MHS: “Momentum Toward Evil is Strong”: Poor Women, Moral Panics, and the Rise of Crime-Fighting Policing in Depression-Era America


Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 5:15pm


1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Boston Seminar in Modern American Society and Culture:

Anne Gray Fischer, Brown University
Comment: Michael Willrich, Brandeis University

Tuesdays at 5:15 PM. A light supper follows. Attendance is free.
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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, & sexuality, and on rural protest in our environmental history series. Visit to learn more.