Annual Meeting

Exterior of Antiquarian HallThe two-hundredth and sixth Annual Meeting of the American Antiquarian Society will be held in Antiquarian Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon, the twenty-sixth of October, at 4:30 p.m.

to hear the report of the Council,
to elect officers and Councilors,
to elect new members, and
to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting.

Related activities for members and guests will take place Thursday and Friday, according to the appended schedule.

George W. Tetler III
Recording Secretary
Worcester, September 15, 2018

Schedule

Thursday, October 25

5:30 - 6:45 p.m. Baron lecture cocktail dinner
Goddard-Daniels House
7:00 p.m. Baron Lecture
“Reflections on Gender and Politics in Anglo-America;
or, An Intellectual Journey Encompassing Four Decades and Four Books” by Mary Beth Norton
14th Annual Robert C. Baron Lecture, Antiquarian Hall

Breaking with the standard pattern of Baron Lectures, distinguished scholar and AAS member Mary Beth Norton (with the concurrence of AAS) will discuss not one book but the four related works in which she examined aspects of the same theme: the relationship of women and the public sphere in early America, from the beginnings of English settlement through 1800.

Friday, October 26

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Orientation for new members
Orientation Room, Antiquarian Hall
Any member attending an AAS annual meeting for the first time, whether newly elected or not, is encouraged to attend this informative session outlining the collections and activities of the Society
4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Annual business meeting
Antiquarian Hall
5:15 - 6:00 p.m. Safeguarding the American Story Campaign announcement and panel discussion
Antiquarian Hall
6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
Goddard-Daniels House

 

Schedule subject to change

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