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Post Archives for February 2019

Picture of the Week #537

27 Feb 2019
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Shottery, near Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo May 2015. »

Making Marmalade with Hannah Woolley

27 Feb 2019
This post presents the third recipe from a series of updated recipes that I developed for the Folger Shakespeare Library... »

Doctor of Peace

27 Feb 2019
Today is the feast of St. Gregory of Narek, Doctor of the Church.From his "Litany for the Transfiguration":Treasure beyond... »
From: Siris

Tuesday 27 February 1665/66

27 Feb 2019
Up, and after a harsh word or two my wife and I good friends, and so up and to the office, where all the morning. At noon... »

CFP:  Music, Performance, Architecture: Sacred Spaces as Sound Spaces between the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period

27 Feb 2019
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Music, Performance, Architecture: Sacred Spaces as Sound Spaces between... »

Makbet and the Art of Compression

28 Feb 2019
At the close of a gloriously fast and emotionally powerful ninety minute performance of Makbet-in-the-seminar room yesterday... »
From: The Bookfish

Cleaning Your Gun In The field.

28 Feb 2019
Cleaning Your Gun In The Field is part of my "A Woodsrunner's Day" series. »

You’re Invited! Brunch at the CLGA

28 Feb 2019
Today, Michael Pereira of the Canadian Lesbian + Gay Archives shares some of the outstanding items in their Toronto-based... »

ASECS 2019, Denver

28 Feb 2019
Frederic C. Hamilton Building, Denver Art Museum (Photo: Wikimedia Commons, August 2010). The Hamilton building, by Daniel... »
From: Enfilade

Dog Days: Making The Black Shuck

28 Feb 2019
A ferocious hound, an omen of death, a guardian to lonely women, the size of a horse, the size of a calf, two glowing red... »
From: Inner Lives

The Fort Wilson Riot and Pennsylvania’s Republican Formation

28 Feb 2019
“There has been hell to pay in Philadelphia,” exclaimed Samuel Shaw, referring to the Fort Wilson Riot of October... »

Employment opportunities for girls in the eighteenth-century

28 Feb 2019
Not all women in the eighteen-century were able to marry a wealthy aristocrat, in fact very few did, the majority had to... »

Poem Retrospective XXVIII

28 Feb 2019
The Walls of JerichoYou and I were just childrenlong ago,but where our golden youth wentonly God and His angels know.We played... »
From: Siris

Helsingborg 171

28 Feb 2019
Today's anniversary.  Painting by Henric Ankarcrona (1831–1917)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Helsingborg »

A Break-in at James Lovell’s House

28 Feb 2019
On 29 Nov 1784, the American Herald newspaper of Boston carried this crime report from the previous week: The House of the... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published February 28, 1769

28 Feb 2019
The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era... »

Danish Grenadier Corps at Helsingborg 1710 by ManuLaCanette

28 Feb 2019
See more of this artist's excellent work here »

Black History is Salem History

28 Feb 2019
I’m wrapping up February, a month in which educators have focused on African-American history since at least 1970,... »

February 28

28 Feb 2019
GUEST CURATOR: Chloe Amour What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (February... »

‘Networking archives’: an opportunity for collaboration, training, research, and publication …

28 Feb 2019
With work at Early Modern Letters Online continuing apace and a number of different strands and projects being juggled simultaneously,... »

Appel à communication : « Le vrai et le faux à la Renaissance » (Tours, 20-21 mai 2019)

28 Feb 2019
Pour la 3e année consécutive, l’Association des Doctorants du Centre d’études supérieures... »

Spanish Panels at the ASECS Conference: Denver, March 21-23 2019

28 Feb 2019
These are the panels of interest to us at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies,... »

New Publication

28 Feb 2019
Happy to announce the publication of my new article, ‘Necromancy for the Masses? A Printed Version of the Compendiun... »

Danish troops

28 Feb 2019
Dänemark. 1703. Leibgarde zu Fuß. Grenadiercorps. National-Infanterie. »

Hudibras’s first adventure

28 Feb 2019
Hudibras and Ralpho encounter a mob armed with sticks; in the foreground to right, a one-legged fiddler, a butcher and a... »

Wednesday 28 February 1665/66

28 Feb 2019
(Ash Wednesday). Up, and after doing a little business at my office I walked, it being a most curious dry and cold morning,... »

Call for Seminar Participation:  Tutto Palladio 

1 Mar 2019
The call for applications for the seminar entitled “Tutto Palladio” (due 19 Aug, Veneto, Italy) is available... »

Both Shade and Substance, Beef and Bone

1 Mar 2019
The DOG in the RIVERby Christopher SmartThe churl that wants another's fareDeserves at least to lose his share.As thro' the... »
From: Siris
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