2019 Opening Conversation

Join us for our 2019 Opening Conversation & Annual Meeting where we launch this year’s theme: How Does Cambridge Engage? A conversation between Dr. Karilyn Crockett, MIT lecturer in Public Policy and Urban Planning, and Diana Lempel, the Society’s Doing History Curator.  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 • 6-8:00pm Cambridge Public Library Main Branch Register on Eventbrite.

Caribbean Heritage in Cambridge

The 2018 Caribbean Heritage Oral History Project collected interviews of nine Cambridge people who were born in or have roots in the Caribbean as part of our year of asking “Where is Cambridge From?” Areas of ancestry included Barbados (1), Haiti (4), Jamaica (1), Puerto Rico (1), Suriname (1), and Trinidad (1), and also “from Cambridge.” Their ages range from … Read More

11/13/18—Past—History Café: “Jahar”

What an incredible final event to our year focusing on “Where is Cambridge From?”! The evening was filled with thoughtful remarks from our filmmakers, moderator, and attendees about the process of healing after a local tragedy, and the importance of continuing these types of open discussions and conversations to learn from the past. Interested in this event? Check out more … Read More