Galen Broeker Goes to the Bibliothèque Nationale: Part One

Saturday, May 18, 2013

I would love to be able to put in many more pictures of my day, but since I went to the BNF, that is not really possible.  Now,…

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Galen Broeker Blog

Saturday, May 18, 2013

I have the pleasure of writing from France, where I will be spending the next two and a half months combining research and a little vacation with the…

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“Outing” Plan B

Monday, May 6, 2013

You know you’ve thought about it. You don’t want to, but you do. But each day as you tenderly polish the prose and craft the structure of your…

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Marco Graduate Student Spotlight: Meghan Holmes Worth

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Our Marco Graduate Student Spotlight this week is Meghan Holmes-Worth, a Ph.D. Candidate and specialist in Premodern Europe who works with Dr. Jay Rubenstein. Meghan is the 2012…

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Puritan astronomy? Increase Mather’s Kometographia (1683)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In my last blog post for The Cohort, I talked about a peculiar example of historical chronology—a domestic manuscript from the late 17th century written by a teenaged…

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Graduate Fellows: Leah Giamalva and Meghan Holmes-Worth

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Here is a video of two talented Marco graduate students speaking about their work. These presentations were given by Meghan Holmes-Worth, the 2011 Haslam Dissertation Prize recipient, and…

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Marco Graduate Student Spotlight: Leah Giamalva

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Our mission statement here at The Cohort relates our desire to give graduate students a voice in the academic community. This month begins a series of interviews with…

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Medieval Latin Reading Group

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

From Dr. Maura Lafferty: The medieval Latin sight reading group will be meeting this semester onThursdays at 3:30 in Greve 604.  We began last week with materials related…

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Renaissance reading group

Friday, January 18, 2013

A number of graduate students in the English department recently expressed the desire to bring faculty and graduate students together to discuss Renaissance texts and culture in a…

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Knowledge for Free?: The Legacy of Aaron Swartz

Sunday, January 13, 2013

The recent suicide of Aaron Swartz has ignited a firestorm of debates online about making knowledge freely accessible to the public. Aaron was a visionary who sought, essentially,…

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