October 12, 2017
43 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002
The University of Massachusetts Press and the Jones Library are proud to present a program entitled “UMass Press Reads at the Jones Library”. Please join us to hear a panel discussion led by one of the UMass Press authors. The discussion will be followed by a question and answer period. Refreshments will be served.
UMass Press Reads @ the Jones Library: New England’s Political Histories, Contradictions, and Controversies
Thursday, October 12, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Erin O’Brien, chair of the Political Science Department at UMass-Boston, will facilitate a conversation about the inherent complexities and contradictions in New England political life over the past two centuries - from early democratic reforms to late twentieth-century witch-hunts, and the entrenched inequalities of today.
- Eric J. Morser, The Fires of New England: A Story of Protest and Rebellion in Antebellum America (UMass Press)
- Mark Robert Schneider, Gerry Studds: America’s First Openly Gay Congressman (UMass Press)
Jason Sokol, All Eyes Are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn (UMass Press)
Free & open to the public.