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    Thank you for your support and interest in our Sunday Sermons.
    Sunday Sermons will be taking a break for the summer.
    Please check back in the Fall for an exciting new series of fascinating speakers and amazing community musical groups.  

    Join us for the launch of this exciting program featuring provocative conversations with prominent directors of our area's leading cultural institutions. These inspiring speakers will highlight diverse and engaging topics that will leave you feeling challenged and creatively fed.

    Date / Speaker / Organization Title / Talk / Location

    Jan 5 Martha B. McKenna Lesley University Provost Americans in Paris: Mary Cassatt & Faith Ringgold American Decorative Arts
    Jan 12 Jim Welu WAM Director Emeritus Meet the Freakes American
    Jan 19 Professor George Hein Lesley University Professor Emeritus John Dewey and Museums [remastered]

    Celebrate Black History Month in February and Women's History Month in March with Sunday Sermons by preeminent scholars and community leaders and musical performances. Enjoy music and lend your voice to these important conversations:

    Feb 2 Professor John Burt Brandeis University / Professor of American Literature Knowledge, Tragedy, and Forgiveness in Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address American
    Feb 9 Doctor Tom Doughton College of the Holy Cross / Center for Interdisciplinary Studies The First Emancipation: Barre's Qourk Walker and the End of Slavery in Massachusetts American
    Feb 23 Deux Amis; Sam Politz & Betsy Bronstein Affiliated with the Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester African Roots of New Orleans Jazz & Louisiana Cajun Music Renaissance Court
    Mar 2 Professor Kristin Waters WSU / Professor of Philosophy Radishes and Petunias: Women's Revolutionary Thought [remastered]
    Mar 9 Antonella Doucette WAM Docent/Faculty The Tender Trap: Jacob Duck's Card Players & Marry Makers [remastered]
    Mar 16 Professor Charlotte Haller WSU / Associate Professor of History Refrigerators: A Social & Cultural History [remastered]
    Mar 23 Professor Lisa Boehm Emmanuel College / Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of History Gender and the City Art Since mid 20th Century