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This Week @ MHS

Here's what's happening at the MHS this week:

- On Tuesday, 5 October we'll host a brown-bag lunch talk at 12 noon with Beth Luey, Assistant Editor of the Adams Papers, on her recent book Expanding the American Mind: Books and the Popularization of Knowledge.

- Another brown-bag lunch on Wednesday, 6 October, also at 12 noon, with long-term research fellow Lin Fisher of Brown University. Lin will speak on his current project, "An Indian Great Awakening? Negotiating Colonialism in Eighteenth Century New England."

- On Thursday, 7 October, the 2010 Boston Seminar on the History of Women and Gender series begins with a talk at 5:30 p.m. by Karen Hansen and Grey Osterud, "A Stake in the Land: Analyzing Women's Land Ownership in African American, Dakota Indian, Immigrant Scandinavian, and European American Communities." Claudia Goldin of Harvard University will comment on the paper. Please read the Seminar Series 2010 post for information on MHS Seminars. Please note that this event will be held at the Schlesinger Library.

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