Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Bogliasco Foundation Announces New Pre-Modern Art History Fellowship

The Bogliasco Foundation is pleased to announce a new residential Fellowship for an American scholar in European art history. The five-week Fellowship, which will take place at the Foundation’s Study Center near Genoa during the Spring 2019 semester, includes full … Continue reading

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February 2018 – Activism and Intersectionality, Storytelling and Audience

Niamh J. O’Leary for the SSEMW blog

As I write this post, the first anniversary of the Women’s March has just passed. Hearing the theme of this year’s SSEMW blog, early modern intersectionalities and activism, I thought of the waves of activist energy that moved across the United States this past year, an activism that, in its best incarnation, strives to be intersectional. I wondered what early modern texts could teach today’s young activists about intersectionality, and how the work I’ve done on the political alliances of female characters on the early modern stage might provide insight for contemporary activism. Continue reading

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CFP: SSEMW panel/s at AHA-Pacific Coast meeting, Aug 2-4, 2018.

The SSEMW has been given a slot for a panel or two for this year’s American Historical Association-Pacific Coast Branch meeting. The conference will be held Aug 2-4, 2018 at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. For further information … Continue reading

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Exhibition, ‘The Art of Power: Habsburg Women in the Renaissance’

‘The Art of Power: Habsburg Women in the Renaissance’ is the first exhibition dedicated to a comparative analysis of female courtly patronage in the Renaissance, focusing on three remarkable women rulers and collectors of the House of the Habsburgs: Margaret … Continue reading

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