The Massachusetts Historical Society announces the fifth event in its 2005-2006 season of the Immigration and Urban History Seminars.
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Stephen J. Whitfield, Brandeis University
“Portraits of American Jewish Culture”
Comment: Elisa New, 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. Whitfield, a commentary by Prof. New, and a rebuttal by Prof. Whitfield, 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 Mr. Vose at the address elsewhere in this announcement 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 advance copies of 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 which appears elsewhere in this announcement.
As always with this time of year, if inclement weather seems likely, do not hesitate to call our front desk at (617) 536-1608 and enquire if the meeting has been postponed.
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