Dean Grodzins

Historian, Teacher, Editor, Cartoonist

Events

"Thank you for your terrific presentation. Your grasp of the subject is incredible and your presentation was lively and erudite. I have received a lot of compliments this week from those in attendance.”
--Susan Bennett, Director, Lexington Historical Society


Oct. 11, 2014: Chair and Commentator, panel on "The Personal and Political in Transcendentalism"
Society for United States Intellectual History, Indianapolis, Ind.

Jan. 23, 2014: Transcendentalists in our Midst
New Brook Farm Initiative, West Roxbury, Mass.

Nov. 4, 2013: New England Transcendentalism
Dover Lifetime Learning Series
Dover Public Library, Dover, Mass.

Apr. 5, 2013: "Constitution or No Constitution, Law or No Law, We Will Not Allow a Fugitive Slave To Be Taken from Massachusetts": The Boston Vigilance Committees of 1841, 1846, and 1850
Conference on "Massachusetts and the Civil War"
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston, Mass.

Mar. 25, 2012: "I preach abundant heresies": Theodore Parker in West Roxbury, 1837-1846
Commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of the Theodore Parker Church
West Roxbury, Mass.

Nov. 3, 2011: Sowing and Reaping: Biography and the Civil War
Theodore Parker, John Brown, and Abraham Lincoln: A Panel with Dean Grodzins, Tony Horwitz, and Michael Burlingame.
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston, Mass.

Oct. 26, 2011: Conrad Wright, Perry Miller, and Unitarian History
Memorial Forum on the "Living Legacy of C. Conrad Wright"
With Dean Grodzins, G. Kim Beach, Elz Curtiss, Gloria Korsman, and David Robinson.
Sperry Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass.

June 3, 2011: Moderator, Wendell Phillips Bicentennial Symposium
Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass.

April 13, 2011: Theodore Parker
The Unitarian Church in Summit, N.J.

Oct. 10, 2010: 1810
Unitarian Universalist History and Heritage Convocation, Waltham, Mass.

May 23, 2010: Transient and Permanent: The Death of Theodore Parker (May 10, 1860)
Theodore Parker Church, West Roxbury, Mass.

Feb. 5, 2010: Theodore Parker at Two Hundred, 1810-2010
Cronin Lecture, Lexington Historical Society, Lexington, Mass.
“I am writing on behalf of the Lexington Historical Society to thank you for your terrific presentation …. Your grasp of the subject is incredible and your presentation was lively and erudite. I have received a lot of compliments this week from those in attendance.”
–Susan Bennett [Executive Director, Lexington Historical Society] to Dean Grodzins, 9 Feb. 2010

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