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Peter J. Gomes Memorial Book Prize Deadline of May 1

The Massachusetts Historical Society invites submissions for the 2015 Peter J. Gomes Memorial Book Prize. One prize will be offered for a distinguished book in English on the history of Massachusetts published in 2014. The winning entry will be announced at the historical society’s annual reception in Boston in the fall. The author of the title selected will receive a letter of award and a prize of $2,500, and the author and publisher will receive publicity through announcements made by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

March Boston Environmental History Seminars

Massachusetts Historical Society

We have TWO seminars scheduled for this coming month; the March 17 program is the seminar postponed from February 10.

Tuesday, March 10, at 5:15 PM

Andrew W. Kahrl, University of Virginia

 “Fear of an Open Beach: The Privatization of the Connecticut Shore and the Fate of Coastal America”

Comment: Karl Haglund, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Seminar by Richard Bushman, March 11, U.Conn--"The Nature of the South"

On Wednesday, March 11, at 5:30 PM, current American Antiquarian Society Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Gouverneur Morris Professor of History Emeritus at Columbia University, Richard L. Bushman, will present a paper in the AAS Regional Academic Seminar Series titled “The Nature of the South.” This paper comes from Prof.

American Antiquarian Society Summer Seminar in Visual Culture: Food and Politics

Information about the Center for Historic American Visual Culture’s summer seminar, Culinary Culture: The Politics of American Foodways, 1765-1900, is posted on the American Antiquarian Society’s website:  

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/chavicsummer2015

 

The application deadline is March 20, 2015.

 

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