When: Sunday, October 26, 2014 – 10:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m. Location: Veronica B. Smith Multi-Service Senior Center, 20 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton, Mass. Click here for directions. Do you have a connection to the neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton in Boston, Massachusetts? Share your memories and take your place in Massachusetts history at this free, public event. Please bring up to three photographs related to your Read full article »
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Thursday, Oct. 30 – I Can See For Miles: The Past, Present, and Future of the Nantucket Field Station
When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Noon – 2:00 pm Where: Campus Center, 3rd floor Ballroom, section C (3550C), University of Massachusetts Boston Light lunch and refreshments will be provided. The Nantucket Field Station was donated to the University of Massachusetts in 1963 and became a part of the teaching and research activities of UMass Boston when the university first opened its doors in 1965. Read full article »
When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 3:00 – 5:00 pm Where: Point Lounge, Campus Center 3rd Floor, on the campus side, University of Massachusetts Boston Join the Friends of the Joseph P. Healey Library for a reading from and reception for Jim Vrabel's new book, A People's History of the New Boston, published by UMass Press. Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Read full article »
DeAma Battle, artistic director and choreographer. Photo courtesy of DeAma Battle. The most recent issue of the Trotter Review, now available on ScholarWorks, explores how immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa wrestle with, define and adapt their identity after they arrive in the United States. Original research articles look at Haitian youth, African fathers and the children of Caribbean immigrants. The Read full article »