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Brian Sandberg: Historical Perspectives

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Titian Portrait on View

18 February 2019

A Renaissance masterpiece, Portrait of a Lady in White, is currently on view at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California.  The portrait by Tiziano Vecelli (known as Titian)...

Historians Consulting on Historical Films

17 February 2019

Historians often critique historical films through film reviews and newspaper articles that are written after the films are released or when Oscar nominations generate media buzz. Journalists...

The Weight of Antiquity

16 February 2019

The Franke Institute for the Humanities at the University of Chicago is hosing a graduate student conference on The Weight of Antiquity: Early Modern Classicisms at the Regenstein Library...

The Defeat of Napoleon and the Occupation of France

12 February 2019

My French historian colleague, Christine Haynes, recently published Our Friends the Enemies, a new book on the defeat of Napoleon and the occupation of France. The book description...