Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of August 4 - 10, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

Position, Non-Tenure Track, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, American University

For details see, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52890

The Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies for academic year 2016-2017 at the rank of Professorial Lecturer. This 9-month term appointment will commence on August 29, 2016, and is potentially renewable

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Recent Calls for Papers

CfP for the Panel: Art and Identity, Florence, Italy, 22 – 23 June 2017

Call for Papers for the Panel

Art and Identity

 

The panel is part of the 6th Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

22 – 23 June 2017, Florence, Italy

 

Deadline: 10th of May 2017

 

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Recent Items For Scholars

mahdar/mahzar in Ilkhanid Baghdad

Hi Yoni

 

There are several examples for this term in Judeo-Arabic documents from the Cairo Geniza, mostly from 12th Century Egypt. I will be happy to supply some examples for you.

 

Dr. Amir Ashur
 
Senior Research Fellow, The Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters, Ben Gurion University
 

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
George Anastaplo
Reviewer: 
Christopher L. Eisgruber

Eisgruber on Anastaplo, 'Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography'


George Anastaplo. Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. x + 373 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9431-0.

Reviewed by Christopher L. Eisgruber (New York University School of Law)
Published on H-Law (May, 2000)

A MEDITATION ON STATESMANSHIP, AMERICA, AND LINCOLN

Author: 
David J. Langum
Reviewer: 
Thomas Hilbink

Hilbink on Langum, 'William M. Kunstler: The Most Hated Lawyer in America'


David J. Langum. William M. Kunstler: The Most Hated Lawyer in America. New York: New York University Press, 2000. xii + 452 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5150-3.

Reviewed by Thomas Hilbink (Institute for Law & Society, New York University)
Published on H-Law (May, 2000)

TRACING THE TRAJECTORY OF A RADICAL LAWYER

Author: 
Anthony F.C. Wallace
Reviewer: 
Peter S. Onuf

Onuf on Wallace, 'Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans'


Anthony F.C. Wallace. Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans. Cambridge, Mass., and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1999. ix + 394 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00066-7.

Reviewed by Peter S. Onuf (Department of History, University of Virginia)
Published on H-Law (May, 2000)

MANIFEST DESTINY AND MORAL RESPONSIBILITY

Author: 
T. M. Devine
Reviewer: 
Irene Maver

Maver on Devine, 'The Scottish Nation: A History 1700-2000'


T. M. Devine. The Scottish Nation: A History 1700-2000. New York: Viking, 1999. xxiii + 696 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-88811-5.

Reviewed by Irene Maver (Department of History (Scottish History), University of Glasgow)
Published on H-Albion (May, 2000)

The Scottish Nation

Author: 
J.G.A. Pocock
Reviewer: 
J. C. D. Clark

Clark on Pocock, 'Barbarism and Religion. The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon 1737-1764' and Pocock, 'Barbarism and Religion: Narratives of Civil Government'


J. G. A. Pocock. Barbarism and Religion. The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon 1737-1764. Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xv + 339 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-63345-1.J.G.A. Pocock. Barbarism and Religion: Narratives of Civil Government. Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xiv + 422 pp.

Author: 
Mark Hallett
Reviewer: 
W. A. Speck

Speck on Hallett, 'The Spectacle of Difference: Graphic Satire in the Age of Hogarth'


Mark Hallett. The Spectacle of Difference: Graphic Satire in the Age of Hogarth. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1999. xii + 259 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07778-0.

Reviewed by W. A. Speck (School of History, Leeds University)
Published on H-Albion (May, 2000)

Prints in Perspective

Author: 
N. J. G. Pounds
Reviewer: 
William Gibson

Gibson on Pounds, 'A History of the English Parish: The Culture of Religion from Augustine to Victoria'


N. J. G. Pounds. A History of the English Parish: The Culture of Religion from Augustine to Victoria. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xxvi + 619 pp. £60/$95 cloth, ISBN 978-0-521-63348-2.

Reviewed by William Gibson (Basingstoke College of Technology, UK and Hartley Fellow at Southampton University)
Published on H-Albion (May, 2000)

A Sweeping Survey of Parish Culture

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