History and Literature's Spring Distinguished Lecture: Professor Jane Kamensky


Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:00pm


Thompson Room, Rm. 110, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St. Cambridge, MA


Professor Jane Kamensky will give this semester's Distinguished Lecture on History and Literature on Thursday, February 8 from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Thompson Room (room 110) in the Barker Center (12 Quincy St.).

Jane Kamensky is Professor of History at Harvard University and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is a historian of early America, the Atlantic world, and the age of revolutions, with particular interests in the histories of family, culture, and everyday life.

Her most recent book, A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley, won the New York Historical Society’s Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American History, and the Annibel Jenkins Biography Prize of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and was a finalist for PEN’s Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography, the Marfield Prize for Arts Writing, and the George Washington Book Prize.


Jane Kamensky talk flyer