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    2022-23 Calendar


    Dec. 15                 Stated Meeting, 3 p.m., Nicole Breault, Emerging Scholars Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Roanoke College, will speak on “The Night Watch of Boston.”


    Jan. 12                  "Grad School Confidential: Editorial Perspectives and Author Insights on Publishing Your First Journal Article," 7 p.m.-8:15 p.m. This will be a Zoom-only event that you can join at this link (Meeting ID: 839 7697 5533, Passcode: 529149). What makes a strong journal article? When is a piece of writing “ready”?  What separates dissertation chapters or seminar papers from journal articles?  Join the New England Quarterly Associate Editor Holly Jackson and two recent NEQ authors—Peter Walker (Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming and winner of the 2016 Whitehill Prize) and Neal Dugre (Assistant Professor at the University of Houston—Clear Lake)—for a conversation about writing, revising, and publishing, designed to serve graduate students preparing their first journal articles. 

    Feb. 16                  Stated Meeting, 3 p.m., Fellow Member Edward Andrews, Associate Professor of History, Providence College, will speak on “Newport Gardner’s Anthem:  Composing Slavery and Freedom in Early America”

    April 20                  Stated Meeting, 3 p.m., Jerrad P. Pacatte, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Rutgers, will speak on “The Work of Freedom:  African American Women and the Process of Emancipation in New England”

    May 18                  Donald R. Friary Lecture, Fellow Members Asheesh Siddique, Assistant Professor of History, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Jane Hooper, Associate Professor of History, George Mason University; and Joyce Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History, Harvard University, will discuss Colonial New England and the World


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

    Public events can be seen live at this link, except Zoom-only events, which include a link above.