Monday, February 18 through Friday, February 22 SCHOOL VACATION WEEK Brighten up your February by celebrating Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s birthday month with us! Perhaps most famous for his poem “Paul Revere’s Ride,” Longfellow also wrote a poem just for Old South Meeting House – one of six poems collected in a book published as a […]Find out more »
Join us for a discussion on “Caliban Why? C.L.R. James in Cuba, 1968.” Free and open to the public. RSVPs will close the day before the event. Non-Emerson guests must RSVP to be given security access to the event. ---- Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing, Literature, & Publishing at […]Find out more »
Join local author Crystal King as she discusses her newest novel, The Chef's Secret, a captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle’s […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.