6/11: Please note that while Zoom registration is full, the program will be livestreamed via YouTube and can be watched by clicking this link:
On June 10-11, join us for two online programs co-hosted by New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) featuring Dr. Francis J. Bremer, coordinator of New England Beginnings, a partnership of institutions and individuals organized to commemorate the cultures that shaped early New England. We ask that interested attendees please register with email addresses in order to receive the Zoom meeting details, which we'll send at 12 p.m. on the day-of upon the closure of the registration. This program will also be streamed to the Boston Public Library YouTube page.
As a companion to the Baxter lecture, Frank Bremer will host a seminar about William Bradford and Plymouth. He will joined by Yale Divinity School professor Ken Minkema, fellow editor of NEHGS’s newly-released version of Bradford's magnum opus, published with The Colonial Society of Massachusetts. Don’t miss these scholars’ discussion and your chance to engage with this remarkable work of history, presented as part of the observation of the 400th anniversary of the founding of Plimoth Colony in 1620.
Dr. Francis J. Bremer, one of the co-editors of the 400th anniversary edition of William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation that is being published jointly by the Colonial Society of Massachusetts and the New England Historic Genealogical Society, will reflect on how working that project helped him to achieve new perspectives on the Plymouth Colony, its leaders, and the Natives of early New England.
Dr. Kenneth P. Minkema is the Executive Editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards and of the Jonathan Edwards Center & Online Archive at Yale University, with appointments as Research Faculty at Yale Divinity School and as Research Associate at the University of the Free State, South Africa. He offers seminars in early American and early modern religious history, as well as reading courses in all periods of American religious history. From 2004 through 2009, he served as the Executive Secretary of the American Society of Church History. Besides publishing numerous articles on Jonathan Edwards and topics in early American religious history in professional journals.