The Massachusetts Historical Society announces the final event in its
2003-2004 season of the Immigration and Urban History Seminars.
April 22, 2004
Joseph Heathcott, Saint Louis University
“Our Witness to the World: The Struggle for Justice in the Housing Projects”
Comment: Alexander von Hoffman, Harvard University
All seminars take place at the society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston, MA
02215, and commence at 5:15 PM. As always, the seminar involves the
discussion of a pre-circulated paper. After a brief introduction by Prof.
Heathcott, a commentary by Prof. von Hoffman, and a rebuttal by Prof.
Heathcott, the session will be opened to general discussion by the audience.
After the event, the Society will serve a light buffet supper.
Reservations are suggested but not required to attend the seminar, but are
required to attend the supper so that numbers may be given to the caterer.
To make a reservation, please email the address below or call our seminar
voicemail line at (617) 646-0540 and leave a message.
The event is free and open to the public. There is a charge to subscribe
to the papers for the season. To receive the papers by post, please send a
check to the society at the contact information below for $25. To receive
papers by a username and password which allows access to a secure page on
our website where the papers may be downloaded in PDF format, please send
$15. Please mark your check with the name of the seminar you are
subscribing. Please also note the society also hosts two other seminars,
Early American History and Environmental History. For information on those
seminars, please note the contact information below.
We look forward to seeing you at the seminars.
Seth M. Vose 3rd.
Publications and Research Department
Massachusetts Historical Society
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