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April 2021

The Boston Massacre: A Family History

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Serena Zabin will discuss her book on the personal and political conflicts that erupted in the Boston Massacre, emphasizing the stories of the many regimental wives and children who accompanied the troops sent to Boston in 1768 and who became neighbors to the colonists in Boston. When soldiers shot unarmed citizens in the street, it was these intensely human, now broken bonds that fueled the American Revolution.

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May 2021

Visualizing Equality: African American Rights and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Aston Gonzalez will discuss his book, "Visualizing Equality: African American Rights and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century" (2020), which studies the lives of black activists who produced and circulated images to advance numerous black rights campaigns in the middle decades of the 19th century. Gonzalez identifies these artists as cultural producers who paired their activism and their artistry to make bold claims about the future of African Americans and the United States.

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The Clements Bookworm: Stories of Maritime Heritage in the Great Lakes Region

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Clements Bookworm is a webinar series in which panelists discuss history topics. In this episode, Art Cohn (Seneca Lake Archaeological Survey - New York) and Stacy Daniels (The Comedy of Crystal Lake - Michigan) share their research.

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June 2021

The Clements Bookworm: Online Event for History Lovers

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Clements Bookworm is a webinar series in which panelists discuss history topics. Recommended books, articles, and other resources are provided in each session. Inspired by the traditional Clements Library researcher tea time, we invite you to pull up a chair at our table. Live attendees are encouraged to post comments and questions, respond to polls, and add to our conversation and camaraderie.

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July 2021

The Clements Bookworm: Author Conversation with Karen Marrero, “Detroit’s Hidden Channels”

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Clements Bookworm is a webinar series in which panelists discuss history topics. In this episode, past Clements fellow and Wayne State University professor Karen Marrero joins us to discuss her new book "Detroit’s Hidden Channels: The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth Century" (University of Manitoba Press, 2020).

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