Humanities Event

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Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:00 PM4:30 PM
Two of the nation's leading scholars join together for their first onstage conversation. Danielle Allen and Jill Lepore will explore the role of historians in society, and the importance of history in a democracy. How can the study of the past inform a nation grappling with issues of identity, citizenship, and misinformation? In an era of contentious debates about historical events and figures, what forces influence public memory?
  • Edward M. Kennedy Institute, Columbia Point
  • Boston, Suffolk County, MA (Greater Boston)
  • contact: (413) 584-8440
  • web: masshumanities.org/programs/forum/
  • cost: Free
  • funded by Mass Humanities