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Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo

Father Steve Mateja and I will be on Ave Maria Radio's Catholic Connection this morning at 8:15 EST (7:15 CST). We will promote the Catholic Martyrs of England Pilgrimage, discussing the purpose of the tour and its itinerary with host Teresa Tomeo. Audio...

Some Thoughts on Teaching: An Interview with James H. Merrell

I first met Jim Merrell in the spring of my sophomore year at Vassar College, when I registered for his Revolutionary America class. Over the next two and a half years I took several more courses with Mr. Merrell (Professors at Vassar go by “Mr.”...
From: The Junto on 6 Feb 2013

This Morning on the Son Rise Morning Show

Just a reminder that I will be on the Son Rise Morning Show this morning at 7:45 a.m. Eastern/6:45 a.m.. Central to discuss the Catholic Martyrs of England Pilgrimage I announced last week. You can listen live here.I spoke with Father Steve Mateja, associate...

Podcasts Available

I talked with Ken Huck on his Radio Maria US "Meet the Author" show last week and the podcast is now available online:Ken talks with his guest Stephanie Mann author of Supremacy and Survival – How Catholics Endured the English Reformation (published...

Meet the Author Today with Ken Huck

I'll be on the air with Ken Huck on his Radio Maria USA show, "Meet the Author" today at 3:00 p.m. Eastern/2:00 p.m. Central to discuss Supremacy and Survival: How Catholics Endured the English Reformation!You may listen live here and remember that podcasts...

Author Interview: Patricia Bracewell, SHADOW ON THE CROWN

Today I welcome author Patricia Bracewell to discuss her debut novel, SHADOW ON THE CROWN, coming from Viking/Penguin on February 7. SHADOW ON THE CROWN is the first in a trilogy of novels about Emma of Normandy, whose marriage in 1002 to an English king...
From: Writing the Renaissance on 23 Jan 2013

Interviews with Historians #1: Edwin G. Burrows

Michael D. Hattem interviews the Pulitzer-Prize winning historian, Edwin G. Burrows, about his own work, teaching early American history, and the state of academia.
From: The Junto on 19 Dec 2012

Radio Interview with Christine Niles on "Forward Boldly"!

On this great feast day -- the last day of Ordinary Time -- the eve of the First Sunday of Advent, I'll be speaking to Christine Niles on her radio show, Forward Boldly! Today we celebrate four martyrs of the English Reformation--one Supremacy Martyr...

Londonist Out Loud podcast

My Londonist Out Loud podcast with N Quentin Woolf, recorded in the lovely gardens at Hampton Court on Wednesday, is now available for download – either from the Londonist website or from iTunes. We chatted about various London-related matters, including...
From: Mathew Lyons on 16 Nov 2012

A Lecture Series and a Radio Interview

On November 2, 9 and 16, I will present a Film and Lecture Series at the Ladder, home of the Eighth Day Institute here in Wichita, Kansas:From the 1534 Act of Supremacy proclaiming Henry VIII as Supreme Head and Governor of the Anglicans Ecclesiae to...

Tracy Borman reviews The Favourite in BBC History magazine

The September issue of BBC History magazine carries a really nice review of the paperback edition of The Favourite. I’m particularly pleased with this, since it’s by Tracy Borman, whose Elizabeth’s Women: The Hidden Story of the Virgin...
From: Mathew Lyons on 16 Aug 2012

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Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:{search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.