Author Archives: pittsburgh18thcc
It’s nearly fall! This message is a welcome to anyone in Pittsburgh interested in eighteenth-century studies. Please send email if you’d like to join our group. We meet several times a year to plan panels, discuss academic work, and mentor. … Continue reading
December 1, 2011, 4.30 p.m., CL 602 (Humanities Center) “Drawn into History: Origins, Progress, and Hybridity in French Architectural Thought” Drew Armstrong, Assistant Professor and Director of Architectural Studies This is the last of the term’s events hosted by Eighteenth-Century … Continue reading
“Farewell 1789: The Idea of France and the Idea of Revolution” David Bell, Princeton University Saturday November 12 5pm – 6:30pm, Keynote Lecture, University Club Ballroom A (123 University Place) Full conference program available here: http://ideaoffrance.pitt.edu/
Thora Brylowe “John Landseer in The Examiner: Engraving, Close Reading, and the Law” Wednesday November 9th, 2011 12 noon 501 Cathedral of Learning Thora Brylowe is interested in connections between editing, collecting, print technology, copyright law, and the history of … Continue reading
November 30, 2011 4:30 Adamson Wing (Baker Hall 136A) David Brewer’s Wednesday, November 30th lecture is titled “The Tactility of Authorial Names.” A reception will follow. David’s abstract is below. My title might seem an oxymoron. After all, authorial names … Continue reading
Many of our members are contributing papers to the 2011 conference at Penn State. The full schedule is now available here.
Monday, September 26, Francesa SAVOIA, Associate Professor of Italian “Eighteenth-Century … ‘Blogging’? Notes on Common-Placing and Giuseppe Baretti’s zibaldone.” 4.00 pm, at Pitt’s Humanities Center, CL 602. Following the paper and discussion, we will also use the opportunity to share … Continue reading