Outside of Harvard

2017 Oct 24

MHS: Allaying Terror: Domesticating Artisan Refugees in South Vietnam, 1956

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Seminar in Modern American Society and Culture:

Jennifer Way, University of North Texas
Comment: Robert Lee, Brown University

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light supper follows. Attendance is free.
Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series. RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Other seminar series will feature items of interest, including sessions on Miss America and the New Right since 1968 in our series on the history of women,...

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2017 Sep 26

MHS: Lost Cities of Chicago’s South Side

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Seminar in Modern American Society and Culture:

Carlo Rotella, Boston College
Comment: Samuel Zipp, Brown University

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light supper follows. Attendance is free.
Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series. RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Other seminar series will feature items of interest, including sessions on Miss America and the New Right since 1968 in our series on the history of women, gender,...

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2018 Jan 23

MHS: The “Woman Inventor” as a Political Tool of Female Suffragists: Patents, Invention, and Civil Rights in the 19th-Century United States

5:30pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

The Boston Seminar on the History of Women, Gender & Sexuality

Kara Swanson, Northeastern University School of Law
Comment: Rebecca Herzig, Bates College

Sessions are held on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM; light refreshments follow. Attendance is free and open to all. Subscriptions are available ($20 per year) for online access to any pre-circulated materials.
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2017 Dec 19

MHS/Radcliffe: Miss America’s Politics: Beauty and the Development of the New Right since 1968 - Please RSVP

5:30pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Micki McElya, Associate Professor of History, University of Connecticut

Commentator: Genevieve Clutario, Assistant Professor of History and History & Literature, Harvard University


Drawn from McElya’s larger book project, this session examines the centrality of the Miss America pageant, its local networks, and individual contestants to the rise of activist conservative women and the New Right in the 1960s and 1970s. It analyzes the celebration, power, and political effects of normative beauty, steeped in heterosexual...

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2018 Apr 10

MHS: The Ice Trade: Frederic Tudor’s “Slippery Speculation”

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Environmental History Seminar:

Andrew Robichaud, Boston University
Comment: David Spanagel, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light sandwich supper follows. Attendance is free. Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series.*
RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
*The Boston Area Early American History Seminar, the...

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2018 Mar 06

MHS: Panel: Common Spaces: Environmental History and the Study of Early America

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Environmental History Seminar:

Christopher Pastore, State University of New York at AlbanY
Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut; Conevery Valencius, Boston College

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light sandwich supper follows. Attendance is free. Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series.*
RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
*The Boston...

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2018 Feb 13

MHS: Governor Francis W. Sargent: Fisheries Manager

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Environmental History Seminar:

Benjamin Kochan, Boston University
Comment: Brian Payne, Bridgewater State University

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light sandwich supper follows. Attendance is free. Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series.*
RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
*The Boston Area Early American History Seminar, the Boston...

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2018 Jan 16

MHS: The Fight Before the Flood: Rural Protest and the Debate Over Boston’s Quabbin Reservoir, 1919-1927

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Environmental History Seminar:

Jeffrey Egan, University of Connecticut
Comment: Karl Haglund, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light sandwich supper follows. Attendance is free. Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series.*
RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
*The Boston Area Early American...

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2017 Dec 12

MHS: Lived Botany: Settler Colonialism, Household Knowledge Production, and Natural History in Eighteenth-Century Pennsylvania

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Environmental History Seminar:

Hannah Anderson, University of Pennsylvania
Comment: Thomas Wickman, Trinity College

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light sandwich supper follows. Attendance is free. Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series.*
RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
*The Boston Area Early American History Seminar, the Boston...

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2017 Nov 14

MHS: Drafting the Cape Cod Formula

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Environmental History Seminar:

Jacqueline Gonzales, Historical Research Associates
Comment: Steven Moga, Smith College

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light sandwich supper follows. Attendance is free. Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series.*
RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
*The Boston Area Early American History Seminar, the Boston...

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2017 Oct 10

MHS: Early American Environmental Histories

5:15pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Environmental History Seminar:

James Rice, Tufts University
Comment: Chris Parsons, Northeastern University

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light sandwich supper follows. Attendance is free. Subscriptions are available ($25 per year) for online access to the pre-circulated essays in 3 series.*
RSVP to seminars@masshist.org. Follow us on Twitter: @MHS_Research.
Sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
*The Boston Area Early American History Seminar, the Boston Environmental...

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2017 Oct 12

SAI: American Council for Southern Asian Art Symposium XVIII

Thu - Sun, Oct 12 to Oct 15, 4:00pm - 12:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010 / MFA, Mabel Louise Riley Seminar Room (Meeting Room 156)
ACSAA Symposium XVIIIACSAA symposia occur in alternating years, and serve as opportunities to meet colleagues, reconnect with mentors and graduate school cohorts, and share one’s current research with the field.

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