4Humanities | Bloomsburg U. Undergraduate... →
Today, we need collaboration, not lectures; we need to learn concepts, not singular facts; we need networking and socialization, not isolation; we need interactive learning, not to sit back and listen. We need new outcome objectives, not standardized tests.
David Wescott: Stanley Fish blogging the "Digital... →
davidwescott: The NYT has been allowing Stanley Fish to take out his frustrations on the digital humanities this month, not just once, not twice, but three times. What happened? Basically, Stanley Fish read an essay and decided the “digital humanities” were overblown—that they were not the…
CRANACH DIGITAL ARCHIVE →
The Cranach Digital Archive (cda) is an interdisciplinary collaborative research resource, providing access to art historical, technical and conservation information on paintings by Lucas Cranach (c.1472 - 1553) and his workshop. The repository presently provides information on more than 400 paintings including c.5000 images and documents from 19 partner institutions.
Post-Doc fellowships in Munich →
Applications are welcome from all candidates who have completed their doctoral studies within the last three years with outstanding results. Applicants must present an independent research project as part of their application. The project must be supported by a professor of LMU Munich. The fellows will become members of the Young Center of the Center for Advanced Studies and be able to make...
Munich conference on blogging in the humanities... →
featuring, among others, Melissa Terras, Mareike König, Klaus Graf, Hubertus Kohle. This is the opening of http://de.hypotheses.org, the German version of the French blogging portal for the humanities.
ATSS - Archivio di Testi per la Storia dello... →
L’Archivio di testi per la storia dello Spinozismo comprende corpora filosofici multilingue di vari autori, immagini, spogli lessicografici e altri materiali documentari. L’obiettivo è di fornire a studiosi e ricercatori nel campo della storia del pensiero filosofico moderno un agile strumento di lettura e di approfondimento della filosofia di Spinoza, delle sue fonti e della sua...
A link collection on libraries owned by... →
Brillant! via Archivalia
Summer School Bamberg →
The Philosophy Department at the University of Bamberg invites graduate students from all departments to apply for the International Summer School on “Metaphysics or Modernity?”. This event, which will take place from 6th to 17th of August 2012, in Bamberg, Germany, shall be an intensive think-tank for young academics who want to discuss the question whether metaphysical inquiry is still ...
List of German History-Blogs →
CFP: Spinoza, the Infinite, and the Eternal «... →
In 2012 the BSHP annual conference will focus on themes of the infinite and the eternal in Spinoza’s philosophy. We welcome proposals for papers in this area. Papers looking at Part V of Spinoza’s Ethics are especially welcome, as are papers that compare Spinoza with other philosophers – historical or contemporary – on these themes. Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be sent to...
Digital Humanities as a Literary Studies Movement →
ravenclaw-mormont: Ted Underwood, “Why digital humanities isn’t actually “the next thing in literary studies,” December 27, 2011 DH is not the kind of trend humanists are used to, which starts with a specific methodological insight and promises to revive a discipline (or two) by generalizing that insight. It’s something more diffuse, and the diffuseness matters….. I suppose, if pressed, I would...
Of Our Own Nation: John Wallis’s Account of... →
sagenundlegenden: By Jacqueline A. Stedall Historia Mathematica, Vol. 28 (2001) Abstract: In A treatise of algebra both historical and practical(London 1685), John Wallis wrote the ﬁrst survey of the state of mathematical learning in medieval England, and discussed with particular care the arrival and signiﬁcance of the Hindu–Arabic numeral system. This paper offers a detailed commentary...
Early Modern Angelology (V): The Theology of...
PDF on Google Docs. In this postscript to my previous posts on early modern philosophical angelology (on Descartes, Hobbes, Leibniz, and the ‘fundamental angelological problem’) I want to provide some theological context for the question of whether angels have a body. Early modern theology is written from the point of view of the Christian believe. Nevertheless, it provides valuable...
The Universal Short Title Catalogue (USTC) →
gaudynight: An amazing resource: The Universal Short Title Catalogue (USTC) is a collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century. The project brings together data from established national bibliographical projects and new projects undertaken by the project team based in St Andrews, with partners in University...
New conference announcements on the ESEMP blog →
Early modern music, Jewish popular culture, Descartes, Leibniz, Humanism, Bacon, Newton… It’s worth a look!
emto.fernuni-hagen.de down for maintenance
The EMTO database (http://emto.fernuni-hagen.de) is down for maintenance. If all goes well, it should be online tomorrow (Friday, november 25th). Sorry for any inconvenience caused by this.