Was

2 Sep 2015
Everything we know about Brig. Gen. Andrew Williamson leads to one question: Did he become a traitor to the Patriot cause—the... »

Marianne and France

2 Sep 2015
One of my definite highlights from last year was finally seeing inside Windsor Castle – however, although I very much... »

‘Steal upon the ravish’d sense’: readers plagiarizing poetry in the Lady’s Magazine

2 Sep 2015
Our regular readers will already know that the most important goal of our research project is to learn as much as possible... »

Forgotten Volunteers:  The 1st Company, Governors Foot Guard During the Saratoga Campaign

2 Sep 2015
It is considered the oldest, continuously serving military unit in the United States.  The 1st Company, Governors Foot... »
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