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Varieties of Chiasmus in 68 Plays

This is the paper I delivered at the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society meeting in Portland, Oregon on 21 October 2017. You can download the slideshow in PDF here.
From: Michael Ullyot on 21 Oct 2017

Get with the Programming

(This continues my previous post on this research project, about my questions and initial steps.) This week I’m away to the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Conference to deliver a paper on rhetorical figures in early modern drama. (Wait! Don’t...
From: Michael Ullyot on 16 Oct 2017

Early Modern Upcycling: Eighteenth-century shoes from the Joseph Box Collection at MAAS

The Museum of Arts and Applied Sciences (MAAS) in Sydney, formerly the Powerhouse Museum, has an amazing collection of shoes that range from medieval work shoes to modern haute couture. The Joseph Box shoemaking archive forms the core of the collection,...
From: Sarah A Bendall on 15 Oct 2017

New France and Indigenous Agency in the Hudson Bay Watershed

Scott Berthelette Throughout the 1730s and 1740s, the French established a series of forts northwest of Lake Superior in present-day Northwestern Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Minnesota, and North Dakota. French colonial officials hoped that these...
From: Borealia on 10 Oct 2017

The Recipe as Feminist Text: A Reflection on the Writing of Preserving on Paper

By Kristine Kowalchuk In writing Preserving on Paper: Seventeenth-Century Englishwomen’s Receipt Books, (University of Toronto Press, 2017) I found the opening sentence from L.P. Hartley’s The Go-Between often came to mind: “The past...
From: The Recipes Project on 5 Oct 2017

Voltaire Foundation appoints Digital Research Fellow

I am delighted to announce my appointment as Digital Research Fellow at the Voltaire Foundation for the academic year 2017-2018. This is the first Digital Humanities appointment in French at Oxford, and is made possible by the generosity of M. Julien...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 26 Sep 2017

Call for Papers: BGEAH and BrANCH joint postgraduate and Early Career conference

Today at The Junto, we're pleased to share this call for papers for a joint early career and postgraduate conference of BGEAH and BrANCH scholars
From: The Junto on 22 Sep 2017

Gentlemen and Players: Further Thoughts from the State of Maritime Historical Research Conference 2017

One of the issues floating around at the fringes of the Greenwich conference on 9 September, the thrust of which can be found in my previous blogpost, was that of the perceived division in maritime history between ‘professional’ and ‘amateur’...
From: Gentlemen and Tarpaulins on 18 Sep 2017

A Very Palpable Hit: the State of Maritime Historical Research Conference 2017

Greenwich, 0900, Saturday 9 September: will anybody actually come? will the speakers be any good? will the technology work? is this, the first conference that the Society for Nautical Research has ever staged under its own auspices, going to be a success?...
From: Gentlemen and Tarpaulins on 11 Sep 2017

The First Book: Advice From Someone Barely Qualified To Give It

Jeffers Lennox Having a first-time author give advice about publishing a book is kind of like having a new parent offer tips on surviving an infant. In both cases, the person is likely sleep-deprived, the process was a blur, and it’s too early to...
From: Borealia on 11 Sep 2017

Relearning how to learn: potential ideas for scholarly debate

We’ve just finished our four-day Before Shakespeare conference, and this blog post is an attempt to report back to the profession more generally about the things that worked or didn’t work in the way we ran the event. A number of delegates...
From: Before Shakespeare on 8 Sep 2017

Guest Post: On Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Guest poster Emily Yankowitz offers first-hand reflections on the value of doing historical research as an undergraduate.
From: The Junto on 8 Sep 2017

Back to the book

Since my children returned to school the push has been on to complete the final stages of my book manuscript.  It’s due to go to the publisher at the end of September, so I’ve been doing all the tedious things that come with completion. ...
From: Early Modern Ballads on 8 Sep 2017

The Real American Duchesses: Part 1

Hello Lovelies!As you all know, this blog & shoe company are called American Duchess - but would you believe we're not the first American Duchess(es) to exist? Nope! More and more we're finding information regarding a nice little history about all...

For the EMEMDH in your life

So now I have to add another letter to the abbreviation – Early Modern European Military Digital Historian. We are approaching LGBTQIA territory here – except narrowing instead of broadening. And who leads the pack in this exciting sub-sub-sub-subfield?...
From: Skulking in Holes and Corners on 7 Sep 2017

How not to write your first book

Today at The Junto, Rachel Herrmann talks about the things she wishes she'd known before turning the dissertation into a book
From: The Junto on 7 Sep 2017

A Sampling of Food-Related Panels at the 2017 Berkshire Conference

By Rachel A. Snell Held at Hoftra University June 1-4, the 17th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities contained a number of panels of interest to food studies scholars. As those who study food are well-acquainted,...
From: The Recipes Project on 7 Sep 2017

Losing our History

The national discussion over Confederate war memorials is centered on the implicit question: who owns history? Often that is a question that is difficult to answer because in fact everyone owns history. Interpreted in a material way, however,...
From: streets of salem on 31 Aug 2017

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