This Week at Brooklyn Historical Society

There are three events at Brooklyn Historical Society this week. Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 6) evening at 6:30, Renée Dinnerstein, author of Choice Time: How to Deepen Learning Through Inquiry and Play will discuss her book with Anna Allanbrook, principal of P.S. 146 Brooklyn New School, followed by Q&A with the audience. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to all; no RSVP necessary.

On Wednesday evening, September 7 at 6:30, Harvard history and law professor Annette Gordon Reed, author of “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination and The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, will, as part of BHS’s “Race and History” series, discuss “her groundbreaking research on Thomas Jefferson, the Hemings family, and slavery in America.” Admission is $10, or free for BHS or Green-Wood members; purchase or reserve tickets here.

On Thursday evening, September 8 at 7:00 BHS will, as part of its #LetsTalkFeminism series, host a panel discussion, “Are We There Yet? The Illusion of a Post-Sexist Society”, featuring a panel of distinguished writers on the subject, moderated by Teresa Younger, President and C.E.O. of the Ms. Foundation for Women. Admission is $10, or $5 for BHS or Green-Wood members; purchase tickets here.

There’s more information here about these and other forthcoming events at BHS.

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