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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: 

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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 ...