James A. Winn

Scholar:

Publication of Queen Anne:
Patroness of Art
s:   1 July, 2014

Selected reviews:

The Independent (London)

The Wall Street Journal

Video interviews posted by Oxford University Press:

1. On Anne’s interest and training in the arts

2. Historical methodology

3. The mechanics of royal patronage

Podcast of address on Queen Anne and protocol, delivered at the National Archives, Kew, on 24 July 2014

The Poetry of War (Cambridge, 2008)

Interview on NPR’s “On Point”

Opinion pieces:

The Humanities Institute as the
Play within the Play (2011)

 Academic Profile 
Curriculum Vitae

      

 Flutist:

Recent concerts:

October 15, Marsh Chapel:

Works for solo flute by Bach, Debussy, Varèse, and Berio.

Listen to recording of Bach partita in a minor on SoundCloud.

December 6, St. John’s Church,
Jamaica Plain:

Works for flute and piano by Schumann, Martinu, Vaughan Williams, and Prokofieff.

Watch this space for recordings and future concerts.


 Musical Profile

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    Background image: Anne Killigrew,
    Venus Adorned by the Graces, c. 1684    

     

    Poem of the month:

     

    Blizzard

     

    Snow:
    years of anger following
    hours that float idly down —
    the blizzard
    drifts its weight
    deeper and deeper for three days
    or sixty years, eh? Then
    the sun! a clutter of
    yellow and blue flakes —
    Hairy looking trees stand out
    in long alleys
    over a wild solitude.
    The man turns and there —
    his solitary track stretched out
    upon the world.


                                                                  ——William Carlos Williams

     

    2 February 2015