On Tuesday, April 8, Steven C. Bullock—professor of history at Worcester Polytechnic Institute—will present a seminar titled: “Revolutionary Passages: The Dissolution of the Politics of Politeness.” This seminar series is co-sponsored by the history departments of Brown University, Clark University, and the University of Connecticut. Professor Bullock has provided the following précis of his talk:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
Jonathan D. Anzalone, Stony Brook University
A Mountain in Winter: Wilderness Politics, Economic Development, and the Transformation of Whiteface Mountain into a Modern Ski Center, 1932-1980
Comment: Jim O'Connell, National Park Service
On Thursday, April 10, Kenneth Carpenter will deliver the James Russell Wiggins Lecture in the History of the Book in American Culture at the American Antiquarian Society for the 2013-14 year. His talk will be titled “The Incredible Journey of Franklin’s ‘Way to Wealth’,” and will take place at 7:00 PM in the Society’s library building in Worcester, MA. Benjamin Franklin’s “Way to Wealth” began its existence in Philadelphia as the untitled preface to Poor Richard’s Almanac for 1758.
Deadline: March 15, 2014
Call for Papers
The Boston Area Seminar in Early American History
Underwritten in part by Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, Massachusetts
On Wednesday, March 5, Sari Altschuler—an assistant professor of English at the University of South Florida and the current Hench Post-Dissertation Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society—will give a talk titled “From Empathy to Epistemology: Robert Montgomery Bird and the Future of the Medical Humanities.” This seminar series is co-sponsored by the history departments of Brown University, Clark University, and the University of Connecticut.