Past Events

    Video recordings of past events can be viewed at this link

    Upcoming Events

    October 21, 2023, 2 p.m.

    Wheatley at 250: Black Women Poets Re-imagine the Verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters.  Presenters:  Fellow Member Danielle Legros Georges and Artress Bethany White, with L’Merchie Frazier.


    November 16, 2023, 6 p.m.

    Annual Meeting. Members Only.


    December 21, 2023, 3 p.m.

    Stated Meeting. James R. Fichter, Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong, will speak on Tea: Consumption, Politics, and Revolution, 1773-1776.


    February 15, 2024, 3 p.m.

    Stated Meeting. Kirsten Silva Gruesz, Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz, will speak on Cotton Mather’s Spanish Lessons: A Story of Language, Race, and Belonging in the Early Americas.


    April 18, 2024, 3 p.m.

    Stated Meeting.


    May 16, 2024, 6 p.m.

    Donald R. Friary Symposium. Fellow Member Nonie Gadsden, Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will lead a discussion on “Old Stuff in a New Age: Re-examining Colonial-Era Decorative Arts.”


    June 6-7, 2024

    Graduate Student Forum.

    All events take place at 87 Mount Vernon St., Boston MA 02108 and (unless noted otherwise) are free and open to the public.