The Massachusetts Historical Society announces the second event in its 2004-2005 season of the Immigration and Urban History Seminars.
October 28, 2004
Eric R. Avila, UCLA:
“In the Shadow of the Freeway: Highway Construction and the Making of Race in the Modernist City”
Comment: Clay McShane, Northeastern 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. Avila, a commentary by Prof. Mc Shane, and a rebuttal by Prof. Avila, 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 (reservations only please) 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.
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