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SE17 System Administrator, 31 July, 2017
Dear Friends and Colleagues
 
I hope you are enjoying the summer. The registration for the 36th conference of SE17 is now open. Please register earlier so that you can benefit from the early bird rate, after September 15th the rates will increase.
 
I am much looking forward to...
Jessica Kamin, 20 July, 2017
Please find below the link to the H-France Forum dedicated to Ellen R. Welch's new book, A Theater of Diplomacy: International Relations and the Performing Arts in Early Modern France (UPenn Press, 2017).
 
It includes four reviews of the book by Stephen Bold, Scott Sanders, Brian Sandberg, and Sarah Alyn-Stacey, as well as a response by the author: a...
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: ...