gravestones in the Granary Burial Ground
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Speaker: Nicholas E. Bonneau

Epidemics and Awakenings in the First Congregational Church of Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1735-1740

In May of 1736, John Boynton of Haverhill, Massachusetts, proclaimed to...

"Giving evidence before the Committee of the House of Commons"
Monday, October 17, 2016
Speaker: Jessica Parr

This year's joint ACA-Athenaeum Fellow, Jessica Parr, will be presenting on her research. Her...

John Kaag
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Speaker: John Kaag

John Kaag is a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Chronicle of Higher...

Calvin Coolidge
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Speaker: Stephen R. Silver

Taciturn New Englander, avatar of small government, Amherst alumnus, Governor of Massachusetts, and President of the United States. Calvin Coolidge is remembered for being all of these things but...