EMA Newsletter: 26 September 2014

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26 September 2014

CALLS FOR PAPERS

The British Scholar Society’s Britain and the World Conference 2015

The call for papers for The British Scholar Society’s Britain and the World Conference 2015 (due 17 Nov, Austin, Texas, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Cities Afloat (Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention Panel)

The call for papers for a panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention and entitled “Cities Afloat” (due 30 Sept, Toronto, Canada) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Local Antiquities, Local Identities:  Art, Literature and Antiquarianism between the 14th and 17th Centuries

Information on the conference “Local Antiquities, Local Identities:  Art, Literature and Antiquarianism between the 14th and 17th Centuries” (13-14 Nov, London, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Die deutschen Dominikaner und Dominikanerinnen, 1221–1515

Information on the conference entitled “Die deutschen Dominikaner und Dominikanerinnen, 1221–1515” (6-8 Nov, Cologne, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

La Collegiata di San Giovanni Battista in Morbegno

Information on the conference entitled “La Collegiata di San Giovanni Battista in Morbegno” (25-26 Sept, registration deadline: 22 Sept, Mordegno, Italy) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Russia Palladiana:  Palladio e la Russia dal Barocco al Modernismo

Information on the exhibition entitled “Russia Palladiana:  Palladio e la Russia dal Barocco al Modernismo” (27 Sept-10 Nov, Venice, Italy) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Eighteenth-Century Cavallerizza Reale in Turin Heavily Damaged by Fire

The Cavallerizza Reale (riding grounds) in Turin, designed by Benedetto Alfieri in 1740-41, was heavily damaged in a nighttime fire.  For more details, click here.

Pamela O. Long Awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

Pamela O. Long, an independent historian of science and technology who has explored the cultural contexts of technologies and crafts (including architectural intersections), has been appointed a MacArthur Fellow for 2014-15.  For more details, click here.

Early Nineteenth-Century Anti-Redcoat Fortifications Excavated in New York City

Remains of fortifications constructed as defense against the British Redcoats during the War of 1812 have been discovered in New York City’s Central Park.  For more details, click here.

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