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Queen Elizabeth II has Died

Queen Elizabeth II has died. Source: New York Times I am not a royal family watcher, but this is clearly a major historical event in British, European, and World history. History professors, students, and researchers working on monarchy, court...

Lightning Talks: Rethinking the Global Renaissance

Graduate students in Renaissance Studies have been working with the Renaissance Society of America to organize a series of Lightning Talks events. Graduate students in Renaissance Studies and Early Modern History will be interested in this Lightning...

Teaching Technologies in the Early Modern Classroom

The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library has published a new blog post about early modern teaching technologies. This blog post focuses on the use of hornbooks in teaching basic reading. Hornbook, Newberry Library The post...

Remembering the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

This week marks the 450th anniversary of the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, which began in Paris on the night of 24 August 1572. Catholic militia and townspeople massacred thousands of Huguenots (French Calvinists) in Paris and provincial towns...

Mediterranean History Position

Seattle University is advertising a professorial position in the history of the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World. Here is the position announcement: The History Department at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track...

Women and Warfare in the Renaissance and Reformation

My bibliographic essay on “Women and Warfare” was recently published by Oxford Bibliographies in the Renaissance and Reformation subject area. “Women and warfare is an emerging field in early modern history with a rapidly growing historiography....

Commemorating the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

A new memorial garden is being prepared to commemorate the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre of 1572 in Paris. This memorial is sponsored by the Ville de Paris and the Fédération Protestante de France and will be inaugurated on 16 September...

Research Fellowships at the IMéRA in Marseille

I just returned from an incredible five-month research stay at the Institut d’études Avancées de Aix-Marseille Université (IMéRA), a research institute located at the Observatoire de Marseille, near parc Longchamp. I was conducting archival research...

Making Scents of the Past

The history of perfumes, fragrances, food, and medicines in the early modern period are closely intertwined. Early modern Europeans crafted “recipes” by experimenting with different ingredients from plants, animals, minerals, and other sources. ...

Gallica Celebrates Early Modern Venice

The Bibliothèque Nationale de France’s Gallica platform is celebrating early modern Venice with a digitized version of its copy of Jacopo de’ Barbari’s Venetie MD (1500). This monumental printed city view of Venice has been closely studied...

Giovanni Contarini’s Account of the Lepanto Campaign

I am happy to report that my book review of Kiril Petkov’s translation of Giovanni Pietro Contarini’s account of the Lepanto campaign has been published by the Mediterranean Seminar Review. Contarini, Giovanni Pietro. From Cyprus to Lepanto. Trans....

Seeing Race Before Race Fellowship: Reminder

I am re-posting this fellowship announcement, since the deadline (8 March 2022) for applications is fast approaching. Premodern critical race studies is a rapidly expanding field within premodern studies. Many historians of the Medieval and Early...

RSA High School Teaching Grants

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) is once again offering teaching grants for high school teachers who teach online lessons or units on Renaissance studies. The RSA is currently inviting high school teachers to submit proposals for their Grants...

Rousseau and Revolution

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Seminar at Montclair State University is hosting a lecture by Francesco Toto on “Rousseau and Revolution in the Second Discourse.” Graduate students in pre-modern History at Northern Illinois University may...

Femmes à la cour de France

Tracy Adams has published a review of a collective volume on Femmes à la cour de France, edited by Caroline zum Kolk and Kathleen Wilson. I was pleased to write an essay for this collective volume on noblewomen from the Montmorency family during...

A Renaissance of Violence

I am happy to report that my review of Colin Rose’s A Renaissance of Violence: Homicide in Early Modern Italy has just been published on H-Italy. “One of the most brazen murders in Bologna’s history occurred on September 8, 1652, when Giacinto...

Medici Archive Project Fellowships

The Medici Archive Project is offering several new short-term fellowships for graduate students in art and architectural history to conduct archival research in Florence. I previously served as a NEH Fellow with the Medici Archive Project and had...

Seeing Race Before Race Fellowship

Premodern critical race studies is a rapidly expanding field within premodern studies. Many historians of the Medieval and Early Modern World are investigating the histories and languages of race and racism in premodern contexts. The Center for Renaissance...

Reading Archival Latin Seminar

A Summer Skills Seminar on Reading Archival Latin is being organized by the Mediterranean Seminar for Summer 2022. Graduate students and researchers interested in learning to read Latin manuscripts are encouraged to apply for this seminar. The...

Remembering Florence in the Forgotten Centuries

Florence is almost always associated with the Renaissance, but until relatively recently the focus of Florentine history was on the quattrocento (1400s) and Republican Florence. Eric Cochrane’s groundbreaking work, Florence in the Forgotten Centuries:...

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