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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...

3 days 20 hours 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)....

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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 June, 2017

What: online exhibit created by Hélène Bilis and Wellesley students, featuring historical inspirations for Marie-Antoinette's hairstyles (with many 17th century references)

To view the exhibit: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/des-coiffures-pour-lhistoire/index

To view the article featuring the project: http://www.journal18.org/nq/between-hairstyle-and-history-...

Jessica Kamin, 25 May, 2017

What: marionnette parody based in part on play by Jean-François Regnard (1689)

When: 7-29 July 2017

Where: Chapeau d'Ebène Théâtre - 13 Rue Velouterie, 84000 Avignon

For more information, see: 

...

Jessica Kamin, 25 May, 2017

Rare Book Exhibit at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto

SPIRITUS VITALIS: MELANCHOLY AND HUMOURAL SCIENCE IN THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD

Drawing on a variety of materials from plays to herbals to religious volumes, this exhibition of rare books from the rare book collection of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (...

Jessica Kamin, 27 April, 2017

In the second part of this free, open course by Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Georges Forestier leads you through the classical theater and contributions of Corneille, Moliere, and Racine:

Free registration: ...

Jessica Kamin, 24 April, 2017

What: Le Siège de Calais (1765) by Pierre-Laurent de Belloy

Two performances: SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017, 6:00...

Jessica Kamin, 14 April, 2017

"Here's a blog post for #NationalLibraryWeek - featuring the somewhat neglected Toinet Collection of 17th-century French books at ...

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.

Announcements

The Society for French Studies is pleased to accept applications for the 2018 Visiting International Fellowship...

The Society for French Historical Studies solicits applications for the following fellowships (application deadline, 15 February 2018...

The Renaissance Society of America is pleased to announce that our 2018 Research Fellowships competition is now open. For the 2018 cycle...