Peter J. Gomes Memorial Book Prize Ceremony

Abram Van Engen, Washington University – St. Louis
Adrian Weimer, Providence College

Thursday, May 5, 2022, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Join us for a special evening in which Professor of English Abram Van Engen will receive the 2021 Gomes Prize for City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism. Van Engen will join historian Adrian Weimer to discuss the stories often told about the founding of America, and how the Pilgrims and Puritans have been remembered, misremembered, denigrated, and celebrated across four centuries of American history.

Please note, this is a hybrid event, and you can choose to attend online or in-person at the MHS. The virtual program will be hosted on the video conference platform, Zoom. Registrants will receive a confirmation message with attendance information. 

In-person attendees are invited to join for a special reception taking place before the program, 4:45pm-5:30pm.

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Hybrid Event