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Call for Proposals, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference (October 26-27, 2017, in Milwaukee, WI)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its 2017 annual conference. In this year, celebrating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's "Ninety-Five Theses," the SCSC will meet in Milwaukee, a city with a proud German and Lutheran heritage.  As always, we will accept papers on any topic within the "long sixteenth century," not just those on Germany, or Lutheran subjects.

Announcement: "Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean Migrant Crisis: National Reception, Lived Experiences, E.U. Pressures," April 26 (NYC) & April 27 (Montclair, NJ)

Dear Colleagues,
 
Please mark your calendars with this upcoming event: "Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean Migrant Crisis: National Reception, Lived Experiences, E.U.

Sewing a small town. Hilltowns and culture of landscape

The 2017 edition of SEWING A SMALL TOWN will focus on the socio-economic and architectural regeneration of two historical settlements on the hills near the city of Turin. The hilltowns of Bussolino and Bardassano represent two examples of a specific cultural way to build on and with territory. This region is also included in the UNESCO-MaB hill named “Collina Po Man and Biosphere Reserve”.

Author: 
Sarah Gwyneth Ross
Reviewer: 
Laura Carnelos

Carnelos on Ross, 'Everyday Renaissances: The Quest for Cultural Legitimacy in Venice'

Sarah Gwyneth Ross. Everyday Renaissances: The Quest for Cultural Legitimacy in Venice. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65983-4.

Reviewed by Laura Carnelos (Consortium of European Research Libraries) Published on H-Italy (February, 2017) Commissioned by Matt Vester

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