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News Calendar

2018 Jan 23

MHS: The “Woman Inventor” as a Political Tool of Female Suffragists: Patents, Invention, and Civil Rights in the 19th-Century United States

5:30pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

The Boston Seminar on the History of Women, Gender & Sexuality

Kara Swanson, Northeastern University School of Law
Comment: Rebecca Herzig, Bates College

Sessions are held on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM; light refreshments follow. Attendance is free and open to all. Subscriptions are available ($20 per year) for online access to any pre-circulated materials.
RSVP to [email protected] https://www.masshist.org/research/seminars

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2018 Jan 24

Hutchins Center: [A] tone of voice peculiar to New-England”: Fugitive Slave Advertisements and the Heterogeneity of Enslaved Blacks in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Quebec

12:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Hutchins W.E.B Du Bois Research Institute

Charmaine Nelson, Professor of Art History, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University; William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Iris Avraham           

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