Virtual Public Programs

Virtual Public ProgramsAAS seeks to connect scholars and citizens by bringing the work of historians and scholars of pre-twentieth-century America before the general public through virtual public programs. These programs also spotlight the work of creative and performing artists and writers who have conducted research at the Society.

Programs typically last 45 minutes to one hour.


 


Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 4 pm EDT
"Making Marbling: A Beginner's Guide to the History and Practice of the Art”
Approx. 75 minutes. Registration is required for this online program.
Admission is $15.
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Previous Programs

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7 pm
"Rethinking Reconstruction”
A conversation with Manisha Sinha

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Monday, February 15, 2021 at 7 pm
In partnership with the Concord Museum
"Mount Vernon’s African American Community in Slavery and Freedom”
Scott Casper

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 8 pm
"Before COVID: Illness in Everyday Life in Early New England”
Ben Mutschler

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Friday, November 13, 2020 at 4 pm
"Rethinking the Tablescape: Indigenous Origins of New England Cuisine”
Presentation and cooking demonstration with Rachel Beth Sayet

 

Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8 pm
"Phillis Wheatley Peters and African Lineage and Kinship in The Age of Phillis
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 8 pm
The Fifteenth Annual Baron Lecture
“Reconsidering William Cooper’s Town
Alan Taylor

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Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 8 pm
"Telling Seventeenth-Century New England Stories Through the Archives"
A panel presentation in celebration of 25 years of the
Creative and Performing Artists and Writers Fellowship Program
with Annie Bissett, Diane Glancy, and TaraShea Nesbit

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 4 pm
"Finding the Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America"
Daniel Mandell

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 8 pm
“Pestilence and Print in Early America”
David Paul Nord, Sarah Schuetze, and Kelly Wisecup

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Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 8 pm
"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: The Bard of Brattle Street"
A Conversation with Nicholas A. Basbanes
Cosponsored by the Hellenic Arts Society

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Thursday, July 14, 2020 at 8 pm
"Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home"
Richard Bell

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Monday, June 8, 2020 at 3 pm
"Isaiah Thomas's Apprenticeship: The Labor and Value of Children’s Literature"
Karen Sánchez-Eppler

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Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 3 pm
"Picture It: The Women's Suffrage Movement"
Allison K. Lange in conversation with Allison Horrocks and Mary Mahoney

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