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This Week @ MHS

- We hope you'll join us for the second of our of mini-courses, "What does Massachusetts have to do with ...?", on Tuesday, 14 December at 12 noon. Jayne Gordon and Kathleen Barker of the Education Department will discuss "What does Massachusetts have to do with ... the California Gold Rush?" The cost for these courses (which includes lunch) is $20 for non-members, $10 for members. Space is limited and reservations are required; you can register online here or call 617-646-0519 to reserve a space. Watch this space for information on upcoming mini-course dates and topics.

- And we'll have the last two seminars of 2010 this week:

On Tuesday, 14 December at 5:15 p.m. the Boston Environmental History Seminar continues with a talk by Steve Moga of MIT, "Flattening the City: Zoning, Topography, and Nature in the American City." Karl Haglund of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation will give the comment.

On Thursday, 16 December at 5:15 p.m., the Boston Seminar on the History of Women and Gender series continues with a talk by Molly Geidel of Boston University, "Breaking the Bonds? Domesticity, Decolonization, and the Peace Corps Girls in the 1960s." Alexander Bloom of Wheaton College will give the comment.

Please read the Seminar Series 2010 post for informaton on attending MHS seminars.

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