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University of California Santa Barbara

Please join me in congratulating Ronald Tobin for the publication of his article “Britannicus or The Secrets of...

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University of Washington

Congratulations are also in order for Geoffrey Turnovsky, whose piece “Crying into Print: Sentimental Reading, Spiritual...

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Université de la Réunion

Félicitations à Tristan Alonge pour la parution de son nouveau livre, Racine et Euripe : La révolution trahie (Genève : Droz, 2017)....

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:59

If you have any announcement that you would like to share, please send your message to the following persons:

1- Portail du Dix-septieme Editors in Chief

Charlotte Trinquet du Lys, ctrinquet@gmail.com

Jennifer Tamas, jennifer.tamas@rutgers.edu

2-« In the month of ... in seventeenth-century France »:

Audrey Calefas-Strebelle, Editor in Chief (acalefasstrebelle@mills.edu)

Céline Bohnert, Université de Reims, Editor (celinebohnert@yahoo.fr)

3-XVIIth Century News

Jessica KAMIN, Editor in Chief, jessica.kamin@gmail.com

Mathilde Bedel, Editor...

News

Jessica Kamin, 04 February, 2016

Chandra MUKERJI, Department of Communication University of California, San Diego

"The Glow of the Sun King: Artisans and the Ascendancy of Louis XIV"

Chandra Mukerji is a sociologist, a corresponding member of the Science and Technology Group at the Institute Marcel Mauss, and Emerita Professor of Communication and Science Studies at UC San Diego. Her book...

Jessica Kamin, 31 January, 2016

What: Exhibit on Vermeer and 17th-century Representations of Music

Where: Dallas Museum of Art

When: January 17, 2016 to August 21, 2016

For more information, see:

https://www.dma.org/art/exhibitions/vermeer-suite-music-17th-century-dutch-painting

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Jessica Kamin, 31 January, 2016

French 17th century plague victim reconstructed using 3D technology:

http://3dprint.com/116556/3d-reconstruction-plague/

 

[Contributor: Starra Priestaf]

Jessica Kamin, 31 January, 2016

What: Exhibit on Etchings of Jacques Callot

Where: Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford

When: Now through Feb. 15, 2016

For more information, see:

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/calendar/event/warriors-courtiers-and-saints

 

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Jessica Kamin, 29 January, 2016

Novelist Nathalie Azoulai creates a modern-day fiction that incorporates quotes from Racine’s tragedies as an integral part of the protaganist’s journey through suffering and love.

Gallimard (20 Aug. 2015)

ISBN: 978-2818036204

For more information, listen to the interview/debate on the France Culture show Répliques featuring the author and Jean-Michel...

Jessica Kamin, 27 December, 2015

If you come across current events, exhibits, or other cultural happenings that touch on 17th century France, please share them by emailing our news team:

Jessica KAMIN, Editor in Chief, jessica.kamin@gmail.com

Mathilde Bedel, Editor, mathilde.bedel@yahoo.fr...

On This Day

23 Jan 1656

Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales.

https://francearchives.fr/fr/commemo/recueil-2006/39236

23 Jan 1668

The Triple Alliance is formed between England, Sweden and the United Provinces of the Dutch Republic in an attempt to curb Louis XIV’s ambitions to extend his influence and territories. 

23 Jan 1662

Contrat de mariage entre Molière et Armande Béjart

23 Jan 1631

Thirty Years' War: Sweden and France sign the Treaty of Bärwalde, a military alliance in which France provides funds for the Swedish army invading northern Germany.

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