Monthly Archives: December 2013

Italian Paleography Workshop

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The Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography at the Getty Research Institute July 14–August 1, 2014 Application Deadline: February 24, 2014 This three-week intensive residential course offers an introduction to…

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Humanities Under Attack

Many professors, researchers, practitioners, teachers, and students of humanities feel that their disciplines are under attack by politicians and business leaders who seek to strip funding from their programs or eliminate them entirely. The United States Congress has repeatedly cut … Continue reading

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Research on MOOCs

A recent conference held at the University of Texas at Arlington presented new research on student use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Much of the research was funded through grants by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which champions … Continue reading

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French Pamphlets at the Newberry

Research Methods Workshop for Early Career Graduate Students French Pamphlets at the Newberry: The Formation of the Concept of “Revolution” and Revolutionary Ideology Directed by Dale Van Kley, Ohio State University Meets 9:00 am to 4:45 pm Friday, January 31, … Continue reading

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WSFH Call for Papers

This is a call for submissions for the Western Society for French History’s annual paper prizes.  All papers given at the 2013 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, are eligible.  To be considered for any of these prizes, please send your paper … Continue reading

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French Paleography Workshop

The 2014 French Paleography workshop will take place at the Meeter Center for Calvin Studies in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 16 through June 27, 2014. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Meeter Center and the Sixteenth Century Society and … Continue reading

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