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This Week @ MHS

Tuesday, 6 March at 5:15 PM the Boston Early American History Seminar continues with Karin Wulf, College of William and Mary, presenting her paper "Ancestry as Social Practice in Eighteenth-Century New England: The Origins of Early Republic Genealogical Vogue."  Laurel Ulrich, Harvard University, will give the comment.  Advance copies of the paper are available to all seminar subscribers. The seminars are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required.  You can RSVP by email or phone at 617-646-0568.

Wednesday, 7 March offers two programs.  At noon, in the Dowse Library, current Andrew W. Mellon fellow Nancy Siegel, Towson University, presents a brown-bag lunch focused on her research "Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic."  Then at 6:00 PM, our conversation series, moderated by Steve Marini of Wellesley College, continues with Reclaiming the Commons. Brian Donohue, Brandeis University, will engage in a conversation with the audience in this second installment in our Considering the Common Good: What We Give Up/What We Gain series. The event is free and open to the public. You can pre-register for the event here or by calling 617-646-0560.

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