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This Week @MHS

Tonight, Tuesday 13 October, our Boston Environmental History Seminar series gets underway, with a 5:15 p.m. talk by Joyce Chaplin of Harvard University, "Earthsick: The Circumnavigator's Malady." Harriet Ritvo of MIT will give a comment after the paper.

On Thursday, 15 October, the Boston Seminar on the History of Women and Gender begins its 2009 run with a 5:15 p.m. talk by Felicia Kornbluh of the University of Vermont, "Disability, Gender, and Politics: The National Confederation of the Blind Confronts the Post-W.W. II U.S. Welfare State." Laura Frader of Northeastern University will give the comment.

Please read the Seminars @ MHS blog post for more information on attending seminars, including how to make reservations and receive the papers in advance.

And, our John Brown exhibit ("John Brown: Martyr to Freedom or American Terrorist - or Both?") is now open to the public for viewing, Monday-Saturday from 1-4 p.m.


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