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Dr. Chase

21 June 2018
By Mandy Aftel In early America, settlers on an expanding frontier had to rely on their own skills and know-how. At the same... »

To the stocks! Hanna's Town plans annual frontier court

21 June 2018
Step back in time and visit the Revolutionary War-era village of Hanna's Town which served as the first English Court west... »

The Curtain Rises (21 July 2018)

20 June 2018
On 21 July, we and  MOLA, The Stage, and The Dolphin’s Back will explore the history and future possibilities... »

Risk, Anxiety, Generosity: Money-Culture in Merchant (Yale British Art Center 6/19/18)

20 June 2018
The stage awaits… I’m an enthusiast, and I enjoy all manner of academic events, from specialist conferences... »
From: The Bookfish

Picture of the Week #501

20 June 2018
Framlingham Castle (left) and St. Michael’s Church, Framlingham (right), Suffolk. Photo May 2015. »

Bohemian Miniatures

20 June 2018
A range for those of you interested in the Bohemian phase of the Thirty Years War then these troops would be worth looking... »

New Book: Sherer, “Warriors for a Living:

20 June 2018
Idan Sherer, Warriors for a Living: The Experience of the Spanish Infantry during the Italian Wars, 1494-1559 (Brill, 2017). »

EMA Book Reviews: June 2018

20 June 2018
The EMA list of open-access book reviews for June is now available here and under “Research.” »

Avanpost TYW Cuirassiers

20 June 2018
My favourite TYW figs are in resin from Russia, Here's their new releases. Facebook page »

June

20 June 2018
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette: Or, the Weekly Post-Boy (June... »

Voting Against and For the Circular Letter

20 June 2018
It’s hard to know exactly what happened when James Otis, Jr., Samuel Adams, and the rest of their committee presented... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published June 20, 1768

20 June 2018
The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era... »

Review: Sharon Block, Colonial Complexions

20 June 2018
Vanessa Holden reviews Sharon Block's, Colonial Complexions: Race and Bodies in Eighteenth Century America. »
From: The Junto

Scottish Poetry XX

20 June 2018
To the Unco Guid, or the Rigidly Righteousby Robert Burns    My Son, these maxims make a rule,    An'... »
From: Siris

The spring offensive

20 June 2018
Philip Larkin was not a fan of gardening. The approach of spring, so graphically described in one of... »

Unlikely General: Mad Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America

20 June 2018
Book Review:  Unlikely General: Mad Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America by Mary Stockwell (New Haven, CT:... »

NLP for Literary Critics: An Introduction and Tutorial

20 June 2018
Preface: Knowledge and Information Shall I compare thee, human, to a machine? Thou art more critical and more intemperate... »

New Book | Raffinesse im Akkord: Meissener Porzellanmalerei

20 June 2018
Published by Michael Imhof and available from ArtBooks.com: Claudia Bodinek, Raffinesse im Akkord: Meissener Porzellanmalerei... »
From: Enfilade

Reports from Parnassus

20 June 2018
Rafael - El Parnaso (Vatican, Rome, 1511)Apollo on Parnassus, (fresco detail). In the spring of 1612, Italian glassmaker... »
From: Conciatore

Flying!

20 June 2018
By the time most of you read this I shall be flying over the Atlantic in the direction of California. There will be no new... »

Paul Scott’s Jewel in the Crown: on “race power”

20 June 2018
Friends, I have written about Scott’s Staying On, the whole of the Raj Quartet, books and films, after reading through... »

New Book: Van Kley, “Reform Catholicism & the Suppression of the Jesuits”

20 June 2018
Dale K. Van Kley, Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe (Yale, 2018). »

Inquiry and Metaphor

20 June 2018
I previously noted problems with a version of Howard-Snyder's "Panmetaphoricism" (the final version of which is here), namely,... »
From: Siris

Vauxhall Attractions

20 June 2018
It's a pleasure to welcome Nicole Clarkston, who is our guide to a jaunt around Vauxhall Gardens!---oOo---I cannot think... »

CFP: Special Issue “Regulation and Resistance: Gender and Coercive Power in Early Modern Literature” (11/15/18)

19 June 2018
via http://www.mdpi.com/journal/humanities/special_issues/gender_early_modern_literature Special Issue Information Dear... »

CFP:  Investigating Mid-Atlantic Plantations:  Slavery, Economies, and Space

19 June 2018
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Investigating Mid-Atlantic Plantations:  Slavery, Economies,... »

Fashioning the Reader: Dress and Early Women’s Magazines (Part 1)

19 June 2018
Many of the Lady’s Magazine project’s followers do so because they are interested in fashion. That’s... »

A Pamphlet War in England, 1641-1643

19 June 2018
A guest post by Brittney Washington Since my time as the 2017-2018 Nadia Sophie Seiler Rare Materials Resident is quickly... »

The Notes that Men Have Sung Going to Valorous Deeds

19 June 2018
Happy Juneteenth!O Black and Unknown Bardsby James Weldon JohnsonO black and unknown bards of long ago,How came your lips... »
From: Siris

Behind Massachusetts’s Circular Letter

19 June 2018
The story of the Massachusetts Circular Letter of 1768 starts with the previous year’s session of the Massachusetts... »
From: Boston 1775