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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...

9 hours 32 min ago
University of Washington

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

9 hours 26 min ago
Université de la Réunion

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

7 weeks 4 days ago
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...


Jessica Kamin, 06 December, 2015

What: Free display of tapestries on loan from the French government

When: December 15, 2015 to May 1, 2016

Where: Getty Center, 1200 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

For more info, see: http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_566.html


Jessica Kamin, 19 November, 2015

La base de données « Naissance de la critique dramatique » (NCD17) offre près de 1500 extraits de textes du XVIIe siècle évoquant les œuvres théâtrales sous l’angle de la perception que peut en avoir un spectateur, un lecteur, ou tout particulier qui prétend s’en faire l’écho. Le corpus résulte d'un dépouillement systématique de mémoires,...

Starra Priestaf, 04 November, 2015

Exhibit : “Warriors, Courtiers, and Saints: The Etchings of Jacques Callot”

Submitted by StarraPriestaf on 4 November 2015 at 10:15 am

Description: “The Cantor Art Center's exhibit 'Warriors, Courtiers, and Saints: The Etchings of Jacques Callot' examines the 17th-century French artist's experimental work in the medium of printmaking....

Starra Priestaf, 04 November, 2015

Submitted by StarraPriestaf on 4 November 2015 at 10:10 am 

Lecture and Tour: "Artful Days! The French Revolution: From Baroque to Realism" 

Where: Torrance Art Museum, 3320 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503 

When: December 1, 2015 from 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

For more information, visit: http://www.torranceartmuseum.com/calendar/2015/...

Starra Priestaf, 04 November, 2015

Future Exhibit: "Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture"

Submitted by StarraPriestaf on 4 November 2015 - 10:04am

Where: The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021 

When: March 2, 2016 to June 5, 2016 

For more info, visit: http://www.frick.org/exhibitions/van_dyck

On This Day

19 Jan 1668


During the War of Devolution, Louis XIV initiates secret negotiations with the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I to establish the Treaty of Partition, an agreement dividing the dominions of Spain between France and the Empire in anticipation of the demise of the sickly Carlos II. Their plans are frustrated by Carlos’s unexpected longevity. 


19 Jan 1650

Mazarin fait enfermer à Vincennes les princes de Condé, Conti et Longueville. Ils seront libérés le 11 février de l’année suivante.



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