Outside of Harvard

2018 Nov 13

MHS: Hurricane of the New South: ‘Mud Work’ and Transformations in Black Labor on the South Carolina Sea Islands at the Dawn of Jim Crow

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Environmental History and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Caroline Grego, Colorado University—Boulder

Comment: Chad Montrie, University of Massachusetts Lowell 

Attendance is free and open to...

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2018 Oct 09

MHS: Panel: Native American Environmental History

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Environmental History and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Lisa Brooks, Amherst College; Strother Roberts, Bowdoin College; Ashley Smith, Hampshire College; Thomas Wickman, Trinity College  

Moderator:...

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2019 Apr 23

MHS: Boston’s North End: Post-World War II Italian Immigration, Segmented Assimilation, and the “Problem of Cornerville”

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: James Pasto, Boston University

Comment: Marilynn Johnson, Boston College 

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2019 Mar 26

MHS: Panel: Carceral Culture

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Melanie D. Newport, University of Connecticut—Hartford, and Morgan Jane Shahan, Johns Hopkins University

Comment: Elizabeth Hinton,...

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2018 Oct 30

MHS: Governing the ‘Black Power’ City: Leon H. Sullivan, Opportunities Industrialization Centers Inc., and the Rise of Black Empowerment

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Jessica Ann Levy, Johns Hopkins University

Comment: Julia Rabig, Dartmouth College 

 

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2018 Sep 25

MHS: Radical Nonviolence and Interracial Utopias in the early Civil Rights Movement

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Victoria Wolcott, University of Buffalo, SUNY

Comment:  Jason Sokol, University of New Hampshire

 

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2019 Jan 22

MHS: How to be an American Housewife: American Red Cross “Bride Schools” in Japan in the Cold War Era

5:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoThe Boston Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, & Sexuality, a collaboration of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America  and the Massachusetts Historical Society, presents this event featuring Sonia Gomez, University of Chicago and comments by Arissa Oh, Boston College...

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2018 Oct 01

Deadline for Call for Papers: Past Tense Graduate Journal

(All day)

Past Tense is a double blind peer-reviewed journal run by the graduate students of the Department of History at the University of Toronto. Since the publication of its first issue in 2012, Past Tense has been dedicated to showcasing the work of graduate students and providing experience in academic publishing for early career academics. Although subjects must be historical, we welcome articles focused on a broad geographic and chronological range.

We accept original research articles (20-30 double spaced pages), book reviews of recent publications (500-750 words),...
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