The Massachusetts Historical Society announces the Fourth event in its 2004-2005 season of the Immigration and Urban History Seminars.
January 27, 2005
Augusto Ferraiuolo, Boston University
Bostonís North End: Immigration, Religious Festivals and Cultural Identities in an Italian-American Neighborhood
Comment: Robert Orsi, Harvard Divinity School
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 Mr. Ferraiuolo, a commentary by Prof. Orsi, and a rebuttal by Mr. Ferraiuolo, 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.
In the event inclement weather seems likely, please do not hesitate to call our front desk at (617) 536-1608 to find out if the event is going forward or has been postponed.
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