Public Programs - Lectures and Performances

Public lecture at Antiquarian Hall

Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m.
"Reflections on Gender and Politics in Anglo-America; or, an Intellectual Journey Encompassing Four Decades and Four Books," the fourteenth annual Baron Lecture
by Mary Beth Norton

Tuesday, November 13, at 7 p.m.
“The Naval Battle That Won the American Revolution”
by Nathaniel Philbrick

Tuesday, November 27, at 7 p.m.
“Landscapes of Resistance and Resilience after King Philip's War”
by Christine DeLucia


Spring 2018

Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m.
"The Men Who Lost America"
by Andrew O’Shaughnessy

Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m.
"The Medical Imagination in the Early United States"
by Sari Altschuler

Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m.
"Antiquarian America: Isaiah Thomas and the Ends of History"
by Peter Onuf

Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m.
“‘Slices of Time Past’: Choral Music from Eighteenth-Century America"
by Nym Cooke

Thursday, May 31, at 7 p.m.
"Holding These Truths: A Panel Discussion about the Declaration of Independence"
with David W. Blight, Annette Gordon-Reed, and Peter S. Onuf


Previous Programs - 2017

Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m.
"The Matter of Black Lives: Writing the Biography of Frederick Douglass and His Family"
by Ezra Greenspan

Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m.
"'Reader, Can You Assist Me?' John James Audubon and the Origins of Citizen Science”
by Gregory Nobles
Co-Sponsored by the Massachusetts Audubon Society/Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary

Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m.
"Equal Rights May Be Self-Evident, But Have They Been Realized?"
by Richard D. Brown
Co-sponsored by the Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College

Tuesday, April 25, at 7 p.m.
"If I am Not for Myself Who Will Be for Me"
A one-person play about George Washington’s slave Oney, written and performed by Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti

Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m.
“Slave Resistance and the Making of Abolition”
by Manisha Sinha

Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m.
“Bringing Pictures Back: Illustration for Nineteenth-Century American Literature”
James Russell Wiggins Lecture in the History of the Book in American Culture
by Georgia B. Barnhill

Tuesday, June 6, at 7 p.m.
“Apostle of Union: Edward Everett, Memory, and Saving the Founders’ Union”
by Matthew Mason

Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m.
Declaring Independence Then and Now

Tuesday, September 26, at 7 p.m.
"Politeness and Public Life in Early America -- and Today"
by Steven C. Bullock

Tuesday, October 3, at 7 p.m.
"A Revolution of her Own!"
Performed by Judith Kalaora

Tuesday, October 12, at 7 p.m.
by David Silverman

Thursday, October 26, at 7 p.m.
"Minutemen Revisited", the thirteenth annual Baron Lecture
by Robert A. Gross

Tuesday, November 7, at 7 p.m.
"Second Revolutions: Thomas Jefferson and Haiti"
by James Alexander Dun

Thursday, November 16, at 7 p.m.
"What a Stench! The Civil War's Instant Cities"
by Melanie Kiechle

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