MHS Calendar of Events

to May 26


The Private Jefferson

Explore Jefferson’s complexity through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

Immigration and Urban History Seminar Remaking Boston's Chinatown: Race, Place, and Redevelopment after World War II Please RSVP  Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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24 March 2015.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM Thomas Chen, Brown University Comment: Jim Vrabel, author of A People's History of the New Boston

This paper examines how Boston’s Chinese American community confronted urban change in the decades after World War II. Focusing on contests over Chinatown space and place, it explores how postwar formations of Chinese American identity and community were intertwined with the urban transformation that Boston and other American cities underwent in this period.