The Massachusetts Historical Society announces the fifth event in its 2004-2005 season of the Immigration & Urban History Seminars.
February 24, 2005
Karen V. Hansen, Brandeis University
Gendered Meanings of Land Ownership among the Dakota Sioux and Scandinavian Homesteaders, 1900-1930
Comment: Beth LaDow, author of The Medicine Line: Life and Death on a North American Border
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. Hansen, a commentary by Dr. LaDow, and a rebuttal by Prof. Hansen, 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 to the attention of Mr. Vose 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 given elsewhere in this announcement
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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