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This Week @ MHS

It is another program filled week at the MHS.  Be sure to view our online calendar for more information about the following events. 

On Tuesday, 28 February, join the Immigration and Urban History Seminar series for "The 'Coddling Controversy': Italian POWs on Boston's World War II Homefront."  Anne Marie Reardon, Brandeis University, will present and Stephen Puleo, author of The Boston Italians, will give the comment.  Advance copies of the seminar paper are available for a small subscription fee.

Wednesday, 29 February, celebrate "leap day" with two public programs at the MHS. At noon, current MHS-NEH long-term fellow Margot Minardi, Reed College, offers a brown-bag lunch program exploring her research "American Citizens of the World: The Politics of Peace Reform, 1815-1870."  Then at 6:00 PM, former MHS-NEH long-term fellow Michael Hoberman, Fitchburg State University, will discuss his newest publication New Israel / New England: Jews and Puritans in Early AmericaCopies of the book will be available for purchase and the author will sign books after the program.    

Thursday, 1 March, MHS members and fellows are invited to a special event: The Architecture of Edmund March Wheelwright and the Building of the Harvard Lampoon Castle.  We have reached capacity for this event. 

Friday, 2 March, do not miss Natalie Dykstra, author of Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life and guest curator of the Society's exhibition on the photography of Clover Adams, as she presents a gallery talk.  The one-hour gallery talk begins promptly at 2:00 PM. 

And on Saturday, 3 March, all are welcome to enjoy our 90-minute building tour The History and Collections of the MHS.  The tour begins in the MHS lobby at 10:00 AM. 


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