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Post Archives for September 2017

The Tale of Orpheus: A Twenty-First Century Take on the First ‘True’ Opera

1 Sep 2017
In September 2017, a cast of singers and musicians will perform Monteverdi’s groundbreaking opera, L’Orfeo, in... »

Deadly Fumes

1 Sep 2017
Memento mori, 1605.Nikolaus Alexander  Mair von Landshut. 17th century glassmaker and alchemist Antonio Neri handled... »
From: Conciatore

New Book | Picturing India

1 Sep 2017
From the University of Washington Press in conjunction with the British Library: John McAleer, Picturing India: People, Places,... »
From: Enfilade

A span in length

1 Sep 2017
More strange news from the Philosophical Transactions, the venerable journal of the Royal Society. This brief report was... »

17C British Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born English artist, 1607-1677)

1 Sep 2017
Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born English artist, 1607-1677) Portrait of a Woman 1642We have few depictions of women in the... »

Call for Papers: The Royal Studies Network and Royal Studies Journal

1 Sep 2017
Call for Papers: The Royal Studies Network and Royal Studies Journal invite proposals for two sessions on Plural/Corporate... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Finding Shakespeare Blog Round-up: August 2017

1 Sep 2017
Take a look at the latest blog posts from the collections team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Shakespeare in Swiss... »

Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution

1 Sep 2017
Book Review: Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution by Donald H. Wickman and The Mount Independence... »

Shakespeare and Greenwich

1 Sep 2017
Greenwich Palace in the Tudor period There is something special about the place where important events took place, no matter... »

Touch Pieces and the ‘Royal Touch’

1 Sep 2017
Our recent visit to the National Museums of Scotland in Edinburgh was a fantastic trip and the collections of objects on... »

Slavery Advertisements Published September 1, 1767

1 Sep 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Beaver Wins 2017 Bishko Prize

1 Sep 2017
A belated congratulations to Adam G. Beaver, whose “Nebuchadnezzar’s Jewish Legions: Sephardic Legends’... »

Solomon Davis and the Fatal Plum Cake

1 Sep 2017
John and Dolly Hancock were known for hosting dinner parties in their mansion on Beacon Hill (shown here shortly before it... »
From: Boston 1775

September 1

1 Sep 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (September... »

Loss, Grief, and Making Lists

1 Sep 2017
So, the last time I posted, I was confident that my husband was on the mend. We were going to have a new protocol to follow... »

Adams on Miracles and the Uniformity of Nature

1 Sep 2017
...experience teacheth us that lead and iron are heavier than water: but a man, by projecting these heavy bodies, may make... »
From: Siris

Transcribathon Banquet

1 Sep 2017
  Please join us virtually for our 3rd annual onlinel Transcribathon on Tuesday, November 7, where we will have a number... »
From: emroc

Parution : « Rodin vu d’Italie »

1 Sep 2017
Barbara Musetti, Rodin vu d’Italie : aux origines du mythe rodinien en Italie (1880-1930), Paris : Mare & Martin,... »

Tamara Tamtam's Moscow photos

1 Sep 2017
 Here are some really spectacular pics of some of the Moscow event see below. To see more of Tamara's work go here »

Opportunity to become a pedagogical partner: Pedagogical Development Consultant Program

1 Sep 2017
http://wwp.northeastern.edu/wwo/teaching/pedagogical-dev.html “Pedagogical development consultants work with the WWP... »

“Within the stress of Research” – A collaborative composition with apologies to Paul Simon

1 Sep 2017
  Hello JSTOR my old friend[1] I’ve come to search in you again[2] Because a reference softly creeping Left... »

Call for Papers – New Perspectives on Women in Medieval Romance Literature (Leeds IMC 2018)

2 Sep 2017
New Perspectives on Women in Medieval Romance Literature: From ecocriticism to the global Middle Ages, queer theory to the... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Scottish Highlands Tour from Aigas House: historical, archeaological, Caledonian Forest; town & country or women’s work

2 Sep 2017
Culloden battlefield today Dear friends and readers, A second of probably three travel writing blogs on what I saw and experienced... »

Eike Schmidt Named Director of Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum

2 Sep 2017
As reported by The Art Newspaper (1 September 2017). . . The director of the Uffizi galleries in Florence, Eike Schmidt,... »
From: Enfilade

Conference | Collections, Displays and the Agency of Objects

2 Sep 2017
From the conference programme: Collections, Displays and the Agency of Objects Cambridge University, 20–22 September... »
From: Enfilade

Slavery Advertisements Published September 2, 1767

2 Sep 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Exploring Fault Lines in the Constitution

2 Sep 2017
In the coming weeks, Cynthia and Sanford Levinson will speak in various Massachusetts venues about their new book, Fault... »
From: Boston 1775

September

2 Sep 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (September 2, 1767).“EXCEEDING... »

Three Poem Drafts and a Poem Re-Draft

2 Sep 2017
AfterstormFlotsam and jetsam are scattered around;the heavens were pouring, the air full of sound,the lightning was flashing... »
From: Siris

Coins Found In New England.

2 Sep 2017
http://www.coinworld.com/news/world-coins/2017/09/arabian-coin-in-rhode-island-might-come-from-pirates.all.html# »

English Civil War Call to Arms 1/3

2 Sep 2017
I like the Call to Arms 54mm plastics. Scott Lesch has a nice collection. Here are some. Before you wonder why they're not... »

17C American Women: Fleeing to America - Persecution - Quakers from En...

3 Sep 2017
17C American Women: Fleeing to America - Persecution - Quakers from En...: Early Quaker Meeting where men & women + dogs... »

45/365

3 Sep 2017
Detail from Boucher's "The Mill at Charenton" »

Friday 2 September 1664

3 Sep 2017
Up very betimes and walked (my boy with me) to Mr. Cole’s, and after long waiting below, he being under the barber’s... »

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published August 27 – September 2, 1767

3 Sep 2017
These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of August... »

Dashed Off XVIII

3 Sep 2017
Suppose a contingent being exists. Then it is a contingent state of affairs that it exists. Suppose a contingent being that... »
From: Siris

New Book | Wedgwood: A Story of Creation and Innovation

3 Sep 2017
From Rizzoli: Gaye Blake-Roberts and Mariusz Skronski, with a foreword by Alice Rawsthorn, Wedgwood: A Story of Creation... »
From: Enfilade

Black Powder Firearms Laws In Poland Vs Australia.

3 Sep 2017
Here in Australia we have to have a Firearms licence & pass a firearms test to obtain that licence. A permit to purchase,... »

17C British Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born English artist, 1607-1677)

3 Sep 2017
We have few depictions of women in the 17C British American colonies, but the prints by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) allow... »

Call for papers: MNEMONICS IN WORD AND IMAGE

3 Sep 2017
Call for papers: MNEMONICS IN WORD AND IMAGE  (Leeds IMC, 2-5 July 2018). Session sponsored by Huygens ING, De Koninklijke... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Not getting his hands dirty

3 Sep 2017
If you haven’t been watching the BBC2 comedy Quacks, you’re missing a treat. It’s set in the world of mid-Victorian... »

Open Opportunities

3 Sep 2017
Administered from the University of Western Australia, Cerae is an open-access, peer reviewed journal directed by a committee... »

Charles Deering

3 Sep 2017
Charles Deering, (1695–1749), was a German botanist who lived and worked in England. He was an acquaintance of both... »

Giuseppe Monti

3 Sep 2017
Giuseppe Monti (1682 – 1760) was an Italian chemist and botanist. He was a professor of botany and from 1722-1760... »

Charles Alston

3 Sep 2017
Charles Alston, (1685–1760), was a physician and botanist. He was the superintendent of the physic garden... »

Thomas Lediard (Lediarde)

3 Sep 2017
Thomas Lediard (1685–1743) was an English writer and surveyor. Early in his life, he was attached to the staff... »

Slavery Advertisements Published September 3, 1767

3 Sep 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »
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