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Post Archives for October 2015

Music on My Mind

1 Oct 2015
Dion DiMucci, "The Thunderer". Today was the feast of St. Jerome, Doctor of the Church, so a song about the saint seems appropriate.... »
From: Siris

The Digital Humanities Turn

1 Oct 2015
By Lisa Smith The digital humanities are everywhere in the academic world these days. And although we don’t talk much... »

October Martyrs: Two Out Four Condemned Were Executed

1 Oct 2015
In response to the attempted invasion of England by Spain by the Armada, from late August through October in 1588, the Elizabeth... »

James Shapiro on Shakespeare in 1606

1 Oct 2015
James Shapiro Back in 2005 James Shapiro published his book 1599, about a single year in Shakespeare’s life. According... »

October Martyrs: The Oaten Hill Four in Canterbury

1 Oct 2015
"The Oaten Hill Martyrs" were executed on Oaten Hill in Canterbury on October 1, 1588. According to this page on the website... »

Hartwig Fischer Appointed as Director of The British Museum

1 Oct 2015
Press release (29 September 2015) from The British Museum: Sir Richard Lambert, Chair of the Trustees of the British Museum,... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Louis Style: French Frames, 1610–179

1 Oct 2015
◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release for the exhibition now on view at The Getty: Louis Style:... »
From: Enfilade

October Martyrs: Blessed John Robinson

1 Oct 2015
According to this blog, Blessed John Robinson was an older man: BORN at Fernsby, Yorkshire, he lived for some time... »

Appel à communication : « Des arts industriels au design. Les moments du design » (Saint-Etienne, 3-4 décembre 2015)

1 Oct 2015
Initialement circonscrit au champ de la production manufacturière, ce qui peut être décrit comme l’ancêtre... »

Bourses : Trois séjours de recherches sur la Renaissance au Kunsthistorisches Institut (Florence, janvier-mars 2016)

1 Oct 2015
The aim of the call for applications is to create an international team formed of three scholars, either PhD candidates at... »

Appel à communication : « Hommes et femmes sauvages dans les arts et les lettres (Rennes, 13-14 octobre 2016)

1 Oct 2015
Les relations entre nature et culture, entre l’homme et l’animal, constituent un des grands champs qu’abordent... »

An ‘Irregular’ marriage – Arthur Annesley Powell, did he go willingly?

1 Oct 2015
Today we are supplying a little extra information on one of the people mentioned on our ‘sister’ blog, The... »

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cardiff, Oct 2nd

1 Oct 2015
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Produced by Pontardawe Arts Centre Directed by Derek Cobley At the Wales Millenium Centre,... »

OMG Not a Match!

1 Oct 2015
Taking a look at stomachers that are not the exact same fabric as the gown.  Mrs Jacob Hurd, 1762, Metropolitan Museum... »

“the things . . . for you to buy for me”

1 Oct 2015
Clearly Esther DeBerdt Reed was rather homesick when she came here as the bride of Joseph Reed in 1770. She wrote her brother... »

The Imprint of Madison’s Hand

1 Oct 2015
A couple of years ago, I attended a seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society on a paper by Prof. Mary Sarah Bilder... »
From: Boston 1775

What is ‘Popular Culture’?

1 Oct 2015
Lady Gaga playing football. Is this really the best I could come up with when thinking about what ‘popular culture’... »

In the Steps of the Covenanters (STV 1990) #History

1 Oct 2015
In the Steps of the Covenanters (STV 1990) ‘In the Steps of the Covenanters’ is not a history documentary on... »

Beginnings and Endings: History Carnival 15

1 Oct 2015
It’s been one month since I started my new job at the University of Essex. Settling in has been a busy and fun process.... »

Enter the Royal Vintage Halloween Instagrammys Photo Contest!

1 Oct 2015
It's October! Enter all things pumpkin, the spreading of polyester spider web on *everything*, and the sudden sprouting of... »

Australia Circumnavigated: The Story of the HMS Investigator

1 Oct 2015
Back in August the Hakluyt Society published the annotated edition of Matthew Flinders’s journal of the first... »
From: Richard who?

Monday 5th October- Welcome Event

1 Oct 2015
WELCOME SESSION MONDAY 5th OCTOBER Seminar Room, Westmere House  4-6 PM EMREM would like to welcome new and returning... »

The Secret of Good Humanities Teaching

1 Oct 2015
The Secret of Good Humanities Teaching will be of interest to anyone who teaches difficult texts, particularly in the humanities.... »

Bolton School 500/1

1 Oct 2015
‘An extraordinary item of business’. So the Manchester Courier and Lancashire Advertiser described the decision... »

The Top 5 of September

2 Oct 2015
As we move into October, one of my favourite months, it's time to take a look back over the top five posts of the month just... »

Healing the Body and Soul From the Middle Ages to the Modern Day – Call For Papers

2 Oct 2015
Healing the Body and Soul From the Middle Ages to the Modern Day Birkbeck, University of London 15-16 July, 2016 Conference... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Giveaway Winner Announced for Young Jane Austen: Becoming A Writer

2 Oct 2015
Finally October is here, and I am starting it off with a wonderful book giveaway!  Today we have a winner of the giveaway... »

ANZAMEMS Member News: Shannon Lambert, Thoughts on the 10th ANZAMEMS Conference @ UQ, July 2015

2 Oct 2015
Shannon Lambert, Doctoral Candidate, University of Adelaide In July, I attended the ANZAMEMS Conference at the beautiful... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

The Making of Witch City

2 Oct 2015
As tonight marks the beginning of the month-long “Haunted Happenings” in Salem, a true celebration, so it also... »

CFP: Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference (Call for Sessions)

2 Oct 2015
The call for sessions for the Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference (due 16 Jan,... »

Cette rose effeuillée est la fidèle image

2 Oct 2015
La rose effeuilléepar Thérèse de l'Enfant-JésusAir : Le fil de la Vierge ou La Rose mousse.Jésus,... »
From: Siris

The Blue Tower

2 Oct 2015
"The Blue Tower" Jozef Linnig 1868.(click image to enlarge) There are three known facilities where priest Antonio Neri... »
From: Conciatore

An intriguing invitation

2 Oct 2015
This in from the Early Modern Recipes Online Collective, happily coinciding with The Recipes Project‘s Digital Humanities... »

New Book | Conundrum: Puzzles in the Grotesques Tapestry Series

2 Oct 2015
Forthcoming from The Getty: Charissa Bremer-David, Conundrum: Puzzles in the Grotesques Tapestry Series (Los Angeles: Getty... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV

2 Oct 2015
Press release (30 April 2015) from The Getty: Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV The Getty Center, Los Angeles, 15 December... »
From: Enfilade

What’s wrong with Pain, Pleasure and Perversity?

2 Oct 2015
To say I wrote it in 9 months flat, not much. Two years after publication I’ve had enough feedback and enough time... »

London Reading group: Deleuze’s Spinoza

2 Oct 2015
The theory reading group organized by the Contemporary Political Theory Research Group at Royal Holloway and the Centre for... »

Inside Sussex Humanities Lab

2 Oct 2015
So it has been a month since I joined the University of Sussex and the question I keep getting asked is ‘what is the... »

Film Review: A Little Chaos (2015)

2 Oct 2015
I finally had the chance to see this film for my birthday (my husband bought me the DVD) and I loved every single minute... »

Edifying Terror: Publicity and the Problem of Punishment

2 Oct 2015
Emiliy Merrill explores the meaning and purpose behind public displays of military discipline in the eighteenth century. »
From: The Junto

Assistant Professor in Middle English literature and culture, University of Washington

2 Oct 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Washington (http://main.hercjobs.org/jobs/7527613/english-assistant-professor-aa13685)... »

On the trail of Mary Hornby

2 Oct 2015
This week has been a busy week for family history research and we’ve welcomed people from around the world trying to... »

Appel à candidature : « Bourses 2016 de la Casa de Velázquez »

2 Oct 2015
La Casa de Velázquez propose des aides spécifiques(bourses) aux étudiants pour l’année... »

Babble

2 Oct 2015
Paying attention to the words the past uses to describe itself sometimes gives unexpected results. I started this project... »

Home Sweet Home

2 Oct 2015
I’m trying to move house at the moment as I finalise my divorce and move on to a new happier phase in my life. As friends... »

Gossip and the Fabrication of Reputation: Performance event at KCL

2 Oct 2015
An immersive performance of the soundscape of pre-modern gossip, recreating songs and slanders through which stories circulated... »

London Spinoza Circle: Lecture Series

2 Oct 2015
The London Spinoza Circle Lecture Series 2015 Paul Hirst Room, Politics Department, Birkbeck College, 10 Gower Street, WC1e... »

The Latest Update on Parker’s Revenge, 3 Oct.

2 Oct 2015
On Saturday, 3 October, archeologist Meg Watters will speak at the Concord public library on “Parker’s Revenge... »
From: Boston 1775

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 85 and Fourth Song

2 Oct 2015
I see the house; my heart, thyself contain; Beware full sails drown not thy tottering barge, Lest joy, by nature... »

A goodbye to Harvey!

2 Oct 2015
Unbelievably, I’m coming to the end of my term on the Archaeology of Reading Project, time really has flown by! Whether... »
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